Malawi name final squad for Cameroon

Malawi Head of Technical Panel Mario Marinica has named his final squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals to take place in Cameroon from next month. Marinica has picked 28 players with 23 in the main squad for the tournament and five on the reserves list. Silver Strikers duo of goalkeeper Charles Thom

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Mapeza names final squad for Africa Cup of Nations

Zimbabwe coach Norman Mapeza has named his final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon but is without a number of his leading players due to injury and abrupt international retirement. Aston Villa midfielder Marvelous Nakamba, Tawanda Maswanhise of Leicester City, Reims midfielder Marshal Munetsi and Wigan Athletics’ Tendayi Darikwa will

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Phiri Jnr links up with Malawi in Saudi Arabia

Sudan based midfielder Gerald Phiri Jnr has joined the Flames Pre-Africa Cup of Nations camp in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. However, striker Gabadinho Mhango and winger Peter Banda, who were expected to arrive on Sunday, did not travel. Mhango did not fly out of South Africa as his flight was cancelled and the next available flight

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Zimbabwe name provisional squad for Africa Cup of Nations

Zimbabwe coach Norman Mapeza has named a 30-man preliminary squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, with key player Khama Billiat not included following his international retirement. Mapeza has named four uncapped players in his preliminary selection, namely defender Tapiwa Sibanda, and midfielders Temptation Chiwunga, Shepherd Mhlanga and Panashe Mutimbanyoka. The squad will be

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Brave Zambia head home after narrow Brazil loss

Brave Zambia have dropped out of contention at the Tokyo Olympics women’s football competition after a 1-0 loss to South American giants Brazil in their final pool match on Tuesday. Andressa scored the only goal of the game for the Brazilians, who played most of the match against 10 players after Zambian centre-back Lushomo Mweemba

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South Africa, Sports Minister revels in successful weekend

“Our nation’s founding democratically elected President, Tata Madiba, is widely quoted stating that ‘I never lose. I either win or learn’,” said South Africa’s Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, as he reflected on South Africa’s performance on the soccer pitch this past weekend. The Minister applauded Kaizer Chiefs who unsuccessfully contested for

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