The racist myth of the ‘physical’ African football team | Racism

I love listening to white men, especially old white men, talk about black athletes during major global sporting events. I have been following the kind of language white pundits... Read more »

Ahmad replaces Issa Hayatou as African football chief

Madagascar’s football chief, Ahmad Ahmad, was elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office. Ahmad won the... Read more »

Burundi beat Zanzibar as hosts Ethiopia lose to Rwanda – BBC Sport

The 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup opened with Burundi beating Zanzibar 1-0 in the first match of the tournament as hosts Ethiopia then suffered a 1-0 defeat to Rwanda.... Read more »

Late-November/late-December proposed for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar should take place in November and December, a Fifa taskforce has recommended. 2022 FIFA world Cup (Photo: AP) – Key football officials met... Read more »

World Cup: Ethiopia Penalized Three Points South Africa Gets Lfeline

Ethiopia was stripped of three points in World Cup qualifying by FIFA on Monday for fielding an ineligible player in a game against Botswana, handing South Africa a lifeline... Read more »

Ethiopian Football Federation Admits Using an Ineligible Player

The president of the Ethiopia Football Federation, Sahilu Gebremariam, has admitted his side used a suspended player in a 2014 World Cup qualifier. If Ethiopia lose the three points... Read more »

Ethiopia beat Botswana 1 – 0 for 2014 World Cup Qualifying

Ethiopia beat Botswana 1-0 in their 2014 World Cup qualifier to go two points clear on top of Group A, ahead of Bafana Bafana. The hosts left it late... Read more »

Ethiopia resumes Brazil dreams – 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

2013 AFCON entertainers Ethiopia’s 2014 World Cup prospects will be tested on Sunday when they host Botswana in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia resumes its quest to reach the Brazil finals... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Saladin Scores Twice to Beat CAR for World Cup 2014 Qualifying Match

Ethiopia’s Saladin Seid’s brace in each half helped his side secure a comfortable 2-0 win over Central African Republic (CAR) on Sunday at the Addis Ababa Stadium in the... Read more »

Ethiopia/Somalia World Cup 2014 Match Venue Switched

The 2014 World Cup first leg preliminary round match between Somalia and Ethiopia has been moved from Nairobi to Djibouti, a Somali Football Federation (SFF) official said on Tuesday.... Read more »