Tag: World Cup

Why Sierra Leone could be banned by FIFA from international competition

FIFA said earlier this week that they were monitoring the situation in the country.

Nigeria exit #WorldCup after loss to Argentina leaving fans heartbroken

LAGOS (Reuters) - Supporters of Nigeria’s soccer team described their heartbreak after watching the elimination of the national side from the World Cup on Tuesday following a late Argentina goal. The game determined...

Why World Cup brings forth opportunity to discuss African identities and unity

Africa is the world’s second most populated continent; it’s home to 54 countries. Yet, according to football umbrella body FIFA’s rules, only five African countries can qualify for the World Cup tournament...

Op-Ed: On Durban, WEF Africa, and Radical Economic Transformation

It was estimated that the direct impact of hosting WEF Africa in Durban would be at least R64-million with a total impact of over R155-million.

Former Springbok scrum half Joost van der Westhuizen has died

Van der Westhuizen played 89 tests for the Springboks between 1993 and 2003 and scored 38 test tries, a South African record at the time.