Senegal’s Sadio Mane during the 2019 AFCON final soccer match between Algeria and Senegal in Cairo. He also plays for Liverpool. PHOTO/EPA-EFE/KHALED ELFIQI By Ernest Yeboah Acheampong and  Ellis Kofi Akwaa-Sekyi The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament is...
Coach Kaka in action. PHOTO/COURTESY By SPORTS CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Hamisi Mohamed popularly known as Coach Kaka has won the international public vote determining the winner of “Future Stars” programme that will see him train with Arsenal Soccer Schools. This is courtesy of online money transfer firm WorldRemit and their partner of Arsenal FC. Competing...
Referee Aden Marwa. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Kenyans took to social media to express their shock at revelations that Kenyan celebrated referee Aden Marwa has been caught in a sting football corruption operation by Ghanaian undercover journalist Anas Arameyew Anas. Marwa who was set to officiate at the Fifa 2018 World Cup...
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. PHOTO/ALEX GALLARDOY By AGENCIES Newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has revealed two players who are better than Lionel Messi. The Barcelona star has won the Ballon d'Or five times, Champions League four times and boasts of eight Spanish La Liga titles, but has failed to lift the...
BBC--The five-man shortlist of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah was revealed during a special live launch broadcast in London. Cameroon's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winner Arnaud Djoum was part of the panel to discuss the nominees, as were Nigeria's 1996 Olympic football champion...
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/FACEBOOK By AGENCIES newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Manchester United will battle Manchester City for the signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez who can leave on a free next summer, according to reports. Sanchez, the Chilean forward, looked set to join Pep Guardiola’s City on the final day of the transfer window in...
  Romelu Lukaku in action. PHOTO/NEWSWEEK By AGENCIES newsweek@reporter.co.ke On the pitch, Romelu Lukaku has made a rapid start to his Manchester United career. Off it, the Belgium striker is causing controversy through no fault of his own. To accompany their new forward’s goalscoring feats, a section of United’s support has started up a chant...
Some away supporters got tickets in the home areas and climbed barriers to get into the away section. They let off flares inside the stadium. PHOTO/BBC https://www.arsenal.com/news/watch-goals-cologne-game By SPORTS CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Arsenal's Europa League campaign began in chaos with their game against Cologne delayed by an hour "in the interests of crowd safety". Thousands...
BBC--Harry Kane continued his quest to "break into that world-class bracket" with two goals in Tottenham's 3-1 Champions League group-stage win over Borussia Dortmund. The 24-year-old England striker also scored twice in a 3-0 win at Everton in the Premier League on Saturday, which brought up his century of goals...
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/ARSENAL FC The failure to sell Alexis Sanchez with one year left on his contract could cost Arsenal more than $91 million in the short term and $91 million in the long term. That’s according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who said that the club missed out...