Meet 19 year-old Sabrina Wanjiku Simader, Kenya’s first female athlete at the Winter Olympics

Kenya sent its first female athlete to the Winter Olympics games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The presence of African athletes at this year's Winter Olympics has been a source of celebration. Participants include Nigeria’s bobsleigh team, and skeleton athlete Akwasi Frimpong from Ghana. We wish the athletes the best.

Wondering what happened with African athletes in Winter Olympic 2018?

 

Although African athletes are pushing the continent to secure a place in Winter Olympics, it’s not an individual struggle. The continent needs to give more in Winter sports than it’s doing at the moment (more like government support and organization backing). It’s understandable that Africa’s tropical weather condition is the major reason why the continent lags behind in Winter Games. 

'It is Always On My Mind To Win Everything’- Mohamed Salah Speaks

Liverpool ace, Mohamed Salah has set an ambitious target with the intention to ‘win everything’ in football.

Salah believes he can replicate his club success with Egypt national team, starting with the 2017 African Player of the Year crown.

Speaking ahead of Thursday night’s Caf Awards in Accra, Ghana, the 25-year-old disclosed that winning the prize will mean a great deal to him and the people of Egypt.

Africa Represented by Nigerian Trio in PyeongChang 2018.

This is no Hollywood script, but the reality of the last four years for Nigeria's Seun Adigun -- a woman that has made a habit of striving to go where no others have gone before  the slopes of Pyeon. As a child she dreamed of becoming the first woman to compete in the NBA. 

George Weah: African Player of All Time becomes President Weah of Liberia!

GEORGE OPPONG  WEAH BORN 1 OCTOBER 1966) IS THE PRESIDENT-ELECT OF LIBERIA AND A RETIRED PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLER WHO PLAYED AS A STRIKER. WIDELY REGARDED AS ONE OF THE GREATEST AFRICAN PLAYERS OF ALL TIME, IN 1995 HE WAS NAMED FIFA WORLD PLAYER OF THE YEAR AND WON THE BALLON D'OR, BECOMING THE FIRST AND TO DATE ONLY AFRICAN PLAYER TO WIN THESE AWARDS.

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