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Nigeria men and women teams have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Beach Volleyball event at the ongoing African Games in Rabat, Morocco.

Beach Volleyball: Nigeria teams through to the quarterfinals

Nigeria men and women teams have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Beach Volleyball event at the ongoing African Games in Rabat, Morocco.
Winnie Byanyima

UNAIDS appoints new executive director

Winnie Byanyima has been appointed as the new Executive Director of UNAIDS and will also double as the United Nations Under-Secretary-General.
Super Falcons forward Ini Umotong scored the only goal as Brighton secured a 1-0 triumph over Zenatha Coleman's Valencia in a friendly match on Friday.

Falcons forward inspires Brighton to victory against Coleman’s Valencia in Spain

Ini Umotong scored the only goal as Brighton secured a 1-0 triumph over Zenatha Coleman's Valencia in a friendly match on Friday.
The South Africa Football Association (Safa) has revealed a decision is yet to be made on the future of Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter.

Afcon: Stuart Baxter quits as South Africa coach

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has resigned, saying it is the right time to move on with a new cycle of Africa Cup of Nations and World Cup qualifiers ahead.

President decries poverty, wealth gap despite achievements in governance

Namibian President, Hage Geingob, on Wednesday, raised concern over the continued level of poverty and wide income disparity in his country.
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African qualifying draw for 2022 World Cup

The African preliminary qualifying round draw for the 2022 World Cup was made in Cairo Monday.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

AFCON 2021 draw: Nigeria leads top 12 seeded teams

Three time Nations cup winners Nigeria lead the list of top football nations seeded ahead of the draw for the 2021 Nations Cup to be hosted by Cameroon.
South African goalkeeper Ronwen Williams believes Bafana Bafana will only get better at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Egypt.

Afcon: Bafana Bafana will only get better – South African goalkeeper

South African goalkeeper Ronwen Williams believes Bafana Bafana will only get better at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Egypt.
South Africa Team Picture during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals football match between South Africa and Namibia at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 28 June 2019 ©Gavin Barker-BackpagePix

Afcon: Bafana Bafana must use speed to unlock Morocco – John Tlale

Former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper John Tlale believes South Africa can unsettle Morocco if they use speed in their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group D match on Monday.
Former Bafana Bafana midfielder Dumisa Ngobe has congratulated the current generation for their win over Namibia and backed the side to beat Morocco in their final Group D match.

Dumisa Ngobe: Bafana Bafana must not respect Morocco

Former Bafana Bafana midfielder Dumisa Ngobe has congratulated the current generation for their win over Namibia and backed the side to beat Morocco in their final Group D match.
Despite failing to feature for Ivory Coast in their defeat to Morocco, head coach Ibrahim Kamara is adamant Wilfried Zaha still has a role to play for his national team.

Afcon: Why Wilfried Zaha didn’t feature against Morocco – Ivory Coast coach

Despite failing to feature for Ivory Coast in their defeat to Morocco, head coach Ibrahim Kamara is adamant Wilfried Zaha still has a role to play for his national team.
Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 in Group D encounter to joined Nigeria and Egypt to reached the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Morocco beat Ivory Coast to join Nigeria and Egypt in last 16

Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 in Group D encounter to joined Nigeria and Egypt to reached the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations.
South Africa boosted their chances of reaching the last 16 by beating neighbors Namibia 1-0 in the Africa Cup of Nations Group D.

Afcon: Bongani Zungu scores as South African beat Namibia

South Africa boosted their chances of reaching the last 16 by beating neighbors Namibia 1-0 in the Africa Cup of Nations Group D.
South Africa senior men's national team head coach Stuart Baxter portrayed a defiant figure despite his side opening their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign with a defeat on Monday.

Afcon: South Africa’s tactics worked against Nigeria but not Ivory Coast – Andrew Rabutla

Former Bafana Bafana defender Andrew Rabutla remains confident the 1996 African champions will bounce back from their loss to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament.
South Africa international Lebogang Mothiba has urged his team-mates to forget about their defeat to Ivory Coast.

Afcon: South Africa need better strategy against Namibia – Lebogang Mothiba

South Africa international Lebogang Mothiba has urged his team-mates to forget about their defeat to Ivory Coast.

Afcon: Wilfried Bony shifts focus to ‘difficult’ Morocco after South Africa win

Wilfried Bony has refused to dwell on Cote d’Ivoire’s victory over South Africa as he turns his attention to the clash against Morocco.
South Africa senior men's national team head coach Stuart Baxter portrayed a defiant figure despite his side opening their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign with a defeat on Monday.

Afcon: Stuart Baxter takes positives from South Africa’s defeat to Ivory Coast

South Africa senior men's national team head coach Stuart Baxter portrayed a defiant figure despite his side opening their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign with a defeat on Monday.

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NIMASA: Why NSDP sea-time training is delayed

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President Buhari appoints Kashifu Abdullahi as new NITDA boss

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