It is happening on Saturday Sept 3, at the Black star Square also called the Independence Square in Accra. From 6 am.
MIES, Switzerland (FIBA 3x3 World Tour) – FIBA announced on Tuesday that the seventh and last Masters of the 2016 FIBA 3x3 World Tour will take place in Mexico City on 24-25 September instead of Rio de Janeiro as previously announced.
“We are delighted to bring the World Tour back to Mexico City”, event organiser Marcelo Politi said.
“The Mexico City Masters was a resounding success and there was a strong interest from fans and partners to have more 3x3 events in Mexico.”
31 August 2016 – Bafana Bafana head coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba was overjoyed when he finally had all his 25 players in camp following arrival of Turkey-based Tokelo Rantie.
The striker was the last player to report for national duty on Tuesday, 30 August but missed both training sessions.
6 Deandre Jordan (USA) - USA v France, 2016 Olympic Games: Tournament for Men (BRA), Rio de Janeiro - Carioca Arena 1 (Brazil), Group Phase, 14 August 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO (Rio 2016 Olympic Games) - DeAndre Jordan had just given everything he had to lead the USA past Spain in the Semi-Finals of the Rio Olympics when someone asked if his exertions this summer would take a toll on his body in the upcoming NBA season with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Madagascar Hamada el Moussa Nampiandraza
Madagascar’s Hamada el Moussa Nampiandraza will be the central man for Sierra Leone’s crucial 2017 African Cup of Nations Group I qualifiers against the Elephants of the Ivory Coast on Saturday September 3rd at Stade De Bouaké, Bouaké.
Happy birthday our dear daughter, Annie Sia Jimillia Morris, as today, August 31st marks your fifth birthday.
Of all the daughters in the world, you are the best!, No matter how many years will pass, you will always be our little angel. We hope that you will always make us proud and we on the other hand be able to stand by your side. All the riches of the world wouldn’t make us happier than your smile. Seeing you happy is all we want to make our day. Happy birthday our angel! Have the best birthday ever!
MUNICH (FIBA EUROBASKET 2017) - FIBA EuroBasket 2017 host cities Cluj-Napoca, Helsinki, Istanbul and Tel-Aviv will be marking one year to the tip-off of Europe's premier basketball event this Wednesday by unveiling giant hashtags in each of the cities.
31 August 2016 – Maritzburg United midfielder Deolin Mekoa is excited with his first call up to Bafana Bafana but admits he is very nervous.
Mekoa, a product of the School of Excellence, helped the South African u23 Men’s National Team qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
31 August 2016 – Due to unforseen circumstances, Bafana Bafana will no longer be visiting the Kabokweni Shopping Complex in Nelspruit.
The squad will however be at the Riverside Mall (next to Southern Sun Emnotweni) between 13h30 and 14h30 on Wednesday afternoon (31 August 2016).
12 Rana Abdelfattah (EGY) - Egypt v Angola, 2016 Afrobasket U18 Women Final Round (EGY), Cairo(Egypt), Group Phase, 30 August 2016
CAIRO (2016 FIBA Africa U18 Women's Championship) - Egypt extended their FIBA Africa U18 women's Championship Group Phase unbeaten run thanks to a 56-39 win over Angola on Tuesday.
With the win, Egypt reached the Quarter-Finals as winners of Group A, while Angola finished second.
12 Damiris Dantas (BRA) - Turkey v Brazil, 2016 Olympic Games: Tournament for Women (BRA), Rio de Janeiro - Youth Arena (Brazil), Group Phase, 13 August 2016
NEWCASTLE (Paul Nilsen's Women's Basketball Worldwide) - It's frustrating when people refer to the FIBA World Ranking Rankings as one of their main pieces of evidence when trying to demonstrate the progress or indeed the lack of it, by any basketball nation.
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The end of the 2016 Olympic Games gave football’s club competitions the chance to grab the global media spotlight once more, only for international football to steal back into the limelight over the next few days, with FIFA’s digital platforms all braced to offer you the most extensive coverage.
UMS de Loum wrote a new chapter in Cameroonian football by winning the elite division to end the dominance of Coton Sport, champions for the past three seasons.
The little-known club, based in Loum, about 100-kilometres from the economic capital, Douala, wrapped up the 2016 ‘Elite One’ title on Monday (29 August 2016) thanks to a 2-1 win over New Stars away from home.
