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On this week’s show we focus on the 2022 African Nations Championship in Algeria, with the tournament into the knockout stage. Also we talk about Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen’s superb season so far in Italy, with Napoli 12 points clear at the top of Serie A. We assess the two new African signings at Bournemouth, and Stuart looks at how important …
 
On this week’s show we focus on the 2022 African Nations Championship in Algeria, with the hosts the first team to qualify for the quarter-finals. Also we take a look at the shortlist for the Best FIFA Football Awards 2022, with three Moroccans nominated after finishing fourth at the World Cup in Qatar – can any of them win an award against strong …
 
On this week’s show we focus on the 2022 African Nations Championship, which begins this weekend in Algeria. Also we talk to exciting Ghana midfielder Kamaldeen Sulemana, who’s just 20 and played for the Black Stars in two games at the World Cup in Qatar. And Stuart looks ahead to the weekend’s EPL action, with the Manchester derby headlining.…
 
On this week’s show we look ahead to the new year in African football, with lots to look forward to on the calendar. We hear from Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe, one of Africa’s most experienced referees, who has announced his retirement after a very difficult 2022. Stuart has a tribute to Pele, and we assess Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Saudi Arabia…
 
On this week’s show we take a look back at 2022 in African football – the excitement of the World Cup, and the men’s and women’s Africa Cup of Nations. We hear from Southampton’s Nigerian forward Joe Aribo, and from Aston Villa’s Zimbabwean midfielder Marvelous Nakamba. Also Stuart looks at how the 2026 World Cup might work, with 48 teams.…
 
On this week’s show we take a look back at the 2022 Fifa World Cup. As Morocco reached the semi-finals, is this a breakthrough that will see African teams doing well at future World Cups? We have the second part of our interview with Kaka, a World Cup winner with Brazil in 2002, and the 2007 World Player of the Year. And with the World Cup over, th…
 
This week’s show is all about the 2022 Fifa World Cup again, with Morocco making history as the first African team to reach the semi-finals, but not able to go all the way. We take a look at the Atlas Lions’ amazing run in Qatar. We look back at some past World Cups and talk to 2002 winner Kaka of Brazil. And of course we look ahead to Sunday’s fin…
 
This week’s show is all about the 2022 Fifa World Cup, with Morocco becoming the fourth African team to reach the quarter-finals. We go to Ghana and look at the fallout after the Black Stars’ group stage exit. And Stuart looks at the statistics of World Cup penalty shootouts.By Passion for Sport
 
This week’s show is all about the 2022 Fifa World Cup – African teams have put the miserable World Cup of 2018 behind them and hopes are high of a team reaching the quarter-finals at least, with Morocco topping their group and Senegal lining up a blockbuster against England on Sunday in the round of 16. Also we hear from France forward Olivier Giro…
 
This week’s show is all about the 2022 Fifa World Cup – no wins for Africa in the opening games, but draws for Morocco and Tunisia, and a fighting performance from Ghana. So will some the continent’s representatives make it past the group stage? We hear what it’s like in Qatar, with many negative stories having been reported. And we ask why there i…
 
This week’s show is all about the 2022 Fifa World Cup, as we look at Africa’s chances – can the continent go further than the quarter-finals this time? Also we go to Morocco and assess the Atlas Lions squad. Also we ask who is likely to take the trophy, and we find out about Qatar as a country.By Passion for Sport
 
On this week’s show we look at Cameroon’s chances at the upcoming Fifa World Cup and we hear from fans in Yaounde. With the Caf Women’s Champions League ending on Sunday in Morocco, we assess the tournament, and lots on the EPL ahead of the upcoming break, as we ask if Liverpool have now turned the corner.…
 
On this week’s show we assess Ghana’s chances at the upcoming Fifa World Cup. It’s their fourth appearance, having been quarter-finalists in 2010, and with a chaotic group-stage exit in 2014. We hear from Accra. Also, with the zonal qualifiers of the inaugural African Schools Football Championship underway, we find out about the competition and its…
 
On this week’s show we get ready for the second edition of the Caf Women’s Champions League, starting in Morocco on Sunday, with eight teams taking part. We hear from defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies of South Africa, and from Zambia’s Green Buffaloes. Also, a look at the Fifa U-17 Women’s World Cup in India, where Nigeria got to the sem…
 
On this week’s show we look at the fifth Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations, on in Mozambique, with seven teams taking part and Senegal the defending champions. We ask how relevant beach soccer is in Africa. Also we analyse the teams that have made it to group stage of the CAF Champions League, with Vipers of Uganda qualifying for the first time, k…
 
On this week’s show we focus on the news that Zambia and Brighton midfielder Enock Mwepu has been forced to retire from football at the age of 24 because of a heart condition. We look at other players who have been affected by heart issues, including Nigeria’s Nwankwo Kanu. Also, we go to France, and speak to Zimbabwean midfielder Marshal Munetsi, …
 
On this week’s show we talk about the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations being taken away from Guinea, and we ask which countries can handle a 24-team tournament. Also we look at footballers’ unions in Africa, as only 11 countries on the continent have unions, which have helped many players. We look Arsenal’s title chances, and we find out more about new B…
 
