Cecafa 2016 tournaments cancelled

The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) has revealed there will be no…

Yaya Toure wins BBC African Footballer of the Year Award 2015

Yaya Toure has been voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2015. The 32-year-old Ivory…

Yacine Brahimi wins BBC African Footballer of the Year award 2014

Yacine Brahimi has been voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2014. The 24-year-old midfielder…

2014 BBC African Footballer of the Year list to be named

It’s that time of year again: when Africa’s top footballers wait to find out if they…

World Cup 2014: Nigeria boycott training in money row

By Ian Hughes - BBC Sport The Nigeria squad at the World Cup have missed a scheduled…

Portuguese coach Mariano Barreto takes charge of Ethiopia

By Betemariam Hailu- BBC Sport  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The Ethiopia Football Federation has confirmed the appointment of…

Nigeria team bus attacked in Ethiopia, Nosa Igiebor sustains injury

By Oluwashina Okeleji – BBC Sport, Lagos Nigeria’s Nosa Igiebor was injured on Sunday when the…

Fifa elects Burundi’s Lydia Nsekera as first woman executive

Burundi FA president Lydia Nsekera has been elected as the first woman to Fifa’s powerful executive committee in…

Katongo named 2012 BBC African Footballer of the Year

Christopher Katongo has won the 2012 BBC African Footballer of the Year Award. The 30-year-old Zambia…