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Monday, November 14, 2016 - 11:10am

West Ham and Ghana forward Andre Ayew has shown he is not a man to shrink in the face of adversity.

In January the 26-year-old was forced to play out of position for then-club Swansea when Francisco Guidolin took over as coach from the sacked Garry Monk. But he responded brilliantly.

His positive attitude, consistently good performances and goals played a part in helping the Swans stave off relegation from the Premier League.

Ayew scored two crucial goals in a 3-1 win over...

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 12:57pm


Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan may be fit to feature after responding quickly to medical treatment to a...

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:39am

2015 Nations Cup: Caf gives Morocco new deadline

The Confederation of African Football has reiterated it will not move the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations from January and has given Morocco until Saturday to decide if they will host as scheduled.

Morocco want a postponement because of fears over the Ebola outbreak.

Caf has asked Morocco to "clarify their position" by 8 November - a deadline also given to any countries...

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:23am

Cape Town - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho does not have to rely on Diego Costa for goals following a resurgence in Didier Drogba's career at Stamford Bridge.

Didier Drogba returned to Stamford Bridge for a second spell at the club and faced a tough task reproducing his exploits for Chelsea from 2004-12, when he scored 157 goals in 342 appearances and was always the man for the big occasion.

But he hasn't lost his eye for goal.

Filling in while Costa and Loic Remy were injured, the 36-year-old Drogba scored in each of the last three games, against Maribor in the...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 8:08pm
Cristiano Ronaldo lifts a magnificent finish past Simon Mignolet to open the scoring at Anfield. Photograph: Carl Recine/Action Images

Sometimes in football there is nothing for it but to accept the other team are vastly superior. Liverpool inflicted that feeling on many opponents in the years when they earned the right to hoist a banner on the Kop with the words “...

Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 2:28pm

Galatasaray’s Didier Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue have been sent to the Professional Football Discipline Committee for wearing T-shirts paying homage to Nelson Mandela during a league game on December 6.

Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 8:16am


Nigeria, Ivory Coast qualify for World Cup finals


Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the World Cup finals after beating Ethiopia 2-0 on Saturday. Ivory Coast’s qualification followed that of Nigeria later in the evening with a 4-2 aggregate win against Senegal.

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 11:42pm

By Edwin Dolo in Monrovia

Nathaniel Sherman may have made a record breaking move to Barrack Young Controllers (BYC), but it appears his arrival is accompanied by some trepidations - the club’s first choice goal keeper Mulbah Urey seems unhappy with the deal.

Goal keeper Urey against Nimba Utd

 Our sports sources say Mulbah Urey is upset with the contract signed recently between BYC and the Lone Star number one goalie.

The former UMC Roots and Nimba United goal custodian penned a three-deal with the...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 8:32pm

At age 10, Paulena Deontee Garyezon and Victoria Roberts are already dreaming of becoming the first international female tennis stars for Liberia.

The two young girls admired the Williams sisters - Venus and Serena - so much that they are training to copy their footsteps in the World of tennis.

Paulena Deontee Garyezon and Victoria Roberts


But there are obstacles that are stopping them from preparing for the reality of such dream.

Paulena and Victoria are currently benefiting from the Alfred Saa Kandakai free tennis...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 1:35pm

Just a day after he was unanimously indorsed as acting President of the Invincible Eleven (IE) Majesty Sports Association, Samuel Mustapha Gibson has listed his priority areas as interim President of the club.

Sam Gibson

Sam Gibson is a former Liberia International Tennis star, owner of the Crystal Ocean View Hotel in Mamba Point, Monrovia, and a longtime supporter of IE and a strong disciplinarian.