Pernell Whitaker, the former four-weight world boxing champion has died after being struck by a car at the age of 55.
The American, affectionately known as ‘Sweet Pea’ during his fighting career, was hit at an intersection in Virginia Beach on Sunday night. According to local police, Whitaker succumbed to his injuries on the scene.
Senegal and Algeria have set up a West versus North Africa clash in the final of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after they won their respective semi-final matches in a dramatic manner yesterday.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) has described as false and frivolous allegations that Gyankroma Akufo-Addo, the daughter of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was awarded a contract to airlift members of the Black Stars Supporters Union to the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Players of Nigeria's Super Eagles will be laughing all the way to the bank if they are able to find their scoring boots in their remaining matches at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations after billionaires Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola promised them a $70,000 reward for every goal they score.
Wary of the threat Cote d’Ivoire pose to their dream of a second Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title, Algeria will go into their quarter-finals game today hoping to maintain their perfect run in the competition for a place in the penultimate round.