Africa Sports Events

Marrakech to host the 4th international amateur tournament Morocco Golf Festival – 1-8 November

Morocco Golf Festival

Press Release Morocco Golf Festival will be played for the fourth time on the fabulous golf courses surrounding the historic city of Marrakech. MOROCCO GOLF FESTIVAL is open to Amateur Golfers of all levels (MEN & LADIES) from all over the world. In addition to competitive golf, there is an exciting programme full of various activities: […]

Ethiopia to host CECAFA Cup

Addis Ababa Stadium

By Andrew Jackson Oryada -BBC Sport Kampala, Uganda - The Council for East and Central African Football Associations (Cecafa) has confirmed Ethiopia will host the 2014 Senior Challenge Cup. “Ethiopia are the designated hosts of the Challenge Cup from November to December,” Cecafa Secretary General Nicholas Musonye said. “A Cecafa delegation will visit Addis Ababa after […]

Why AFCON 2013 Stadia Have Been Mostly Empty

Empty Seats (Photo:

VENTURES AFRICA –  Africa’s biggest sporting event, the Cup of Nations is just half way through its first week, having nearly concluded the second round of matches at the group stages. However, all the excitement and noise about the competition seem lost in the host country as the stands have virtually been empty — at least […]

We are ready to host best Nations Cup ever, says Dhlono

SA Stadium

  SOUTH Africa will spend $53.5 million for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), which comes up from January 19 to February 10. According to South Africa Tourism Regional Director for Africa, Phumi Dhlono, who disclosed this, $37 million will go to South African national departments to cover costs associated with hosting (including security, protocol and migration services), […]