African stars ready to make their mark

Gone are the days when African players were largely overlooked by NWSL clubs, with an influx of big names joining the American league this past offseason. But why now?


Burundi team forfeits game after jersey protest

Burundi's Dynamo BC have forfeited their Basketball Africa League game against FUS Rabat, set to be played on March 10, in the wake of the Burundian side's refusal to display tournament sponsor Visit Rwanda's logo.


UFC's du Plessis: Aims for May return, Adesanya

UFC middleweight champion Dricus du Plessis told ESPN he is expecting to be ready to fight by mid-2024 and reiterated his desire to face nemesis Israel Adesanya in South Africa.


Bay FC smash record fee to sign Kundananji

Bay FC have signed striker Racheal Kundananji from Madrid CFF, with sources telling ESPN that fee stands at a women's world record €735,000.


Bafana Bafana out to show they have truly turned new leaf in AFCON quarters

South Africa face Cape Verde in the AFCON quarterfinals, with an opportunity to advance to their first semifinals since 2000. The victors will face Nigeria for a place in the final.


British-Nigerian former soccer star Timi Oke signs with Northwestern

Northwestern Wildcats have sealed the commitment of British-Nigerian NFL Academy defensive back Timi Oke, who was once a promising right-back in a different type of football and had Premier League potential.