April 21, 2024

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Rivals desperate to break Bayern's Bundesliga stranglehold

They have already won their first piece of silverware, beating RB Leipzig 5-3 on Saturday in the German Super Cup, and will go into the opener against Europa League champions Eintracht with their confidence high.

Don't join Napoli if you dream of playing AFCON - De Laurentiis

Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly - now at Premier League side Chelsea - and Cameroon midfielder Andre Zambo Anguissa missed several Napoli games while on international duty at this year's AFCON, which took place between January and February.

Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers postponed to allow for World Cup preparation

The postponement had been muted for weeks, especially after the date for the next Cup of Nations finals in the Ivory Coast was put back from June next year to January 2024.

Mane crowned African Footballer Of The Year...Again!

"I dedicate this award to the youth of Senegal. I'm very emotional and don't have the words to express how I'm feeling," Mane told the audience at the CAF awards in Rabat after flying in from Washington DC, where he scored in a pre-season friendly for his new club on Wednesday.

Wydad stun Ahly to clinch CAF Champions League trophy

Zouheir El Moutaraji was the hero as Wydad Athletic Club beat defending champions Al Ahly 2-0 at the Mohamed V Stadium in Casablanca on Monday night to clinch their third CAF Champions League trophy.

Wydad, Al Ahly set up CAF Champions League final date

Wydad Athletic Club’s hunt for a third CAF Champions League title remained on course after storming through to the final despite a 1-1 draw at home against Angola’s Petro de Luanda in the return leg of their semi-final fixture on Friday.

UEFA scraps Champions League club coefficient plans as new format from 2024 confirmed

‘Following an exhaustive consultation with stakeholders in the game, the Uefa Executive Committee has today in Vienna approved the final format and access list for European club competitions as of the 2024/25 season,’ a UEFA statement read.

CAF Champions League: Wydad, Al Ahly register vital first leg wins

First half goals from Innocent Maela and Goodman Mosele handed Orlando Pirates a vital 2-0 win away against Al Ahli Tripoli in the first leg of their CAF Champions League semi-final fixture in Benghazi on Sunday 8 May 2022.

Real to face Liverpool in UEFA Champions League final as comeback stuns Man City

Manchester City suffered one of the most remarkable Champions League collapses as Real Madrid came back from the abyss to set up a final showdown with Liverpool.

Liverpool survive Villareal scare to reach UEFA Champions League final

Sadio Mane secured Liverpool's place in their third Champions League final in five seasons with a third goal after taking the ball around Rulli. Villarreal ended the game with 10 men with Capoue sent off late on for two bookable offences.