FIFA suspends Ivorian FA’s decision, restores Drogba’s hope of becoming President

Football’s governing body FIFA has suspended decisions taken by the Ivorian Football Association’s Electoral Commission earlier on Thursday, August 27th which disqualified former Chelsea talisman and Ivorian striker Didier Drogba.  A letter written by FIFA’s Secretary-General, Fatma Samoura, addressed to the commission stated that “Pending your documents and information, we invite you to suspend all […]

Marcelo honors George Floyd by taking a knee after scoring a goal

Real Madrid and Brazilian star, Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior, just demonstrated a true sportsmanship during his club’s debut match since coronavirus forced the closure of all sports activities. The award-winning defender took a knee in honor of George Floyd and also as a support for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) after scoring the third […]

Italian club Brescia prevents Balotelli from training with his colleagues

The football break is over and footballers are expected to return to training in preparation for the re-opening of the league. Many teams have already started training, including Balotelli’s Italian club Brescia. However, reports have it that, Mario Balotelli has been prevented by securities from joining his colleagues at the training ground for the following […]

Michael Jordan pledges $100 million to boost fight against Racial discrimination

In a joint presser released on Friday, June 5th, 2020, Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand have announced a partnered donation of $100 million to support the activities of organizations dedicated to the promotion of racial equality and social justice. The statement was released in line with the death of George Floyd in the hands of […]

Sadio Mane crowned CAF African best player of the year

Despite placing fourth in the Ballon Dior, Sadio Mane was on Tuesday, December 7th, 2019 crowned African best player for the year 2018/2019 at a ceremony held in Egypt. The category was closely contested by his Liverpool teammate, Mohamed Salah and Manchester City’s Riyard Mahrez. The votes which were casted by head coaches, captains of […]

Ghana Fires all National Team Coaches

As part of moves to rebuild and return Ghanaian football to the glory days, the Ghanaian Football Association (GFA) has dismissed all coaches of all the country’s national teams, ranging from the senior male black stars to the female national side. “The decision affects both male and female national teams,” the GFA said. “The GFA […]

We are Human First, Pogba says in Guinea, Water Fund-Raiser

One of the most recognized footballer in the world today, Paul Pogba, attended a charity football match aimed at raising funds to provide clean drinking water in Guinea. The Manchester United midfielder, whose parents are from Guinea-Conakry was at the event along with his other two brothers Florentine and Mathias Pogba. The game was aimed […]