CAF President and Hall of Fame member Issa Hayatou has expressed shock and sadness at the death of South African captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa who was shot dead by robbers on Sunday in South Africa.

….HOLD BOTH MALE AND FEMALE TITLE FOR FIRST TIME IN HISTORY

Nigeria’s female national team (labelled the Super Falcons) made history last night, becoming the first country to hold both male and female African Cup titles at the same time.

“IT’S AN INSPIRATION”


Southampton FC midfielder and captain of Harambee Stars of Kenya, Victor Wanyama was presented with his Premier League African Player of the Month of September in a brief ceremony Thursday.

…..SUPER EAGLES COACHING JOB


African football specialist ‘Tunde Adelakun has sounded a note of warning to the leadership of Nigerian football on the issue of the vacant coaching job for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

International sports commentator ‘Tunde Adelakun has commended the bravery of the Amaju Pinnick-led Board of the Nigeria Football Federation in taking what he described as “drastic measures to try and restore some pride in Nigerian football".

…..still believes Nigeria can make it to Morocco

Current coach of South African Premier league side Free State Stars, Tom Saintfiet, has expressed sadness at what he termed ‘the sorry state of the African champions’ at the back of the Super Eagles’ shocking lone goal defeat to Sudan at the weekend.

Southampton FC midfielder Victor Wanyama has been named the English Premier League African Player of the Month of September.