On this week’s show we assess how the five African teams playing at the World Cup are shaping up as they played their final friendlies ahead of the tournament. Also we hear from Sierra Leone coach John Keister as they had a disappointing 4-0 loss to South Africa in a friendly match. We have listener’s views on whether Mohamed Salah can bounce back …
 
On this week’s show we speak to Nigeria and Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi, on handling the pressure from fans, and the different roles he’s playing in at Everton. We take a look at the biggest transfers in Africa in the recent window, where South African club Mamelodi Sundowns spent nearly $3m on Chilean player Marcelo Allende. And we analyse the l…
 
On this week’s show we focus on football in Morocco, as the country has had huge success of late, with RS Berkhane winning an all-Moroccan CAF Super Cup last weekend. We look at the fan’s expectations for new national team coach Walid Regragui ahead of the World Cup, and we get an update on the Moroccan government’s huge football development progra…
 
On this week’s show we take a look at the teams that made it to the finals of the 2022 African Nations Championship – Nigeria missed out, while Madagascar qualified for the first time. We assess the controversy around Zambia women’s star Barbra Banda, who was excluded from the recent WAFCON after failing gender eligibility tests, but is playing at …
 
On this week’s show we talk about Morocco appointing the relatively inexperienced Walid Regragui as their coach ahead of the World Cup. We also look at Egyptian giants Al Ahly sacking Portuguese manager Ricardo Soares after just two months in the job. And we have part two of our interview with Zambia’s Dancing Pastor – Pastor Peter Makembo, who lea…
 
On this week’s show we talk about nicknames in African football, with Benin’s Squrrels set to change their name. Also we go to Zambia and meet the man known as the Dancing Pastor – Pastor Peter Makembo, and we hear his story of how he felt called by God to lead the country’s sports supporters’ group. Plus Stuart on the unpredictable start to the EP…
 
On this week’s show we talk about the nominees for the 2022 Ballon D’Or, as there are four African players this time, compared to two last year for the men’s award, and as Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala has become the first African player to be nominated for the women’s Ballon D’Or. We look at the great progress being made in women’s football in Africa, …
 
On this week’s show we take a look at the launch of the Africa Super League and assess how it’s shaping up. We talk about Brentford forward Bryan Mbeumo’s decision to switch from France to Cameroon ahead of the World Cup. Also we speak to Nigeria defender Calvin Bassey, who moved last month from Rangers in Scotland to Ajax in the Netherlands. Basse…
 
This week’s show is all about the new EPL season, as we ask who the champions will be. We assess the significance of Liverpool’s win over Man City in the Community Shield, and look at the opening fixtures. Also we talk to Nottingham Forest’s new signing, the Nigeria striker Taiwo Awoniyi.By Passion for Sport
 
On this week’s show we look back at the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, as South Africa won a first title, and Nigeria came only fourth. We ask whether this shows a shift of power in women’s football on the continent. Also we hear how South Africa brought in a mental skills coach for the tournament. And as Man City play Liverpool in the Communi…
 
On this week’s show we look ahead to the final of the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, with hosts Morocco playing South Africa. Banyana Banyana goalkeeper Andile Dhlamini tells us what it would mean to win the tournament for the first time. We also look back at the controversy and excitement of the semi-finals. Plus your thoughts on the Caf awar…
 
On this week’s show we focus on the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, with Zambia, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa through to the semi-finals and qualifying for next year’s World Cup. Also we take a look at who might win the Caf Awards, with the shortlists having been made. We speak to France-based Nigeria forward, Terem Moffi, who plays for Lo…
 
On this week’s show we focus on the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, with South Africa, Senegal and hosts Morocco among the teams to have impressed so far. We also assess the key decisions made by Caf, that the 2023 AFCON will be held in January and February 2024 due to rainy weather in Ivory Coast, that the African Super League will start in Au…
 
On this week’s show we look ahead to the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, with Morocco hosting the tournament, and with Nigeria’s Super Falcons looking for a tenth title. We talk to Nigeria and Rangers forward Joe Aribo, who played 70 games for club and country, and had a lot of disappointments. And Stuart asks where it all went wrong for Utd.…
 
On this week’s show we start looking ahead to the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations finals in Morocco, with the tournament just a week away. Also we speak to Aston Villa’s Zimbabwean midfielder Marvelous Nakamba, who says it’s great working with Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard. And we look at why Sadio Mane might have left Liverpool for Bayern Munich.…
 
On this week’s show we analyse Pitso Mosimane’s departure from Egyptian club Al Ahly – was it a surprise, and where might he be going? Also we speak to Nigeria defender Ola Aina, who plays for Torino in Italy’s Serie A. Aina tells us about his long season and how he lost his place in the team after going to the Afcon. Plus lots of transfer talk and…
 
On this week’s show we catch up on the latest in the 2023 Afcon qualifiers, with Nigeria making a winning start and Egypt losing to Ethiopia. We speak to Scotland-based defender Frankie Musonda who committed to play for Zambia, and made his debut in these qualifiers. Also we talk about Brighton’s Tariq Lamptey deciding to play for Ghana. And Stuart…
 
