Brazil players, coaches unmoved by Argentina’s World Cup plight

SAO PAULO — With Argentina and Lionel Messi on the brink of missing the World Cup, they are not receiving any sympathy from archrival Brazil. Five-time champion Brazil qualified six months ago... Read more »

Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang teased over orange juice claim

Morocco defender Medhi Benatia teased Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang over his claim that his country’s World Cup qualifying bid had been sabotaged by dodgy orange juice. In a tweet posted hours before... Read more »

Ghana U17 midfielder Yussif regains consciousnesses at World Cup

Ghana U17 midfielder Abdul Razak Yussif has regained consciousness after being rushed to the hospital during yesterday’s World Cup group match in India. The Koforidua Youth enforcer remains at the Fortis Escort... Read more »

Ghana coach Appiah names 26-squad for Uganda clash

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has named a 26-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming World Cup qualifier against Uganda in Kampala. The senior national team will travel to face the Cranes at the... Read more »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho ‘happy’ at escaping ban

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho is “happy” he can be “doing my work normally against Crystal Palace” after avoiding an FA ban following his sending off at Southampton. The Manchester United boss... Read more »

Egypt call up 14 foreign-based players for World Cup qualifier against Congo

Egypt coach Hector Cuper has invited 14 foreign-based players for the much-anticipated 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo. The Pharaohs and Congo will lock horns in Group E in the tournament’s fifth... Read more »

2017 WAFU Nations Cup: Black Stars B coach Maxwell Konadu explains bad day caused defeat to Nigeria

Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu said his boys had a bad day at the office after losing 2-0 to rivals Nigeria in their final 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations, Group A match on... Read more »

How will Barcelona cope without Dembélé?

With new signing Ousmane Dembélé ruled out until the new year with a hamstring injury, Barcelona face a selection dilemma; Joe Walker runs through Ernesto Valverde’s options. The France forward lasted less... Read more »

Wayne Rooney handed two-year driving ban after pleading guilty to drink driving

Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to drink driving. The Everton forward was also handed a 12-month community order and 100 hours of unpaid work... Read more »

Tamale Sports Stadium to be named after late Aliu Mahama

The Tamale Sports stadium is set to be renamed after Ghana’s late Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama. In commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the death of the former Vice President who... Read more »