Zambia crowned U-20 kings of Africa

KOHLI The Best FIFA Football Awards "For me, Cristiano is above everyone else" The arguments against Virat Kohli being the greatest batsman in history are dissipating faster than the supersonic rate at which he scores runs. The India captain began 2019 by becoming the first man in history to

Europeans make semi-final date

KOHLI The Best FIFA Football Awards "For me, Cristiano is above everyone else" The arguments against Virat Kohli being the greatest batsman in history are dissipating faster than the supersonic rate at which he scores runs. The India captain began 2019 by becoming the first man in history to

Long-term absentees make triumphant returns

A tense final day of the African qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ ended with Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia joining Egypt and Nigeria as the continent’s five qualifiers.

Last-gasp Pharaohs end World Cup exile

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Egypt clinched their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia to earn their first appearance at the finals for 28 years, having had to watch from the sidelines since Italy 1990.

All to play for in Africa after first legs

Nothing has been decided after the two first leg semi-finals of the CAF Champions League. USM Alger shared the points with Wydad Casablanca and Etoile Sportive could yet regret their goal conceded at home against Al Ahly.

Nigerians on the brink, big guns out in the cold

FIFA.com reviews latest qualifying action from Africa where World Cup regulars Cameroon have suffered an early elimination along with Brazil 2014 participants Algeria, while Nigeria edged closer to their Russia 2018 goal.

Appiah: Anything is still possible

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FIFA.com speaks exclusively with new Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah who says a fourth successive qualification is still possible for the Black Stars despite a major stumble in their opening two group matches.

African hopefuls set sights on France 2018

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With just two berths up for grabs, African qualifying for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 is set to be fierce, with the first match-ups getting going on 21 July as 17 sides jostle for a place at the finals.