Top Ugandan football club suspends coach over match-fixing allegations

Kampala, Jan 17 : Uganda’s top football club KCCA FC has suspended coach Sam Ssimbwa over match-fixing allegations. Club chief executive officer David Tamale told Xinhua on Sunday that they have decided to suspend the coach till January 31 when they will be done with investigations. The club said it has set up a committee […]

Sporting, Shivajians play out goalless draw in I-League

Margao, Jan 17 : Hosts Sporting Clube de Goa were held to a goalless draw by newcomers DSK Shivajians in an I-League football clash at the Fatorda stadium here on Sunday. Sporting coach Mateus Costa fielded Rowllin Borges and Glan Martins in place of Cajetan Fernandes and Mauvin Borges into the starting eleven. Shivajians coach […]

Rwanda beats Cote d’Ivoire in Africa Cup tourney opener

Kigali, Jan 17 : Rwanda beat Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in African Nations Championship (CHAN) football tournament’s opening game. Defender Emery Bayisenge scored a 16th minute stunner for Rwanda before half-time sending the fans into frenzy that took place in Amahoro National Stadium. here on Saturday, reports Xinhua. A 25,000-strong crowd watched the game that was […]

Barcelona coach Enrique open to new signings for squad

Barcelona, Jan 17 : European football champions FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique refused to rule out his club making any new signings before the end of the month. Barcelona have already strengthened their squad with the incorporation of midfielders Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal, but have been liked with a return for former B-team players, […]

China’s offer to Brazil midfielder Elias falls through

Rio de Janeiro, Jan 17 : Midfielder Elias’ proposed move to be the latest Brazil international to join the Chinese Super League has fallen through, which has forced him to declare his wish to remain at Corinthians this year. Hebei China Fortune, who were promoted to Chinese football’s top tier last year, reportedly tabled a […]