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Toure chasing third African Footballer of the Year title
Pitroipa, the Stade Rennes winger, had a near-fairytale 2013, guiding his Burkina Faso team to the final of the African Nations Cup in February and the brink of the 2014 World Cup as they lost on away goals to Algeria in the African qualifying playoffs ...
Five African nations qualify for World Cup finals
Sydney Morning Herald
It needed a scrambled effort in the 49th minute by skipper Madjid Bougherra for Algeria against Burkina Faso - beaten finalists at this year's Africa Cup of Nations - who were resolute in defence, but offered very little going forward. Advertisement ...
African champions upbeat
New Straits Times
Sporting Braga ace Elderson Echiejile meanwhile said confidence was running high in Nigeria's squad since they won a third Africa Cup of Nations in February, making them ready for the challenge. "I can confidently say we have a good team right now.
France May Avoid Soccer Powers in World Cup as FIFA Changes Draw
Bert van Oostveen, director of professional soccer for the Dutch governing body, told national broadcaster NOS after the Netherlands was put in the same pot even though it was eighth in FIFA's October rankings. France was 21st. The FIFA rules try to ...
Nelson Mandela: South Africa loses its 'greatest son' at age 95
His last major public appearance was in 2010, when South Africa hosted the World Cup of Soccer. He was ... He was expelled from the University of Fort Hare in 1940 for organizing a student strike, and joined the African National Congress two years later.
Ajax open door to CHAN
Ajax open door to CHAN. Share: Hlatshwayo: Available for CHAN. Send to friend; Print; RSS Feed. Ajax Cape Town is the first club to confirm their players' availability for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) set to played in South Africa next year.
5 Things to Know about foreign World Cup coaches
Four years ago, he guided Ivory Coast through qualification but was fired four months before going to South Africa. Halilhodzic was held responsible after his Didier Drogba-led team exited the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals. Sven-Goran Eriksson ...
Mbombela ready for TKO final
Premier Soccer League
It also staged a Springbok test match earlier this year against Scotland and was one of five African Nations Cup venues when the competition was played in South Africa back in January. But Kotze, stadium manager since the doors were opened back in ...
Nigeria ready for soccer big guns in Brazil
Sporting Braga ace Elderson Echiejile meanwhile said confidence was running high in Nigeria's squad since they won a third Africa Cup of Nations in February, making them ready for the challenge. “I can confidently say we have a good team right now.
World Cup Draw awaits
Nervousness and stress are bound to take over the senses for most American soccer fans on Friday when FIFA draws 32 nations into eight groups for this summer's World Cup in Brazil from Salvador de Bahia. The U.S, who have qualified for their seventh ...