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"12.01.2017 13:15:11" bbc.co.uk Sportsworld - Planet Earth or Planet Football? - BBC World Service Get ready for the Africa Cup of Nations 2017 with our team nicknames quiz. Planet Earth or Planet Football?
Play our quiz and get ready for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations 2017. Which of these are team nicknames? Which are species of animal? And which are both?
"11.01.2017 09:16:16" bbc.co.uk Beyond the Pitch, The Documentary - BBC World Service Dramatic and poignant tales exploring how Africa's football and politics are bedfellows
"07.01.2017 14:01:06" bbc.co.uk Injured Amrabat ruled out of Morocco's Nations Cup campaign Watford winger Nordin Amrabat is ruled out of Morocco's Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon after failing to recover from an ankle injury. Watford's Nordin Amrabat will miss Morocco's Nations Cup campaign through injury.
"01.01.2017 13:35:36" bbc.co.uk Mourinho frustrated with Ivory Coast over Bailly release Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho voices his frustration with Ivory Coast after they refuse to delay Eric Bailly's Africa Cup of Nations departure by 24 hours. Mourinho frustrated as Ivory Coast refuse his request to delay Bailly's Nations Cup departure by 24 hours.
"31.12.2016 15:52:45" bbc.co.uk Feghouli left out of Algeria's final Africa Cup of Nations squad The West Ham midfielder Sofiane Feghouli is a surprise omission from Algeria's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations squad, as Mahrez, Slimani and Guedioura are all named. West Ham midifelder Sofiane Feghouli is left out of Algeria's final squad of 23 for Gabon 2017
"27.12.2016 15:21:59" bbc.co.uk Sunday Oliseh appointed as new coach of Dutch side Fortuna Sittard The former Nigeria coach and captain, Sunday Oliseh, is appointed as head coach of the Dutch second tier club Fortuna Sittard. Former Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh takes on head coach role at Dutch side Fortuna Sittard.
"27.12.2016 12:35:41" bbc.co.uk Aubameyang leads cast as hosts Gabon name final Nations Cup squad Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads the cast for Gabon as the hosts become the first team to name their final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations squad. Hosts Gabon are the first country to name their final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations squad.
"27.12.2016 09:12:01" bbc.co.uk Ian Rush - Senegal's Sadio Mane 'will be missed' during Nations Cup Liverpool legend Ian Rush says Senegal's Sadio Mane 'will be missed' when he goes to the Africa Cup of Nations starting on 14 January in Gabon. Liverpool legend Ian Rush says Sadio Mane 'will be missed' by the club during the Africa Cup of Nations.
"23.12.2016 12:19:37" bbc.co.uk Morocco's Belhanda ruled out of Afcon Nice midfielder Younes Belhanda is ruled out of Morocco's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon with a toe injury. A toe injury means Nice's Younes Belhanda is set to miss Morocco's campaign at January's Africa Cup of Nations.
The 26-year-old midfielder has been ruled out for between four and six weeks by top-of-the-table Nice.
He injured on Wednesday in Nice's
"23.12.2016 10:07:45" bbc.co.uk Odion Ighalo: Africa Cup of Nations a tough time for Nigeria Watford striker Odion Ighalo admits watching the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon will be hard for Nigeria's players and supporters. Watford striker Odion Ighalo says January's Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon will be a sad chapter for Nigerian football.
After failing to qualify for a second straight Nations Cup the fans and players of the 2013 champions will have to watch from the
"22.12.2016 12:47:07" bbc.co.uk Guinea-Bissau biggest Fifa movers in 2016 Guinea-Bissau are the biggest movers on the Fifa's global rankings for 2016 leading up 78 places overall since December last year. Guinea-Bissau are the biggest movers on the Fifa rankings for 2016 having gained 78 places since December last year.
They are now 68th on the global list and 15th in Africa.
"22.12.2016 12:42:07" bbc.co.uk Women's Afcon stars on the move Nigeria's Francisca Ordega and South Africa's Janine Janine Van Wyk sign for new clubs following the Women's Africa Cup of Nations. Two of the stars of the recent Women's Africa Cup of Nations have earned moves to new clubs.
Nigeria's Francisca Ordega has signed for Australian side Sydney FC for the remainder of the W-League 2016/17 season from USA's Washington Spirit.
"21.12.2016 13:20:27" Sportsworld BBC WORLD SERVICE Ngozi Okobi explains why the team "had to" protest...
"20.12.2016 16:51:27" bbc.co.uk Fifa proposes two-year ban for Nigeria's Amos Adamu Football's world governing body, Fifa. proposes a two-year ban for Nigerian football administrator Amos Adamu for undisclosed reasons. Nigerian administrator Amos Adamu is facing another ban from all football-related activities by Fifa.
The investigatory chamber at the world governing body's ethics committee has been looking into alleged breaches of its code of ethics since March
"19.12.2016 13:20:18" bbc.co.uk Nigeria's Super Falcons end protest Nigeria finally end their protest over not being paid for winning the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon two weeks ago. The Nigerian women's team the Super Falcons are finally paid the money owed to them for winning the 2016 Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon more than two weeks ago and agree to leave their hotel. bbc.in/2himvNX by
"19.12.2016 09:49:51" bbc.co.uk Africa Cup of Nations: Injury concerns for Burkina Faso Burkina Faso coach Paulo Duarte has named several injured players in his squad as he prepares for January's Africa Cup of Nations finals. Burkina Faso coach Paulo Duarte says he is concerned over a number of niggling injuries to key players going into next month's African Nations Cup finals but has decided to name 24 players for the tournament anyway.
One player will have to be cut from a
"19.12.2016 09:04:08" bbc.co.uk Nigeria government wants an audit of the football federation The Nigerian sports minister Solomon Dalung wants an audit of grants given by Fifa to the country's football federation. The Nigerian sports minister Solomon Dalung wants an audit of grants given by Fifa to the country's football federation.
"15.12.2016 11:53:40" bbc.co.uk DR Congo halts football over fears of political violence League football in DR Congo is suspended until further notice by the government amid fears political violence could erupt in stadiums The government in DR Congo has told the country's football association to suspend league competition from Thursday until further notice.
The move comes amidst fears that the end of President Joseph Kabila's mandate next week will spark violence.
"11.12.2016 17:13:40" bbc.co.uk Southampton 1-0 Middlesbrough Sofiane Boufal scores his first Premier League goal as his spectacular strike from 25 yards gives Southampton a win over Middlesbrough. Morocco's Sofiane Boufal scores his first English Premier League goal as Southampton beat Middlesbrough.
"11.12.2016 15:48:17" bbc.co.uk Sundowns lose to Kashima Antlers on Fifa Club World Cup debut The African champions, Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa, lose 2-0 to Japan's Kashima Antlers in the quarter-final of the Fifa Club World Cup. Mamelodi Sundowns pay the price for missed opportunities at the Fifa Club World Cup.
"03.12.2016 16:54:00" bbc.co.uk Nigeria beat Cameroon to win the 2016 women's Africa Cup of Nations Nigeria win the 2016 women's Africa Cup of Nations for an eighth time after a 1-0 win over hosts Cameroon in front of a capacity 40,000 crowd in Yaounde. Congratulations to Nigeria - African champions for an eighth time after a 1-0 win over hosts Cameroon in Yaounde.
"26.11.2016 19:51:24" Nigeria's Victor Moses scores the winner as Chelsea beat Tottenham 2-1 to go back on top of the Premier League.
"26.11.2016 17:09:47" Algerian duo Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani both score from the penalty spot to earn Premier League champions Leicester a 2-2 draw at home to Middlesbrough.
"26.11.2016 16:21:27" bbc.co.uk Uganda President Yoweri Museveni rewards Cranes for reaching Gabon Uganda President Yoweri Museveni fulfils his promise to reward the national players and officials after they qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni rewards the Cranes for qualifying for the 2017 Nations Cup in Gabon.
"22.11.2016 19:12:59" BBC Africa Scenes from the Fan Village for the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in #Limbe as hosts #Cameroon beat South Africa in Yaounde 1-0 to make it two wins from two and book a place in the semi-finals of the tournament.
"19.11.2016 17:22:39" Nigeria's Victor Anichebe scores twice as Sunderland beat Hull 3-0 to move off the bottom of the Premier League.
"19.11.2016 17:10:19" Ivory Coast's Yaya Toure marks his shock return to the Manchester City side with two goals as they win 2-1 at Crystal Palace.
"19.11.2016 16:50:35" bbc.co.uk Hosts Cameroon open women's Nations Cup with victory over Egypt Hosts Cameroon open the 2016 women's Africa Cup of Nations with a dominant 2-0 victory over Egypt in the first match of Group A in Yaounde. Hosts Cameroon open the 2016 Women's Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 win over Egypt.
"16.11.2016 13:25:06" bbc.co.uk Ivory Coast coach Dussuyer happy with recent 0-0 results Ivory Coast coach Michel Dussuyer is happy with his side's recent results including a goalless draw with France, one of several African friendly internationals. Ivory Coast draw with France, one of several friendly internationals involving African sides on Tuesday.
"16.11.2016 13:21:18" bbc.co.uk Congo Brazzaville sack coach Pierre Lechantre following Uganda defeat Congo Brazzaville sack coach Pierre Lechantre with 17 months left on his contract following their 2018 World Cup qualifier defeat to Uganda. Congo Brazzaville sack their coach following defeat to Uganda on Saturday.
"14.11.2016 16:11:29" bbc.co.uk Ivorian legend Laurent Pokou dies aged 69 Once hailed by Pele as "my successor" and a goalscoring hero for Ivory Coast - BBC Sport pays tribute to Laurent Pokou Ivorian legend Laurent Pokou dies aged 69
"13.11.2016 16:40:28" South Africa Football Association suspend coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba for 'regrettable incident'
"13.11.2016 13:54:22" bbc.co.uk SA's win over Senegal gives coach Mashaba "a second lease of life" South Africa coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba says the narrow 2-1 victory over Senegal in 2018 World Cup qualification at the weekend saved his job. Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba gets a "second lease of life" as South Africa coach, after their win over Senegal.
"12.11.2016 15:43:36" bbc.co.uk World Cup 2018: South Africa stun Senegal as Uganda beat Congo Brazzaville South Africa defeat Senegal and Uganda beat Congo Brazzaville as qualifying continues across Africa for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. South Africa stun Senegal with a 2-1 victory as Uganda beat Congo Brazzaville 1-0 in the latest 2018 World Cup qualifiers across Africa.
"12.11.2016 11:30:40" bbc.co.uk BBC African Footballer set for launch The five nominees for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 will be revealed at the live launch show on Saturday from 18:05 GMT. The day has arrived...
"12.11.2016 11:28:27" bbc.co.uk Libya blame officiating as Khazri gives Tunisia victory Sunderland striker Wahbi Khazri gives Tunisia a 1-0 win over Libya in their latest African 2018 World Cup qualifier as Libya's coach blames 'poor officiating'. Khazri gives Tunisia a 1-0 win over Libya in 2018 World Cup qualifying.
"11.11.2016 16:47:38" BBC Africa And then there was only a day to go. Any guesses who could be on the shortlist? Let's hear them! ⚽️
"11.11.2016 12:32:53" bbc.co.uk African giants set to clash in 2018 World Cup qualifiers Nigeria host Algeria and Ghana travel to Egypt in two of this weekend's biggest African qualifiers for the 2-18 World Cup. African giants clash in race to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia
"09.11.2016 17:50:33" bbc.co.uk Didier Ndong: Gabon send Sunderland midfielder home after 'absence' Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong is sent back to England after failing to report for international duty, the Gabonese Football Federation says. Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong has not turned up for Gabon international duty and has been sent back to England, the Gabonese Football Federation says.
The 22-year-old, who signed for the Black Cats for £13.6m in August, was due to play in a World
"09.11.2016 11:45:23" bbc.co.uk Countdown to 2016 BBC African Footballer of the Year On Saturday the five nominees for the 2016 BBC African Footballer of the Year will be revealed and voting will open. On Saturday the five nominees for the 2016 BBC African Footballer of the Year will be revealed and voting will open.
The names will be announced in a live show on BBC World TV and BBC World Service radio, starting at 18:00 GMT.
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"08.11.2016 15:30:11" bbc.co.uk Brazilian Rafael Everton Lira aims to be a pioneer in Nigeria Could success for Brazilian coach Rafael Everton Lira in the Nigerian FA Cup pave the way for more of his compatriots to make a similar journey? Brazilian Rafael Everton Lira is hoping his Nigerian FA Cup Success will pave the way for other coaches and players to follow him to the continent.
"08.11.2016 12:55:16" bbc.co.uk Fifa's Fatma Samoura to visit Sierra Leone over FA dispute Fifa secretary-general Fatma Samoura is to visit Sierra Leone to address the dispute between the country's FA and local authorities. Fifa secretary-general Fatma Samoura is to visit Sierra Leone to address the ongoing dispute between the country's football association (SLFA) and local authorities.
"25.10.2016 11:29:26" bbc.co.uk Can football change Guinea-Bissau's image abroad?, Focus on Africa - BBC World Service Guinea-Bissau has qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time Can football change Guinea-Bissau's image abroad?
"23.10.2016 21:59:28" bbc.co.uk Sundowns oust Zamalek to win 2016 African Champions League Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa win the African Champions League for the first time, defeating Zamalek of Egypt 3-1 on aggregate in the final. Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa are crowned 2016 African Champions League winners.
"23.10.2016 19:49:52" bbc.co.uk Eric Bailly: Man Utd defender suffers 'bad knee injury' Manchester United fear centre-back Eric Bailly suffered a serious knee injury during Sunday's 4-0 defeat at Chelsea. Manchester United's Ivorian defender Eric Bailly suffers serious knee injury during their 4-0 defeat at Chelsea.
"23.10.2016 15:13:32" bbc.co.uk Manchester City 1-1 Southampton Manchester City return to the top of the Premier League despite seeing their winless streak extend to a fifth game. Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho rescues a point for Manchester City.
"22.10.2016 16:33:06" Nigeria's Ahmed Musa scores his first goal for Leicester City as they beat Crystal Palace 3-1.
"22.10.2016 16:31:48" bbc.co.uk Mikel urges Nigeria officials to embrace 'proper planning' John Mikel Obi urges Nigeria's football authority to embrace 'proper planning' and learn from recent mistakes, as they bid to reach the 2018 World Cup. Mikel calls for better planning ahead of big Nigeria matches
"22.10.2016 11:38:15" bbc.co.uk Didier Drogba fined for refusing to play for Montreal Impact Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is fined for refusing to play for MLS side Montreal Impact last weekend. Didier Drogba fined for refusing to play for his MLS side last weekend.
"18.10.2016 08:55:06" bbc.co.uk Egypt fans allowed to attend 2018 World Cup qualifier The Egyptian Football Association announces that 50,000 fans will attend Egypt's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ghana in Alexandria. The Egyptian Football Association has announced it will allow 50,000 fans to attend Egypt's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ghana in Alexandria.
"16.10.2016 18:00:25" bbc.co.uk South Africa legend Neil Tovey suffers heart attack South Africa's Football Association announces that Neil Tovey, its technical director and former Nations Cup winning captain, has suffered a heart attack. South Africa's FA announces that Neil Tovey, former Bafana Bafana captain and current SA technical director, has suffered a heart attack.
"16.10.2016 14:05:18" bbc.co.uk Zamalek coach insists Sundowns can still be beaten in final Zamalek coach Moemen Soliman insists his club can come back from three goals down against Mamelodi Sundowns in the second leg of the African Champions League. Zamalek coach Moemen Soliman insists they can come back against Mamelodi Sundowns in the African Champions League final.
"16.10.2016 13:02:35" bbc.co.uk Free agent Peter Odemwingie eager for football return Nigeria international striker Peter Odemwingie, currently a free agent, is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive six months. Nigeria's Peter Odemwingie looking to resurrect his career.
"15.10.2016 15:36:56" bbc.co.uk Mamelodi Sundowns take huge first leg advantage over Zamalek South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns will take a massive advantage into the second leg of the African Champions League final after beating Egypt's Zamalek 3-0 at home. South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns seize a big advantage over Egypt's Zamalek in the first leg of the African Champions League final, winning 3-0 at home.
"15.10.2016 14:45:53" bbc.co.uk Aubameyang in frame for Caf award as Yaya Toure misses out Last year's winner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is on Caf's 30-man preliminary list for its 2016 Player of the Year award as Yaya Toure misses out. Aubameyang named on Caf's preliminary list as Yaya Toure misses out.
"15.10.2016 13:42:05" Nigeria's Victor Moses is on target for Chelsea as they beat English Premier League champions Leicester City 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.
"14.10.2016 12:12:52" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Sundowns desperate to shut out Zamalek
"11.10.2016 10:30:34" bbc.co.uk Sierra Leone FA keen to restart league The Sierra Leone Football Association is hoping to revive the domestic league for the first time since the ebola epidemic forced its postponement. Mohamed Fajah Barrie writes:
The Sierra Leone Football Association is hoping to revive the domestic league for the first time since the ebola epidemic forced its postponement.
The last edition of the Premier League was stopped midway through the season
"05.10.2016 13:29:10" bbc.co.uk Nations Cup winning Ghana coach Fred Osam Duodu dies Former Ghana coach Fred Osam Duodu, who won the 1978 Africa Cup of Nations, dies after a short illness, aged 78. Former Ghana national team coach Fred Osam Duodu died on Tuesday after a short illness, aged 78.
Duodu, who led the Black Stars to the 1978 Africa Cup of Nations title, had been in hospital for several weeks.
In 1993 he won the continental under-20
"03.10.2016 13:57:24" BBC Africa How significant are Arsene Wenger's 20 years with Arsenal? Here's what Ivorian defender Kolo Toure thinks http://bbc.in/2dDRPKg
"02.10.2016 13:59:18" bbc.co.uk Samuel Eto'o recalled by Antalyaspor after racism comments Turkish club Antalyaspor lift Samuel Eto'o's suspension and include him in the squad to face Galatasaray, after warning him over his future conduct. Samuel Eto'o is recalled to the Antalyaspor squad for Sunday's match against Galatasaray following the racism row that led to his recent suspension.
