Football

African football needs more local coaches –Senegal coach, Cisse

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said more African coaches are needed to take football on the continent to the next level and develop teams capable of challenging for the World Cup. Brazilian great Pele predicted in 1977 that an African team would win the tournament by 2000 but returns have been disappointing, with only three quarter-final […]

Leeds United appoint Argentine Bielsa as new manager

Leeds United have appointed former Argentina coach Marcelo Bielsa as their new manager, the English Championship club said on Friday. The 62-year-old replaces Paul Heckingbottom, who was sacked after the club finished 13th in the English second-tier league. Bielsa, who signed a two-year deal at Elland Road with an option for another year, has previously […]