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24-Jan-2019 to 10:18

Benin banned from UFOA U-20 tournament

APA-Cotonou (Benin) by Ulvaeus Balogoun — The Union of West African Football Federations (UFOA) has suspended Benin for two years from all its competitions, following its withdrawal from the UFOA U20 tournament last year.

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24-Jan-2019 to 01:13

Sierra Leone: Major boost ahead of start of much anticipated Premier League

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Preparations ahead of commencement of the much anticipated Sierra Leone Premier League football tournament has received a major financial boost from the government, APA learnt in Freetown on Wednesday.

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22-Jan-2019 to 18:28

Rwandan star striker joins Bangladeshi top flight

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Bangladeshi top flight side Saif Sporting Club have completed the signing of Rwanda international Emery Bayisenge on a six-month contract, local football sources revealed in Kigali on Tuesday.

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22-Jan-2019 to 12:40

Ghana fans hail Kevin Boateng’s Barcelona transfer

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Football fans in Ghana on Tuesday hailed a landmark transfer to Spanish giants Barcelona by their compatriot Kevin Prince Boateng.

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17-Jan-2019 to 12:25

Mozambique to host African volleyball tourney - Official

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The chairman of the Mozambican federation of the sport, Khalid Cassamo, has said the country could host the African beach volleyball tournament in April, after it won four gold medals in 2018.

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15-Jan-2019 to 14:58

Kenya: High level IAAF delegation visit ahead of world championships

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Preparations for next year's IAAF World Under-20 Championships move a gear up this week with the arrival in Nairobi of a high-level delegation from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for a site visit.

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14-Jan-2019 to 13:13

Ramaphosa mourns soccer legend Masinga

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa, the sporting fraternity and football in particular “is poorer after the passing of soccer legend Philemon ‘Chippa Phil’ Masinga, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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