The city of Tunis in Tunisia will host the African Olympic Qualifying Tournament for the Tokyo 2020. Tunisia was chosen ahead of the Algeria during the 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) held in Rabat, Morocco on Saturday August 25, 2019. 13 delegated... Read more
Nigeria, Algeria Halt Egypt’s Dominance In Table Tennis Doubles
The dominance of Egypt in the table tennis event at the ongoing 12th African Games was halted on Monday August 26 after Nigeria and Algeria claimed gold medals in the women and men doubles event. The rivalry between Nigeria and Egypt came to fore in the semifinal of the... Read more
12th African Games: Flying Eagles Qualify For Semi Finals
Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, qualified for the semifinals of the men’s football event of the 12th African Games after a hard fought 2-2 draw with hosts Morocco on Friday evening at the FAR Sports Complex Rabat. The result meant the Flying Eagles garnered five points from three games... Read more
Match Officials For FIFA U-17 World Cup, Brazil 2019 Appointed
With less than three months to go before the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 kicks off, the FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 20 trios of match officials, five Support Referees and 17 Video Assistant Referees (VARs), representing all six confederations. This competition in Brazil will give ambitious FIFA... Read more
Africa Heavyweights Battle For Tokyo Slots
True to bookmakers prediction, the two best table tennis playing nations in Africa – Nigeria and Egypt will come against each other in the final of the table tennis team event at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco. The gold medal and the ticket to Tokyo 2020... Read more
Assar, Meshref Win 2019 ITTF Africa Cup
Egypt’s duo of Omar Assar and Dina Meshref were crowned the champions of the 2019 ITTF Africa Cup concluded on August 5, 2019, at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Assar, who is tournament’s no.3 seed, accounted for the host nation’s favourite, Aruna Quadri, the top... Read more
2019 ITTF Africa Cup: 15 Countries Confirm Participation
In less than one week, the best players from 15 African countries will converge in Lagos for the 2019 ITTF Africa Cup, which serves off on August 3 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium. Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Egypt’s Dina Meshref are defending champions of the... Read more
FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles Now 3rd In Africa
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up 12 spots in the July FIFA ranking, to place 33rd in the world after winning bronze at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations tournament. In the ranking table released by the world football governing body on Thursday, Nigeria garnered 1, 481 points as... Read more
AITEO Cup Grand Finale Lights Up Kaduna
The Final matches of the men and women competitions of this year’s AITEO Cup will take place at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Sunday, setting alight the former administrative capital of northern Nigeria. In the women’s final, Cup holders Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt will clash with Nasarawa... Read more
Video: Algeria Beat Senegal 1-0 To lift AFCON Title After 29 years
Algeria Desert Foxes have won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) with a lone goal defeat of the Teranga Lions of Senegal in the final played on Friday at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt. Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedja found the back of the net in the 2nd minute... Read more