CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child the Virginia women’s basketball coach could bring home.
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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal has hired Aliou Cisse as its coach, a rare instance of a black African taking charge of one of the continent’s top teams.
EAST LONDON, South Africa (AP) — Kevin Phelan and Matt Ford made 5-under 67s to share the first-round lead at the Africa Open on Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — The South African sports minister has accused FIFA of being “very inefficient” and not acting decisively on match-fixing investigations.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea sports minister Domani Dore has contradicted FIFA by saying the 2023 African Cup of Nations cannot be moved back to June to accommodate the re-scheduled 2022 World Cup in Qatar.