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  • Tottenham keeper Lloris a doubt for derby clash with Arsenal as he faces 15 days out

    November 2, 2017 4:41 PM 37

    Hugo Lloris is a doubt for Tottenham's upcoming north London derby clash with Arsenal after France coach Didier Deschamps claimed he will be out for at least 15 days with an adductor tear. He was able to continue until the end of the match, but Deschamps left him out of his France squad on Thursday after undergoing tests, with the coach claiming Lloris

  • Dutch club Ajax pay tribute to former player Yakubu Abubakari

    November 2, 2017 9:17 AM 22

    Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam have released a statement paying tribute to their former player, Yakubu Abubakar who passed away on Tuesday in his native Ghana. The midfielder passed on after battling with illness. He died aged 35 at the Tema General Hospital. Yakubu Abubakar spent a decade at the club before crossing carpet to fellow eredivise side Vitesse

  • Manchester United player Marouane Fellaini's reported 'visit' to Istanbul explained

    November 2, 2017 7:31 AM 12

    Marouane Fellaini is out of contract at Man Utd next summer and has been linked with a move to Galatasaray or Besiktas. For a while, Manchester United supporters fretted that Marouane Fellaini had become the latest footballer to succumb to the social media craze of 'come to Besiktas'. Fortunately, that picture of 'him' in Istanbul was not of Fellaini

  • Hockey no longer at crossroads after sponsor’s extension

    November 2, 2017 4:13 AM 15

    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

  • Former Ghana & Ajax midfielder Yakubu dies

    November 1, 2017 6:04 PM 31

    BENGALURU - Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday

  • Former Ghana and Ajax midfielder Abubakari Yakubu dies aged 35

    November 1, 2017 5:45 PM 14

    Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday. 'We're sad to hear the death

  • Borussia Dortmund's Aubameyang and RB Leipzig's Keita nominated for 2017 African Player of the Year Award

    November 1, 2017 5:28 PM 11

    Aubameyang, who won the award in 2015 and finished second in 2014 and 2016, is bidding to become only the sixth player to win the award more than once, while Keita is in the running for his first individual accolade after being named on a 30-player shortlist. Current head coaches and technical directors of the affiliated nations of the African Football

  • Ex-Everton boss Ronald Koeman pays tribute to Abubakari Yakubu after ex-Ajax star passes away

    November 1, 2017 3:24 PM 6

    Former Blues centre-back John Heitinga has also paid his respects after the midfielder dies in hospital Former Everton manager Ronald Koeman has paid tribute to Abubakari Yakubu after the ex-Ajax star passed away on Tuesday. Yakubu died in hospital after he was placed on life-support following an illness earlier this week, the Ghanaian FA have announced

  • Abubakari Yakubu dead: Ghana FA confirm ex-Ajax man has died aged 35

    November 1, 2017 2:21 PM 15

    The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. It's claimed Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday. "We're sad to hear the death of former Ghana, Ajax and Vitesse midfielder Abubakari Yakubu, our thoughts are with his family may his soul RIP," the Ghanian FA tweeted. Yakubu won 16 caps for Ghana

  • Ghana Football Association Confirm​ Ex-Ajax Midfielder Yakubu Abubakar Dies at the Age of 36

    November 1, 2017 12:43 PM 7

    The Ghana Football Association has confirmed that 36-year-old Yakubu Abubakar, who represented the Black Stars in their qualifying matches for the 2006 World Cup, has passed away in the city Tema on Tuesday afternoon. It is still unknown how Abubakar, who spent over 10 years plying his trade in Holland, passed away. Abubakar was first promoted to the senior