Africa Sports 

Meet Khadjou Sambe, Senegal’s first female professional surfer who trains beginners at Black Girls Surf (BGS), a training school for girls and women who want to compete in professional surfing

Khadjou Sambe, Senegal’s first female professional surfer, trains near her home in the district of Ngor – the westernmost point of the African continent. “I would always see people surfing and I’d say to myself: ‘But where are the girls who surf?’” says the 25-year-old. “I thought: ‘Why don’t I go surfing, represent my country, represent Africa, represent Senegal, as a black girl?’” “I always think to myself, when I wake up in the morning: ‘Khadjou, you’ve got something to do, you represent something everywhere in the world, you must…

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Covid19 Europe Sports 

Kylian Mbappe: France and Paris Saint-Germain striker tests positive for coronavirus

Kylian Mbappe will miss Paris Saint-Germain’s first league game on September 10 Kylian Mbappe will miss France’s Nations League game against Croatia and Paris Saint-Germain’s season opener after testing positive for coronavirus. Seven PSG players have tested positive in the last week, including Mbappe’s forward partner Neymar. The French Football Federation (FFF) said Mbappe returned a negative result before meeting up with the France squad. Highlights from the UEFA Nations League Group A3 match between Sweden and France Mbappe scored the winning goal in a 1-0 win away at Sweden…

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Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare Sports 

BREAKING: Nigerian Super Eagles striker tests positive for COVID-19

Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu, has tested positive for COVID-19. However, the results of his fellow Nigerians: Stephen Odey and Cyril Dessers at Belgian club, Genk, came out negative. The 26-year-old becomes the first Eagles star to test positive for coronavirus that led to the cancellation of suspensions of sports worldwide. “In the run-up to the first exhibition game of the season, the entire Genk group was tested on Tuesday. “Everyone tested negative except Onuachu,” a report on Belgian website stated. Onuachu returned to his club on June 28,…

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Ghana Football Association neglected Jerry Akaminko after injury setback

Former Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng claims the Ghana Football Association have neglected his former teammate Jerry Ankaminko. Akaminko is currently with Indonesian side Persik Kediri after sometime out due to an injury he sustained whiles in action for Ghana. The 32-year-old picked up an injury in a friendly against the Netherlands prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, a situation which saw him miss a chance of making a dream World Cup appearance as a footballer. He was able to recover along the line but struggled to find his feet.…

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