Category: Sports

​Nyange Fails To Appear At Kisutu.

​Nyange Fails To Appear At Kisutu.

Simba SC Vice-President Geoffrey Nyange yesterday failed to show up at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam to attend the fraud and money laundering trial involving 300,000 US dollars (about 600m/-) because he was reportedly sick. The prosecutor with the Prevention and Combatting of Corruption Bureau (PCCB), Leonard Swai, told Senior Resident [&hellip

​Albania Appoint Former Italy Defender Christian Panucci As Manager.

​Albania Appoint Former Italy Defender Christian Panucci As Manager.

Albania have appointed former Italy defender Christian Panucci as their new head coach, replacing Gianni de Biasi. Albanian Football Federation president Armand Duka says the 44-year-old has been hired to lead the team to the upcoming European Championship in 2020. Panucci, who played for AC Milan, Inter Milan, Roma and Real Madrid, says his ‘only [&hellip

Neymar will not leave Barcelona, says club president amid Paris St-Germain reports.

Neymar will not leave Barcelona, says club president amid Paris St-Germain reports.

Neymar will not be leaving Barcelona despite reports that Paris St-Germain have triggered his £195m release clause, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has told BBC Sport. The Brazil forward signed a new five-year contract until 2021 in October, with his release clause set to rise with each year of the deal. Neymar, 25, joined from [&hellip

Ghana’s Wakaso signs three-year deal with Alaves.

Ghana’s Wakaso signs three-year deal with Alaves.

Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three-year deal with La Liga side Alaves. The 26-year-old joins after leaving Panathinaikos in Greece. The midfielder has extensive experience of playing in Spain, having previously turned out for Granada, Las Palmas, Espanyol, Villareal and Elche. Wakaso has played for the Black Stars since 2012 and played five [&hellip

​Amavubi Frustrate Taifa Stars.

​Amavubi Frustrate Taifa Stars.

Taifa Stars failed to utilise the home ground advantage after being held by Rwanda’s Amavubi to a 1-1 draw in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier Central-East ZoneDominique Savio Nshuti early strike was cancelled out by Himid Mao’s penalty spot few minutes before the break as the visitors held on to an important away [&hellip

Everton Winger Yannick Bolasie Given Warm Welcome In Tanzania.

Everton Winger Yannick Bolasie Given Warm Welcome In Tanzania.

Everton touched down in Tanzania this morning for their ground-breaking pre-season friendly – where the warmest welcome was given to one of their non-playing party. Yannick Bolasie, recovering from a serious knee injury, has travelled with the Blues squad. Even though he is unlikely to play again until Christmas after undergoing two operations to repair [&hellip

​Manchester United Name Michael Carrick As Club Captain.

​Manchester United Name Michael Carrick As Club Captain.

Manchester United have named midfielder Michael Carrick as club captain. Carrick, 35, is the club’s longest-serving player, having joined in 2006, and replaces Wayne Rooney in the role after his move to Everton. “It feels great and it is such a huge honour to captain such a great club,” Carrick told MUTV. “I never thought [&hellip

​Rooney To Join Everton.

​Rooney To Join Everton.

Wayne Rooney is to rejoin Everton, 13 years after signing for the Reds from the Merseyside team. Jose Mourinho said, “It is no secret that I have long been an admirer of Wayne; he has been a model professional throughout his time at the club and will remain in the history books for many years [&hellip

Mayanga Praises Gallant Taifa Stars.

Mayanga Praises Gallant Taifa Stars.

National team, Taifa Stars Head Coach, Salum Mayanga, praised his team for gallant performance that saw them winning bronze at the 2017 COSAFA Cup in South Africa. Taifa Stars defeated Lesotho 4-2 on penalties following a goalless draw in the third-place play-off match at the Moruleng Stadium in Moruleng on Friday. As a result, Taifa [&hellip

​Per Mertesacker: Arsenal Captain Will Retire In 2018 To Manage Academy.

​Per Mertesacker: Arsenal Captain Will Retire In 2018 To Manage Academy.

Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker has announced he will retire at the end of the 2017-18 season to take charge of the club’s academy. The defender, signed from Werder Bremen in August 2011, played only twice last season because of injuries. Arsenal have announced that he will start working with the academy this season to prepare [&hellip