Controversial football club from separatist Transnistria reaches Champions League
Fans of European giants Real Madrid and Inter Milan will see their teams face unusual competition this autumn: a club from a tiny separatist region in one of Europe's least known countries, Moldova. After a couple of failed attempts, Sheriff FC is making its debut in the group stage of Europe's top football competition this year, becoming the first team ever from the ex-Soviet country to reach the Champions League itself. Sheriff FC hails from Transnistria, a Russian-speaking region which broke away from Moldova after a brief civil war following the collapse of the Soviet Union.
FIFA President Infantino in DR Congo for TP Mazembe anniversary
FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives in Lubumbashi to attend the 80th-anniversary celebrations of the football club Tout Puissant Mazembe.
15 Questions with Chukwuka Monye
Chukwuka Monye has always been a natural with leadership roles and excellence. Although one might think that he had his future set, Monye who refers to himself as a “local man” says that his interest in business was met with some opposition. We caught up with the Managing Partner of Ciuci Consulting and threw 15 spur-of-the-moment questions his way, from his funniest childhood memory, right down to his favourite football club, and much more.