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A record number of players at AFCON 2023 were born in a foreign country and their presence in their origin country’s football teams is hailed as a win for the game on the continent.

By Joel Omotto via bird story agency Twenty-four nations, divided in six groups, are competing at the delayed 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in the Ivory Coast but the most striking aspect is the large number of players born outside of Africa. The 2023 tournament has a number of global superstars setting it alight and of the 630 selected for the various nations, 200 were not born on the continent. […]

todayJanuary 19, 2024 4

Opinion Pieces

‘Politically neutral’ Russian athletes can now enter the Olympics – but don’t expect many to compete

  By Keith Rathbone, Macquarie University Earlier this month, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Russian and Belarussian athletes will be able to compete in the 2024 Paris Olympics if they are politically neutral. The decision from the committee’s executive board reversed an earlier ban. The IOC made this change even though the Russian National Olympic Committee remains suspended from competition for its violation of “the territorial integrity of the […]

todayDecember 20, 2023 1

Sport

Cohen maintains fistball dominance

Boosted by home turf advantage, Cohen Fistball Club (CFC 1) once again dominated their opponents during the Bank Windhoek National Tournament hosted in Windhoek over the weekend. CFC 1 won the Category A title for the sixth time in a row. Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) 4 won the Category B National Cup. In the Under 11 youth division, SKW B became champions, followed by SKW A. In the Under 14 […]

todayNovember 6, 2023 1

Sport

NFA supports Sports Betting

Namibian Football Association secretary-general Jochen Traut says that the association supports sports betting because it fosters competition and enhances the development of football in the country. Here’s One Africa Sport with the story: https://youtu.be/IUMz4Uc2ob4

todayOctober 18, 2023 2

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