Dambe Warriors League, MTN become partners

Dambe Warriors League (DWL), the premier sports organization dedicated to promoting the ancient martial art of Dambe, is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with MTN, Africa’s largest mobile network operator. This partnership signifies a pivotal moment for DWL as it strives to expand its reach both domestically and internationally by providing unique fan […]

BAL, Afreximbank team up on capacity building

Basketball Africa League (BAL) and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) yesterday celebrated their collaboration during a ceremonial signing event in conjunction with the third Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) in Cairo, Egypt. BAL and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will work together on the implementation of capacity building initiatives as well as investment promotion activities for the advancement of sports and related […]

FIFA scribe to receive AWIEF Lifetime Leadership Award

FIFA’s first female and non-European Secretary General, Fatma Samoura, has been selected as the recipient of the inaugural AWIEF Lifetime Leadership Award. Samoura will be presented with the AWIEF Lifetime Leadership Award at the 9th edition of the annual AWIEF Conference and Awards slated for November 9 and 10 at the Kigali Convention Center in Kigali, […]

Egypt’s Al Ahly represents Africa in FIBA Cup

2023 Basketball Africa League (BAL) champion Al Ahly of Egypt will participate in the 2023 FIBA Intercontinental Cup (ICC) at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore from Sept. 21-24. Al Ahly will compete in Group A alongside Brazil’s Sesi Franca (BCLA champion) and NBA G League Ignite (NBA G League).   Group B consists of China’s Zhejiang Golden […]

Nigeria: Dambe warriors energize an ancient sport

The Africa Fighters League (AFL) is set to energize the ancient martial art of Dambe through the inception of Dambe Warriors League (DWL) in Nigeria, a groundbreaking collaboration intended to showcase the sport within the country and beyond. Following their purchase of a majority stake in Lost Child Media, a Dambe sports promotion company founded […]

FIFA,UNHCR agree to give refugees more opportunities

Football’s global governing body FIFA and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work closely with those forcibly displaced from their homes and help to strengthen communities through enhanced access to football, education and other opportunities. The signing ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland, was conducted by FIFA President Gianni Infantino […]

Diadora seeks help for the coming season

Liberian football club Diadora had a tough debut season in the 3rd division this year. Diadora, based in Chocolate City, suffered at the beginning of the Gardnersville football championship, losing almost all its matches. This dismal performance created an impression that the team would not survive its first season in the league. But the club […]

African basketball league enters playoffs

The 2023 Basketball Africa League (BAL) Playoffs will tip off on Saturday, May 20 at BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda and will culminate with the third BAL Finals on Saturday, May 27.  The top eight teams from the league’s Sahara and Nile Conference group phases in Dakar, Senegal and Cairo, Egypt, respectively, will compete in […]

Basketball Africa League continues in Egypt

Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced the rosters of the six teams that will compete in the league’s Nile Conference group phase from April 26 – May 6 at Hassan Mostafa Indoor Sports Complex in Cairo, Egypt.    The six teams are Al Ahly (Egypt), Cape Town Tigers (South Africa), City Oilers (Uganda), Club Atlético […]

Africa: Rugby is big business, let’s stop pretending it isn’t!

By Herbert Mensah African Rugby needs to respect itself and behave in a “world-class” fashion before it can be respected by the rest of the world. African sports have been forgotten by the world. More so, it seems that African sports have been forgotten by Africans. In the world of rugby, in particular, there are […]