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September 21, 2017 5:47 AM United, City progress to League Cup fourth round

London - Marcus Rashford fired Manchester United into the League Cup fourth round as the holders crushed Burton 4-1, while Manchester City eased through with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday. City and United, currently first and second in the Premier League, took contrasting routes to the last 16, where they were joined by Chelsea, Arsenal 1

September 18, 2017 2:56 AM Mighty Warriors hang precariously

The Mighty Warriors progression to the next round of the Cosafa Women’s Championships now depends on a match pitting Kenya and Swaziland this afternoon after Zimbabwe played out a draw against Malawi yesterday. If Kenya beat Swaziland, then Zimbabwe qualifies by being the best runners-up. Zambia sailed through to the semi-finals after finishing Group 2

September 16, 2017 2:06 AM Fill up Luveve Stadium

The Mighty Warriors need an outright win possibly by a huge margin to secure their passage into the semi-finals as they have four points from their first two games, the same as Zambia while Malawi are still in with a chance of scrapping through if they perform a Houdini Act and beat the hosts as they have three points. Only the group winners and the best runners 10

September 15, 2017 10:14 AM Banyana starts Cosafa Cup with a bang

Three-time winners South Africa got their 2017 Cosafa Women’s Championship Group C campaign off to a positive start with a 3-0 victory over Lesotho at Luveve Stadium on Thursday. Banyana Banyana dominated the match and scored their goals through Leandra Smeda, Chantelle Esau and Thembi Kgatlane, though Lesotho put up a good fight and showed plenty of quality 6

September 14, 2017 1:12 PM Benni Among Africans With Most Goals In UEFA Club Competitions

Benni McCarthy Among Africans With Most Goals In UEFA Club Competitions With an African having scored the fastest goal of this season's UEFA Champions League campaign so far, here are the 10 best African goalscorers in European competition history, including Benni McCarthy. Click through the gallery above to see Africa's most successful scorers in European 1

September 13, 2017 1:16 PM She Zebras up against Namibia’s Gladiators

The team nicknamed, She Zebras has failed to secure a win at the regional tournament after nine attempts as they featured in the inaugural tournament in 2002, and then again in 2008 and 2011. The team would face the first hurdle in the form of the Brave Gladiators of Namibia in the opener of the tournament. This would be the Zebras’ first international 6

September 13, 2017 1:16 PM Namibia off to flying start in women's regional soccer tournament

WINDHOEK, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Namibia started its football campaign with a 4-0 win over Botswana in its Group C opener of the 2017 Cosafa Women Championship on Wednesday morning in Zimbabwe. The championship is underway in Zimbabwe's second capital city Bulawayo and is scheduled to run from Sept. 13 to 24. The 'Brave Gladiators' as the Namibians are known 6

September 12, 2017 2:08 PM BF comes alive as Cosafa women’s games kick off

Award winning dance group Iyasa are set to perform during the tournament’s official opening ceremony at Barbourfields Stadium. Twelve countries, including guest nation Kenya, are set to battle it out in the 12-day football showcase that ends on 24 September and will be played at Barbourfields and Luveve Stadiums. “We did a final inspection of Barbourfields 8

August 26, 2017 11:32 PM Barcelona star Messi reaches Liga milestone with 350th goal

Lionel Messi scored his 350th goal in La Liga after beating Dani Pacheco to open the scoring for Barcelona against Alaves on Saturday. The Argentina captain had the opportunity to reach the landmark in the first half at Mendizorroza from the penalty spot, but saw a weak effort stopped by Pacheco. But the goalkeeper was powerless to stop him making amends 2

August 26, 2017 11:32 PM Barcelona seal La Liga win as Lionel Messi scores 350th league goal

LIONEL Messi missed a penalty kick but rebounded by scoring his record 350th goal in the Spanish league in Barcelona’s 2-0 win at Alaves. Messi also scored the second in leading the club to its second consecutive victory to start the league. Barcelona was without Ousmane Dembele, who was announced as Neymar’s replacement on Friday, and it also couldn’t 17