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CAF to consider opening up AFCON to non-African teams to boost revenue

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will consider a proposal to open up its main competition – The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) – to other continents in order to increase revenue and attract new partners. This was recommended by CAF’s Marketing and TV team on Wednesday at the two-day African …

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Ex-Arsenal Player Christian Toonga Bags Nearly 3 Years In Jail For Drug Dealings

British professional footballer and former Arsenal youth player, Christian Toonga, has been jailed for two and a half years for playing a significant role in selling heroin and cocaine for a gang of drug dealers. The 19-year-old footballer who was arrested at a property in Sherborne, Wiltshire, last year, claimed …

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Spanish Football Federation President detained over alleged corruption

The president of the Spanish Football Federation, Angel Maria Villar, was detained by police Tuesday as part of a corruption probe, a judicial source said. Villar, 67, a former Spanish international footballer, was being held on suspicion of abusing his position to embezzle funds from the federation, among other charges, …

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Tennis Legend, Boris Becker Goes Bankrupt After Losing £100m in Nigerian Oil Investments

Wimbledon legend Boris Becker lost a huge part of his £100million fortune in dubious investments in Nigerian oil firms. German news magazine Der Spiegel, while citing documents from soccer whistleblowing platform Football Leaks, Der Spiegel, said Becker struck the deal in 2013, which contributed to his recent bankruptcy. The magazine …

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Eight Football Fans Killed As Wall Collapses During Senegalese League Cup Final

Eight people were killed during Senegal‘s football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday, the sports minister said, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters triggering a panicked stampede. Sports minister Matar Ba said a young girl was among the dead, while around 60 injured fans had been taken to health …

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Ghanaian Footballer Solomon Nyantakyi kills His Mother and Sister

A Ghanaian footballer Solomon Nyantakyi ,who is highly talented, has been arrested in Italy for the alleged murder of his mother and sister on Tuesday night in the city of Parma. The former football prodigy with Italian side Parma is the major suspect in the double murder of his mother …

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