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.
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.
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.
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 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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The Confederation of AFRICAN FOOTBALL says Rigobert Song is not dead, despite reports that he passed away this week.
The former Liverpool and West Ham defender, who has 137 caps for Cameroon, was taken seriously ill on Sunday when he slipped into a coma in his home country.
Nigeria's Female Basketball team continued their impressive form to win the African tournament although they got off to a rough first quarter but they quickly made up and beat Senegal 65 -48.
Nigeria's female basketball team, D'Tigress have reached the final of the 2017 Afrobasket championship after defeating hosts Mali.
D'Tigress won the hard fought game 48-47 at the city arena in Bamako on Saturday.
Afrobasket 2017: D’Tigress cruise to Semifinals
Nigeria’s senior national women’s basketball team, D` Tigress have booked their seminal ticket in the ongoing Afrobasket basketball championships in Bamako, Mali crushing Cote d’Ivoire, 98-43.