"01.10.2016 16:23:39" http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37459875
Nigeria forward Isaac Success secures a point for Watford with an equaliser as they twice come from behind to draw 2-2 with Bournemouth.
"30.09.2016 17:28:11" The Confederation of African Football president will be limited to three terms in office from next year's election in March 2017.
"28.09.2016 11:34:50" Confederation of African Football vice-president Suketu Patel has withdrawn from the race for the two extra African places on the Fifa Council.
"28.09.2016 11:33:58" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Mauritius international goalkeeper Joseph Kinsley Steward Leopold has been arrested for drug dealing.
"26.09.2016 11:23:23" bbc.co.uk Paris St-Germain's Serge Aurier given two-month jail term - BBC News Ivory Coast footballer Serge Aurier, who plays for Paris St-Germain, is sentenced to two months in jail for assaulting a police officer. Ivory Coast footballer Serge Aurier, who plays for Paris St-Germain (PSG), has been sentenced to two months in jail for elbowing a police officer.
"26.09.2016 11:22:26" bbc.co.uk Mamelodi Sundowns the unlikeliest of Champs League finalists Mamelodi Sundowns have become the 'Denmark' of the African Champions League, says coach Pitso Mosimane of their fairytale run to the final. Mamelodi Sundowns have become the 'Denmark' of the African Champions League, says coach Pitso Mosimane of their fairytale run to the final.
"25.09.2016 19:06:56" bbc.co.uk Juventus confirm Ghana's Asamoah will be out 'for 45 days' Italian side Juventus confirm that their Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah is expected to be out of action for six weeks after suffering a knee injury. Ghana's Kwadwo Asamoah suffers a knee injury whilst playing for Juventus and will miss the Black Stars' World Cup qualifier against Uganda on 7 October.
"25.09.2016 16:38:14" DR Congo's TP Mazembe squeeze past holders Etoile du Sahel to reach this year's African Confederation Cup final.
"25.09.2016 14:37:41" bbc.co.uk Iheanacho refuses to take his place in City team for granted Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho says despite getting a chance under Pep Guardiola, he is not taking his place in the Manchester City team for granted. Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho refuses to take his place in the Manchester City team for granted, despite his good form this season under Pep Guardiola.
"25.09.2016 10:46:19" bbc.co.uk Zamalek survive Wydad fightback to join Sundowns in final Zamalek suffer a shock 5-2 defeat at Wydad Casablanca of Morocco but still qualify to meet Mamelodi Sundowns in the African Champions League final. Zamalek squeeze past Wydad Casablanca to qualify for the African Champions League final where they will play Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa.
"24.09.2016 15:55:38" bbc.co.uk Former Olympic coach Siasia demands unpaid salary from Nigeria Samson Siasia, Nigeria's former under-23 coach, gives the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) a two-week ultimatum to settle its long-standing debt to him. Former Nigeria under-23 coach Samson Siasia demands the salary he's owed from the Nigeria Football Federation.
"24.09.2016 14:47:57" bbc.co.uk TP Mazembe look to oust Confederation Cup holders Etoile TP Mazembe look to oust Confederation Cup holders Etoile du Sahel in the second leg of their semi-final, as FUS Rabat take on Algeria's Mouloudia Bejaia. TP Mazembe host holders Etoile du Sahel in the second leg of the African Confederation Cup semi-final on Sunday with the tie level at 1-1; It's FUS Rabat versus Mouloudia Bejaia in the other semi-final second leg. That match is level at 0-0.
"24.09.2016 14:43:03" bbc.co.uk Senegal recall striker Moussa Sow for World Cup qualifier Senegal coach Aliou Cisse recalls striker Moussa Sow after an 18-month absence. for next month's 2018 World Cup qualifier at home to Cape Verde. Striker Moussa Sow is recalled to the Senegal national team after an 18 month absence.
"23.09.2016 12:27:33" bbc.co.uk 2018 World Cup: Mashaba names South Africa squad South Africa coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba names a squad for a 2018 World Cup qualifier despite recent speculation over his future. South Africa coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba names a squad for a 2018 World Cup qualifier despite recent speculation over his future.
"23.09.2016 12:26:32" bbc.co.uk African Champions League: Zamalek and Zesco hold advantages Egypt's Zamalek and Zambia's Zesco United both hold advantages going into the second legs of Saturday's African Champions League semi-finals. Egypt's Zamalek and Zambia's Zesco United both have advantages ahead of Saturday's African Champions League semi-final second legs.
Five-time winners Zamalek hold a 4-0 lead as they travel to face over former champions Wydad Casablanca of Morocco.
"22.09.2016 13:40:54" bbc.co.uk Ex-Sierra Leone international Bah dies after road accident Former Sierra Leone international midfielder Mamadu Alphajor Bah dies after being involved in a road accident near Freetown. Former Sierra Leone international midfielder Mamadu Alphajor Bah has died after being involved in a road accident near Freetown on Wednesday.
"20.09.2016 08:48:43" bbc.co.uk Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly extends Napoli contract Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly extends his contract with Italian Serie A Napoli by five years until 2021. Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly signed a five-year contract extension with Serie A club Napoli on Monday.
The new deal ties the 25-year-old to the club until 2021.
"17.09.2016 17:23:16" bbc.co.uk Lyon drop interest in signing Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor Lyon pull out of negotiations to sign Togo's Emmanuel Adebayor after his late arrival in France plus his desire to play at the Nations Cup in Gabon. Lyon pull out of negotiations to sign Togo international striker Emmanuel Adebayor
"17.09.2016 17:22:27" bbc.co.uk Zesco United and Zamalek seize Champions League advantage Zesco United beat Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 with Zamalek thrashing Wydad Casablanca 4-0 in the first leg of the African Champions League semi-finals. Home wins for Zesco United and Zamalek in the first leg of the African Champions League semi-finals.
"17.09.2016 13:10:28" bbc.co.uk Mashaba's future as SA coach to be discussed by SAFA The future of Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba as Bafana Bafana coach is to be decided by the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) on Wednesday. Mashaba's future as coach of South Africa do be discussed on Wednesday.
"17.09.2016 11:28:33" bbc.co.uk John Toshack: Welshman's contract terminated after heavy defeat John Toshack has his contract as boss of Wydad Casablanca terminated after a 4-0 defeat by Zamalek in the African Champions League. Toshack is sacked as coach of Wydad Casablanca after 4-0 defeat away to Zamalek in the African Champions League semi-finals.
"16.09.2016 10:40:41" bbc.co.uk Pape Souare: Crystal Palace defender could be out for six months Crystal Palace defender Pape Souare will be out for up to six months after breaking his thigh bone in a car crash, says manager Alan Pardew. Crystal Palace defender Pape Souare will be out for up to six months after breaking his thighbone in a car crash, says manager Alan Pardew.
The 26-year-old Senegal international was airlifted to hospital after a crash on the M4 motorway in London on
"12.09.2016 20:51:23" bbc.co.uk Burkina Faso's Ben Idrissa Derme dies during French Cup tie Former Burkina Faso international Ben Idrissa Derme dies from a heart attack while playing a French Cup tie on Sunday. Former Burkina Faso international Ben Idrissa Derme has died during a French Cup tie for amateur side AJ Biguglia.
"11.09.2016 16:42:20" bbc.co.uk Burundi and Kenya kick off the Women's Cecafa Cup with victories Burundi and Kenya kick off the inaugural 2016 Cecafa Women's Championship in Uganda with wins in the industrial town of Jinja. Burundi and Kenya begin the inaugural Women's Cecafa Championship in Uganda with victories, despite off-pitch challenges for tournament organisers.
"10.09.2016 13:34:20" Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho scores for Manchester City as they beat rivals Manchester United 2-1 to win the Manchester derby.
It keeps City's 100% start to the English Premier League season in tact.
"10.09.2016 13:07:53" bbc.co.uk Chelsea's Victor Moses reaffirms his commitment to Nigeria Nigeria's Victor Moses says he has put a "stop-start international career" behind him, as he reaffirms his commitment to the Super Eagles. Nigeria winger Victor Moses wants to put a "stop-start international career" behind him.
"09.09.2016 08:35:20" bbc.co.uk Sierra Leone FA president Isha Johansen among officials detained The President of the Sierra Leone Football Association Isha Johansen and two other officials are questioned by the country's Anti Corruption Commission. Sierra Leone FA president Isha Johansen is released
"08.09.2016 19:13:08" From Mohamed Fajah Barrie at 1900GMT Approx:
Breaking news: The President of the SLFA Isha Johansen has just been released from detention at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) as she has met her bail condition. The other two SLFA officials
"08.09.2016 18:02:54" bbc.co.uk Sierra Leone FA president Isha Johansen among officials detained The President of the Sierra Leone Football Association Isha Johansen and two other officials are questioned by the country's Anti Corruption Commission. The President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen and two other senior officials have been detained.
The country's Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) picked the trio up after an FA Cup match on Wednesday.
An official at the ACC
"08.09.2016 18:01:24" bbc.co.uk Uganda FA working to pay coach's arrears The Federation of Uganda Football Associations says it is working on paying the salary arrears owed to coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic. The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has said that it is working on clearing the salary arrears owed to the national team coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic.
"08.09.2016 18:00:16" bbc.co.uk Kenya step in to host Cecafa events Kenya agree to step in and host the east and central African regional championships for both national teams and club sides. Kenya step in to host Cecafa events
"06.09.2016 15:17:16" bbc.co.uk Afcon 2017: Ivory Coast 'lucky' to qualify - Bangura Sierra Leone captain Umaru Bangura feels his side could have eliminated Ivory Coast from the Nations Cup and questions their title chances. Sierra Leone captain Umaru Bangura feels his side could have eliminated Ivory Coast from the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and has questioned their chances of defending their title.
"06.09.2016 08:42:26" bbc.co.uk Mauritania coach Corentin Martins unsure over future Mauritania coach Corentin Martins does not know if he will stay on despite leading the team to their best qualifying performance. Mauritania coach Corentin Martins is unsure if he will stay on despite leading the team to their best finish in a qualifying competition.
"04.09.2016 12:13:38" bbc.co.uk Eight things about the Premier League Africans - BBC News The Premier League has released the official 25-player squads for the 2016/17 season. The BBC's Stanley Kwenda looks at eight things about the African players in the Premier League. Eight facts about the African players in the English Premier League
"31.08.2016 07:45:29" bbc.co.uk Transfer deadline day Confirmed signings, transfer rumours, photos, best of social media and debate from what promises to be a busy deadline day. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/live/37228534
"28.08.2016 17:26:52" bbc.co.uk Leicester City in talks over Sporting Lisbon's striker Islam Slimani Leicester City are in talks over forward Islam Slimani, with Sporting Lisbon understood to want £34m for the Algeria international. Leicester in talks over Algeria forward Islam Slimani.
"27.08.2016 13:54:23" bbc.co.uk Nigeria Olympic coach Siasia quits despite bronze Samson Siasia, who coached Nigeria's men's football team to the Olympic bronze medal at Rio 2016, quits the game in his country. Samson Siasia quits football in Nigeria, despite guiding the men's Olympic team to bronze at Rio 2016.
"24.08.2016 13:44:00" bbc.co.uk Orji Okonkwo: Nigerian teenage striker joins Bologna Italian Serie A club Bologna sign Nigerian striker Orji Okonkwo on a long-term contract from FC Abuja Academy. Italian Serie A club Bologna have signed teenage Nigerian striker Orji Okonkwo on a long-term deal from FC Abuja Academy.
"24.08.2016 12:10:01" bbc.co.uk Henri Saivet: Senegal midfielder joins Saint Etienne on loan from Newcastle Senegal international Henri Saivet joins French side St Etienne on a season-long loan from Newcastle United. Senegal international midfielder Henri Saivet has signed for French side St Etienne on a season-long loan from English Championship club Newcastle United.
"24.08.2016 10:44:58" bbc.co.uk Wilfried Bony: West Ham boss Slaven Bilic wants Man City striker West Ham boss Slaven Bilic is "interested" in signing Manchester City's Ivory Coast international striker Wilfried Bony. Ivory Coast's Wilfried Bony set for a move?
"23.08.2016 18:44:47" Algerian club Mouloudia Bejaia edged into the semi-finals of the Confederation Cup with a 1-0 win over Ghana's Medeama 1-0 on Tuesday.
"22.08.2016 16:33:01" bbc.co.uk Africa Cup of Nations: Guinea-Bissau's first ever finals confirmed Guinea-Bissau will play at their first ever Africa Cup of Nations finals in January as the Confederation of African Football dismisses an appeal from Zambia. Guinea-Bissau will play at their first ever Africa Cup of Nations finals in January as the Confederation of African Football dismisses an appeal from Zambia.
"21.08.2016 13:16:20" bbc.co.uk Rio 2016: Nigeria Olympic football team receive '$390,000 gift' Japanese benefactor Katsuya Takasu hands over a reward of $390,000 to Nigeria's Olympic footballers in Brazil after securing the bronze medal. Japanese benefactor rewards Nigeria's bronze medallists at Rio Olympics
"20.08.2016 20:35:28" bbc.co.uk Olympics 2016: Nigeria beat Honduras to win men's football bronze Sadiq Umar scores twice as Nigeria win Olympic bronze in the men's football with a 3-2 win over Honduras in Belo Horizonte. Olympics 2016: Nigeria beat Honduras to win men's football bronze
"20.08.2016 13:02:51" bbc.co.uk West Ham sign first African partnership with Nigerian club English Premier League club West Ham announce an agreement with Nigerian side FC Ifeanyi Ubah to become their first African partner. West Ham announce an agreement with Nigerian club FC Ifeanyi Ubah to become their first African partner.
"19.08.2016 15:19:01" bbc.co.uk Gernot Rohr names Victor Osimhen in first Nigeria squad Gernot Rohr names youngster Victor Osimhen in his first squad as Nigeria's new head coach for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Newly appointed Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has named youngster Victor Osimhen in his first squad.
"19.08.2016 14:15:09" bbc.co.uk Martin Jol leaves Egypt's Al Ahly over safety fears Dutch coach Martin Jol leaves Egypt's Al Ahly over fears for his safety after the team exit the African Champions League. Martin Jol leaves Egypt's Al Ahly over safety fears
"19.08.2016 14:13:50" bbc.co.uk Joao Havelange, the unlikely godfather of African football - BBC News Tainted by corruption he may be, but the late Fifa president transformed the fortunes of African football, writes the BBC's Piers Edwards. Joao Havelange, the unlikely godfather of African football
"19.08.2016 14:13:17" bbc.co.uk Steven Pienaar: Sunderland sign South African midfielder Sunderland sign 34-year-old former Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar on a one-year deal. Steven Pienaar: Sunderland sign South African midfielder
"19.08.2016 14:12:31" bbc.co.uk Johnny Mckinstry 'shocked' after his sacking as Rwanda coach Northern Ireland's Johnny McKinstry expresses his 'shock' after his sacking as head coach of Rwanda's national team. Johnny Mckinstry 'shocked' after his sacking as Rwanda coach
"19.08.2016 14:11:57" bbc.co.uk Man City: Kelechi Iheanacho signs new contract to 2021 Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, who scored 14 goals last season, signs a two-year contract extension. Man City: Kelechi Iheanacho signs new contract to 2021
"17.08.2016 19:04:45" bbc.co.uk Riyad Mahrez: Leicester City winger signs new four-year deal Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez signs a new four-year deal with the Premier League champions. Leicester City's Algerian winger, Riyad Mahrez, is staying with the Premier League champions.
"17.08.2016 15:37:08" bbc.co.uk Sadio Mane: Liverpool's £34m forward suffers shoulder injury in training Liverpool and Senegal forward Sadio Mane has a scan on a shoulder injury he suffered during training on Wednesday. Liverpool and Senegal forward Sadio Mane has a scan on a shoulder injury he suffered during training on Wednesday.
"17.08.2016 15:33:10" bbc.co.uk Nigeria team promised big reward to win Olympic gold Benefactor to personally deliver $200,000 to Nigerian Olympic team in Rio, in addition to a $30,000 bonus for each player should they win gold. A benefactor is flying to Rio to hand $200,000 (£153,500) to the Nigerian Olympic team, in addition to his promise to pay a $30,000 (£23,000) bonus to each player if they win gold.
"17.08.2016 13:54:19" bbc.co.uk Mali midfielder Seydou Keita joins El Jaish in Qatar Mali midfielder Seydou Keita signs for Qatari side El Jaish SC on a six-month deal, the Doha-based club reveal in a statement. Mali midfielder Seydou Keita has signed for Qatari side El Jaish SC on a six-month deal.
"17.08.2016 10:59:19" bbc.co.uk Fifa proposes six-year ban for Kirsten Nematandani Ex-Safa chief Kirsten Nematandani, ex-Zifa executive Jonathan Musavengana and ex-Togo coach Banna Tchanile are facing bans by Fifa for alleged ethics violations. Former South African Football Association president Kirsten Nematandani is facing a minimum six-year ban for alleged ethics violations.
"16.08.2016 14:28:35" Gambia captain Omar Colley moves to Belgium for more playing time bbc.in/2b1h8Rz
"15.08.2016 17:53:04" bbc.co.uk Yannick Bolasie: Everton sign midfielder from Crystal Palace for £25m Everton sign DR Congo international midfielder Yannick Bolasie, 27, from Crystal Palace for £25m on a five-year deal. DR Congo's Yannic Bolasie completes move from Crystal Palace to Everton:
"14.08.2016 11:46:17" bbc.co.uk Yannick Bolasie: Crystal Palace winger's heart and soul elsewhere - Alan Pardew Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie's "heart and soul is elsewhere" as he prepares to leave, says manager Alan Pardew. Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew admits his DR Congo winger, Yannick Bolasie, is close to leaving the club.
