African Players To Watch Out For In Europe

Impetus’ African Women’s Football Correspondent Emmanuel Faith identifies the players to watch from the continent who are playing their club football in Europe this season (30/9/22). Above: Roselle Ayane, Tottenham Hotspur’s striker pictured playing for Morocco. Photo: The Athletic. Records are getting broken, new bars are being set, stadiums are getting filled and wonder goalsContinue reading “African Players To Watch Out For In Europe”

WAFCON: A Worthy Final And A Sign Of Things To Come

by Emmanuel Faith, Impetus’ African Women’s Football Correspondent (28/7/22) Above: South Africa celebrate with the WAFCON trophy after defeating Morocco in the final. Photo: CAF Online. When the hosts Morocco locked horns with the five-time finalists South Africa at the Rabat Stadium, we knew we were in for an exciting ride. Both teams were unbeatenContinue reading “WAFCON: A Worthy Final And A Sign Of Things To Come”

WAFCON Update: Records Fall As Final Line-Up Confirmed

by Emmanuel Faith, Impetus Women’s Football Correspondent (21/7/22) Above: Joy for Nesryne El Chad of Morocco as the host nation clinched a place in the final in front of a record crowd. Photo: CAF Women. It is not just the European Championships that are seeing attendance records fall left, right, and centre. Crowds are atContinue reading “WAFCON Update: Records Fall As Final Line-Up Confirmed”

WAFCON Group Stage Round-Up

Impetus’ new African Football Correspondent Emmanuel Faith and Blaise Ogutu provide us with all the details from the group stages of the Women’s African Cup of Nations (WAFCON) African’s continental international competition (13/7/22). Above: South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana, whose loss from injury in the group stages is a major blow for the Banyana Banyana. Photo:Continue reading “WAFCON Group Stage Round-Up”

CAF Women’s Champions League Round-Up

Impetus’ African correspondent Esther Owusua Appiah-Fei updates us on all the CAF Women’s Champions League action as the semi-finals took place. Action from the semi-final between Mamelodi Sundowns (right) and Malabo Kings. Pic: CAF Women The CAF Women’s Champions League has been nothing short of enthralling and riveting, capturing all the emotions as Africa andContinue reading “CAF Women’s Champions League Round-Up”

First-Ever CAF Champions League Gets Underway

By Esther Owusua Appiah-Fei Above: Fatumata celebrates her goal for Wadi Degla. Photo: CAF Women History was made in world football on Friday, November 5, when the inaugural edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League kicked off. Although the AS Mande players were tall and athletic, it wasn’t enough to make the ladies of WadiContinue reading “First-Ever CAF Champions League Gets Underway”

African Women’s Cup of Nations News

Impetus is delighted to welcome Ghana-based women’s football journalist Esther Owusua Appiah-Fei to our global team of contributors. In this, her first article for us, she rounds up all the action from the first qualifying stage for the African Women’s Cup of Nations. Above: Nigeria vs Ghana in the first leg of the AWCON qualifiersContinue reading “African Women’s Cup of Nations News”

The #ImpetusFamily Previews The Olympic Final

Impetus presently sponsor seven players and have a further four content partner clubs at grassroots level. Here, for the first time, each of the players, clubs and our editorial team come together to each predict who will win the Gold medal and who they thought was the best player in Tokyo. Above: Olympic Medals areContinue reading “The #ImpetusFamily Previews The Olympic Final”

Zambian Fairy Tale Comes To An End

Brazil 1-0 Zambia By Kris Goman Pictured above: Lushomo Mweemba (3) is sent off by referee Yoshimi Yamashita. Photo: Getty Images This is a do-or-die match for Zambia who will go out of the tournament if they lose and Brazil are probably safe regardless of the result. It’s all on Zambia tonight. As it turnsContinue reading “Zambian Fairy Tale Comes To An End”