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Hubert Velud: Sudan appoint former Togo boss as new manager

The Sudan Football Association has named Frenchman Hubert Velud as their new national team coach. The 60-year-old former Togo, JS Kabylie, TP Mazembe and Etoile du Sahel boss succeeds Zdravko Logarusic, whose contract was not renewed in December. Two weeks after…

Wilfried Bony: Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ittihad announce signing of Ivory Coast forward

Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad have announced the signing of Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony on an 18-month deal. He has joined the Saudi Arabian club as a free agent. The 31-year-old has not played a competitive game since July, when his Ivory…

Zdravko Logarusic: Croatian coach appointed by Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has named Croatian Zdravko Logarusic as the new coach of the national team. The 54-year-old left as coach of Sudan in December when his contract was not renewed. He has signed a two-year deal and will…

Pioneering DR Congo forward Leon Mokuna dies aged 90

The first player from DR Congo to play in Europe, Leon Mokuna, has died at the age of 90 in the Belgian city of Ghent. He had settled in Ghent, where he had begun his time in Belgium at KAA…

Chelsea’s Rüdiger says ‘Sierra Leone is home’, donates $100,000 towards education

Chelsea and German international Antonio Rudiger has donated $100,000 towards free education project by the Sierra Leone government. The player said it was his contribution towards the development of the country of his parentage. He made the donation when he…

African qualifiers for 2022 World Cup: Second-round draw in Egypt

The Nile Ritz-Carlton hotel located in Egypt’s capital Cairo is hosting the high and mighty in African football as the final draw for African World Cup 2022 qualifiers is held today, January 21. Africa’s race to elect representatives for the…