- Lassana N'Diaye is second in the scoring charts with five goals from four games
- He hopes to add to his tally against Ghana in the quarter-finals
- The young forward models himself on Samuel Eto'o
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Mali and England still on course after quarter-final wins
Ghana and USA eliminated from India 2017
Semi-finals (Wednesday): Mali vs. Spain/Iran; Germany/Brazil vs. England
Cleveland Cavaliers 116 – 97 Milwaukee Bucks
Giannis Antetokounmpo or the Greek Freak as he is popularly known is being touted as one of the best to ever play the game and potentially the best that ever would, after all is said and done by the time he retires, so says his peers; namely Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and lately LeBron James and to prove them right that they are not far from the truth he dropped another 30 points plus performance after his opening night 37 points output.
MIES - The logo for the first ever IBF 3x3 Young Lions Cup has been unveiled.
As a reminder, the 'IBF 3x3 Young Lions Cup' is an international 3x3 youth tournament. The first edition will take place in Gabarone, Botswana and will include 10 countries of the Southern African region: Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe.
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10 Anabela Adriana Cossa (MOZ) - Ferroviario Maputo v Inter Clube, 2016 FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Women Final Round (MOZ), Maputo(Mozambique), Group Phase, 25 November 2016
LOBATSE (FIBA Africa Champions Cup Women 2017) - Mozambique champions Ferroviario de Maputo on Friday opened the FIBA Africa Zone 6 qualifiers beating Angolan side Primeiro D'Agosto 68-55 in Lobatse, Botswana.
Al Ahly of Egypt can draw comfort from history as they face a win-or-bust CAF Champions League semi-final return match at home to Etoile Sahel of Tunisia this weekend.
The winners of the elite African club competition a record eight times have not gone more than three seasons this century without reaching the final.
Braimah Kamoko aka Bukom Banku and Bastie Samir aka the beast weighed in today at the open air BUKOM BOXING ARENA before over 2,000 fans.
Bastie who seem to have put up more muscles came first to weigh at 194pounds and then the fans favourite Bukom Banku who in now trimmed weighed at 193pounds.
Libolo v Harare City Hornets, FIBA Africa Zone 6 qualifiers, Lobatse, Botswana
LOBATSE (FIBA Africa Champions Cup 2017) - The race for Southern Africa clubs for two tickets for the FIBA Africa Champions Cup (ACC) 2017 Finals began on Friday in Lobatse, Botswana, with Dolphins, Libolo and Ferroviario da Beira registering wins.
BENGALURU (FIBA U16 Women's Asian Championship 2017) - The finalized rosters of the Division A teams at the FIBA U16 Women's Asian Championship 2017 have been verified and confirmed.
With the action set to tip off on Sunday, October 22, all rosters have been trimmed to 12 players.
Australia captain Rachael Haynes: “To have the top two ranked teams come together and play in a series like this is going to make for a great spectacle”
There will be a lot at stake when defending champions Australia take on World champions England in the ICC Women’s Championship, the high-profile series not only promising an early advantage to the winners but also the top place in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s Team Rankings.
South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has once again grabbed the top position in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings while Pakistan’s Hasan Ali has emerged as a new number one among bowlers in the latest ranking updates carried out on Friday.
An astonishing knock of 176 by de Villiers in the second ODI against Bangladesh in Paarl, which consisted of 15 fours and seven sixes and came off only 104 balls, has also helped South Africa edge India at the top of the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings by taking a 2-0 winning lead in the three-match series.
12 Youssef Aboushousha (EGY) - Egypt v Senegal, 2017 FIBA AfroBasket Final Round, Dakar(SEN), Group Phase, 9 September 2017
ALEXANDRIA (FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers) - Egypt forward Youssef Aboushousha has good memories of playing at FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014, and he hopes to do everything in his power to help his country qualify for China 2019.
Chelsea Football Club has announced a new and exclusive partnership with Sony Music.
The deal will see the two parties use their respective rosters of football players and music artists to create and produce content for the Premier League side’s fanbase.
New York Knicks 84 – 105 Oklahoma City Thunder
The Oklahoma City Thunder took to the court on Thursday night (October 19th 2017) in their opener down in Oklahoma City against the New York Knicks to start their 2017/18 season.
Sri Lanka’s national cricket team will return to Pakistan later this month for the first time since they were targeted in a 2009 terror attack.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the sport’s national governing body, has agreed to play the third game of its upcoming three-match Twenty20 international series with Pakistan in Lahore. The SLC’s executive committee agreed unanimously that the match against the Pakistan, scheduled for 29th October, should go ahead in the city’s Gaddafi Stadium following assessments made by Sri Lankan and Pakistan government authorities, independent security experts, and the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The General Sports Authority (GSA) of Saudi Arabia has signed strategic partnerships with LaLiga, which operates the top two divisions of Spanish football, and English Premier League club Manchester United.
The GSA has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding with United, through which the club will help the organisation develop Saudi Arabia’s football industry as part of its 2030 Vision.
L A Clippers 108 – 92 L A Lakers
The much-heralded Lakers first round draft pick in the 2017 NBA draft; Lonzo Ball was held to one out of six shot attempts on his debut in the league to score a mere 3 points as former Houston Rockets point guard and defensive menace; Patrick Beverly hounded and manhandled him.
ST PETERSBURG, FL, USA - The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced today that Simona Halep has won the 2017 Porsche Race to Singapore, sealing the No.1 spot on the Leaderboard and top seed at the prestigious BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global.
With the Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2017 coming to London on 23 October, this year’s hosts and music acts are set to have a best-of-British feel.
Hosting the ceremony at the London Palladium will be Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild (SAG)-winning actor Idris Elba, who has appeared in high-profile films such as The Mountain Between Us, Beasts of No Nation and Thor, not to mention the critically acclaimed television series Luther. A passionate Arsenal supporter, Elba counts Ian Wright, David Seaman and Thierry Henry among his all-time favorite Gunners.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has announced that its total budget for 2018 activities is N6.4 billion (over R 250 million).
This was part of the decision reached by the General Assembly of the NFF in Jos on Thursday.
The 2017 AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championships will take place between 19-26 November in the eastern India city of Guwahati, with the tournament ready to shine a light on the next generation of talented young female boxers from around the world. While many of the 193 registered boxers from 39 countries will hope to be beginning their journeys to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, those born in 2000 and competing at Flyweight (51kg), Featherweight (57kg), Lightweight (60kg) and Middleweight (75kg) will also be chasing a quota place for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.