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January 4, 2018 10:10 PM Mohammed Salah named African Player of the Year

Egypt and Liverpool star Mohammed Salah has been named African Footballer of the Year 2017 at the AITEO CAF Awards Ceremony held in Accra on Thursday night. The 25-year old fended off competition from Liverpool teammate and Senegal international Sadio Mane who finished 2nd and Gabon and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who finished 3rd. He succeeds 17

December 21, 2017 12:25 PM Ghana moves up in latest FIFA rankings

Ghana has moved up one place and is now 50th on the latest and final FIFA rankings for the year 2017 released on Thursday. The Black Stars also moved up one place to 8th on the continent overtaking rivals Nigeria in the process. Senegal remain the top ranked team in Africa above Tunisia, with Egypt (31), Congo DR (39) and Herve Renard’s Morocco (40) completing 22

December 9, 2017 9:18 AM Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks

Israel says it has targeted sites in Gaza belonging to militant group Hamas in retaliation for rocket strikes. Israel’s military said it hit weapons sites early on Saturday. Two people were killed, a Gaza hospital said, bringing the deaths in Israeli strikes and gunfire over the past day to four. Israeli-Palestinian tensions have risen since President 35

December 1, 2017 4:29 PM Egypt face hosts Russia, Nigeria drawn with Argentina in 2018 World Cup

Six-time African Champions, Egypt have been drawn to face hosts Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay in Group A at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Morocco who beat Ivory Coast to make it to the tournament will face a huge task of making it out of their group after they were drawn against European Champions Portugal and Spain who have won the World Cup in 2010. Senegal 21

December 1, 2017 7:54 AM Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Twitter Lite minimizes 19

November 21, 2017 6:30 AM Kwesi Nyantakyi appointed President of 2018 CAF World Cup Committee

President of the Ghana Football Association and CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been appointed President of Africa’s 2018 World Cup Committee. The Committee was set up to plan out the adequate kind of support that CAF can provide to African representatives at the competition. Nyantakyi will be assisted by Zambian football legend and CAF EXCO member 32

November 12, 2017 5:54 PM Ghana 1-1 Egypt: Black Stars end World Cup qualifiers without home win

Ghana’s Black Stars were held to a 1-1 draw by Egypt in their final World Cup qualifier at the Cape Coast Stadium. Ghana dominated the early stages of the game and went close from distance on a couple of occasions through Mubarak Wakaso and debutant Nana Opoku Ampomah. Both teams were dealt first-half injury blows as Nana Opoku Ampomah for Ghana and Pharoah’s 83

November 2, 2017 2:48 PM 2018 WC Qualifiers: Mo Salah out of Ghana clash

Egypt Head Coach Hector Cuper has left out Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah in his final 25-man squad to face Ghana in their final FIFA World Cup qualifier in November. The Pharaohs who have already secured qualification to their first World Cup in 27 years will be without Salah who has been their lead marksman throughout the qualifying rounds. The 25-year-old 45

November 2, 2017 4:13 AM Hockey no longer at crossroads after sponsor’s extension

The South African Hockey Association on Wednesday announced its sponsor‚ Crossroads‚ had extended its deal. "Crossroads sponsorship extension will see them take on the mantle of associate sponsor of the South African men’s national team and in addition will become the headline sponsor of the Premier Hockey League team‚ the Maropeng Cavemen, for the 2017 edition 18

November 1, 2017 9:58 AM Klopp will be ecstatic with Hector Cuper’s Salah decision

Following the last round of international matches, he launched an attack on Gareth Southgate for fielding Jordan Henderson in a dead-rubber when our skipper has such a lengthy injury history. Sadio Mane also did his hamstring while playing for Senegal, so it’s rightly something that causes Liverpool’s manager concern. As a result, he’ll be over the moon with Egypt 13