There are thousands of different tree species in the world and each has a different monetary value. Scientifically known as Dalbergia melanoxylon, African ebony is considered the most expensive wood in the world. Mainly grown in seasonally dry areas, this flowering tree is a flowering plant.
Sierra Leone BBC reporter Umaru Fofana has reacted to the latest 2022 ranking of African countries with the most beautiful women. His reaction to the list is as a result of Sierra Leone missing among the others. BBC reporter Umaru Fofana upon seeing the ratings, reacted to this by saying "someone somewhere has no idea whatsoever about the women from Sierra Leone, Guinea, The Gambia and Senegal probably apart from the top two, I disagree with almost all the rest listed there"
The federation of international football Association has fined the current defending champions of Africa Senegal to the tune of 180k dollars for two misconducts during the African cup of nations final and World Cup final playoffs. These two misconducts are as a result of fans disorder and the use of lasers which were vividly seen on the face of Mohammed Sallah during his penalty kick in the Afcon final.
The Confederation of African Football maintained its choice to hold the last match of its 2022 Champions League in Morocco. The CAF reaction came in the midst of a progression of protests from the Egyptian Football Federation and the Ahly football club. The complaints arose after the CAF declared its choice to hold the last in Morocco in spite of one Moroccan group being in the rushing to come to that last.
Algeria and Nigeria enter join Senegal in the list of teams sanctioned for breaking FIFA codes of conducts during the World Cup 2022 African qualifiers a month ago. Nigeria faced their arch rivals Ghana managed to hold them to a goalless draw at the baba yara sports stadium in Kumasi but missed out after a Thomas partey long range strikes was missed by the super eagles keeper giving the blackstars and away advantage.
2021 Africa Cup of Nations winner, Sadio Mané saved the best for the last to rescue an important point for Liverpool against Manchester City on Sunday. A week 31 clash that saw a high tempo start from both sides, had Kevin De Bruyne’s deflected strike hit the upright before going past Alisson Becker for City’s opener five minutes into the first half.
Whenever any World Cup rolls around, the pressing questions for Africa's contingent are how many can realistically hope to reach the knockouts, and whether any sides can be expected to equal or surpass the three teams -- Cameroon, Senegal and Ghana -- that have reached the quarterfinals.
Mane's contract at Liverpool runs out in the summer of 2023; negotations over a new deal have been difficult; Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic met Mane's agent over the week; Salihamidzic said the club "have creative ideas" when asked about the Bayern's transfer plans.
Liverpool forward, Sadio Mané is on cloud nine after his brace helped send the side into the FA Cup final. The Reds defeated Manchester City in a five goal thriller at Wembley on Saturday for manager Jurgen Klopp’s first ever FA Cup final. Ibrahim Konate’s 9th minute header and Sadio Mané double on the 19th and 45th minute were enough win the semi final with Jack Grealish and Bernardo Silva pulling one each to end it at 3-2 for Liverpool.
Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba says that it is just a matter of time for an African country to win the World Cup. The Ivorian had a legendary career with Chelsea football club where he won multiple trophies and the Champions league in 2012, Drogba has also won consecutive African player of the year Awards as well as the Africa Cup of Nations.
The 34th edition of the African Cup of Nations qualifier for the international men’s football championship took place in the Supersports studio of Johannesburg, South Africa on the 19th of April, 22 held by the confederation of African football. Forty two national teams entered the draw directly per their FIFA world rankings plus six additional teams who won their preliminary playoffs.
The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has displayed an act of bias this afternoon, and it was kept me wondering how the world could be so unfair. FIFA has fined the Senegalese Football Federation for a huge sum of $180,000. When asked the crime they committed, they were told the fine is for fan disorder versus Egypt, including lasers being pointed at Mo Salah.
The Africa Cup of Nation is the biggest football tournament in Africa and the next competition will be held in Cote d'Ivoire in 2023. Senegal are currently the defending champions after defeating Egypt on penalties in the 2021 edition in Cameroon. 48 African countries have qualified for the 34th edition of the biennial Africa Cup of Nation in an attempted to dethrone Senegal as the continent's champions.
African football is gradually developing and gaining international recognition. The continent is blessed with great football talents in and around it. These top talents are raising the flags of their respective countries and the continent at large so high. Some of Africa’s top class players are Mohammed Salah, Sadio Mane, Thomas Partey, Kelechi Iheanacho and many others.
Having scored against the Yellow Submarine, the Senegal ace has eclipsed a feat achieved by the Ivorian football legend. Sadio Mane has broken Didier Drogba's record for most goals scored in the Champions League knockout stages in Africa. In Tuesday's semi-final second leg match at Estadio de la Ceramica, the Senegal international was among the goal scorers as Liverpool overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat Villarreal 3-2.
African leaders have congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron on his re-election following a landslide victory over rival Marine Le Pen. He won by 58.55% to 41.45%, a greater margin than expected. Senegal's President who is currently the chairman of the A.U sends his congratulatory messages "I warmly congratulate President Emmanuel Macron on his victory in the presidential election and send him my best wishes for success in the exercise of his second mandate".
The FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held in Qatar and will feature defending champions Spain and Germany. In the group stage, Qatar's hosts were pitted against the Netherlands and Senegal. The FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022 appears to be that much closer now that the draw has been made official.
Sadio Mane has equalled Cristiano Ronaldo’s tally of 13 goals in Champions League knockout stage games since 2017/18. Sadio Mane surpasses Steven Gerrard’s record of 21 Champions League goals for Liverpool. That's now 22 goals for the Senegalese forward. Mo Salah is the only player in Liverpool's history that has more Champions League goals than Sadio Mane.
Kenya's Harambee Stars have taken in their adversaries for the forthcoming 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Harambee Stars are among 32 groups who will be hoping to meet all requirements for the biennial mainland show-stopper set to be organized in Cote d'Ivoire. In the draw led on Tuesday, April 19, in South Africa by the Confederation of African Football, Kenya was pooled in Group C of the qualifiers.
The winger was on tune as the Merseyside charges equipped for the FA Cup last on Saturday with a success over Manchester City Liverpool winger Sadio Mane has ensured the team will battle to make their fantasy about winning a fourfold worked out as expected. The Reds have proactively won the League Cup and are in the FA Cup last - after overcoming Manchester City 3-2 at Wembley on Saturday.