"14.08.2016 11:44:22" Nigeria beat Denmark 2-nil to reach the Olympic men's football semi-finals.
Goals from John Obi Mikel and Aminu Umar earned Nigeria a place against Germany in the last four.
The other semi-final will be between Brazil and Honduras.
"13.08.2016 16:03:13" bbc.co.uk Nigeria team promised big reward to win Olympic gold A benefactor promises a bonus of $30,000 to each Nigerian player should they win gold at the Rio 2016 men's Olympic football tournament. A benefactor promises bonuses to Nigeria's players if they win an Olympic medal in Rio.
"12.08.2016 12:29:12" bbc.co.uk Odion Ighalo: Nigerian striker 'honoured' by new Watford deal Watford and Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo reveals he had no hesitation in signing a new five-year contract. Watford striker Odion Ighalo has revealed he had no hesitation in signing a new five-year contract.
The Nigeria international, 27, told BBC Sport: "I feel at home here and once the opportunity to extend was finalised, I signed it straight away.
"06.08.2016 12:41:23" bbc.co.uk Gernot Rohr set to become new Nigeria manager German coach, Gernot Rohr, is close to being appointed the new technical adviser of Nigeria, BBC Sport understands. Gernot Rohr close to becoming new Super Eagles manager
"06.08.2016 11:45:38" bbc.co.uk Sunderland sign defender Papy Djilobodji for £8m from Chelsea Sunderland sign Papy Djilobodji from Chelsea for £8m on a four-year deal, one year after the Senegal defender joined the Blues. Senegal's Papy Djilobodji signs for Sunderland from Chelsea
"06.08.2016 11:44:48" bbc.co.uk Andre Ayew: Swansea City set to sell striker to West Ham United West Ham United make a bid for Swansea City striker Andre Ayew with the Welsh club willing to sell if they can bring in another forward first. Ghana's Andre Ayew set for move to West Ham from Swansea
"05.08.2016 11:50:05" bbc.co.uk Sane, Obinna and Obasi on the move Senegal's Lamine Sane and Nigerian duo Victor Obinna and Chinedu Obasi all sign for new clubs ahead of the new season in Europe. Senegal's Lamine Sane and Nigerian duo Victor Obinna and Chinedu Obasi all sign for new clubs ahead of the new season in Europe.
"03.08.2016 12:29:00" bbc.co.uk Nigeria's Ogenyi Onazi insists Turkey move is a 'step forward' Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi says his move from Italy's Lazio to Trabzonspor in Turkey "is a step forward" in his career. Nigeria international midfielder Ogenyi Onazi says he needed to move from Italian club Lazio as he joined Turkish side Trabzonspor.
The 23-year-old moves on a four-year deal after five years at Lazio, scoring seven goals in 110 appearances.
"02.08.2016 13:02:55" bbc.co.uk Jorge Costa returns as Gabon boss on a six-month contract Jorge Costa is reappointed as Gabon coach on a six-month deal following the expiry of his previous contract in June.
"02.08.2016 13:02:42" bbc.co.uk Kevin-Prince Boateng: Ghana midfielder joins Las Palmas Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng agrees to join Spanish side Las Palmas on a one-year deal.
"02.08.2016 13:02:26" bbc.co.uk Baba Rahman: Schalke sign Chelsea defender on season-long loan Bundesliga side Schalke sign Ghanaian defender Baba Rahman on a season-long loan from Premier League club Chelsea.
"31.07.2016 13:04:38" bbc.co.uk Uncapped Nigeria-born Kayode still hopes to play for Sierra Leone Nigeria-born Victor Kayode insists he has not given up hope of playing for Sierra Leone, despite being continuously overlooked for selection. Nigeria-born Victor Kayode still wants to be considered for the Sierra Leone National team.
"30.07.2016 13:05:55" bbc.co.uk Cameroon passes Caf inspection ahead of Women's Nations Cup Cameroon gets a seal of approval from a Caf inspection team, as the country prepares to host the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in November. Cameroon passes a Caf inspection as it prepares to host the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in November.
"30.07.2016 10:56:47" bbc.co.uk Keshi laid to rest in Nigeria as mourners pay their last respects Mourners pay their last respects to Stephen Keshi, the former Nigeria captain and manager, at his burial in Ilah, Nigeria's Delta State. Mourners pay their last respects to former Nigeria coach and captain, Stephen Keshi.
"28.07.2016 17:56:05" bbc.co.uk Fatma Samoura: Fifa secretary general says UN work prepared her for role Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura says 20 years working in war zones for the United Nations have prepared her for her new role. Fifa secretary-general Fatma Samoura says the years she spent working in war zones for the United Nations have prepared her for her new job.
The Senegalese, 54, started her role at football's governing body last month.
She told BBC World Service: "I've
"25.07.2016 16:36:01" bbc.co.uk John Mikel Obi named in Nigeria's Olympic squad Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi is named in Nigeria's final 18-man squad for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has been named in Nigeria's final 18-man squad for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
The 29-year-old Nigeria captain is one of the squad's permitted quota of three players over the age limit of
"25.07.2016 13:49:25" bbc.co.uk Ramadan Sobhi: Stoke sign Egyptian winger from Ah Ahly Egyptian winger Ramadan Sobhi is Stoke's first summer signing after joining from Al Ahly for a fee that could rise to £5m. Stoke have signed Egyptian winger Ramadan Sobhi from Al Ahly for a fee that could rise to £5m.
Sobhi, 19, made his debut aged 16 and has gone on to make 71 appearances for the club, winning two league titles.
"He is a special young talent who is excited
"25.07.2016 13:48:26" Celtic: Kolo Toure excited to work with Brendan Rodgers again
"25.07.2016 13:47:08" bbc.co.uk Hull to play in Kenya as part of sponsorship deal Hull are set to become the first English Premier League side to play a match in Kenya, as part of a club record sponsorship deal. Hull to play in Kenya as part of sponsorship deal
"24.07.2016 15:04:25" bbc.co.uk Alex Song hopes to make 'a great impact' during Rubin Kazan loan Cameroon midfielder Alex Song hopes to 'make a great impact' in Russia after joining Rubin Kazan on a season-long loan from Barcelona. Cameroon's Alex Song hopes to make an impact at Russian side Rubin Kazan during his season-long loan from Barcelona.
"23.07.2016 19:32:51" bbc.co.uk Sudan U-20s stun Nigeria to qualify for Zambia 2017 Nigeria fail to reach next year's Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Zambia, falling to a shock 3-4 home defeat to Sudan who seal a famous qualification. Nigeria fail to qualify for the African U-20s Nations Cup, after Sudan record a famous 4-3 win in Lagos.
"23.07.2016 17:24:57" Sierra Leone midfielder Alfred Sankoh says he feels safe playing in Turkey despite the current political tension there.
"23.07.2016 11:34:52" bbc.co.uk Celtic to complete signing of ex-Liverpool defender Kolo Toure Celtic should complete the signing of former Liverpool defender Kolo Toure, subject to a medical. Ivory Coast's Kolo Toure is set to sign for Scottish side Celtic from Liverpool.
"22.07.2016 14:57:45" bbc.co.uk Gabon 2017 to feature fan parks Fan parks will be created for the first time ever at the Africa Cup of Nations at January's 2017 finals in Gabon. The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will feature fan parks for the first time, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed.#
"20.07.2016 12:44:25" bbc.co.uk "No deal" between Paul Le Guen and Nigeria Football Federation Frenchman Paul Le Guen will not be Nigeria's "technical adviser" despite an earlier announcement by the NFF, after failing to agree a deal to take charge. Paul Le Guen will not be taking up a role as Nigeria's new technical adviser, despite an announcement from the country's football federation.
The Frenchman had been named by the Nigerian Football Federation, which said he would work alongside Salisu
"19.07.2016 14:03:30" bbc.co.uk Sierra Leone fans and players turn to non-league football Fans and players in Sierra Leone are turning to non-league football as the football association struggles to organise domestic competitions. Sierra Leone fans and players turn to non-league football - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36833863
"17.07.2016 16:20:40" bbc.co.uk Demba Ba: Ex-Chelsea & Newcastle striker suffers broken leg Striker Demba Ba suffers a potentially career-ending broken leg while playing in the Chinese Super League. Senegal striker Demba Ba suffers a career-threatening injury while playing in the Chinese Super League.
"17.07.2016 11:33:22" bbc.co.uk Eto'o charity match in Turkey postponed until further notice Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o postpones a charity match in Turkey featuring Lionel Messi and Dider Drogba amongst others, on security grounds. Samuel Eto'o postpones charity match in Turkey, which would have featured Lionel Messi amongst others, on security grounds.
"15.07.2016 15:17:46" bbc.co.uk Uganda to host inaugural women's Cecafa Cup Uganda's FA confirms it will host the inaugural 2016 Cecafa Women's Challenge Cup in September. Uganda to host inaugural women's Cecafa Cup
"14.07.2016 16:14:56" bbc.co.uk Hossam Hassan escapes jail in Egypt Egypt's all-time leading scorer Hossam Hassan escapes a possible prison sentence after a photographer drops his case against the striker. Egypt's all-time leading scorer Hossam Hassan has been spared a possible prison sentence after a police photographer dropped his case against the former striker.
The Al Masry coach had been due to appear in court on Saturday charged with assaulting the
"14.07.2016 16:14:20" bbc.co.uk Guinea appoint Kanfory Bangoura as permanent coach The Guinea Football Federation's normalisation committee names Kanfory Mohamed 'Lappe' Bangoura as the new national team coach. The Guinea Football Federation's normalization committee has named Kanfory Mohamed 'Lappe' Bangoura as the new national team coach.
Bangoura has been caretaker coach of the Syli Nationale since Frenchman Luis Fernandez left the post in May.
"14.07.2016 13:13:34" bbc.co.uk Fifa issues warning to Benin over arrest warrants Fifa warns the Benin Football Federation that if arrest warrants for several key officials are not withdrawn the case will be referred to its Council. Fifa has warned Benin over the arrest warrants issued in the country for several key officials, including Fifa Council member Constant Omari.
The warrants are for the Benin Football Federation (FBF) executive committee and a Caf observer who attended
"14.07.2016 13:12:45" bbc.co.uk Guinea Bissau earn highest ever Fifa ranking Guinea Bissau's qualification for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations earns them their highest ever Fifa world ranking. Guinea Bissau's qualification for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals has earned them their highest ever ranking on Fifa's monthly rankings.
"12.07.2016 15:12:45" bbc.co.uk Fifa lifts the threat of a global for Uganda Football's world governing body Fifa lifts the threat of a global ban on Uganda following a meeting in Kampala on Tuesday. Fifa says the imminent threat of Uganda being banned from global football for government interference has now been lifted.
The news comes after a meeting on Tuesday involving a representative from football's world governing body.
A warning was issued in
"11.07.2016 15:04:58" bbc.co.uk Sheriff Suma urges Sierra Leonean Olympians not to abscond Former Sierra Leone international Sheriff Suma hopes the country's Olympians will not be tempted to abscond in Rio. Former Sierra Leone international Sheriff Suma hopes the country's Olympians will not be tempted to abscond when attending the Rio Games.
There is a long history of sports men and women from Sierra Leone electing to run run away during international
"11.07.2016 10:29:53" bbc.co.uk Atlabara officials killed in South Sudan fighting Two officials from South Sudan Premier League champions Atlabara have been killed in renewed fighting in the country. Two officials from South Sudan champions Atlabara have been killed in renewed fighting in the country.
"10.07.2016 16:19:06" bbc.co.uk DR Congo's Christian Ngudikama handed two year doping ban Caf impose a two year doping ban on DR Congo's Christian Ngudikama after the midfielder tested positive for a banned stimulant during the 2016 CHAN. Caf hand DR Congo midfielder Christian Ngudikama a two year doping ban
"10.07.2016 14:46:51" bbc.co.uk Zambia defender Stoppila Sunzu signs permanent Lille deal French club Lille sign Zambia defender Stoppila Sunzu on a permanent deal from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua. Lille snap up Zambia defender Stoppila Sunzu on a permanent deal
"09.07.2016 19:40:56" bbc.co.uk Ghana's Mubarak Wakaso joins Panathinaikos from Rubin Kazan Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso joins Greek side Panathinaikos from Russian club Rubin Kazan on a three year deal. Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso moves to Panathinaikos
"09.07.2016 12:40:34" bbc.co.uk Senegal defender Fallou Diagne joins Werder Bremen German Bundesliga side Werder Bremen sign Senegal defender Fallou Diagne from French Ligue 1 club Rennes on a three-year deal. Senegal defender Fallou Diagne signs for Werder Bremen
"09.07.2016 12:07:15" bbc.co.uk Papiss Cisse: Striker leaves Newcastle for Shandong Luneng Striker Papiss Cisse leaves Newcastle United after signing for Shandong Luneng in the Chinese Super League. Senegal striker Papiss Cisse leaves Newcastle for China
"08.07.2016 16:07:55" bbc.co.uk Paul Le Guen, Tom Sainfiet & Salisu Yusuf on Nigeria coach shortlist Former Cameroon coach Paul Le Guen,Tom Saintfiet and Salisu Yusuf are the three candidates to be the new Nigeria coach. Former Cameroon coach Paul Le Guen,Tom Saintfiet and Salisu Yusuf are the three candidates to be the new Nigeria coach.
"08.07.2016 14:54:00" bbc.co.uk Ahmed Musa: Leicester City sign forward for club-record £16m fee Leicester City sign Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow on a four-year contract for a club-record fee of around £16m. Leicester City sign Nigeria international Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow on a four-year contract for a club-record fee of around £16m.
"08.07.2016 14:45:17" bbc.co.uk Andre Ayew urges Ghana fans to support team in 2018 qualifiers Ghana's Andre Ayew says strong support from the fans is vital for the Black Stars' hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup. Ghana forward Andre Ayew says strong support from the fans is vital for the Black Stars' hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
"08.07.2016 12:59:11" bbc.co.uk South Sudan interim coach Leo Adraa resigns over owed wages Ugandan Leo Adraa resigns from his position as interim coach of South Sudan over non-payment of his salary. Ugandan Leo Adraa has resigned from his position as interim coach of South Sudan over non-payment of his salary.
"07.07.2016 14:33:25" bbc.co.uk Olympics: Samson Siasia understands Alex Iwobi's absence in Rio Nigeria's under-23 coach Samson Siasia says he understands why Arsenal's Alex Iwobi is unable to play at the Rio Olympics. Nigeria's under-23 coach Samson Siasia says he understands why Arsenal have blocked Alex Iwobi from playing for his country at the Rio Olympics.
The 20-year-old was named in the 35-man provisional squad last week having expressed his desire to play in
"07.07.2016 14:32:41" Nigerian striker Ahmed Musa is in England for a medical before a proposed move to Premier League champions Leicester from CSKA Moscow.
The deal for Musa, 23, will be announced at the weekend, for an undisclosed fee thought to be a Foxes record of around
"07.07.2016 14:31:15" bbc.co.uk Swansea City: Modou Barrow agrees new three-year contract Gambian winger Modou Barrow signs a new three-year deal at Swansea City to remain at the club until June 2019. Gambian winger Modou Barrow has signed a new three-year deal at Swansea City.
The 23-year-old, who had two years left on his previous contract, has committed to the club until June 2019.
Barrow made 25 appearances last season and became the first
"05.07.2016 17:53:32" Ali Bongo Ondimba Chaque habitant du Gabon peut voir la construction des stades progresser de jour en jour, à Libreville, à Port-Gentil, à Oyem. Merci à tous les Gabonais qui participent à ces grands projets qui font avancer notre pays !
"30.06.2016 16:20:34" bbc.co.uk Patrick Ekeng: Doctor charged with manslaughter of Cameroonian The Romanian public prosecutor charges a doctor with manslaughter for not attempting to resuscitate former Cameroon player Patrick Ekeng. The Romanian public prosecutor has charged emergency doctor Elena Duta with the manslaughter of former Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng.
Ekeng, 26, collapsed during a league match for Dinamo Bucharest in May and died of heart failure.
"26.06.2016 17:30:56" bbc.co.uk Former Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac gets Algeria job Milovan Rajevac, who took Ghana to within a penalty kick of the 2010 World Cup semi-finals, is appointed as Algeria's new national coach. Ex Ghana coach, Milovan Rajevac, to take charge of Algeria's national team.
"26.06.2016 14:05:54" bbc.co.uk Nigeria women's captain Evelyn Nwabuoku relishes Guingamp move Nigeria women's captain, Evelyn Nwabuoku, says she is excited about joining French club En Avant de Guingamp, after signing on a two year deal. Nigeria's Evelyn Nwabuoku moves to French club Guingamp.
"26.06.2016 12:22:55" bbc.co.uk South Africa warm up for the Rio Olympics with Cosafa triumph South Africa warm up for Rio Olympics with a morale-boosting success in the Cosafa Castle Cup, beating Botswana 3-2 to win the title. South Africa warm up for the Olympic Games by winning the Cosafa Castle Cup, beating Botswana in the final.
"25.06.2016 18:29:47" bbc.co.uk Ex Tottenham boss Martin Jol guides Al Ahly to Egyptian title Former Tottenham manager Martin Jol pays tribute to Al Ahly's fans and players after guiding the club to Egypt's Premier League title. Ex Tottenham boss Martin Jol wins the Egyptian league title with Al Ahly, just four months after joining the club.
