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Sporting Debate

Africans in the Summer Olympic games came out to compete for medals to win for their respective countries. We saw African representation in boxing, fencing, judo, sprinting, rowing and taekwando, what are our...
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Goal!

Take a walk around the campus of the University of Ghana on a Sunday afternoon in the month of May, and it's likely that you will come across a large group of students gathered around, debating aggressively....
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Football Fan

I’m not a fan of football Not even the slightest bit I’d rather nurse my liquor Or scoff at boys for watching tits But when my country plays, I’m a raving maniac Who pretends to know a...
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The Match

It was a slow, warm evening at the Eseke’s compound: maybe even humid. Several people had gathered in front of the family’s big screen television, their looks searing the screen. Little Nwa was watching...
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The Cup of Nations

Fast and Loud thumps from the heart beating within the chest, racing, wanting to escape the body. Eyes wide open engulfing every sight and every moment as time ticks on, even more slowly as its importance is...
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National Game of Africa

Whether you call it Wari, Woro, Awele, Oware (Owari), Kboo, Kbo, Ayo, Ayoayo, Kale, Aghi and in Mandinka, mancala. Those who have played know that this game can be very addicting. So addicting that you can...
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Sports Development in Africa

Sports has been recognised as one of the domains that propels physical and mental balance, unity, and cultural exchange between different people worldwide. Africa has risen above the constraints of poverty and...
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Holding True

Upon taking a glance at AthleticsAfrica.com, many of the news articles are about marathons and track and field events. Even the logo for the website is of a runner crossing the finish line, there seems to be a...
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Do African Host Countries Benefit?

Just like birthdays and weddings, sporting events bring people together. They call for unlikely individuals to sit side-by-side with one common goal: to motivate their team's players. They bring together...
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AVB hopeful Drogba will stay

"Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas remains hopeful that he will retain the services of striker Didier Drogba, at least until the end of the season. • Chelsea confirm Alex bid • Gary Cahill talks...