The 400-meter world champion represented her country, Botswana, in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics and in 2010, won a gold metal at the Commonwealth Games, making her the first person from her country to do so. At the 2011 World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea, Amantle went on to win the 400-meter sprint.
Nigeria want to persuade 19-year-old Everton striker Ademola Lookman to play for them rather than England. Lookman was born in England but can play for Nigeria through his parents. He has already played for England Under-19s and U20s but can switch allegiances because he is yet to play for the senior side.
On April 29th, British boxing champion, Anthony Joshua
will step into the ring at Wembley for the biggest fight
of his life. He will face Ukrainian, Wladimir Klitschko for
the IBF, IBO and WBA Super Heavyweight Championships
of the world.
Egyptian veteran goalkeeper, Essam
El Hadary, on Tuesday night set a
milestone record when he featured
for his country at the age of 44
against Mali at the ongoing AFCON
Even if the Super Eagles of Nigeria could not make it to the big stage of the African Cup of Nations 2017 in Gabon, here is a silver lining to the dark cloud hovering over the Nigerian Football Association dark clouds afterall.
Ademola Lookman has scored his first goal for Everton as he made his debut for the English team yesterday. Lookman who was born in London, and is of Nigerian descent sealed a comprehensive victory for Everton over Man City as the match ended 4-0.
The 19-year-old winger who started on the bench for the home side, came on to grab the fourth goal despite being on the pitch for little more than added time.
After the match Lookman stated in a brief chat that he played to instructions from the his Coach.He said: “The gaffer said I should play behind Romelu Lukaku and I was lucky to anticipate the ball.”
The new Everton winger was signed from Charlton for £11million last week.
Gabon Host Country of Confederation of African Football (CAF).
CAF was founded on 8 February 1957 in Khartoum, Sudan by the Egyptian, Ethiopian, South African and Sudanese FA`s, following former discussions between the Egyptian, Somali, South African and Sudanese FAs earlier on 7 June 1956 at the Avenida Hotel inLisbon, Portugal.
Its first headquarters was situated in Khartoum, Sudan for some months until a fire outbreak in the offices of the Sudanese Football Association when the organization moved near Cairo. Youssef Mohammad was the first General Secretary and Abdel Aziz Abdallah Salem the president.
The CAF administrative centre since 2002 is located in 6th of October City, near Cairo. It was initially made up of 4 national associations. Currently there are 56 associations, 54 full members beside Zanzibar and Réunion Island as associates.
The current CAF President is Issa Hayatou. Suketu Patel is the 1st Vice-President, Almamy Kabele Camara is the 2nd Vice-President while Hicham El Amrani is the Secretary General. Hayatou announced that he would seek another four-year term as president for the 16 March 2017 election.
Brad Binder was born 11th August 1995, in Potchefstroom, South Africa. He is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from South Africa competing in the Moto2 class, best known for winning the 2016 Moto3 World Championship. Prior to moving up to Grand Prix level, Binder contested three seasons of the Red Bull Moto GP Rookies Cup, with a best finish of fifth overall in the championship standings. At the 2016 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix in Jerez, Brad Binder became the first South African to win a motorcycle Grand Prix since Jon Ekerold won the 1981 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix…
Anthony Olaseni Joshua (AJ)
AFRICA produces the next WORLD Super-Heavyweight BOXER!
Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, born in Watford the son of Nigerian mum, Yeta, and a Nigerian/Irish father, Robert, was on a fast track to trouble 10 years ago. A huge, rangy teenager, he had fast cars, women and even drugs on his mind. Brushes with the law were frequent between 2006 and 2010.
The dominating AFRICAN QUEENS from Egypt.
, whose three-woman team boasts the top three players in the world, beat defending champions in today’s final of the WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship in the French capital Paris to reclaim the World Squash Federation title they lost to their opponents in 2014.
Egypt’s Hamato: The Inspiring and Undeterred Table Tennis Champion with no Arms!
Ibrahim (Hamadtou) Hamato 41-year-old Paralympic table tennis star from Egypt, became an internet sensation, Ibrahim Hamato won the hearts of fans all over social media during his 2016 Paralympic campaign in Rio, Brazil.