There are good local coaches in Ghana – Kwesi Appiah

Ghana assistant coach Kwesi Appiah believes there are several good local coaches in the country after successfully guiding the national U23 team, the Black Meteors, to secure qualification for the All Africa Games.

Appiah led his under strength team to beat the Dream Team of Nigeria to go through on the away goals rule.



Orlando Pirates’ Siyabonga Sangweni will not swap jerseys with Tottenham Hotspur

New Orlando Pirates defender Siyabonga Sangweni is looking forward to getting his chance when Bucs play Tottenham Hotspur and Kaizer Chiefs in the Vodacom Challenge – but says he won’t be swapping his jersey.

Sangweni, who joined Pirates on a three-year deal from Golden Arrows, realises that the competition is going to be tough, and also acknowledges that he needs to work hard to have a chance to be in the starting XI.



Enyimba welcome Al Hilal to Aba for Caf Champions League opener

Nigeria’s Enyimba will begin their third attempt at winning the Caf Champions League with a visit from Al Hilal in Aba on Sunday.

The Enyimba International Stadium, where many teams have struggled to make a statement in the past, will host the game.

Hilal coach Milutin “Micho” Sredrojevic has said he knows the enormous task ahead of his team in Nigeria, even though they will go to try and poach a point from their road trip.