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Egypt’s Squash Champion Nour El Sherbini Captures Women’s Cib Black Ball Open Trophy

Egypt's Squash Champion and World No.1 Nour El Sherbini on Thursday snatched the women's CIB PSA Black Ball Squash Open trophy for the first time in her history. The game, which was held at Black Ball Sporting Club in Cairo's El Tagammu El Khamis, came after two previous runner-up finishes...

Africa: CAF Women Elite Instructors Get Up to Speed

The CAF Women Football Development Department has conducted a 5-day online refreshment course (February 14 to February 18, 2021) for their Elite Women Coaching Instructors across Africa. Desiree Ellis, South African women national team head coach, did not hide her enthusiasm at the end of the work: "When the CAF...

Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympic Qualifiers – Cameroon-Chile Clash Postponed Again

The two-legged intercontinental play-off between the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon and La Roja Feminina of Chile has been postponed to a later date. Reports say the world football governing body, FIFA, has informed the concerned parties that it is postponing this month's final round Tokyo 2020 Olympics intercontinental qualifiers game...

Ethiopia: Gudaf Tsegay Smashes Women’s 1500m Indoor World Record in Lievin

Gudaf Tsegay broke the women's world record for the indoor 1500 metres on Tuesday after posting a time of three minutes, 53.09 seconds during a meeting in Lievin, France. Ethiopian Tsegay beat by more than two seconds the previous record set by her compatriot Genzebe Dibaba in Karlsruhe in 2014....

Cameroon: Tokyo 2021 Women’s Olympic Qualifiers – Indomitable Lionesses Intensify Preparations

In less than one month, the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon will play against La Roja Feminina of Chile in a two-legged intercontinental play-off. Ahead of the competition, the head coach, Alain Djeumfa Defrasne has invited 33 players to camp. The third gathering that kicked off yesterday January 27, 2021 will...

Africa: Amnesty and FA Launch Guide for Increasing Refugee Women’s Participation in Football

Amnesty International UK, in partnership with the English Football Association, have today launched a free guide and online training series which aims to increase refugee women's participation in grassroots football. The guide will help coaches, clubs and their foundations, county FAs, and others to set up football sessions with and...