On this week’s show we focus on the CAF Champions League final, with Wydad Casablanca of Morocco beating Al Ahly of Egypt in a great game, and with Wydad enjoying home advantage. We go to Morocco to talk about the match. We also find out more about Wydad’s coach Walid Regragui. Lots too on the Uefa Champions League final, and we take a look at newl…
 
On this week’s show we look ahead to Monday’s CAF Champions League final, with Al Ahly of Egypt playing Wydad Casablanca of Morocco, who have home advantage. Also the group stage of qualifying for the 2023 AFCON starts next week, and we hear from Malawi coach Mario Marinica, as the Flames aim for back-to-back qualifications. Also, we take a look at…
 
On this week’s show we talk about Rwanda's Salima Mukansanga being chosen as a referee at the men’s World Cup. We also look at Nigeria striker Asisat Oshoala taking the the award for the top scorer in the Spanish women’s league. And we talk about the top African players in France, as Ivory Coast midfielder Seko Fofana took the award for the best Af…
 
On this week’s show we look at Caf’s decision to let Morocco host the final of the African Champions League, with a Moroccan side likely to play in the final. Also we speak to Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen, who’s had a good season with Napoli in Italy and is a transfer target for several EPL clubs. And we have Stuart on the EPL, with Man City in a…
 
On this week’s show we speak to Ghana's Dennis Odoi, who made his international debut at 33 in March, helping the Black Stars to qualify for the World Cup as they beat Nigeria in the play-offs. Odoi was close to committing to play for Belgium, but finally opted for the Black Stars, and it was an amazing start. Also we look at the aftermath of the W…
 
On this week’s show we have an interview with Nigeria and Watford forward Emmanuel Dennis. Dennis talks about how this season has been, and what it’s like being one of five Nigerian players at Watford. Also we catch up on the Caf Champions League, and we look at Didier Drogba’s failed bid to become president of Ivory Coast's football federation. An…
 
On this week’s show we take a look at the draw for the group stage of qualifying for the 2023 AFCON, with Egypt, Guinea, Malawi and Ethiopia all in the same group. We assess the furious post-match comments of Orlando Pirates coach Mandla Ncikazi, claiming Simba used dirty tricks against them in Tanzania in a Confederation Cup match. We have the thi…
 
On this week’s show we speak to Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze, whose late goal for Villareal saw six-time champions Bayern Munich knocked out of the Uefa Champions League. Chukwueze tells us about his career, including winning the Europa League with Villareal last season. Also we ask if it was harsh for Carlos Queiroz to lose his job after two penalty…
 
On this week’s show we analyse the draw for the 2022 Fifa World Cup and ask if it will be a better showing for Africa this time. Also we have more from one of the biggest figures in women’s football in Africa – South Africa’s Fran Hilton-Smith, on her memories and reflections of many years in women’s football on the continent. And we hear from Samu…
 
On this week’s show we look back at the 2022 World Cup qualifying playoffs, with some hotly-contested ties, as Senegal beat Egypt, as they did in the AFCON final, Ghana won the west African derby, and Cameroon scored a stunning late winner in Algeria. Also we have the second part of our interview with one of the biggest figures in women’s football …
 
On this week’s show we brace up for the 2022 World Cup qualifying playoffs, with Ghana having only named their squad three days ahead of their first leg with Nigeria. Also we take a look at Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s return to form with Barcelona. And we speak to one of the biggest figures in women’s football in Africa – South Africa’s Fran Hilton…
 
On this week’s show we look ahead to the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifying playoffs, with the first legs on next Friday and with Africa’s five places in Qatar to be decided. We hear from Ghana, where fomer Brighton manager Chris Hughton has been appointed as technical advisor for the tie against Nigeria, before possibly taking over as head coach: …
 
On this week’s show we look ahead to the weekend’s Caf Champions League games, with Al Ahly facing Mamelodi Sundowns in the standout game. Also we speak to Nigeria legend Joseph Yobo on the shock death of his former Super Eagles teammate Justice Christopher, who passed away suddenly at the age of 40 on Wednesday. And lots on the EPL as we ask wheth…
 
On this week’s show we go to Ukraine, as we have an interview with Stephen Michael Gopey, a Nigerian player in the Ukraine top-flight, on how his club went to Turkey for a training camp and arrived back on the day that Russia moved into Ukraine. Also we talk about the appointment of Rigobert Song as the new Cameroon head coach, and lots on the EPL …
 
On this week’s show we catch up on the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations qualifiers, as four teams made it for the first time. Plus the latest from Kenya and Zimbabwe, as both countries are given Fifa suspensions. We go to Ghana, where Black Stars legend Sulley Muntari has returned back home to the Ghana Premier League, where he is playing for Hearts o…
 
On this week’s show we look at the ongoing 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations qualifiers, with places at the finals in Morocco to be decided over the next few days. Also we speak to Nigeria and Watford midfielder Oghenekaro Peter Etebo, who missed the AFCON but is now back in training. We have your views on the story of Kurt Zouma, as the West Ham …
 
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