AFRICAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2019 - SEMI-FINALS - 2ND LEG - all results

Holders Esperance to meet Wydad Casablanca in final

6 May 2019
AFRICAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2019 - SEMI-FINALS - 1ST LEG - ALL RESULTS

Esperance beat Mazembe 1:0 in semi-final first leg

28 Apr 2019
Africa Cup 2019 Qualifiers - group stage - 6th Matches - all results

Tanzania beat Uganda to qualify

25 Mar 2019
Keyplayer - Ivory Coast - Boubacar Barry - Nations Cup winning keeper retires from football

Boubacar Barry retires from football

5 Mar 2019
Africa Cup 2019 Qualifiers - Nigeria - Captain left out of Super Eagles squad

John Mikel Obi captained Nigeria at the World Cup in Russia in 2018

5 Mar 2019
STARS IN ASIA - CAMEROON - Ex-Cameroon skipper Benjamin Moukandjo leaves Jiangsu Suning

Moukandjo captained the Indomitable Lions to their fifth continental title in 2017.

4 Mar 2019
National Teams - Burundi - Stars in Europe - Saido Berahino included in squad

Berahino has scored five goals in 26 appearances for Stoke City this season

3 Mar 2019
Stars in MLS - African representation bolstered by new signings

Significant representation for the continent whose numbers have been bolstered by several high profile signings.

2 Mar 2019
STARS IN EUROPE - Ivory Coast - COACH - Kolo Toure joins Brendan Rodgers' staff at Leicester City

Kolo Toure forms part of Brendan Rodger's new backroom team at Leicester City.

1 Mar 2019
NATIONAL TEAM - SENEGAL - Coach Aliou Cisse opts for youth in latest squad

Senegal have already qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

1 Mar 2019

NATIONAL TEAM - RWANDA - Vincent Mashami named as new coach of Amavubi

Vincent Mashami

The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has named Vincent Mashami as the new coach of the national team.

Mashami replaces German Antoine Hey who left his position after Rwanda's exit at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.

"I am happy about this appointment and I am ready to serve my country," Mashami told BBC Sport.

His appointment comes three weeks before the Amavubi host Ivory Coast in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

"The executive Committee met on Friday evening and decided Mashami is capable enough to lead the national team," Francois Regis Uwagezu, the FERWAFA secretary general told BBC Sport.

A former coach of Rwanda Premier League Champions APR FC, Mashami was also assistant coach of the national team to Antoine Hey.

He has also managed the national team at youth, junior and Olympic level and is expected to start work immediately.

"The new regime at FERWAFA decided that it is time to use local coaches now because we believe they are able and have acquired the necessary experience," said Uwagezu who added that further details will be announced at a later date.

"The new coach will be tasked to pick the team he will work with because we don't want to interfere.

"We are confident that Mashami will deliver because he knows the players well," explained the secretary general.

Rwanda began their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign with a 2:1 away loss to the Central African Republic in Group H.

 

20 Aug 2018
(BBC East Africa by Andrew Jackson Oryada)

Related countries