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Football’s European Born African Stars

It so happens that players born in Europe to African parents are now choosing to play for African countries instead of their European countries of birth; Geoffrey Kondogbia of Central African Republic, Moroccan Mehdi Benatia, ...


Sacrificing Harambee Starlets

When Nick Mwendwa replaced Sam Nyamwea as president of the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) in February 2016, one of his promises was to elevate women’s football in the country. And in counting his administration’s achievements, ...

Football’s European Born African Stars

It so happens that players born in Europe to African parents are now choosing to play for African countries instead of their European countries of birth; Geoffrey Kondogbia of Central African Republic, Moroccan Mehdi Benatia, ...

All Hail Aliou Cisse’s Lions of Teranga

When Mane stepped up to take the penalty, the execution was so powerful and precise that even Gabaski's dive and stretch could not reach it. Mane hit the football with the venom of a man ...

My AFCON Thrill So Far

And so when the word boring is floated around regarding AFCON, I wonder what kind of content passes the vibe-check. For most fans, it is undoubtedly not the tactics that glue us to the screen, ...

Marijuana, Testosterone, and Other Hurdles to the Olympics

In a world where gender identities have become polarizing, World Athletics is battling to find its place on the right side of history.

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