Category Archives: Sports

Beach soccer giants jostle for inaugural Caf CL berth

Published by Daily Monitor All of a sudden, the national beach soccer league has gained a timely impetus with the introduction of the Caf champions league competition. The beach sport needed a lifeline after being hit the hardest by the Covid19 pandemic, organisational chaos and desertion by sponsors. All that the league winners fought for

Uganda draw giants Algeria

Published by Daily Monitor Uganda will have to contend with two-time African champions Algeria, neighbours Tanzania and Niger after the Cranes were drawn against the trio in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations last night. This was at an event hosted by TV presenter Thomas Mlambo, with South African and Ivorian legends Lucas Radebe and

Basketball Africa League’s 2nd Season Begins

The fledgling Basketball Africa League tipped off its second season in Dakar, Senegal, on March 5, 2022, with a dozen men’s club teams from as many African countries vying for the 2022 BAL championship title.Senegal’s Dakar Université Club and Guinea’s…

FIFA Suspends Zimbabwe, Kenya for Government Interference

The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) has suspended Zimbabwe’s and Kenya’s memberships over government interference in the countries’ football associations.Zimbabwe authorities say they were acting against corruption, incompetence…

Cameroon Football Team Donates to Stadium Crush Victims

Cameroon’s national football team, the Indomitable Lions, Sunday donated $85,000 and dedicated their 2-0 victory over the Scorpions of Gambia to victims of the stampede that killed eight and injured 38 at Yaoundé’s Olembe stadium this week. The Indomit…

US Ambassador to Burkina Faso: Aid Cuts Possible After Coup

Burkina Faso’s coup leaders have yet to say if they will install a civilian or military leader after deposing President Roch Kaboré, who has since resigned formally. In an exclusive interview with VOA, U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso Sandra Clark says …