AFCON: Senegal says “disrespectful” Watford refused to release Ismail Sarr

Officials of the Senegalese Football Federation says English Premier League side, Watford has refused to release Ismail Sarr to play for the country in the African Cup of Nations which starts on the 9th of January, 2022. The authorities said the midfielder expressed willingness to represent the country but is being frustrated. In a statement […]

Nigeria’s D’Tigress Win Afrobasket Championship

Nigeria’s national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, has continued their reign as Africa’s number one female basketball team. This they proved as they defeated Mali at the final of the just concluded 2021 women Afrobasket  (FIBA) in Yaounde, Cameroun.  D’Tigress kept their title when they defeated their opponent at a score of 70-59 in the final […]

“Enough is enough” – Lukaku calls out FIFA and UEFA over racism

Following the insults England players received during their World Cup qualifying victory over Hungary on Thursday, Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku has called on FIFA and UEFA to put a stop to racism in sport. He has publicly asked FIFA and UEFA to make serious penalties against supporters who make racist comments against players, after incidents […]

We feel disrespected and humiliated by our own government – Nigerian Olympics athletes

Nigerian athletes participating in the ongoing Olympic games in Tokyo are staging a series of protests against the bad treatment they receive from the country’s government and the committee set up to manage the team. Their concerns range across funding, lack of technical support and attention to details which resulted in open humiliation of the […]

African athletes show up in beautiful traditional attires at the Olympics

African countries have been drawing all the attention online since their appearance at the opening ceremony of the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo. Athletes from countries such as Kenya, The Gambia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Senegal among others displayed the traditional attires of their respective countries at the event. Representatives from Kenya, a country located at the […]

Nigeria thrashes Argentina after historic win over the U.S men Basketball team

After beating the US basketball team made up of experienced players, Nigeria seems not to be done yet. The team which is out there to prove a point ahead of the Olympics has thrashed Argentina’s Basketball team in a recent game. The match which was played at the Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas ended […]

Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya defeats Marvin to retain his UFC Middleweight title

Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya has once demonstrated his excellence to the world by retaining the middleweight title at the 263rd episode of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The Stylebender defeated his Italian opponent, Marvin Vettori to win the title in a unanimous decision. The three judges scored the King 50-45, 50-45, 50-45. The fight which was held […]

NBA Sponsored Basketball league to commence in Rwanda today

The first game of the NBA-sponsored Basketball Africa League (BAL) is scheduled to begin today, 16 May 2021 in Kigali -Rwanda after being delayed by the pandemic. The League, which was constituted through a partnership between the National Basketball Association (NBA) in North America and the International Basketball Federation, is set to feature club teams […]