18 SEPTEMBER 2017: Day nine of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations produced joy for Nigeria who progressed into the semfinals and heartache for Guinea and Mali who exited the competition.


Kenya sealed their place in the semifinals of the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championships on Monday and in doing so booked a passage for tournament hosts Zimbabwe as well.

Late Kenya comeback frustrates Ethiopia

Ethiopia and Kenya played out a two-all draw in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 qualifier First Round first leg on Sunday, 17 September 2018, in Hawassa.

Five-star South Africa rout Namibia

South Africa continued their fine form after crushing Namibia 5-0 in a FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 qualifier on Sunday, 17 September 2017 at the Dobsonville Stadium in Johannesburg.

Sundowns dig deep for win, Ahly Tripoli hold Etoile

A doubt for most of the week, striker Yannick Zakri showed just why Mamelodi Sundowns needed him, scoring a 70th minute winner as the holders beat Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco 1-0 in the quarter final first leg on Sunday in Pretoria.

Young referees benefit from Cairo course

The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) from 11-15 September 2017 organized a course for Young Talent Referees in Cairo, Egypt, to equip them and prepare them for the challenges ahead.

Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon in big wins

Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon confirmed their superiority with convincing wins in the First Round first leg matches of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 qualifiers over the weekend.

Mazembe beat Obeid, Sfiaxien and Africain lose

Holders TP Mazembe moved a step closer towards a semis spot after a 2-1 away win over Hilal Obeid in their first leg quarter final clash on Saturday in Obeid.

Late Kanda equalizer deny USMA victory

A last gasp equalizer by Fabrice Kanda earned Ferroviario da Beira a one-all draw against visiting USM Alger in their quarter final first leg clash on Saturday in Beira.

Ahly, Esperance share four-goal thriller

Esperance return to their base with their heads high, after holding record winners, Al Ahly of Egypt to 2-2 draw away in the quarter final first leg on Saturday in Alexandria.