4 Meral Abdelgawad (EGY) - Egypt v Algeria, 2016 Afrobasket U18 Women Final Round (EGY), Cairo(Egypt), Group Phase, 26 August 2016
CAIRO (2016 FIBA Africa U18 Women’s Championship) - Tournament hosts Egypt have secured two straight wins at the ongoing FIBA Africa U18 Women’s Championship.
Japanesse billionaire, Katsuya Takasu, is currently furious at NFF and the Sports Minister for questioning the source of his $390k donation to the Dream Team VI at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
From tweets culled from social media, it seems the Japanese surgeon, Dr Katsuya Takasu is not happy with Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and the Minister of Sports over their alleged “grumblings” about the $390,000 donations he made to the Nigeria U-23 Men’s National Team captain, Mikel and coach, Samson Siasia at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympics.
Alfred Zagalo Sankoh
Sierra Leone Turkish based midfielder, Alfred Zagalo Sankoh wants to help Sierra Leone’s national team, Leone Stars end it’s winless run against the Elephants of Côte d’Ivoire.
Zimbabwe coach Kalisto Pasuwa has assembled a strong squad for the Group L Day 6 fixture against Guinea on Sunday, 4 September at Stade du 28 Septembre in Conakry.
Pasuwa called up 21 players, retaining the bulk of the team that managed the successful qualification of the Warriors for next year’s tourney in Gabon.
Golden Boot race heats up as Villa and BWP have opportunity to break away from reigning winner Giovinco
The MLS Golden Boot race is coming down to the wire as three phenomenal goal scorers are tied atop the standings with 16 goals apiece. This week brings an opportunity for New York City FC star David Villa and New York Red Bulls all-time leading scorer Bradley Wright-Phillips to pull away from reigning Landon Donovan MLS MVP and Golden Boot winner Sebastian Giovinco, as the Italian international will be out for up to four weeks due to an injury suffered on Saturday.
International soccer is back with a bang as the September FIFA window opens this week, highlighted by a full slate of critical 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. A total of 59 MLS players have been called up to their national teams during the window, representing 17 different countries spanning North, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa. All 20 MLS clubs contributed players, with all but one player set to feature in World Cup qualifying action.
U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jürgen Klinsmann will rely on 14 MLS standouts for two pivotal 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday, Sept. 2 in Kingstown (3:30 p.m. ET, beIN Sport) and Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday, Sept. 6 in Jacksonville, FL (8 p.m. ET, FS1/UniMás).
Rejoining the national team in triumphant fashion is New York Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan who is among the most discussed names in this year’s Landon Donovan MLS MVP race. A motivated Kljestan used his resilient play in MLS to earn the call-up from Klinsmann, and will provide a dangerous option in the midfield as the American No. 10 has five goals to go along with his league-leading 15 assists this season.
The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) announces that the media accreditation process for the CAF Extraordinary General Assembly (Cairo, Egypt) opens from Monday, 29 August 2016 to Sunday, 11 September 2016.
The CAF Extra Ordinary General Assembly will take place on Thursday, September 29th 2016 in Cairo, Egypt.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, on behalf of His Excellency, President John Dramani Mahama and Government of Ghana has sent a congratulatory message to Isaac Dogboe the “Royal Storm” for unanimously winning the WBC World Youth Championship title in Accra.
Malian-import Adama Traore netted a hat-trick to aid TP Mazembe beat FC Renaissance 3-1 on Sunday (28 August 2016) at the Stade Joseph Kabila in Kindu, over 1000 kilo-metres from the capital Kinshasa, to win the DR Congo Super Cup.
Mazembe led 2-1 at the break after Traore opened the scores on 14 minutes and doubled the lead two minutes later before Robert Wilangi reduced the deficit on 20 minutes.
Rwanda has summoned six new faces for the AFCON Gabon 2017 Group H final day fixture away to Ghana on Saturday, 3 September 2016 in Accra.
They include AS Kigali defender Eric Iradukunda; APR trio, Aimable Nsabimana, Fiston Nkizingabo and Onesme Twizeyimana and Olivier Niyonzima of Rayon Sports.
Midfielder Andrew Buteera also makes a return to the team first time after a one-year hiatus.
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Zimbabwe Warriors coach Callisto Pasuwa, has named a familiar 21-men squad for the final Group L Afcon qualifier away to Guinea next month.
Zimbabwe have already qualified for the tournament to be staged in Gabon next year.