"24.06.2016 17:55:16" Timeline Photos
"24.06.2016 17:40:47" bbc.co.uk Morocco coach Herve Renard to face Ivory Coast in 2018 World Cup qualifiers Morocco coach Herve Renard will face Ivory Coast, who he led to the 2015 Nations Cup title, in 2018 World Cup qualifying. African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup:
Tunisia, Libya, DR Congo, Guinea
Zambia, Cameroon, Algeria, Nigeria
Gabon, Mali, Ivory Coast, Morocco
Senegal, South Africa, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde
"24.06.2016 13:50:24" bbc.co.uk Senegal striker Famara Diedhiou joins Angers Senegal international striker Famara Diedhiou has joined French Ligue 1 club Angers on a four-year contract from second division side Sochaux. Senegal international striker Famara Diedhiou has joined French Ligue 1 club Angers on a four-year contract from second division side Sochaux.
He follows the route of Cameroonian striker Karl Toko Ekambi, who switched from Sochaux to Angers on
"23.06.2016 21:14:42" bbc.co.uk Victor Wanyama: Tottenham sign Southampton midfielder on five-year deal Tottenham have completed the signing of Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama on a five-year deal. Tottenham have completed the £11m signing of midfielder Victor Wanyama from Southampton on a five-year deal.
The move will see him reunited with Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino, who managed the 24-year-old Kenya captain during his spell as Saints
"22.06.2016 12:24:32" bbc.co.uk Togo support coach Claude LeRoy despite French jail threat The Togo Football Federation says it will not be sacking coach Claude LeRoy despite him facing a jail sentence in French over transfer fraud. The Togo Football Federation will not sack coach Claude LeRoy despite French prosecutors demanding he go to jail.
LeRoy is facing a case about his involvement in the fraudulent transfer of players at French club Racing Club de Strasbourg in the 1990's
"20.06.2016 18:22:39" bbc.co.uk Victor Wanyama: Tottenham Hotspur agree fee for Southampton player Tottenham Hotspur agree a fee of £11m for Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama, BBC Radio Solent understands. Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a fee of US$16 million for Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama, BBC Radio Solent understands.
It is thought the 24-year-old Kenyan, who joined Saints in 2013 from Celtic, is poised to undergo a medical with the White Hart
"18.06.2016 15:00:15" bbc.co.uk Nigerian Premier League side Ikorodu involved in fatal crash The team bus of Nigerian Premier League side Ikorodu United is involved in a fatal accident en route to Makurdi for a fixture against Lobi Stars. Ikorodu players and officials escape from a fatal road accident after jumping through their bus windows.
"18.06.2016 14:09:09" bbc.co.uk Fifa warns Uganda against government interference in FA matters Fifa warns Uganda's government against forcing the country's FA to register as a trustee, which Fifa says would be "considered as interference." Fifa issues a warning to Uganda against government interference.
"12.06.2016 17:43:15" bbc.co.uk Benin beat Equatorial Guinea to keep Nations Cup hopes alive Benin beat Equatorial Guinea 2-1 in Cotonou in their delayed Africa Cup of Nations Group C qualifier to boost their hopes of progressing to Gabon 2017. Benin keep their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations hopes alive with a 2-1 win over Equatorial Guinea in their delayed Group C qualifier.
"12.06.2016 13:49:31" bbc.co.uk Former Nigeria coach Shuaibu Amodu buried in his home village Shuaibu Amodu, the only man to have qualified Nigeria for two World Cup finals, is buried in his home village in the Southern town of Okpella, Edo state. The funeral of former Nigeria coach Shuaibu Amodu, has taken place at his home village in the southern town of Okpella, Edo State.
"11.06.2016 11:20:48" bbc.co.uk Former Nigeria coach Amodu dies in his sleep aged 58 Former Nigeria coach Shuaibu Amodu dies at the age of 58 just days after the death of former Super Eagles coach and captain, Stephen Keshi. Tragedy strikes Nigerian football again. The country is mourning the death of former national team coach and Technical Director, Shuaibu Amodu - just days after another former Super Eagles coach and captain, Stephen Keshi, died.
"10.06.2016 16:52:13" bbc.co.uk Benin face Nations Cup elimination after polls cancellation Benin's hopes of continuing their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers are dented with the cancellation of football federation polls. Benin's Football Federation says it held its elections on Friday, a day later than scheduled and despite a court injunction.
"10.06.2016 16:46:26" premierleague.com Love African Football Big name African players released by Premier League clubs - from the official Premier League site
Emmanuel Adebayor - Togo
Marouane Chamakh - Morocco
Steven Pienaar - South Africa
Kolo Toure - Ivory Coast
"09.06.2016 12:38:11" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary wants to become the oldest player at a World Cup by appearing at Russia 2018 when he will be 45.
"08.06.2016 15:45:36" bbc.co.uk Stephen Keshi will be remembered as an African pioneer Nigerian Stephen Keshi will be remembered as one of Africa's finest coaches after an impressive career as a player. Stephen Keshi will be remembered as an African pioneer.
"07.06.2016 09:03:54" bbc.co.uk Zimbabwe FA folds and reforms in order to clear debts The Zimbabwe Football Association disbands with a debt of more than US$6 million and reform under a new name. The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has folded with a debt of more than $6 million and has reformed under a different name, the president of the governing body has said.
The new body is called the National Football Association of Zimbabwe, president
"06.06.2016 09:09:54" bbc.co.uk Results see Mali qualify for Nations Cup Results on the penultimate weekend of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers ensure Mali will be at the finals. Mali will be at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers finals in Gabon thanks to results in the penultimate round of qualifiers.
"05.06.2016 18:56:08" Guinea-Bissau make history, reaching an Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time. Zimbabwe and Ghana have also qualified for Gabon 2017.
"04.06.2016 20:02:46" bbc.co.uk 2017 Africa Cup of Nations: Three sides aim for finals on Sunday Ghana, Zimbabwe and DR Congo can all qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Gabon after Sunday's matches. Ghana, Zimbabwe and DR Congo could all qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.
"04.06.2016 19:42:54" Egypt and Senegal are the latest teams to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, as Guinea-Bissau, Uganda and Mali all edge closer.
"04.06.2016 12:12:36" bbc.co.uk Benin hope to play 2017 Afcon qualifier Benin are still hoping to play their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Equatorial Guinea despite a Fifa ban from global football. Benin's 2017 Nations Cup qualifier against Equatorial Guinea has been postponed.
"03.06.2016 19:12:12" bbc.co.uk 2017 Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon qualify with win in Mauritania Cameroon beat Mauritania to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations as Tunisia beat Djibouti to ensure Group A goes to the final tie. Cameroon have qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon
"03.06.2016 08:55:32" bbc.co.uk 2017 Africa Cup of Nations: Egypt, Senegal, Mali all close to Afcon Egypt, coached by Argentine Hector Cuper, along with Mali and Senegal can qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday. Egypt, coached by Argentine Hector Cuper, along with Mali and Senegal can qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.
"01.06.2016 16:18:20" bbc.co.uk 2017 Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria, Cameroon close to finals Algeria need a draw on Thursday and Cameroon a win on Friday to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Gabon. Two more teams can book their places at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Thursday and Friday's qualifiers.
Algeria need a just draw in Seychelles on Thursday while Cameroon require a win in Mauritania the next day to qualify for Gabon.
"01.06.2016 16:17:30" bbc.co.uk 2017 Africa Cup of Nations: Botswana win has Comoros dreaming big Comoros captain Nadjim 'Jimmy' Abdou believes his side can build on their historic win over Botswana and beat Burkina Faso on Sunday. Comoros captain Nadjim 'Jimmy' Abdou says the historic victory over Botswana in March has given his side belief that they can beat Burkina Faso on Sunday.
The island nation beat Botswana 1-0 at home earlier this year to register their maiden victory in
"01.06.2016 16:13:55" bbc.co.uk Werder Bremen's Melvyn Lorenzen is undecided on Uganda commitment Werder Bremen's Melvyn Lorenzen says he is still undecided on whether to commit his international future to Uganda. Werder Bremen striker Melvyn Lorenzen says he is still considering whether to commit his international future to Uganda.
"31.05.2016 08:56:58" bbc.com Foreign players set to leave Algeria BBC Sport looks at the effects of Algeria's decision to ban foreign players from its leagues from next season.
"30.05.2016 09:29:37" bbc.co.uk Serge Aurier: Ivory Coast international arrested in Paris Ivory Coast international Serge Aurier is arrested and placed in police custody on Monday after being involved in an incident in Paris. Ivory Coast international Serge Aurier was arrested and placed in police custody on Monday after he was involved in an incident in Paris.
The 23-year-old, who plays for French side Paris St Germain, is alleged to have had an altercation with police.
"29.05.2016 13:39:04" bbc.co.uk Dulwich Hamlet sign Ibrahim Kargbo amid match-fixing claims Former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo, currently banned from Dutch football over match-fixing allegations, joins Dulwich Hamlet FC. English non-league side Dulwich Hamlet FC sign former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo
"28.05.2016 18:07:26" Senegal's Momo Diame scores as Hull City beat Sheffield Wednesday to go back up to the English Premier League
"28.05.2016 16:41:50" bbc.co.uk Benin fined for breach of contract over Olle-Nicolle sacking Fifa orders Benin's Football Federation, currently suspended from global football, to compensate former coach Didier Olle-Nicolle. Benin's Football Federation ordered to compensate their former coach Didier Olle-Nicolle over breach of contract.
"28.05.2016 13:00:24" bbc.co.uk Kamara scores on MLS debut after being cleared of heart defect Sierra Leonean striker Alhaji Kamara scores for MLS side DC United on his return to action, three months after being cleared of a heart defect. Sierra Leone's Alhaji Kamara makes a winning return to action, three months after being told he needed to quit football because of a heart defect.
"27.05.2016 08:24:29" bbc.co.uk Nigeria's Vincent Enyeama extends contract at 'home' in Lille Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama extends his contract with Lille until 2019 saying he feels at 'home' at the French club. Vincent Enyeama has extended his deal with French club Lille by two years tying the former Nigeria international goalkeeper to the club until 2019.
He has been Lille's first choice keeper since 2013 and has made 130 appearances for the club in all
"26.05.2016 13:05:37" bbc.co.uk Zamalek make U-turn over withdrawal from Egyptian league Zamalek go back on their decision to withdraw from the Egyptian Premier League because of "disastrous refereeing errors" and will now complete their fixtures. Zamalek have gone back on their decision to withdraw from the Egyptian Premier League because of "disastrous refereeing errors" and will now complete their fixtures.
"26.05.2016 11:11:19" bbc.co.uk Zamalek withdraw from Egyptian league over 'disastrous refereeing errors' Zamalek announce they will not complete their Egyptian Premier League season because of "disastrous refereeing errors". Zamalek have withdrawn from the Egyptian Premier League because of "disastrous refereeing errors".
"25.05.2016 08:56:02" bbc.co.uk Al Ahly chairman backs Hossam Ghaly to play for Egypt again Al Ahly chairman Mahmoud Taher backs Hossam Ghaly to return to the Egypt team after the player's row with a national team assistant coach. Al Ahly chairman Mahmoud Taher is backing Hossam Ghaly to return to play for Egypt, now that a row the player had with a national team assistant coach has been resolved.
"24.05.2016 13:30:02" bbc.co.uk Mamelodi Sundowns learn Champions League opponents Mamelodi Sundowns are drawn in Champions League Group B, only hours after they were reinstated into the competition at the last-eight stage. Mamelodi Sundowns have been drawn in Champions League Group B, only hours after they were reinstated into the competition at the last-eight stage.
"24.05.2016 12:17:16" bbc.co.uk Luis Fernandez ends time as Guinea coach by mutual consent Frenchman Luis Fernandez leaves his role as Guinea coach with his contact terminated by mutual consent. Luis Fernandez leaves his role as Guinea coach only one week before the team will play a vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away to Swaziland.
"24.05.2016 10:54:05" bbc.co.uk AS Vita Club disqualified from African Champions League DR Congo side AS Vita Club are thrown out of the African Champions League for fielding an ineligible player. DR Congo side AS Vita Club are thrown out of the African Champions League for fielding an ineligible player.
"23.05.2016 09:22:03" bbc.co.uk Crystal Palace's Sullay Kaikai undecided over Sierra Leone Crystal Palace youngster Sullay Kaikai says he is still considering whether to commit his international future to Sierra Leone or England. Crystal Palace youngster Sullay Kaikai says he is still deciding whether to commit his international future to Sierra Leone or England.
The 20-year-old who was born in London to Sierra Leonean parents and is eligible to play for either nation.
"22.05.2016 17:11:38" bbc.co.uk Egypt star Ramadan Sobhi to miss qualifier for school exam Egypt will be without Ramadan Sobhi in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania because he needs to sit his school exams. Egypt will be without their 18-year-old star Ramandan Sobhi for their Nations Cup qualifier in Tanzania, because Sobhi has to sit his school exams.
"22.05.2016 15:44:44" bbc.co.uk Funeral of Jeanine Christelle Djomnang held in Cameroon The funeral of Jeanine Christelle Djomnang, the goalkeeper of a Cameroonian women's side, is held in her home town of Batoufam. Jeanine Christelle Djomnang laid to rest in Cameroon
"19.05.2016 15:28:35" Sportsworld BBC WORLD SERVICE He's been linked with some big clubs... So is Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo tempted to make a move before next season??
"18.05.2016 11:44:24" bbc.co.uk Uganda name Werder Bremen's Melvyn Lorenzen in 30-man squad Uganda coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic names Melvyn Lorenzen of German club Werder Bremen in his latest 30-man squad. Uganda coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic has named striker Melvyn Lorenzen of German club Werder Bremen in his latest 30-man squad.
The Cranes are preparing to travel to play Botswana in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations next month.
The 21-year-old was born
"18.05.2016 11:38:44" bbc.co.uk Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia dropped by coach Hugo Broos Cameroon coach Hugo Broos drops captain Stephane Mbia for a friendly against France and an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania. Cameroon coach Hugo Broos has left captain Stephane Mbia out of his latest 24-man squad.
The coach says that Mbia is suspended for their match against France on 30 May after his red card in another friendly against Nigeria last year.
He added that Mbia
"18.05.2016 11:36:00" bbc.co.uk Ekeng's Dinamo Bucharest lose Romanian Cup final Tributes are paid to the late Cameroon international Patrick Ekeng but Dinamo Bucharest lose the Romanian Cup final on penalties to CFR Cluj. Tributes were paid to the late Cameroon international Patrick Ekeng at Tuesday's Romanian Cup final but his Dinamo Bucharest side lost to CFR Cluj.
Ekeng died aged 26 after collapsing on the pitch during a Dinamo match earlier this month.
There was a
"16.05.2016 16:46:42" bbc.co.uk Confederation Cup: DR Congo's TP Mazembe hoping for consolation African champions TP Mazembe are aiming for the consolation of the group stage of the Confederation Cup after exiting the Champions League. Confederation Cup: DR Congo's TP Mazembe hoping for consolation
"16.05.2016 16:45:57" bbc.co.uk Patrick Ekeng's death prompts calls for 'better care' at stadiums Fifa's Chief Medical Officer, Professor Jiri Dvorak, wants better medical care at football stadiums in the wake of the death of Cameroon's Patrick Ekeng. Patrick Ekeng's death prompts calls for 'better care' at stadiums
"16.05.2016 16:44:45" bbc.co.uk Andre Ayew admits to being unsure on Swansea City future Swansea striker Andre Ayew says his future will depend on a summer discussion with club chairman Huw Jenkins. Ghana international Andre Ayew admits to being unsure about his Swansea City future
"16.05.2016 16:43:24" bbc.co.uk Nigeria's Victor Anichebe set to leave West Bromwich Albion Nigeria striker Victor Anichebe announces that he is leaving English Premier League club West Bromwich Albion. Nigeria's Victor Anichebe set to leave West Bromwich Albion:
"15.05.2016 20:11:49" bbc.co.uk The funeral of Cameroon's Patrick Ekeng is held in Yaounde The funeral of Cameroon international Patrick Ekeng is held in Yaounde, following his death from a suspected heart attack after collapsing on the pitch. Patrick Ekeng laid to rest in Yaounde
"15.05.2016 16:25:50" bbc.co.uk Stoke City 2-1 West Ham United West Ham must wait to see if they will secure European football next season as Mame Biram Diouf's header earns Stoke victory. Senegal's Mame Biram Diouf earns Stoke a late victory over West Ham.
"15.05.2016 16:21:32" bbc.co.uk Southampton 4-1 Crystal Palace Southampton qualify for the Europa League and end with their highest Premier League points total with victory over Crystal Palace. Senegal's Sadio Mane scores as Southampton beat Crystal Palace 4-1 to secure a place in the Europa League.
"15.05.2016 16:12:33" Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho scores as Manchester City all but secure a Champions League place with a 1-1 draw at Andre Ayew's Swansea.
"13.05.2016 11:06:40" bbc.co.uk Uganda disqualified from U20 Nations Cup qualifiers Uganda are excluded from 2017 U20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying for fielding an ineligible player. Uganda have been disqualified from qualifying for the 2017 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations for fielding an ineligible player.
"12.05.2016 10:36:21" bbc.co.uk Caf alters format of Champions League and Confederation Cup The African Champions League and Confederation Cup group stages will each double to 16 teams from the 2017 season, Caf reveals. The Champions League and Confederation Cup group stages will each double to 16 teams in 2017, the Confederation of African Football has revealed.
"11.05.2016 10:37:50" bbc.co.uk Sierra Leone's Alhaji Kamara cleared of heart defect Sierra Leone's Alhaji Kamara is set to resume playing career and signs for DC United in MLS after being cleared of having a heart condition. Sierra Leone's Alhaji Kamara can continue his playing career and has signed for MLS club DC United.
Kamara's career looked to be over when his former Swedish club IFK Norrkoping said the striker had a heart defect.
The issue was found when he underwent
"11.05.2016 10:37:11" bbc.co.uk Benin suspended from global football by Fifa Fifa suspends the Benin Football Federation from global football after a court ruling blocked upcoming elections. Fifa has suspended the Benin Football Federation (FBF) from global football after a court ruling in the country blocked upcoming elections.
