Tag: Africa

Madagascar stadium crush claims 12, 80 hurt

12 people killed in stadium in Madagascar

At least 12 people have been killed and 80 injured after a stampede occurred of sport fans trying to enter Madagascar’s (an island country lying off the southeastern coast of Africa) national stadium for the opening ceremony of the Indian Ocean Island Games. ‘ALJAZEERA’ stated that the... » Read more

Guinea soccer show plans fall flat on face

Guinea looses right to host Africa Cup of Nations

Algeria and Morocco (countries in North Africa) have reportedly launched rivals bids to host the 2025 African Cup of Nations after Guinea (country in West Africa) was stripped of the right to stage the competition due to lack of proper infrastructure. ‘inside the games’ stated that Abderrazak... » Read more

Egypt plans to bid for 2036 Olympic Games

Egypt to bid for 2036 Olympics

Africa for the first time may be included in the Olympic map, Egypt being the first African nation to bid for the 2036 Olympic Games. Egyptian Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhi has revealed the country plans to bid for the 2036 Olympics Games and will seek to become the first African nation to stage the... » Read more

Guinea stadium gets CAF endorsement at last!

Afrika Guinea Stade Général Lansana Conté opened

Good news for Guinean football. The 50,000-capacity General Lansana Conté Stadium in Nongo, Guinea (a country in West Africa) was finally approved by the African Football Confederation (CAF) on December 26th. This sanction by the governing body of African football has come after years of waiting... » Read more

Pharaonic revamp work of Madagascar Stadium begins

Madagaskar National Stadium

Renovation work has begun on Madagascar’s Mahamasina Municipal Stadium (Stade Municipal de Mahamasina) in Africa. The redevelopment work will make the venue meet modern safety standards and will enable the facility to hold up to 40,000 spectators. The stadium is expected to be ready for use by... » Read more

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