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Kenya Junior Starlets make history by qualifying for FIFA U17 Women's World Cup

China Daily 17 Jun 2024
NAIROBI -- The Kenya Under-17 women's team made history on Sunday by becoming the first national team ever to qualify for a football World Cup ... In 2016, we took our women to the Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) for the first time.
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Jose Riveiro: Orlando Pirates’ three points against 14th team must have same importance as a derby

Independent online (SA) 16 Jun 2024
Mamelodi Sundowns once again asserted their dominance in South African football as they clinched their seventh successive league title ... Despite all of this, the Brazilians remain the kings of SA football.
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Nasreddine Nabi confirms he’s held talks with Kaizer Chiefs, but has other offers as well ...

Independent online (SA) 16 Jun 2024
While heavily linked with Chiefs, Nabi said there were other offers on the table. However, one of those offers was from the Tunisian Football Federation, who were looking replace Jalel Kadri, who left following a torrid Africa Cup of Nations campaign.
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What happened with Victor Osimhen and Finidi George? Nigeria coach reportedly resigns, as Super Eagles star rants on Instagram

Sportingnews 15 Jun 2024
Nigeria, one of the pre-eminent national football teams in Africa, are facing something of a crisis ... Less than six months after they reached the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, they are in desperate need of an upturn in form.
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Godwin by Joseph O’Neill: Novel of narrative flair uses football in Africa as a prism

The Irish Times 15 Jun 2024
... has done so well in previous books and a journey to a new frontier, so to speak, into some of the poorest nations in Africa through the lens of dodgy, if not downright predatory, football scouts.
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Namibia pitted in Group C for regional football tournament

Xinhua 14 Jun 2024
WINDHOEK, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Namibia has been placed in Group C alongside Angola, Lesotho, and Seychelles for the upcoming Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Cup, scheduled to take place from June 26 to July 7 in South Africa.
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Super Falcons Will Overcome  ‘Group of Death’, Says Oshoala

This Day 14 Jun 2024
Ex-Barcelona striker and multiple African Footballer of the Year winner, Asisat Oshoala, has said that the Super Falcons will overcome the so-called ‘Group of Death’ in the soccer event of the Olympics this summer in Paris, France.
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Nigeria  to Know AFCON 2025 Opponents in Three Weeks

This Day 14 Jun 2024
... in the qualification race for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations. Next year’s finals, which will be the 35th edition of Africa’s flagship football championship, will be staged by Morocco..
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Safa better tell PSL now already about Bafana’s World Cup qualifiers next year

Independent online (SA) 14 Jun 2024
The bad blood between the Premier Soccer League and the South African Football Association has had serious implications for Bafana Bafana over time ... The PSL are the administrators of professional football in South Africa.
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Airport Security as Threat to Tourism

This Day 14 Jun 2024
Africa is rising fast, which is a good development,” Uko said ... I am seeing more Africans travel within Africa ... And thanks to the football competitions, AFCON and the rest of them, more of them are getting to know other countries in Africa.
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Kaizer Chiefs an ‘exciting project’, says Pitso Mosimane

Independent online (SA) 14 Jun 2024
OBAKENG MELETSE ... About last weekend ⚽️😉 ... “It’s not about qualifying for the top eight and winning it, and then saying you have turned the corner – football in Africa has changed.” ... “In football, you don’t have the players, you can't win.
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Zambian president urges FIFA to instill business skills in players

China.dot.org 13 Jun 2024
He commended the world football governing body for its investment in football, saying the investment is required now especially in Africa, where unemployment among young people is high ... of Africa.
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2024 Nike Football Kickoff Classic features Massillon Tigers in their opener vs NFL Academy

Canton Repository 13 Jun 2024
OHSAA football state championships ... The NFL Academy team is based in London and features elite athletes from not only the UK, but also Europe and Africa.How to watch, stream Massillon Tigers football in the Nike Kickoff Classic.
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Private island in the middle of the River Thames close to the homes of Hollywood ...

The Daily Mail 13 Jun 2024
He said ... England's 2010 World Cup squad was filmed playing football at Bisham Abbey ahead of the tournament in South Africa, as part of an advertising campaign by the team's then-sponsors Nationwide Building Society ... .

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