A statement from football's world governing body said: "the Benin Football Association (FBF) was suspended with
"10.05.2016 15:59:06" bbc.co.uk Patrick Ekeng: Dinamo Bucharest want to give Romanian Cup to player's family Dinamo Bucharest will honour the memory of Patrick Ekeng by sending the Romanian Cup to his family in Cameroon if they win. Dinamo Bucharest will honour the memory of midfielder Patrick Ekeng by sending the Romanian Cup to his family in Cameroon if they win the trophy.
Cameroon's Ekeng died aged 26 of a suspected heart attack after collapsing on the pitch during a match on
"10.05.2016 15:37:37" bbc.co.uk Ghanaian club Medeama replace coach after he went missing Ghanaian club Medeama replace coach Tom Strand after he went missing following a Confederation Cup match. Ghanaian club Medeama have replaced their coach Tom Strand after he went missing following a Confederation Cup match at the weekend.
"10.05.2016 10:21:09" bbc.co.uk Omar Gaber: Defender aims to emulate success of Salah and Elneny Omar Gaber hopes his move to Basel will further his career in the way it did for fellow Egyptians Mohamed Salah and Mohamed Elneny. Omar Gaber hopes his planned move from Zamalek to Basel will boost his career just as it did for fellow Egyptians Mohamed Salah and Mohamed Elneny.
Salah and Elneny joined the Swiss club from Egypt's El Mokawloon and went on to secure moves to big
"09.05.2016 08:59:12" bbc.co.uk Female goalkeeper dies in Cameroon Jeanine Christelle Djomnang dies just before she was due to play in goal for her Cameroonian side Femina Stars Ebolowa. The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) has announced the death of Jeanine Christelle Djomnang on Sunday.
The 26-year-old goalkeeper collapsed during her warm-up before a Femina Stars Ebolowa match in southern Cameroon, and was rushed to
"08.05.2016 17:14:09" TP Mazembe grab dramatic late 1-0 win over Tunisia's Stade Gabesien in the first leg of their Confederation Cup play-off.
"08.05.2016 11:53:38" bbc.co.uk Patrick Ekeng death: Sister claims Cameroon midfielder 'felt tired' before game The sister of Patrick Ekeng, the midfielder who died after collapsing while playing for Dinamo Bucharest, says he felt "very tired" beforehand. Patrick Ekeng's sister claims the Cameroon midfielder 'felt tired' before Friday's match.
"07.05.2016 16:24:52" Ghana's Andre Ayew scores as Swansea win 4-1 at West Ham.
"07.05.2016 16:22:53" bbc.co.uk Sunderland 3-2 Chelsea Sunderland climb out of the bottom three after two goals in three second-half minutes give them a dramatic win over Chelsea. A stunning volley from Tunisia's Wahbi Khazri helps Sunderland come from behind to beat Chelsea 3-2.
"06.05.2016 21:53:03" bbc.co.uk Patrick Ekeng: Dinamo Bucharest and Cameroon midfielder dies after on-pitch collapse Dinamo Bucharest and Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng dies of a suspected heart attack after collapsing on the pitch. Tragic news: Dinamo Bucharest and Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng has died aged 26 of a suspected heart attack after collapsing on the pitch.
"06.05.2016 18:42:35" soundcloud.com Friday Focus Sport 06.05.16 Extended sport on Focus on Africa on Friday 6 May 2016 - Uganda and Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Dennis Onyango on winning the South African league title and playing in the Confederation Cup play-offs LISTEN to Focus on Africa sport - The Confederation Cup with Mamelodi Sundowns Dennis Onyango.
"03.05.2016 14:35:22" bbc.co.uk French pitch worries after Boufal injury An injury to Morocco and Lille's Sofiane Boufal prompts the French players union to calling for an end to the use of synthetic grass pitches. The French football players' union (UNFP) have called for synthetic grass pitches to be replaced by natural grass ones "from the start of next season," citing injury concerns.
It comes three days after Lille and Morocco's Sofiane Boufal injured his knee
"03.05.2016 08:35:37" bbc.co.uk McLeish leaves Zamalek after 65 days Scottish coach Alex McLeish leaves Egyptian club Zamalek after just 65 days and 10 matches in charge. Scottish coach Alex McLeish has left Egyptian club Zamalek after just 65 days and 10 matches in charge.
"02.05.2016 13:19:12" bbc.co.uk Aston Villa's Jordan Ayew faces FA investigation after Watford incident The Football Association is to investigate an alleged incident involving Aston Villa's Jordan Ayew at Watford on Saturday. The Football Association says it will investigate Ghanaian forward Jordan Ayew's actions during Aston Villa's 3-2 defeat at Watford on Saturday.
"02.05.2016 09:41:55" bbc.co.uk Sadio Mane: Southampton's Senegalese striker urged to focus on consistency Southampton boss Ronald Koeman wants Senegalese striker Sadio Mane to replicate the form that brought him a hat-trick on Sunday. Southampton boss Ronald Koeman wants Senegalese striker Sadio Mane to replicate the form that brought him a hat-trick against Manchester City on Sunday.
"01.05.2016 17:38:12" Senegal's Sadio Mane hits a hat-trick for Southampton as they beat Manchester City 4-2. City's Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho scores twice.
"01.05.2016 12:57:08" http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36122791
Ghana's Andre Ayew scores twice to help Swansea beat Liverpool 3-1.
"30.04.2016 16:14:25" http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36118616
A goal from Ghana's Jordan Ayew is not enough for Aston Villa as they concede two late goals to lose 3-2 at Watford.
"30.04.2016 16:06:55" http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36118678
Cheikhou Kouyate of Senegal is on the scoresheet as West Ham reclaim fifth place in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at West Brom.
"30.04.2016 12:24:30" bbc.co.uk Gabon's Mario Lemina signs permanent Juventus deal Italian giants Juventus sign Gabon international midfielder Mario Lemina on a permanent deal from Olympique Marseille. Italian giants Juventus have signed Gabon midfielder Mario Lemina on a permanent deal from Olympique Marseille.
"28.04.2016 11:36:44" Mainz and Nigeria defender Leon Balogun has been suspended for three matches for violent conduct. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36134843
"27.04.2016 14:59:04" bbc.co.uk Crystal Palace offer to help the Cameroon federation Crystal Palace's chief executive Phillip Alexander offers to help the Cameroon Football Federation. English club Crystal Palace have been offering to help out the Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot).
"26.04.2016 13:34:40" Nigeria international defender Kenneth Omeruo has been declared unavailable to play at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio because he needs to recover from a groin problem. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/36143123
"26.04.2016 11:04:40" bbc.co.uk Kolo Toure: Defender weighing up Liverpool future Ivorian defender Kolo Toure tells BBC Sport he will stay at Liverpool only if he has something to offer the team. Former Ivory Coast international defender Kolo Toure has said he will stay at Liverpool only if he is able to make a contribution to the team.
"25.04.2016 14:09:00" Sportsworld BBC WORLD SERVICE Leicester and Algeria's Riyad Mahrez has been named PFA Player of the Year....
Who is your Premier League player of the year?
"24.04.2016 17:13:27" bbc.co.uk Crystal Palace 2-1 Watford Crystal Palace will meet Manchester United in the FA Cup final on 21 May after a hard-fought semi-final win over Watford. DR Congo's Yannick Bolasie scores for Crystal Palace as they beat Watford 2-1 to reach next month's FA Cup Final.
"24.04.2016 17:11:31" Algeria's Riyad Mahrez scores Leicester's opener as his team beat Swansea 4-0 to edge closer to the Premier League title.
"24.04.2016 14:10:53" bbc.co.uk Sofiane Feghouli's Valencia future hangs in the balance Algeria's Sofiane Feghouli faces an uncertain future at Valencia despite the Spanish club lifting the Algerian winger's suspension. Feghouli left out of Valencia's squad for today's match against Getafe, despite the lifting of his suspension.
"23.04.2016 16:09:40" bbc.co.uk Aston Villa 2-4 Southampton Dusan Tadic scores twice as Southampton ease past relegated Aston Villa to keep alive their faint hopes of European football. Senegal's Sadio Mane scores a late goal for Southampton as they win 4-2 at Aston Villa.
"23.04.2016 16:06:18" bbc.co.uk Liverpool 2-2 Newcastle United Newcastle boost their hopes of escaping relegation from the Premier League by coming back from 2-0 down to draw at Liverpool. Senegal's Papiss Cisse scores as Newcastle fight back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Liverpool.
"23.04.2016 14:44:07" bbc.co.uk Manchester City 4-0 Stoke City Manchester City move up to third in the Premier League table after an easy win over Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium. Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho scores twice as Manchester City beat Stoke 4-0
"21.04.2016 16:16:08" bbc.co.uk Deceased referee 'appointed' to officiate Nigerian league match The rival faction to the Nigerian Football Federation tries to appoint deceased Wale Akinsanya to referee a league match on Sunday. The rival faction to the Nigerian Football Federation tries to appoint deceased Wale Akinsanya to referee a league match on Sunday.
"20.04.2016 12:29:26" bbc.co.uk "I begged my president not to fire our coach because of me", Sport Today - BBC World Service Olimpija Ljubljana's Blessing Eleke says he “begged” his president not to fire the coach. Nigerian footballer Blessing Eleke has told Sport Today that he begged the President of his club not to sack the coach who referred to the him as a 'black idiot'.
"20.04.2016 11:13:06" bbc.co.uk Kenya thrown out of under-20 qualifying for overage players Kenya are thrown out of qualifying for the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations for fielding five overage players in a tie against Sudan. Kenya have been kicked out of 2017 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying for using overage players.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) ruled that the five players all featured in the first round first leg in Sudan on 3
"20.04.2016 11:12:22" Former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) boss Ibrahim Galadima has been appointed to be the head of a reconciliation committee to resolve issues within the organisation.
The country's sports minister Solomon Dalung has tasked the committee with restoring
"19.04.2016 12:16:58" bbc.co.uk Kenya women fight for recognition Kenya women hope their historic Nations Cup qualification will change attitudes towards women's football in their country Kenya women hope their historic qualification for the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations will change attitudes towards women's football in their country.
"18.04.2016 16:33:29" bbc.co.uk Marko Nikolic: Olimpija Ljubljana boss leaves after racial slur Olimpija Ljubljana coach Marko Nikolic agrees to leave the Slovenian leaders, a week after racially abusing one of his players. Slovenian league leaders Olimpija Ljubljana sack their coach Marko Nikolic following his racial slur towards Nigerian forward Blessing Eleke.
"17.04.2016 17:33:37" DR Congo's Yannick Bolasie strikes late for Crystal Palace to deny Arsenal a victory
"16.04.2016 15:58:10" Senegal international Sadio Mane scores an equaliser for Southampton as they draw 1-1 at Everton.
"14.04.2016 12:10:09" bbc.co.uk Emmanuel Adebayor: Coach says striker is the perfect Togo captain Striker Emmanuel Adebayor is fully committed to Togo and is "an example for all the players", says coach Claude LeRoy. Striker Emmanuel Adebayor is fully committed to Togo and is "an example for all the players", says newly-appointed coach Claude LeRoy.
"13.04.2016 13:17:50" bbc.co.uk Leicester's Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez & N'Golo Kante on PFA shortlist Leicester trio Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and N'Golo Kante are named on the shortlist for the PFA Players' Player of the Year. Algeria's Riyad Mahrez is one of three Leicester City players alongside Jamie Vardy, and N'Golo Kante to be named on the six-man shortlist for the PFA Players' Player of the Year award.
They are joined by Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, West Ham
"12.04.2016 12:34:35" bbc.co.uk DR Congo agree to play at Cosafa Cup Democratic Republic of Congo accept an invitation to participate in this year's Cosafa Castle Cup in Namibia. African Nations Championship winners Democratic Republic of Congo have accepted an invitation to participate in the Cosafa Cup in Namibia in June.
"11.04.2016 15:23:43" bbc.co.uk Equatorial Guinea women expelled from 2020 Olympics qualifiers Equatorial Guinea expelled from 2020 Olympics qualifiers by Fifa for using forged or falsified documents. Equatorial Guinea women are expelled from 2020 Olympics qualifiers by Fifa for using forged or falsified documents.
"11.04.2016 15:22:46" bbc.co.uk Algerian Sofiane Feghouli suspended by Valencia Valencia suspend Algeria international Sofiane Feghouli amid reports he refused to take part in training. Algeria international Sofiane Feghouli has been suspended by his Spanish club Valencia amid reports he refused to take part in a warm-down after Sunday's 2-1 win over Sevilla.
"10.04.2016 18:25:39" Two goals in as many minutes were enough to see Tanzania's Azam come from behind to beat visiting Esperance of Tunisia 2-1 in the first leg of their Confederation Cup tie.
And all the weekend's other Confederation Cup
"10.04.2016 18:24:17" Mfon Udoh scored a hat-trick as Nigeria's Enyimba beat visitors Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia 3-0 in the first leg of their last 16 African Champions League tie on Sunday.
And all the weekend's African Champions League
"10.04.2016 18:21:20" bbc.co.uk Africa Women Cup of Nations: Zimbabwe qualify for finals Zimbabwe beat Zambia 3-2 to qualify for the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon with a 4-2 aggregate win. Zimbabwe are the first team to qualify for the finals of the Africa Women Cup of Nations with a 4-2 overall win over Zambia.
"09.04.2016 18:09:12" bbc.co.uk Chris Giwa says his NFF board will 'start work on Monday' Chris Giwa, declared as head of Nigeria's Football Federation (NFF) following a high court ruling in Jos, says his board will start work on Monday. Chris Giwa claims his NFF board will 'start work on Monday'
"09.04.2016 18:04:18" Ghana's Albert Adomah scores to help Middlesbrough maintain their push for Premier League promotion with a win against Preston.
"09.04.2016 16:53:27" Kenya's Victor Wanyama scores for Southampton as they beat relegation-threatened Newcastle 3-1.
"09.04.2016 16:52:21" Ghana's Jordan Ayew scores for Aston Villa but can't prevent his side losing 2-1 at home to Bournemouth. Villa now all but relegated.
"08.04.2016 11:41:08" bbc.co.uk Clemens Westerhof: Dutchman wants second spell in charge of Nigeria Dutchman Clemens Westerhof tells BBC Sport he can "make Nigeria great again" if he is appointed coach for a second time. Clemens Westerhof has told BBC Sport he can "make Nigeria great again" if he is appointed coach for a second time.
"07.04.2016 12:30:24" bbc.co.uk Claude LeRoy: New Togo coach excited by 'challenge' New Togo coach Claude LeRoy tells BBC Sport why he took he job and about his plans for Emmanuel Adebayor. New Togo coach Claude LeRoy tells BBC Sport why he took he job and about his plans for Emmanuel Adebayor.
"04.04.2016 14:42:32" bbc.co.uk Former Nigeria FA boss Anthony Kojo Williams on 2017 failure Former Nigeria FA president Anthony Kojo Williams says lessons must be learnt from the Super Eagles failure to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations. The former head of Nigeria's Football Federation, Anthony Kojo Williams, has told the BBC's Oluwashina Okeleji that lessons need to be learned from the past as the Super Eagles try to recover from their failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of
"04.04.2016 14:41:16" bbc.co.uk Uganda to use death of Abel Dhaira as inspiration for 2017 qualification Uganda's players and officials are determined to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to honour the late Cranes goalkeeper Abel Dhaira. Uganda's players and officials are determined to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to honour the late Cranes goalkeeper Abel Dhaira.
"03.04.2016 16:57:35" bbc.co.uk Kanu criticises Nigeria Football Federation after Nations Cup failure Nwankwo Kanu, on a visit to Uganda, criticises the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after the Super Eagles fail to qualify for Gabon 2017. Kanu critical of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after Super Eagles fail to qualify for two successive Nations Cups.
"03.04.2016 15:12:46" bbc.co.uk Christian Gourcuff stands down as coach of Algeria Christian Gourcuff stands down as coach of Algeria with more than two years to go before the end of his contract. Gourcuff stands down as Algeria coach
"03.04.2016 12:47:50" bbc.co.uk Tunisia lift a suspension on striker Hamdi Harbaoui The Tunisia Football Federation lift a suspension on striker Hamdi Harbaoui after he apologises for his misconduct at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Belgium-based striker Hamdi Harbaoui wins Tunisia reprieve.
"02.04.2016 16:16:25" http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/35902724
DR Congo's Dieumerci Mbokani scores for Norwich as they beat Newcastle 3-2.
"02.04.2016 15:58:38" http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/35902639
Nigeria's Alex Iwobi scores again to help Arsenal beat Watford 4-0 and keep their title hopes alive.
"02.04.2016 12:21:07" bbc.co.uk Daniel Opare's Augsburg future hangs in balance Daniel Opare's future with Augsburg is uncertain after the German club admit they are 'working on a solution' to the Ghana defender's situation. Daniel Opare's future with Augsburg is uncertain after the Bundesliga club admit they are "working on a solution" to the Ghana defender's situation.
"01.04.2016 14:05:58" bbc.co.uk Nigerian football flounders in the dark BBC Sport's Oluwashina Okeleji reflects on Nigeria's failure to reach the Nations Cup for the second consecutive edition BBC Sport's Oluwashina Okeleji reflects on Nigeria's failure to reach the Nations Cup for a second consecutive time.
"31.03.2016 11:12:51" BBC World Have Your Say Nigeria's failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations has been blamed on mismanagement of the team. But Mayowa, a football fan in Lagos thinks that it was the players that let Nigeria down. What do you think? Nigeria's failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations has been blamed on mismanagement of the team. But Mayowa, a football fan in Lagos thinks that it was the players that let Nigeria down. What do you think?
"30.03.2016 15:21:37" bbc.co.uk Team not to blame for poor results - Ephraim Mashaba South Africa coach Ephraim Mashaba insists the team's poor Nations Cup qualifying campaign is not their fault. South Africa coach Ephraim Mashaba has insisted the team is not responsible for the poor results in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group qualifiers.
