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Youth soccer academy players.

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We hope you had a great summer and with fall upon us, you know what that means it's 'FFG Boot Drive' season!

Our energetic young men (...

Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo: commons.wikimedia.org

Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed as "fake news" accusations by a US woman who alleges she was raped by the Portuguese footballer in 2009....

Vive France, vive Africa. Photo: Twitter.

Congratulations to France for beating a great Croatian team 4-2 to win the World Cup.

As the whole world noticed, France fielded a team made...

Mandzukic beats Pickford for the winning goal. Photo: Twitter.

Croatia was the superior team in the second half and overtime in its World Cup match with England today, winning 2-1 and...

[Soccer Story From Archives]

This is the season of World Cup fever so I pull out a soccer story from many decades ago.

Soccer is more than sports to most Africans. It can make us...

Belgium exults. Photo: Facebook

When goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois saved a sensational spinning shot by Neymar, pushing the ball over the crossbar in the 94th minute, it became obvious that...

Goalie Uzoho has a splendid future. His spectacular saves kept Nigeria in the game.

Nigeria was robbed Tuesday of a berth in the second round of the World Cup...

Kroos control

It's unclear what threats or magic coach Joachim Low used at halftime but the German team that returned to the field wasn't the same one and Sweden was lucky to have lost...

Ahmed Musa -- 'I know I can fly'

Lightning struck twice and both were named Ahmed Musa.

Facing elimination, Nigeria's Super Eagles powered their way back as contenders who may reach...

The tremendously talented Super Eagles. If they play timid one more time they will be home enjoying egusi.

Nigeria stands at the bottom of Group D in the World Cup tournament but could...

Senegal celebrates.

Senegal played thrilling soccer Tuesday and became the first out of five African countries so far to secure a victory in the World Cup tournament beating Poland 2-1....

Kane feels he can fly.

It was another tough day for an African team when Tunisia's hopes for a draw were shattered by a header from England's unmarked captain in the dying moments of their...

Goooaaal! Mexican players exult

Mexico had a strategy against Germany and it led to a dramatic 1-0 victory in both team's World Cup opener in Moscow today.

In other games today...

Young goalie Uzo tried his best

It was a rough World Cup opening week for Africa in Russia with all three teams that played losing their games and slipping in the race to make it to the...

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