CAR’s former football association boss on trial over war crimes
28 September 2019 | 6:58 pm
A senior football chief from the Central African Republic along with an alleged militiaman named Rambo have heard charges against them at a Hague court. Both are accused of leading a campaign of terror against Muslims.
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For many children in Ghana, cerebral palsy can mean a lifetime of exclusion, particularly from the world of sports. But one club in the country is trying to change all that.
Nigerian businessman Shola Akinlade has purchased a 55% stake in a Danish second division club. He has ambitious plans and hopes to use the club as a pipeline for players from Africa to enter European football.
Nigerian businessmen are showing a keen interest when it comes to investing in European football clubs. Could their control on the pipeline of local talent also help change the landscape of the Nigerian football world?
Recent deadly riots in Medellin during a local football game between Atletico Nacional and Independiente have been fueling debate about fan violence. Clubs have called for tougher penalties and cultural change.
After years of criticism from inside and outside the club, Bayern Munich have ended their controversial sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways.
As football clubs form their teams for next season, more and more of them are turning to a digital marketplace to see which players they could sign on. Charles Pellegrin talks to Frederik Broholt, commercial vice president of TransferRoom. Also, we take a look at the historic deal that reduces Ecuador’s debt burden and guarantees better protection of the Galapagos ecosystem.
Rui Pinto, the hacker behind the "Football Leaks" revelations, faces sentencing in Lisbon on Thursday as a trial lasting almost three years comes to an end. DW outlines what you need to know about the case.
Juventus has become the last Italian club to formally seek an exit from the still-born European Super League project. Twelve top clubs trying to set up their own competition prompted a fans' revolt across much of Europe.
In spite of all the negative talk and criticism of League football in Nigeria today, there is immense potential for the League to get better than it is now. And The Naija Super 8 is proof with Sporting Lagos being an accurate testament. This episode of The Nutmeg is all about Sporting Lagos and why they're currently blazing the trail.
As the 2023 Women's World Cup kicks off in New Zealand, we take a look back at the struggle between FIFA and national broadcasters over TV rights. With FIFA reportedly aiming for $300 million in global media rights, broadcasters were reluctant to meet its price demands, leading to fears of a media blackout.
Australia are riding a wave of popularity and hype at this Women's World Cup. Forever an underdog in the world game, the team's belief, ability and results are making a mockery of that tag.
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