"28.03.2016 15:52:29" bbc.co.uk Afcon 2017: Nigeria qualification hopes on the line against Egypt Nigeria will be eliminated from qualifying for the 2017 Nations Cup if they lose to Egypt in their Group G tie on Tuesday. Nigeria will be eliminated from qualifying for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations if they lose away to Egypt in their Group G tie on Tuesday.
"28.03.2016 15:41:08" bbc.co.uk Afcon 2017: Zimbabwe crush Swaziland to pull clear Zimbabwe sweep aside Swaziland 4-0 in their 2017 Nations Cup qualifier on Monday to open up a three-point lead at the top of Group L. Zimbabwe beat Swaziland 4-0 in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Monday to open up a three-point lead at the top of Group L.
"27.03.2016 16:34:45" bbc.co.uk Chad withdraw from Nations Cup on financial grounds The Chad Football Association (FTFA) withdraws its national team from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers due to financial constraints. Chad pull of out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers
"27.03.2016 14:49:10" bbc.co.uk Uganda goalkeeper Abey Dhaira dies from cancer aged 28 Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Abey Dhaira dies at the age of 28 at his base in Iceland after losing his battle against cancer. Very sad news regarding former Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Abel Dhaira who has died aged 28.
"26.03.2016 16:58:07" Kekana wonder strike helps South Africa earn a 2-2 draw in Cameroon in 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
"26.03.2016 14:24:15" bbc.co.uk Afcon 2017: Mauritius beat Rwanda to move second in group H Mauritius beat Rwanda 1-0 in Belle Vue in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday to move up to second in Group H. Mauritius get their second victory in 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
"23.03.2016 11:49:18" bbc.co.uk Werder Bremen's Papy Djilobodji banned for throat-slit gesture Senegal international Papy Djilobodji, on loan from Chelsea, is banned for making a throat-slitting gesture against Mainz. Papy Djilobodji has been banned for three games after making a throat-slitting gesture during Werder Bremen's 1-1 draw with Mainz.
"20.03.2016 18:23:15" bbc.co.uk Villarreal 2-2 Barcelona Barcelona stretch their La Liga lead to nine points, despite throwing away a two-goal advantage at fourth-placed Villarreal. DR Congo forward Cedric Bakambu scores for Villarreal in a 2-2 draw against Barcelona.
"20.03.2016 15:50:36" Senegal's Sadio Mane stars for Southampton as they come from 2-0 down to beat Liverpool 3-2.
"20.03.2016 14:17:13" bbc.co.uk Benik Afobe's DR Congo debut on hold as he awaits Fifa clearance Benik Afobe's debut for DR Congo is put on hold as he awaits official clearance from Fifa to play for the country of his parents. Benik Afobe's debut for DR Congo put on hold.
"20.03.2016 12:37:02" bbc.co.uk Kalusha Bwalya unseated as Zambia FA president by Andrew Kamanga Zambia legend Kalusha Bwalya loses his position as Zambia FA (FAZ) president after being defeated by businessman Andrew Kamanga in the election. Kalusha Bwalya loses his position as Zambia FA president to Andrew Kamanga
"19.03.2016 17:07:57" Leicester City have moved eight points clear at the top of the Premier League after a goal from Algeria's Riyad Mahrez saw off a stubborn Crystal Palace side.
"19.03.2016 14:47:03" Nigeria teenager Alex Iwobi scores his first goal for Arsenal as they win 2-0 at Everton in the English Premier League.
"18.03.2016 16:36:58" bbc.co.uk African players in the Premier League Who has had the most African players? Who has scored the most goals? And when was the peak season for Africans in the Premier League? African players in the Premier League: Which club has had the most African players? Who has scored the most goals? And when was the peak season for Africans in the Premier League?
"18.03.2016 15:16:40" bbc.co.uk Asisat Oshoala: Arsenal Ladies sign Nigeria striker from Liverpool Ladies Arsenal Ladies sign Nigeria international striker Asisat Oshoala from Women's Super League One rivals Liverpool. Arsenal Ladies have completed the signing of Nigeria striker Asisat Oshoala from Liverpool for an undisclosed fee.
"18.03.2016 11:40:10" bbc.co.uk Modou Barrow: Swansea forward returns to The Gambia squad Swansea City forward Modou Barrow is named in The Gambia squad to face Mauritania in this month's 2017 Nations Cup qualifiers. Swansea City forward Modou Barrow has been named in The Gambia squad to face Mauritania in this month's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
"18.03.2016 11:39:29" bbc.co.uk Yaya Toure: Man City midfielder returns for Ivory Coast Yaya Toure ends his self-enforced international break and will play for Ivory Coast in the Nations Cup qualifiers against Sudan this month. Yaya Toure has ended his self-enforced international break and will play for Ivory Coast in this month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sudan.
"17.03.2016 15:46:06" bbc.co.uk African Premier League players quiz: Test your knowledge Test your knowledge of some of the most memorable - and forgettable - African players to grace the Premier League. Test your knowledge of some of the most memorable - and forgettable - African players to play in the English Premier League.
"17.03.2016 15:44:43" bbc.co.uk Sierra Leone friendly against Malawi given go-ahead Sierra Leone will play a friendly match against Malawi in March after the country's football association secured a venue. Sierra Leone will go ahead with their friendly match with Malawi after the country's Football Association secured a venue.
"17.03.2016 15:43:56" bbc.co.uk Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Striker lauded by coach Tuchel Gabon and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is always improving, says coach Thomas Tuchel. Gabon and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is always improving, says coach Thomas Tuchel.
"16.03.2016 14:09:09" bbc.co.uk Watford's Guedioura omitted from Algeria squad Adlene Guedioura is a shock omission from Algeria's 23-man squad for the 2017 Nations Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia later this month. Watford's Adlene Guedioura is a shock omission from Algeria's squad for their forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Ethiopia.
"15.03.2016 15:59:13" Banned former South African Football Association CEO Leslie Sedibe insists he is innocent of match-fixing.
Fifa on Monday suspended Sedibe from all football-related activities for five years after finding him guilty of infringements of its code of
"15.03.2016 15:58:12" bbc.co.uk Sofiane Boufal: France-born midfielder opts to play for Morocco France-born Sofiane Boufal is included in Morocco's final 25-man squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Cape Verde. France-born Sofiane Boufal has been included in Morocco's final 25-man squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Cape Verde.
The Lille midfielder, 22, is eligible to play for the Atlas Lions through his parents and has pledged his
"14.03.2016 16:02:54" bbc.co.uk Former Safa chief executive among three officials banned Three South African football officials are banned after an investigation into international friendly matches played prior to the 2010 World Cup. Three South African football officials have been banned by Fifa following an investigation into international friendlies prior to the 2010 World
"13.03.2016 17:17:13" bbc.co.uk African champions TP Mazembe start defence with draw in Ethiopia DR Congo's TP Mazembe begin the defence of their African Champions League crown with a 2-2 draw away to Saint George in Ethiopia. TP Mazembe of DR Congo begin the defence of their African Champions League crown with a 2-2 draw away to Saint George in Ethiopia.
"13.03.2016 15:32:29" Nigeria's Odion Ighalo and Algeria's Adlene Guedioura both scored as Watford beat FA Cup holders Arsenal 2-1 to reach the semi-finals.
"13.03.2016 13:43:40" bbc.co.uk Ibrahima Traore agrees to Guinea return after 13-month break Borussia Moenchengladbach winger Ibrahima Traore ends his self-imposed exile from Guinea's national team. Ibrahima Traore is to return to Guinea's national side.
"12.03.2016 19:40:47" bbc.co.uk Felisberto 'Beto' Cardoso confirmed as Cape Verde's new coach Africa's new top ranked nation, Cape Verde, confirm Felisberto 'Beto' Cardoso as their new coach ahead of the Nations Cup qualifiers against Morocco. Beto confirmed as Cape Verde's new coach
"12.03.2016 17:23:12" Ivory Coast's Max Gradel scores his first Premier League goal for Bournemouth as they beat Swansea 3-2. Swansea's Modou Barrow becomes the first Gambian player to score in the English Premier League.
"12.03.2016 13:23:00" bbc.co.uk Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe included in DR Congo squad Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe is included in DR Congo's squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Angola later this month. Benik Afobe - who represented England at youth level - is included in DR Congo's squad for their Nations Cup qualifiers against Angola.
"10.03.2016 15:56:56" bbc.co.uk Sportsworld - The Making of Riyad Mahrez - BBC World Service The making of Mahrez BBC World Service's Steve Crossman finds out how Leicester City's Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez honed his skills to become one of the Premier League's players of the season.
"10.03.2016 14:27:20" bbc.co.uk Alex Song is recalled by new Cameroon coach Hugo Broos West Ham midfielder Alex Song is recalled by new Cameroon coach Hugo Broos for their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa. Alex Song gets surprise Cameroon call-up
"10.03.2016 12:35:24" bbc.co.uk Coach Saintfiet hopes to convince Adebayor to return to Togo team Togo coach Tom Saintfiet hopes he may be able to convince Emmanuel Adebayor to change his mind about returning to the national team. Togo's coach Tom Saintfiet hopes to convince Emmanuel Adebayor to return to the national team.
"10.03.2016 10:46:11" bbc.co.uk Emmanuel Eboue: Sunderland sign ex-Arsenal defender Sunderland sign former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue on a short-term deal until the end of the season.
"09.03.2016 18:23:23" bbc.co.uk Kasinauyo and Dube suspended by Zimbabwe FA over match-fixing claims The Zimbabwe FA provisionally suspends committee member Edzai Kasinauyo and assistant coach Nation Dube over match-fixing allegations. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/35769321
Zimbabwe assistant coach Nation Dube is also suspended by the Zimbabwe FA as well as committee member Edzai Kasinauyo.
"09.03.2016 12:58:23" bbc.co.uk Edzai Kasinauyo suspended by Zimbabwe FA over match-fixing allegation The Zimbabwe Football Association provisionally suspends committee member Edzai Kasinauyo over match-fixing allegations. The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has provisionally suspended committee member Edzai Kasinauyo over allegations of match-fixing.
"09.03.2016 09:18:12" bbc.co.uk Nigeria's Brown Ideye won't be tempted by lucrative China move Nigeria striker Brown Ideye says he will continue to play for Greek champions Olympiakos and is not tempted by the financial lure of China. Nigeria striker Brown Ideye says he is happy to carry on playing for Greek champions Olympiakos and is not tempted by the financial lure of China.
The 27-year-old international says he rejected an offer in February to play in the Chinese Super
"08.03.2016 14:19:08" bbc.co.uk Tetteh continues as Sierra Leone coach Ghanaian Sellas Tetteh is to continue as caretaker coach of Sierra Leone for their matches against Gabon later in March. Ghanaian Sellas Tetteh is to continue as caretaker coach of Sierra Leone after his loan agreement was extended.
He will take charge of Sierra Leone's upcoming matches against Gabon.
The games are on the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying schedule but
"06.03.2016 14:28:01" bbc.co.uk Jo Bonfrere says he is the 'right man' to coach Nigeria Dutchman Jo Bonfrere believes he is 'the right man' to return Nigeria to the summit of African football, 15 years after he was sacked as coach. Former Super Eagles coach Jo Bonfrere thinks he is the 'right man' to take over the Nigeria team.
"05.03.2016 19:35:36" A goal from Algeria's Riyad Mahrez helps Leicester beat Watford and extend their lead at the top of the English Premier League.
"05.03.2016 18:08:50" bbc.co.uk Mohamed Medo Kamara reunites with Finnish club HJK Helsinki Sierra Leone's Mohamed Medo Kamara returns to Finland's HJK Helsinki, two months after his contract was terminated by Bolton Wanderers. Mohamed Kamara reunites with Finnish club HJK Helsinki after his contract with Bolton is terminated by mutual consent.
"05.03.2016 17:16:07" Ivory Coast's Yaya Toure is on the scoresheet as Manchester City beat Aston Villa 4-0 to revive their title hopes.
"05.03.2016 17:04:08" Stoke's Mame Biram Diouf hits an equaliser after Chelsea had gone in front through Burkina Faso's Bertrand Traore.
"05.03.2016 13:43:19" bbc.co.uk Lazio's Keita Balde Diao gets first Senegal call-up Lazio's Keita Balde Diao is called up by Senegal for the first time, for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Niger this month. Lazio's Keita Balde Diao gets his first call up to Senegal's senior team.
"05.03.2016 11:43:53" bbc.co.uk Roma 4-1 Fiorentina Mohammed Salah scores twice against former club Fiorentina as Roma make it seven wins in a row in Serie A. Egypt's Mohammed Salah scores twice as Roma beat Fiorentina 4-1 to climb up the Serie A table.
"04.03.2016 15:36:03" BBC Africa Tanzania International Mbwana Samatta - current African Footballer of the Year for players based on the continent - answers some of your questions
"04.03.2016 15:04:49" African Women's Championship qualifier RESULT: Tanzania 1-2 Zimbabwe - Olympic-bound Zimbabwe will return home with the advantage for the first round second leg tie.
"04.03.2016 13:13:26" bbc.co.uk Sportsworld - Demba Ba talks China, Chelsea & a possible Premier League return? - BBC World Service Demba Ba talks Former Senegal and Chelsea striker Demba Ba discusses China, Chelsea and a possible Premier League return
"03.03.2016 16:10:13" bbc.co.uk Kelechi Iheanacho in Nigeria squad to face Egypt Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is one of three Premier League players named in Nigeria's squad to face Egypt this month. Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is one of three Premier League players named in Nigeria's squad to face Egypt in two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers this month.
"03.03.2016 16:09:06" bbc.co.uk Cape Verde named top team in Africa by Fifa rankings for March Cape Verde move to the top of the list of African sides in Fifa's world rankings for March, replacing Ivory Coast at the summit. Cape Verde have moved to the top of the list of African sides in Fifa's world rankings for March.
"28.02.2016 15:14:03" bbc.co.uk Caf congratulates new Fifa president Gianni Infantino Caf's Issa Hayatou officially congratulates new Fifa president Gianni Infantino, with assurances of Africa's 'continued support'. Issa Hayatou, the head of the Confederation of African Football (Caf), has formally written to Gianni Infantino to congratulate him on being voted in as the new Fifa President.
"27.02.2016 14:05:09" bbc.co.uk Oliseh - why I resigned as Nigeria boss., Sport Today - BBC World Service Sunday Oliseh blames interference and unpaid wages for his Nigeria departure. LISTEN: Unpaid wages & interference. Sunday Oliseh tells John Bennett why he resigned as Nigeria head coach. bbc.in/21mZZbr
"26.02.2016 10:16:58" bbc.co.uk Sunday Oliseh quits as Nigeria coach over contract violations Sunday Oliseh resigns as coach of Nigeria over contract violations including unpaid wages. Sunday Oliseh has resigned as coach of Nigeria citing contract violations, unpaid wages and lack of support.
"25.02.2016 16:09:55" bbc.co.uk Nigeria's 1985 Golden Eaglets rewarded after 30-year wait The Nigeria squad that won the first Fifa Under-16 World championship will finally been rewarded after a 30-year wait. The Nigeria squad that won the first Fifa Under-16 World championship have been rewarded after a 30-year wait.
"24.02.2016 10:40:45" bbc.co.uk Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah joins Anzhi Makhachkala Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah joins Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala from French club Evian Thonon-Gaillard. Ghana international defender Jonathan Mensah has signed a two-and-a-half year deal with Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala.
The 25-year-old's contract with French second division team Evian Thonon Gaillard was due to expire at the end of the
"23.02.2016 11:49:35" bbc.co.uk Alex McLeish to take charge of Zamalek in Egypt's top flight Egyptian top-flight club Zamalek say they have agreed to appoint Alex McLeish as their new coach to succeed Mido. Former Scotland manager Alex McLeish has agreed to coach Zamalek, the Egyptian club have announced.
"21.02.2016 18:06:12" FA Cup: Burkina Faso's Bertrand Traore scores as Chelsea thrash Manchester City 5-1 to reach the quarter-finals.
"21.02.2016 16:27:02" Nigeria's Emmanuel Emenike and Victor Moses both join Dimitri Payet on the scoresheet as West Ham beat Blackburn 5-1 to ease into the FA Cup quarter-finals.
"21.02.2016 13:19:18" bbc.co.uk Nigeria's Bright Dike determined to succeed in Russia Nigeria international striker Bright Dike is confident he can make an impact at his first European club side, Amkar Perm, in Russia. Nigeria's Bright Dike hopes to make a big impact at his new club, Amkar Perm, in Russia.
"20.02.2016 16:32:15" bbc.co.uk TP Mazembe beat Etoile du Sahel to win African Super Cup DR Congo's TP Mazembe win the Super Cup for a third time, beating Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia 2-1 in Lubumbashi. TP Mazembe win the African Super Cup
"20.02.2016 15:37:24" bbc.co.uk Omeruo revels in regular football at loan club in Turkey Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo hopes his loan spell at Kasimpasa in Turkey may earn him an international recall with Nigeria. Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo hopes his loan spell at Kasimpasa in Turkey may earn him an international recall with Nigeria.
"18.02.2016 16:27:01" bbc.co.uk New Cameroon coach Hugo Broos insists he will not accept intrusion in his job New Cameroon coach Hugo Broos makes it it clear he will not tolerate any interference in his work and his decisions. New Cameroon coach Hugo Broos has made it clear he will not tolerate any interference in his work.
"16.02.2016 12:35:13" bbc.co.uk Morocco unveil Frenchman Herve Renard as coach Former Ivory Coast boss Herve Renard is unveiled as the new coach of Morocco to replace Badou Zaki. Former Ivory Coast boss Herve Renard has been appointed as the new coach of Morocco to replace Badou Zaki.
