Oluwashina Okeleji

Oluwashina Okeleji

Football

Egypt's Salah wins African Footballer of the Year prize

Salah, 25, was awarded the Confederation of African Football Player of the Year accolade at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana.

Egypt's Salah wins African Footballer of the Year prize

Nigeria

Nigeria football legend Stephen Keshi dies aged 54

"Big Boss" Stephen Keshi remains the only African coach to have qualified for the World Cup with two African nations.

Nigeria football legend Stephen Keshi dies aged 54

Sport

Life after near-death for Togo's shot footballer

Bullets shattered Obilale's on-field dreams but his determination means he continues giving back to the sport he loves.

Life after near-death for Togo's shot footballer

Sport

No answers a year after Ebosse's death

Authorities cited hit on the head as reason for Cameroon footballer's death but post-mortem reports raised eyebrows.

No answers a year after Ebosse's death

Sport

Out of the ghetto and into the English Premier League

From playing barefoot in a poverty-stricken Lagos ghetto, Ighalo will now be spotted in England's top football league.

Out of the ghetto and into the English Premier League

Sport

Footballers changing lanes

Children born to immigrants in Europe are fast becoming bedrock of many African sides, notably former French colonies.

Footballers changing lanes

Arts & Culture

African football - What's in a nickname?

Get a lowdown into what the various nicknames for African football teams mean and what the history behind them is.

African football - What's in a nickname?

Sport

Nigeria’s revolting World Cup squad

National team's refusal to train looks like a revolt but officials’ actions from the past tells a very different story.

Nigeria’s revolting World Cup squad

Sport

'Algeria can punch above their weight'

African nation can put their past World Cup disappointment behind and progress, according to defender Carl Medjani.

'Algeria can punch above their weight'

Sport

Nigeria confident for Brazil 2014

Ikechukwu Uche failed to make the Nigeria squad but coach Stephen Keshi believes his team can perform in Brazil.

Nigeria confident for Brazil 2014