Sports - Africa

Raja Casablanca part ways with coach Kebaier due to unjustified absence

Raja Casablanca has terminated its relationship with Tunisian coach Mondher Kebaier due to his "unjustified absence" from his position, as per the Moroccan club's statement on Thursday.

Nigerian forward Chukwueze wins best African player in La Liga

Villarreal CF Nigerian forward Samuel Chukwueze has been named best African player in the 2022/2023 Spanish La Liga.

Wydad's El Moutaraji doubtful for the Champions League final return leg

Wydad Casablanca's forward Zouhair El Moutaraji may not be able to participate in the upcoming CAF Champions League final against Ahly on Sunday due to injury, according to Moroccan media reports.

Wydad Casablanca players undeterred despite first leg defeat to Ahly

Wydad Casablanca players are confident they can overcome a 2-1 deficit against Ahly in the African Champions League final's second leg.

Algeria's Bensebaini signs for Borussia Dortmund

Algeria international Ramy Bensebaini has signed with Borussia Dortmund on a free transfer, the Bundesliga club confirmed on Monday.

Wydad coach satisfied with result despite defeat against Ahly

Wydad coach Sven Vandenbroucke expressed his satisfaction with his team's performance despite their 2-1 defeat against Ahly in the first leg of the CAF Champions League final on Sunday.

USM Algiers clinch maiden Confederation Cup title

USM Algiers made history by becoming the first Algerian team to win the Confederation Cup title after defeating Young Africans of Tanzania in the 2023 final on Saturday.

Ahly have the upper hand in the Champions League final: Wydad's coach

Wydad Casablanca coach Sven Vandenbroucke has admitted that Ahly are favorite when the two sides meet in the Champions League final on Sunday, but he will be looking for a win in Cairo.

Nigeria's Osimhen named best Serie A striker of the season

Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen has been awarded the prestigious Serie A Striker of the Year award for his outstanding performances for Napoli this season, the organiser of Serie A announced on Twitter on Friday.

Wydad's Ounajem aims for positive result against Ahly in Champions League final in Cairo

Wydad de Casablanca winger, Mohamed Ounajem, said on Tuesday that his team is aiming to secure a positive result in the first leg of the Champions League final against Ahly at Cairo Stadium as he believes that a good result away from home will make their mission easier in the second leg, which will take place in Casablanca.

Angers sack Algerian Chetti after sexual assault conviction

Algerian international Ilyes Chetti has been sacked by French club Angers after his conviction for sexual assault, the Ligue 1 side confirmed on Tuesday.

Marseille defender Chancel Mbemba wins French league's African player of the year award

Congolese stopper Chancel Mbemba was named the French league's African player of the year on Tuesday, marking the first time the award has gone to a defender.

African players in Europe: Ghana's Sulemana stars for doomed Saints

Ghana international Kamaldeen Sulemana scored a stunning goal for relegated Southampton as they bowed out of the Premier League after a thrilling 4-4 draw with Liverpool at the weekend.

USM Alger inch closer to historic Confed Cup title with win in Tanzania

Algerian side USM Alger took a significant step towards securing their first-ever continental title as they emerged triumphant with a 2-1 away victory against Young Africans in the first leg of the Confederation Cup final on Sunday.

Wydad coach worry ahead of CAF Champions League final against Ahly

Wydad coach Sven Vandenbroeck has expressed his concerns regarding the team's performance despite their qualification to Moroccan Cup semi-final, and has emphasized the need to build confidence ahead of their clash against Ahly in the CAF Champions League final.

Dortmund boss Terzic praises Haller 'miracle' with title in sight

Borussia Dortmund manager Edin Terzic said the return of striker Sebastien Haller from cancer was the season's "biggest miracle" as his side moved to the brink of the Bundesliga title.

Ivory Coast's Haller fires Dortmund to the top of the Bundesliga, just 1 round left

Sébastien Haller has fired Borussia Dortmund to the top of the Bundesliga with one round remaining by scoring two goals in a 3-0 win at 10-man Augsburg

Nigeria's Awoniyi stuns Arsenal to hand Man City Premier League title

Nigeria striker Taiwo Awoniyi scored the winner for Nottingham Forrest against Arsenal 1-0 on Saturday to gift Manchester City the Premier League title 2022/23

Wydad set up Ahly's showdown in CAF Champions League final after draw at Sundowns

Morocco's Wydad Casablanca has secured their place in the CAF Champions League final on the away goal rule after a 2-2 draw with South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns in Pretoria on Saturday.

CAF Champions League semi-finals results & scorers (2nd leg)

Follow Ahram Online's coverage of the CAF Champions League of the 2022/2023 season semifinal (12/13 May)

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