"15.02.2016 18:10:52" bbc.co.uk Former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo denies Dutch match-fixing, Focus on Africa - BBC... Former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo denies being involved in match-fixing LISTEN: Former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo denies he fixed matches while he played at Dutch club Willem II:
"14.02.2016 14:38:48" bbc.co.uk Nigeria striker Martins joins China's Shanghai Shenhua Nigeria international striker Obafemi Martins joins China's Shanghai Shenhua in a multi-million dollar deal, BBC Sport can reveal. Obafemi Martins moves from MLS side Seattle Sounders to Shanghai Shenhua in China
"13.02.2016 16:55:13" bbc.co.uk Belgium's Hugo Broos is named as Cameroon's new coach Cameroon's Football Federation appoint former Belgium international, Hugo Broos, as the Indomitable Lions' new head coach. Cameroon name Hugo Broos as their new coach
"13.02.2016 14:53:34" Sunderland's new African signings boost the club's hopes of survival. Tunisia's Wahbi Khazri scores their opener, and Ivorian Lamine Kone's deflected header helps them beat Manchester United 2-1.
"13.02.2016 14:23:34" bbc.co.uk Victor Osimhen reveals he rejected Arsenal for Wolfsburg Young Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen reveals he chose German side Wolfsburg over the chance to play in the Premier League with Arsenal. Osimhen reveals he chose Wolfsburg over Arsenal.
"11.02.2016 12:41:25" bbc.co.uk Senegal's Lamine Sane suspended by Bordeaux Senegal defender Lamine Sane is suspended indefinitely by his club Bordeaux, along with goalkeeper Jerome Prior. Senegal international defender Lamine Sane has been suspended indefinitely by his club Bordeaux, along with goalkeeper Jerome Prior.
"10.02.2016 19:14:12" bbc.co.uk Ajax Cape Town reverse decision to withdraw from Confederation Cup Ajax Cape Town say they will now play in the African Confederation Cup this weekend after receiving assurances over their trip to Angola. Ajax Cape Town reverse their decision to withdraw from the African Confederation Cup.
"10.02.2016 10:08:07" bbc.co.uk Zamalek sack Mido after 37 days following Al Ahly loss Egyptian champions Zamalek sack Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam after just 37 days in charge following a 2-0 loss to rivals Al Ahly. Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam has been sacked as the coach of Zamalek for a second time after just 37 days in charge of the Egyptian champions.
His dismissal follows a 2-0 loss to their arch-rivals Al Ahly on Tuesday.
"08.02.2016 12:20:43" bbc.co.uk Liberia FA protests Domenico Scala's Fifa election role Liberia Football Association chairman Musa Bility asks for Domenico Scala, the head of Fifa's Ad-Hoc Electoral Committee, to step down. The man overseeing Fifa's presidential polls should step aside due to conflict of interest, says the Liberian FA.
Domenico Scala, who heads up Fifa's Ad-Hoc Electoral Committee, is Swiss-Italian - as is Gianni Infantino, one of the five presidential
"07.02.2016 18:39:26" bbc.co.uk CHAN 2016: DR Congo are champions after victory over Mali The Democratic Republic Of Congo win the African Nations Championship (CHAN) for a second time, beating Mali 3-0 in the final in Rwanda. Florent Ibenge's DR Congo beat Mali 3-0 in the CHAN final to lift the trophy for a second time.
"07.02.2016 15:55:39" DR Congo winger Yannick Bolasie says he is keen to learn from new Crystal Palace signing, Togo's Emmanuel Adebayor.
"07.02.2016 11:58:06" bbc.co.uk Fifa election: Gianno Infantino gets South Sudan backing South Sudan will ignore the directive of the African confederation by supporting Gianni Infantino's bid to be Fifa president. South Sudan will not follow Caf's directive in the Fifa presidential election
"07.02.2016 11:39:24" bbc.co.uk DR Congo and Mali to contest CHAN final in Rwanda DR Congo will aim to lift the African Nations Championship (CHAN) trophy for a second time when they play Mali in the final in Rwanda on Sunday. It's the African Nations Championship (CHAN) final today in Rwanda.
DR Congo will face Mali for the trophy.
"06.02.2016 19:38:11" Southampton hold on to beat West Ham 1-0 despite the sending off of Kenya's Victor Wanyama - his third red card of the season.
"06.02.2016 18:49:53" Liberia FA president Musa Bility claims 'half of Africa will oppose Caf's support for Sheikh Salman'
"06.02.2016 15:05:02" bbc.co.uk Dundee United sign ex-Inverness CT striker Edward Ofere Dundee United sign Nigerian striker Edward Ofere until the end of the season, subject to international clearance. Dundee United sign ex-Inverness CT striker Edward Ofere
"06.02.2016 14:51:40" Algeria's Riyad Mahrez scores for Premier League leaders Leicester City as they stun Manchester City with a 3-1 win.
"06.02.2016 14:19:04" bbc.co.uk Victor Moses says he is 'committed' to Nigeria West Ham winger Victor Moses insists he is committed to Nigeria after being accused by fans and local media in Nigeria of putting club before country. Victor Moses insists he is committed to Nigeria.
"06.02.2016 12:03:07" bbc.co.uk The keeper who scored the winning goal at AFCON, Sportsworld - BBC World Service Ivory Coast keeper Boubacar Barry relives his winning goal at the Africa Cup of Nations Boubacar Barry - the Ivorian keeper who scored the winning goal at AFCON 2015
"05.02.2016 19:22:04" youtube.com Swansea and Gambia striker Modou Barrow #Football
The Premier League continues here in England this weekend and one player who will be hoping for a run-out on the pitch is Swansea and Gambia striker Modou Barrow.
He has been under the radar a bit since joining the Welsh based premier lea
"05.02.2016 17:45:25" bbc.co.uk Fifa presidency: Tokyo Sexwale's bid not backed by Caf South African Tokyo Sexwale fails to win the support of the Confederation of Africa Football for his bid to become Fifa president. Fifa presidency: Tokyo Sexwale's bid not backed by Caf
"05.02.2016 13:30:15" bbc.co.uk Gianni Infantino's FIFA dream, World Football - BBC World Service Can Gianni Infantino become the next FIFA President? Plus, a chat with Emmanuel Eboue. Can Gianni Infantino become the next Fifa president? BBC Sport assesses his credentials. Plus, an emotional interview with the former Ivory Coast and Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue.
"05.02.2016 13:28:36" bbc.co.uk Ajax Cape Town withdraw from Confederation Cup Ajax Cape Town withdraw from the Confederation Cup because of concerns over how they will travel to face their Angolan opponents. Ajax Cape Town withdraw from the Confederation Cup because of concerns over how they will travel to face Angolan side Sagrada Esperanca.
"04.02.2016 17:00:58" Mali score a late winner to edge out Ivory Coast 1-0 to reach the African Nations Championship final in Rwanda. bbc.in/1PWLQfI
"03.02.2016 17:29:31" bbc.co.uk CHAN 2016: DR Congo beat Guinea penalties DR Congo beat Guinea 5-4 on penalties to reach the final of the African Nations Championship in Rwanda DR Congo goalkeeper Ley Matampi saves the crucial spot kick to help coach Florent Ibenge's side beat Guinea 5-4 on penalties after the two sides drw 1-1 after 120 minutes.
"03.02.2016 13:23:18" bbc.co.uk Former international Sang Ndong named new Gambia coach Former international Sang Ndong is appointed as coach of The Gambia for a second stint replacing Raoul Savoy who left the post in December. Former international Sang Ndong is appointed as coach of The Gambia for a second stint replacing Raoul Savoy who left the post in December.
"02.02.2016 12:13:28" bbc.co.uk Love African Football Everton have signed Senegal forward Oumar Niasse from Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow in a £13.5m deal.
"02.02.2016 12:12:51" bbc.co.uk Ikechukwu Uche: Nigerian striker joins Malaga on loan Nigeria striker Ikechukwu Uche joins Spanish side Malaga on loan, only six months after signing for Mexican side Tigres UANL. Nigeria international Ikechukwu Uche has joined Malaga on loan, only six months after signing a three-year deal with Mexican side Tigres UANL.
"31.01.2016 19:52:29" bbc.co.uk CHAN 2016: Guinea overcome Zambia on penalties Guinea keeper Abdoulaziz Keita saves and scores in the penalty shootout win over Zambia in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship. Guinea progressed to the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship by beating Zambia on penalties in their quarter-final.
The two sides had chances to win the game in the 120 minutes but it ended goalless.
Abdoulaziz Keita proved to be the he
"31.01.2016 19:51:28" bbc.co.uk CHAN 2016: Mali fight back to beat Tunisia Mali come from a goal down to beat Tunisia 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship in Rwanda. Mali came from goal down to beat Tunisia 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship in Rwanda.
"31.01.2016 17:27:01" bbc.co.uk CSKA Moscow insist Nigeria's Ahmed Musa is staying put CSKA Moscow insist that Nigeria's Ahmed Musa will be staying at the Russian club and will not be joining Leicester City in this transfer window. CSKA Moscow will not sell striker Ahmed Musa in this transfer window.
The Russian club turned down a fourth bid from Leicester City of $26.5m (£18.7m) for the Nigerian forward last week, which was an improvement on the original offer of $21.6m (£15.
"31.01.2016 17:26:19" bbc.co.uk League football resumes in Sierra Leone amidst controversy After an 18 month absence domestic football begins again in Sierra Leone but the FA refuse to back a breakaway league. Domestic football has returned to Sierra Leone, after an 18 month absence due mainly to the Ebola crisis in the country, but in controversial circumstances.
The league that began playing on Saturday has been formed by eleven out fourteen of the coun
"31.01.2016 17:25:48" bbc.co.uk CHAN 2016: Mali fight back to beat Tunisia Mali come from a goal down to beat Tunisia 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship in Rwanda. Mali came from goal down to beat Tunisia 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship in Rwanda.
"31.01.2016 12:50:05" bbc.co.uk Love African Football Ivory Coast beat Cameroon 3-0 after extra-time in their African Nations Championship quarter-final in Rwanda.
"30.01.2016 17:43:09" bbc.co.uk CHAN 2016: DR Congo beat Rwanda 2-1 in extra-time DR Congo beat hosts Rwanda 2-1 after extra-time to reach the semi-finals of the 2016 African Nations Championship DR Congo needed extra-time to overcome hosts Rwanda 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN).
"30.01.2016 17:42:41" Sunderland FC have signed midfielder Wahbi Khazri for an undisclosed fee from French side Bordeaux. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/35439228
"30.01.2016 15:28:57" bbc.co.uk Algeria defender Carl Medjani joins Levante Spanish Club Levante announce they have signed Algeria international defender Carl Medjani until the end of the season. Spanish side Levante have signed Algeria international defender Carl Medjani, 30, until the end of the season.
"29.01.2016 13:10:46" bbc.co.uk Florent Malouda joins Egyptians Wadi Degla Egyptian side Wadi Degla sign former France international and ex-Chelsea midfielder Florent Malouda. Egyptian side Wadi Degla have signed former France international and ex-Chelsea midfielder Florent Malouda.
"29.01.2016 13:09:58" bbc.co.uk Wolfsburg in deal for young Nigerian Victor Osimhen German club Wolfsburg agree a deal to sign young Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen on 1 January 2017. German club Wolfsburg have agreed a deal to sign young Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen on 1 January 2017.
"29.01.2016 13:09:26" bbc.co.uk Love African Football German side Werder Bremen have signed Mali international midfielder Sambou Yatabare until June 2019.
"29.01.2016 13:08:55" bbc.co.uk Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia joins Gervinho in China Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia joins Gervinho at Chinese club Hebei China Fortune from Turkish club Trabzonspor. Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia has signed for Hebei China Fortune from Turkish club Trabzonspor.
"26.01.2016 10:31:25" bbc.co.uk Mozambique appoint Abel Xavier Former Liverpool and Portugal defender Abel Xavier is appointed as the new national team coach of Mozambique. Former Liverpool and Portugal defender Abel Xavier is appointed as the new national team coach of Mozambique.
"26.01.2016 10:28:26" bbc.co.uk Ghana's Atsu loaned to Malaga Chelsea and Ghana winger Christian is loaned to Spanish side Malaga until the end of the season despite looking set to move to Levante. Chelsea and Ghana winger Christian is loaned to Spanish side Malaga until the end of the season despite looking set to move to Levante.
"24.01.2016 17:41:19" bbc.co.uk Christian Atsu on his Levante transfer, Sportsworld - BBC World Service Ghana winger Christian Atsu discusses his move to La Liga side Levante from Chelsea. Ghana's Christian Atsu tells the BBC he is leaving Chelsea for a move to Levante.
"24.01.2016 17:33:11" bbc.co.uk CHAN: Ivory Coast beat Gabon to advance Ivory Coast beat Gabon to reach the African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals as hosts Rwanda, who had already qualified, lose to Morocco. Ivory Coast join hosts Rwanda in the CHAN 2016 quarter-finals after the final Group A games which finished:
IVORY COAST 4 GABON 1
MOROCCO 4 RWANDA 1
"24.01.2016 16:53:22" bbc.co.uk Sunday Stephen hopes for Nigeria recall Forgotten Nigeria midfielder Sunday Stephen hopes his move to Real Salt Lake can help resurrect his international career with the Super Eagles. Sunday Stephen hopes MLS move will lead to Nigeria recall.
"24.01.2016 16:23:17" Ghana's Andre Ayew scores Swansea's winner in their 2-1 victory over Everton
"23.01.2016 18:15:54" Zambia become the third team to qualify for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals after a 1-0 win over Uganda. Captain and former Nations Cup winner Christopher Katongo with the goal.
"23.01.2016 17:10:06" Nigeria's Odion Ighalo rediscovers his scoring touch as Watford win their first league game in six with victory over Newcastle.
"23.01.2016 16:04:15" bbc.co.uk Mali eliminate Zimbabwe from CHAN Zimbabwe are eliminated from the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda after a 1-0 defeat to Mali in Group D. Mali eliminate Zimbabwe from CHAN 2016 with a 1-0 win in Group D.
"23.01.2016 11:45:16" bbc.co.uk Toure focused on run-in - Pellegrini Yaya Toure is focused on Manchester City's season and will not be distracted by transfer talk, says boss Manuel Pellegrini. Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Yaya Toure is 'not thinking about future'
"20.01.2016 10:23:49" bbc.co.uk Love African Football Swansea City do not intend to sell top scorer Andre 'Dede' Ayew and will sign another striker this month, according to coach Alan Curtis.
"20.01.2016 08:57:32" bbc.co.uk Love African Football Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony has told BBC World Football that there is no truth in the rumours he wants to leave Manchester City.
"19.01.2016 18:16:50" bbc.co.uk Mali held by Uganda as Zambia win Uganda are held 2-2 by Mali despite leading twice as Zambia edge past Zimbabwe 1-0 at the 2016 African Nations Championship. Uganda are held 2-2 by Mali despite leading twice as Zambia edge past Zimbabwe 1-0 at the 2016 African Nations Championship.
"19.01.2016 11:51:29" bbc.co.uk Ahly and coach Peseiro part company Al Ahly coach Jose Peseiro has left his position at the Egyptian club with reports suggesting he will become Porto boss. Al Ahly coach Jose Peseiro leaves his position at the Egyptian club with reports suggesting he will become Porto boss.
"19.01.2016 11:50:46" bbc.co.uk Watford sign Morocco forward Amrabat Watford sign forward Nordin Amrabat, capped 23 times by Morocco, from Spanish side Malaga. Watford have signed Morocco forward Nordin Amrabat from Spanish side Malaga.
"19.01.2016 11:50:16" Nigeria beat Niger 4-1 as Guinea equalise late to draw 2-2 with Tunisia in Group C at the 2016 African Nations Championship.
"17.01.2016 15:24:56" bbc.co.uk CHAN 2016: DR Congo ease past Ethiopia DR Congo begin their bid for a second African Nations Championship (CHAN) title with a 3-0 win over Ethiopia. DR Congo beat Ethiopia 3-0 in Group B opener at CHAN 2016.
"17.01.2016 13:56:38" bbc.co.uk Velud named as new TP Mazembe coach Former Togo manager Hubert Velud signs a one-year deal to coach African champions TP Mazembe, succeeding French compatriot Patrice Carteron. Former Togo manager Hubert Velud is named as the new coach of African Champions TP Mazembe
"14.01.2016 11:37:26" bbc.co.uk Wenger confirms £5m Elneny signing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms the signing of FC Basel midfielder Mohamed Elneny. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms the signing of Egypt international midfielder Mohamed Elneny from FC Basel.
"13.01.2016 10:08:11" bbc.co.uk Fifa sacks general secretary Valcke World governing body Fifa has dismissed suspended general secretary Jerome Valcke. World football's governing body Fifa has dismissed general secretary Jerome Valcke.
The Frenchman, 55, was already banned from football for his alleged involvement in a scheme to profit from the sale of World Cup tickets.
He was suspended on 17 Septe
"10.01.2016 16:50:25" Ivory Coast's Francois Zoko scores as Yeovil draw 2-2 away at Carlisle in the FA Cup.
"09.01.2016 17:08:57" The Gambia's Mustapha Carayol scores on his Leeds United debut as they beat Rotherham in the FA Cup.
"09.01.2016 17:04:30" Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho is on target for Manchester City as they beat Norwich to advance in the FA Cup.
"09.01.2016 17:02:44" Ivory Coast's Arouna Kone scores as Everton progress in the FA Cup.
"09.01.2016 16:19:35" bbc.co.uk Aigbogun confirmed as new Enyimba coach Paul Aigbogun is appointed as the new manager of Nigerian champions Enyimba, replacing veteran coach Kadiri Ikhana. Nigeria champions Enyimba confirm that Paul Aigbogun is their new coach.
"09.01.2016 15:47:25" bbc.co.uk Addo takes up coaching role in Denmark Former Ghana international Otto Addo is appointed assistant coach of Danish Superliga club FC Nordsjælland. Former Ghana international Otto Addo takes up a coaching role in Denmark.
