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Barcelona in South Africa

Barcelona lands in South Africa for Mandela Cup match

Spanish football giants Barcelona have arrived in South Africa to play in the Mandela Centenary Cup tonight, causing huge excitement among fans who hope to see superstars Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in action.

Barcelona landed at O.R. Tambo International Airport after a two-hour delay, with fans waiting to welcome their heroes.

Mikel Arteta favourite to become Arsenal manager

Mikel Arteta favourite to become Arsenal manager

Mikel Arteta is now the favourite to become the next Arsenal manager, Sky Sports News understands.

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis wants Arsene Wenger's successor to fulfil a head coach role to fit into the club's new management structure.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has defended him team on the 1-0 lose

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has defended the use of his tactics in his side's defeat at league-leaders Manchester City

 The Blues produced a surprisingly negative display and failed to have a shot on target in the match as Bernardo Silva's goal less than a minute into the second half sealed the game and pushed Manchester City closer to the Premier League title.

Fufa Increase Prize Money for All Competitions

Fufa Increase Prize Money for All Competitions

Federations of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) have revealed new cash prizes for the tournaments that are controlled by the local football governing body.

The Fufa emergency committee that convened on Friday agreed to increase the cash prize from a meager 20 million shillings to 425 million shillings for the 2017/18 season.

The federation will also take on paying referees in the regional league.

Breakdown of the cash prizes                      

Uganda Premier League -128M

Final Uganda Cranes team named

Final Uganda Cranes team named

Sebastien Desabre names the final Uganda Cranes team for CHAN 2018

Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre has named the final 23 man team for the 2018 Championship of Africa Nations tournament.

Goalkeepers: Isma Watenga (Vipers Sc), Benjamin Ochan (KCCA FC), Saidi Keni (Proline FC)

Desabre to be unveiled as Cranes new coach

Desabre to be unveiled as Cranes new coach

French born tactician Sébastien Desabre is expected to be announced as the new Uganda Cranes coach on today (Thursday).

The 41-year old coach reportedly tendered in his resignation letter to his employers Ismaily in Egypt early this week before he flew out of Cairo last evening. Ismaily officially announced his departure yesterday on the Club website.

 

 

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017.

Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria's Victor Moses.

Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d'Or award

Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d'Or award

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo won a record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or award for the year's best player yesterday.

The Real Madrid forward's second successive win drew him level alongside Barcelona rival Lionel Messi on five Ballon d'Ors, after beating the Argentinian and Brazilian Neymar.

Alvaro Morata Agrees Five-Year Deal With United

Alvaro Morata Agrees Five-Year Deal With Manchester United Worth £3,50,000-a-week Claims Report

Spanish striker Alvaro Morata has reportedly agreed to a huge five-year deal worth £3,50,000-a-week with Manchester United according to the Sun. The 24-year-old will earn a staggering £90m in wages over those five years which if true is something of a coup for a player who earns one fourth of the amount currently at Real Madrid.

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