Lesotho could not hold back and they probed for an equaliser, and their efforts were rewarded in the 32nd minute through midfielder Jane Thabantso. The Zimbabweans continued to push for a win and their efforts were eventually rewarded when Leeroy Mavunga made it 2-1 in the hour mark, but their lead was short-lived. Sports 

Bafana Bafana lift the 2021 Cosafa Cup after beating Senegal

Bafana Bafana are the 2021 COSAFA Cup champions. South Africa beat guest side Senegal 5-4 after sudden death to lift their fifth Cosafa title. The game had to be decided on penalties after it failed to produce any goals after hundred and twenty minutes of play. Bafana Bafana were looking to defend their perfect record in this year’s tournament against guest side Senegal in the final of the Cosafa Cup tournament in Gqeberha, in the Eastern Cape. South Africa were still without a loss in five matches, and they still…

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Zimbabwe sends its 1st Black swimmer to the Olympics

HARARE, Zimbabwe, AP — The southern African nation of Zimbabwe is sending a Black swimmer to the Olympics, the first from her country to go the Games. Seventeen-year-old Donata Katai won African youth titles and broke youth records once held by two-time Olympic champion Kirsty Coventry, who is not only Zimbabwe’s most successful swimmer but also Africa’s most decorated Olympian. Tokyo is probably too early for the teenager to succeed Coventry in the way she really wants, by stepping onto the Olympic podium. But, for now, Katai does represent a…

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Mike Brown wants to “Unite the whole continent and bring a level of respect” African Basketball

  After enduring his first three acts as a basketball head coach, beginning in Cleveland before shifting to Los Angeles and then returning to Cleveland, Mike Brown has known success and failure. Still, he was dubious when Act IV materialized in November 2019. This was a few weeks into the 2019-20 NBA season, and Brown was satisfied with being the lead assistant under Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. The head-coaching position for which he was being recruited was intriguing but well beyond the sphere of North America, much less the…

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Champions: Al Ahly Win Caf Super Cup

  Mohamed Sherif and Salah Mohsen scored in the second half to give Al Ahly of Egypt a 2-0 win over Renaissance Berkane of Morocco in the CAF Super Cup match on Friday, and a 21st African title. Forward Sherif finished off a sweeping passing move by hammering a left-foot shot past goalkeeper Zouhair Laaroubi into the far corner on 57 minutes. Unmarked fellow forward Mohsen doubled the lead eight minutes from time in Qatari capital Doha by rounding Laaroubi and pushing the ball into the net. Success for Ahly…

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Liberia: Prince Kaydee aka ‘Sarpo Giant’ Wins Mr. Montserrado Weightlifting Competition

    Monrovia – Prince Kaydee, commonly known as Sarpo Giant, has been crowned weight champion of Montserrado County. Sarpo Giant who represented Lion Heart Gym walked away with the prestigious title on Friday, May 14 at the Sports Commission after defeating three additional athletes in the competition organized by the strength of the Lion Gym and All Starts Bodybuilders Competition. The Competition which is the first of its kind over 10 years brought together weightlifters from across the 17 districts in  Montserrado County to determine who is the strongest man…

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Lesotho could not hold back and they probed for an equaliser, and their efforts were rewarded in the 32nd minute through midfielder Jane Thabantso. The Zimbabweans continued to push for a win and their efforts were eventually rewarded when Leeroy Mavunga made it 2-1 in the hour mark, but their lead was short-lived. Sports 

South African Football Association Appoints Hugo Broos As Bafana Bafana Coach

    CAPE TOWN – The South African Football Association (Safa) has confirmed the appointment of Belgian Hugo Broos as the new Bafana Bafana head coach on Wednesday at SAFA house. Broos will sign a five contract with the national team. Broos is no stranger to the continent and led Cameroon to Afcon success in Gabon in 2017 when they beat Egypt 2-1 in the final at the Stade de l’Amitié in Libreville. ALSO READ: Safa in panic mode after Carlos Queiroz and Pitso Mosimane snub Bafana job – report…

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Women’s Football: Liberia paired with Senegal, 2022 AWCON Qualifiers

    Liberia Women’s national team will face Senegal in the First Round of the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON). Both teams were paired during the draw for the qualification series of the competition that was held at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo, Egypt. The first and second legs will be played between June 7-15, 2021. The female Lone Stars will host Senegal at home in the first leg before traveling to Dakar, Senegal for the second leg. The aggregate winner will…

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With 19 goals to his boots Simeon Nwankwo ignored by Nigeria’s coach Rohr

BBC—Striker Simeon ‘Simy’ Nwankwo’s goals for Italian Serie A side Crotone mean he is rated one of Europe’s best scorers in 2021, yet considered surplus to requirements by Nigeria. His 19 goals for Serie A’s bottom club is a new record for a Nigerian striker in a single season in one of Europe’s top leagues to overtake Yakubu’s Aiyegbeni’s 17 goals in the 2011-12 campaign for Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League. Despite these impressive statistics the Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr, has indicated Simy is not part of his plans…

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Monrovia – Liberia’s female national team has sailed through to the semifinal of the 2020 West African Football Union Tournament Zone-A currently taking place in Makenni, Sierra Leone, at the Wusum Field. Head coach Robert Lartey and his technical staff made two changes to the team that started the 3-0 defeat to Mali at the maiden edition of the West African Football Union (Wafu Zone A) women’s Nations Cup finals in Sierra Leone on 28 February. Sports 

Liberia Stops Gambia to Reach WAFU Semifinal

Monrovia – Liberia’s female national team has sailed through to the semifinal of the 2020 West African Football Union Tournament Zone-A currently taking place in Makenni, Sierra Leone, at the Wusum Field. Head coach Robert Lartey and his technical staff made two changes to the team that started the 3-0 defeat to Mali at the maiden edition of the West African Football Union (Wafu Zone A) women’s Nations Cup finals in Sierra Leone on 28 February. Earth Angels’ striker Kanties Sayee replaced Senior Professionals’ striker Bernice Willie and World Girls’…

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Four years ago, Richardson will admit he wasn’t truly prepared for that level of competition. Now he’s ready to swim with the sharks. “I’ve proven that I can handle competing against the best in the world,” Richardson said. “In GLORY, I was facing some of the best in the world at what they do. If the UFC is the next opportunity for me, you know I’m going to take that shot. “Regardless if you’re undefeated or you’re a champion if you fight me you’re going to know you’re in a fight. Cause I don’t give anything to anybody easy.” Sports 

Nate Richardson from a war-torn Liberia, to UFC dream

  Damon Martin Nate Richardson still has fond memories of his former home in Africa despite leaving the country when he was just a child. The featherweight prospect, who competes in the co-main event at LFA 82 this Friday, grew up in the west African country of Liberia, where his family made a good home until a volatile civil war broke out in the late 1990s. “As a kid, you remember the good times,” Richardson told MMA Fighting. ‘I didn’t have toys as much, but I just got to play…

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