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"06.01.2016 15:17:44" bbc.co.uk Eto'o's coaching stint ends Samuel Eto'o's stint as coach of Antalyaspor ends as the Turkish club appoint former Chelsea assistant Jose Morais as the new boss. Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o's stint as interim player-manager at Turkish side Antalyaspor has ended.
"03.01.2016 15:35:02" bbc.co.uk Yaya Toure leads tributes to Gohouri Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure leads the tributes to compatriot and former Ivory Coast defender Steve Gohouri who has died at the age of 34. Yaya Toure leads the tributes to compatriot and former Ivory Coast defender Steve Gohouri who died aged 34.
"02.01.2016 19:40:54" Ivory Coast's Yaya Toure scores as Manchester City come from behind to beat Watford 2-1.
"02.01.2016 17:59:42" Former Ivory Coast international defender Steve Gohouri has died at the age of 34.
"02.01.2016 17:13:54" Algeria international Riyad Mahrez has a penalty saved as Leicester draw 0-0 with Bournemouth.
"02.01.2016 17:12:41" Kenya's Victor Wanyama is sent off as Southampton lose at Norwich.
"02.01.2016 17:07:43" Benin's Stephane Sessegnon scores for West Bromwich Albion as Stoke City suffer just their third defeat in 13 matches.
"02.01.2016 15:11:16" bbc.co.uk Sadio Mane dropped for being late Southampton manager Ronald Koeman drops Senegal international Sadio Mane against Norwich after being late for a meeting. Senegal's Sadio Mane is dropped from Southampton's team for being late.
"01.01.2016 14:34:03" bbc.co.uk In-form Ighalo dismisses transfer talk In-form Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo says he wants to end the season on a high with Watford, dismissing talk of a possible move away from the club. Watford's in-form Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo dismisses talk of a possible move away from the club.
"29.12.2015 11:21:29" www.bbc.com Pa Modou Jagne on Switzerland, The Gambia and charity FC Sion and The Gambia defender Pa Modou Jagne on winter breaks. charity work, playing in Switzerland and the Scorpions. Take a listen.....
"29.12.2015 09:54:57" bbc.co.uk Duarte returns to coach Burkina Faso Portuguese coach Paulo Duarte returns for a second spell in charge of the Burkina Faso national team to replace Gernot Rohr. Portuguese coach Paulo Duarte returns for another spell in charge of the Burkina Faso national team bbc.in/22vZrOz
"28.12.2015 09:14:28" bbc.co.uk Arsenal in talks over Basel's Elneny Arsenal are in talks with Swiss club Basel about signing 23-year-old central midfielder Mohamed Elneny. Arsenal are in talks with Swiss club Basel about signing Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny, while Jack Wilshere is out until February.
"28.12.2015 09:13:56" bbc.co.uk My Premier League Life - Football - BBC Sport Like a few statistics? Like the English Premier League? Check this out...
"27.12.2015 11:56:29" bbc.co.uk Bolasie and Wickham face spell out Crystal Palace could be without winger Yannick Bolasie and striker Connor Wickham for about a month. DR Congo international winger, Yannick Bolasie, faces a spell on the sidelines through injury.
"24.12.2015 15:44:55" bbc.co.uk Osimhen in no rush to decide future Nigeria's Victor Osimhen, who was top scorer at the 2015 Under-17 World Cup, says he is in no rush to decide his future. Victor Osimhen, top scorer at the 2015 Under-17 World Cup, has said he is not rushing to decide his club future.
He currently plays for Ultimate Strikers in Lagos and has spent time at German club Wolfsburg and is also set to visit English side Arse
"24.12.2015 15:44:12" bbc.co.uk Cas set to decide on Bility case The Court of Arbitration for Sport will announce its decision on whether Liberia's Musa Bility can stand for the Fifa presidency on 31 December. The Court of Arbitration for Sport will announce its decision on Liberia Football Association president Musa Bility's case against Fifa on 31 December.
"22.12.2015 09:35:13" bbc.co.uk Rohr quits as Burkina Faso coach Gernot Rohr quits as coach of Burkina Faso to return to home to work with the German football association Gernot Rohr quits as coach of Burkina Faso to return to home to work with the German football association.
"22.12.2015 09:34:01" bbc.co.uk Sexwale questioned by US grand jury Fifa presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale appears before a US grand jury as part of an on-going investigation into World Cup bribes. Fifa presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale appears before a US grand jury as part of an on-going investigation into World Cup bribes.
"21.12.2015 14:50:34" bbc.co.uk Zambia include Katongo for CHAN Zambia call up 2012 Nations Cup winners Christopher Katongo and Isaac Chansa into their squad for the upcoming Africa Nations Championship. Zambia call up 2012 Nations Cup winners Christopher Katongo and Isaac Chansa to their preliminary CHAN squad.
"21.12.2015 10:09:13" bbc.co.uk Zamalek quit Egyptian league Egyptian champions Zamalek decide not to complete the Premier League season in a row over refereeing. Egyptian champions Zamalek decide not to complete the current Premier League season in a row over refereeing. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/35151031
"20.12.2015 17:13:42" bbc.co.uk Kyei open to playing for Ghana at senior level France U-21 striker Grejohn Kyei says he would consider playing for Ghana at senior international level if the West African country came calling. France U-21 striker Grejohn Kyei says he would consider playing for Ghana at senior international level if the Black Stars came calling.
"18.12.2015 18:36:09" soundcloud.com Extended Sport on Focus on Africa Friday Sport 18 Dec Focus on Africa's regular extended sport for Friday. We discuss former Nigeria international Michael Emenalo's role as technical director at Chelsea following the sacking of Jose Mourinho. The latest LISTEN: Friday Focus Sport: BBC London's AndyRowley on Chelsea's Nigerian technical director Michael Emenalo and Liberia goalkeeper Nathaniel Sherman talks about having to retire from international football at 24 bit.ly/1IYZ1JS
"16.12.2015 11:55:04" bbc.co.uk Eto'o handed first managerial chance Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o is appointed interim player-manager at Turkish side Antalyaspor. Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o has been appointed interim player-manager at Turkish side Antalyaspor.
"16.12.2015 11:53:25" bbc.co.uk Mazembe lose again at Club World Cup African champions TP Mazembe lose 2-1 to Mexico's Club America in the match to finish fifth at the Club World Cup. African champions TP Mazembe lose 2-1 to Mexico's Club America to finish fifth at the Club World Cup in Japan. bbc.in/1YgqxcS
"14.12.2015 15:08:31" bbc.co.uk Toure in running for fifth Caf award Yaya Toure is in the running for a record fifth Caf African Player of the Year award and will be up against Andre Ayew and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Yaya Toure is in the running for a record fifth Caf Player of the Year award and is up against Andre Ayew and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
"13.12.2015 17:04:50" bbc.co.uk Cameroon advertise vacant coaching post Cameroon officially launches its search for a new national team coach on Sunday, following the sacking of Volker Finke on 30 October. Cameroon launch search for new coach.
"12.12.2015 15:07:55" bbc.co.uk Toure confirms Ivory Coast return Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure confirms he is ending his international break and will return to the Ivory Coast team. Yaya Toure, the newly crowned BBC African Footballer Of The Year, confirms he will return to the Ivory Coast side.
"12.12.2015 12:08:47" bbc.co.uk Fifa hands Sierra Leone ultimatum Fifa demands that the Sierra Leone government rescind its decision to disband the country's football association or risk a ban from world football. Fifa hands Sierra Leone government an ultimatum.
"11.12.2015 15:46:40" Timeline Photos Congratulations to Ivory Coast and Manchester City's Yaya Toure who is the 2015 BBC African Footballer.
"11.12.2015 11:49:02" Timeline Photos Tune into BBC World Service radio and Television at 1530GMT today for a special live joint broadcast to reveal the 2015 BBC African Footballer of the Year.
Will it be Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ghana's Andre Ayew, Algeria's Yacine Brahimi, S
"11.12.2015 11:41:19" Tune into BBC World Service radio and Television at 1530GMT today for a special live joint broadcast to reveal the 2015 BBC African Footballer of the Year.
Will it be Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ghana's Andre Ayew, Algeria's Yacine Brahimi, S
"08.12.2015 12:06:14" bbc.co.uk I was not sacked, I quit - Savoy Swiss coach Raoul Savoy insists he ended his reign as of The Gambia boss for personal reasons and was not sacked by the federation. Raoul Savoy has insisted that he quit as coach of The Gambia for personal reasons and was not sacked.
"05.12.2015 17:47:00" bbc.co.uk Gambia sack Swiss coach Raoul Savoy The Gambian Football Federation announce the sacking of Raoul Savoy as coach of the national team. Savoy sacked as coach of The Gambia
"05.12.2015 15:10:00" bbc.co.uk Uganda win the 2015 Cecafa Cup Uganda are crowned 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup champions on Saturday after a 1-0 victory over Rwanda in the final in Addis Ababa. Uganda win the 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup, beating Rwanda in the final.
"04.12.2015 12:56:46" bbc.co.uk Sexwale defends sponsorship idea Fifa presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale believes allowing sponsorship on national team shirts could help cash-strapped federations. Fifa presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale believes allowing sponsorship on national team shirts could help cash-strapped federations.
"02.12.2015 15:05:46" bbc.co.uk African leagues join new global body Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa join forces with other professional leagues, including England, France and Spain to create a World Association of Leagues. Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa join forces with other leagues, including England to create a World Association of Leagues.
"02.12.2015 11:11:48" bbc.co.uk Bility appeals over Fifa exclusion Liberia Football Association chairman Musa Bility appeals to CAS over his exclusion from the Fifa presidential elections. Liberia Football Association chairman Musa Bility appeals to Cas over his exclusion from the Fifa presidential elections.
"02.12.2015 09:56:53" bbc.co.uk Senegal U23 boss happy with progress Senegal coach Sering Saliou Dia is happy with early progress at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations after a win over Tunisia. Senegal coach Sering Saliou Dia is happy with early progress at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations after a win over Tunisia.
"01.12.2015 16:22:03" Love African Football's cover photo
"27.11.2015 20:00:02" bbc.co.uk 2015 African Footballer of the Year - African Football - BBC Sport The BBC Sport vote page for the 2015 African Footballer of the Year Who's your best African footballer of the year? This is the award which is voted for by you, the fans. So will it be Aubameyang, Ayew, Brahimi, Sadio or Toure? ...
To make your vote count please vote via this link
"27.11.2015 17:10:57" Sportsworld BBC WORLD SERVICE Didier Drogba talks to World Football about his special relationship with Jose Mourinho. He also chats about Chelsea Football Club, Roman Abramovich and Eden Hazard...
"27.11.2015 16:51:17" bbc.co.uk South Sudan in Cecafa Cup last eight South Sudan qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup in Ethiopia after beating Malawi on Friday. South Sudan qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup in Ethiopia after beating Malawi on Friday.
"27.11.2015 16:35:43" Photos from Love African Football's post Who's your best African footballer of the year? This is the award which is voted for by you, the fans. So will it be Aubameyang, Ayew, Brahimi, Sadio or Toure? ...
To make your vote count please vote via this link
"27.11.2015 16:28:50" bbc.co.uk The Under-23 African Cup of Nations kicks off this weekend offering not only chance to rule the continent but also to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.
"27.11.2015 16:27:28" Love African Football's cover photo
"27.11.2015 16:26:06" Who is your best African Footballer of the Year ? No - the BBC's Peter Okwoche has not been crowned the winner of the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2015, yet. There is time to cast your vote via the link below
"27.11.2015 11:06:15" bbc.co.uk Southampton manager Ronald Koeman reiterates that Senegal forward Sadio Mane will not be leaving the club in January.
"25.11.2015 12:47:22" bbc.co.uk Caf: 'No change to Confed Cup plans' The second leg of the Confederation Cup final is set to go ahead as planned in Tunisia despite yesterday's attacks says Caf. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has said the second leg of the Confederation Cup is set to go ahead in Tunisia on Sunday as planned.
"24.11.2015 09:34:22" bbc.co.uk 2015 African Footballer of the Year - African Football - BBC Sport The BBC Sport vote page for the 2015 African Footballer of the Year Don't forget to cast your vote for the BBC's 2015 African Footballer of the Year - who will you choose Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre 'Dede' Ayew, Yacine Brahimi, Sadio Mane or Yaya Toure?
"23.11.2015 16:23:25" bbc.co.uk Siasia names strong U23 squad Samson Siasia names four overseas-based players in his squad for the Under-23 African Cup of Nations as they attempt to qualify for the Olympics. Samson Siasia names four overseas-based players in his squad for the Under-23 African Cup of Nations, which is also an Olympic qualifier.
"23.11.2015 11:49:15" Timeline Photos Is Aubameyang your winner? Vote now! #AFOTY
"23.11.2015 11:42:15" bbc.co.uk Nominee profile: Yaya Toure A profile of BBC African Footballer of the Year nominee Yaya Toure, who plays for Ivory Coast and Manchester City (England). http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34769048
"23.11.2015 11:41:49" bbc.co.uk Nominee profile: Sadio Mane A profile of BBC African Footballer of the Year nominee Sadio Mane, who plays for Senegal and Southampton (England). http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34671558
"23.11.2015 11:41:17" bbc.co.uk Nominee profile: Yacine Brahimi A profile of BBC African Footballer of the Year nominee Yacine Brahimi, who plays for Algeria and FC Porto (Portugal). http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34671557
"23.11.2015 11:40:56" bbc.co.uk Nominee profile: Andre Ayew A profile of BBC African Footballer of the Year nominee Andre Ayew, who plays for Ghana and Swansea City (Premier League). http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34671556
"23.11.2015 11:40:45" bbc.co.uk Nominee: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang A profile of BBC African Footballer of the Year nominee Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who plays for Gabon and Borussia Dortmund (Germany). http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34671555
"18.11.2015 08:54:37" bbc.co.uk Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt avoid upsets Nigeria, Ghana and Egypt all win at home to avoid shock defeats and progress in African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. Nigeria, Ghana and Egypt are among the big names to avoid shock defeats and progress in African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
"14.11.2015 18:17:01" bbc.co.uk Slimani brace denies Tanzania first leg win An Islam Slimani brace helps Algeria draw 2-2 in Tanzania as Chad stun Egypt and Mali lose in Botswana in first leg World Cup qualifiers. Slimani saves Algeria in World Cup qualifiers
"14.11.2015 11:02:40" bbc.co.uk BBC African Footballer of the Year award Listen to radio commentary and follow live text of the BBC African Footballer of the Year award nominations. The shortlist for the 2015 BBC African Footballer of the Year has been revealed - and voting is open.
"13.11.2015 11:49:04" BBC Africa In 2014 Algerian Yacine Brahimi won the BBC African Footballer of the Year Award. But who will win it this year? Voting starts on November 14th and then it's up to YOU!...
"12.11.2015 16:36:11" BBC Africa In 2013 Ivorian Yaya Toure won the BBC African Footballer of the Year Award. But who will win it this year? Voting starts on November 14th and then it's up to YOU!...
"12.11.2015 13:09:00" bbc.co.uk Bility rejected as candidate by Fifa Liberia's Musa Bility is ruled out as a candidate for the Fifa presidency following integrity checks, with five names approved. Liberia's Musa Bility has been ruled out as a candidate for the Fifa presidency following integrity checks.
"11.11.2015 15:56:03" bbc.co.uk MLS striker opens up about the war in Sierra Leone and how football is a 'blessing.'
"11.11.2015 15:13:09" BBC Africa In 2012 Zambia's Christopher Katongo won the BBC African Footballer of the Year Award. But who will win it this year? Voting starts on November 14th and then it's up to YOU!...
"11.11.2015 14:22:26" bbc.co.uk I will play for Ivory Coast again - Toure
"11.11.2015 13:02:12" bbc.co.uk Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Gabon's chance to qualify for the World Cup
"11.11.2015 11:54:26" bbc.co.uk Cecafa draw pits Sudans together Sudan and South Sudan are set to meet for the first time ever as they are drawn in the same group at the regional Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup. Sudan and South Sudan are set to meet for the first time as they are drawn in the same group at the regional Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup.
"10.11.2015 16:20:05" twitter.com/BBCAfrica/stat… BBC Africa on Twitter “Ghana's Andre Dede Ayew won BBC African Footballer 2011 who wins this year is up to you! Vote on Nov 14. #BBCAFOTY.”
"09.11.2015 14:36:45" bbc.co.uk Egypt's Salah faces six weeks out Egypt and Roma winger Mohamed Salah faces four to six weeks out after suffering ligament damage in his ankle. Egypt and Roma winger Mohamed Salah faces four to six weeks out after suffering ligament damage in his ankle.
"09.11.2015 14:35:56" bbc.co.uk Big names enter World Cup qualifiers Ivory Coast and Ghana launch campaigns for their fourth consecutive World Cup appearances as the second round of 2018 qualifying begins. Ivory Coast and Ghana are seeking their fourth consecutive World Cup appearances as the second round of 2018 qualifying begins.
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"07.11.2015 10:19:32" BBC Africa In 2008 Egypt's Mohamed Aboutrika won the BBC African Footballer of the Year Award. But who will win it this year? Voting starts on November 14th and then it's up to YOU! #BBCAFOTY
"05.11.2015 16:50:15" BBC Africa In 2006 Ghana's Michael Essien won the BBC African Footballer of the Year Award. But who will win it this year? Voting starts on November 14th and then it's up to YOU! #BBCAFOTY
"05.11.2015 11:12:11" bbc.co.uk Belinga warns Cameroon over unity Cameroon interim coach Alexandre Belinga tells his players to work as a team or be ready to be dropped from the set-up. Cameroon interim coach Alexandre Belinga has warned his players to work as a team or be ready to be dropped.
"04.11.2015 11:41:46" BBC Africa In 2005 Egypt's Mohamed Barakat won the BBC African Footballer of the Year Award. But who will win it this year? Voting starts on November 14th and then it's up to YOU! #BBCAFOTY