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Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori and Kate Foo Kune Reign Supreme: All Africa Senior Championships Culminate in Historic Triumphs

The grand finale of the All Africa Senior Individual Championships in Cairo, Egypt, unfolded with an array of historic victories, as Nigeria’s Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori and Mauritius’ Kate Foo Kune emerged as the champions in the men’s and women’s singles categories, respectively. Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori etched his name in the annals of badminton history by…

Intense Battles and Upsets Mark Day 1 of All Africa Senior Individual Championships in Cairo

The Cairo International Stadium witnessed an electrifying start to the All Africa Senior Individual Championships on Friday, February 16. With the individual events kicking off at 9 am, badminton enthusiasts were treated to a day filled with thrilling matches and surprising outcomes.   In a gripping encounter, Mohamed Abdelaziz Ouchefoun from Algeria faced off against…

Algeria Creates History with Fourth Consecutive All Africa Men’s Team Championships Win and South Africa wins Women’s Championships

In an exhilarating final match on Thursday, February 16, between Algeria and Nigeria at the All Africa Men’s and Women’s Team Championships in Cairo, Egypt, Algeria secured a historic victory by defeating Nigeria 3-2. This remarkable win marks Algeria’s fourth consecutive triumph in the Thomas Cup, solidifying their legacy in African badminton history.   Algeria’s…

Day 3 Highlights of the All Africa Team Championships 2024: Nail-Biting Matches and Surprising Twists

The All Africa Team Championships 2024 in Egypt reached its Day 3 with electrifying matches and unexpected turnarounds. The morning session showcased intense battles in the Men’s Team Championship, while the afternoon saw the semi-finals of the Women’s Team, setting the stage for an exciting culmination of the tournament.   Morning Session Mauritius Finishes second…

Day 2 Unveils Thrilling Contests and Surprises at All Africa Senior Team Championships in Cairo

Cairo, Egypt – The All-Africa Senior Team Championships, featuring the prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup, continued its exhilarating journey into Day 2 at the Cairo International Stadium. With morning, afternoon and evening sessions showcasing fierce battles, closely contested ties, and unexpected outcomes, the tournament unfolded with excitement and surprises.   Morning Session Highlights Algeria Triumphs…

All Africa Senior Championships Draw Conducted in Cairo, Egypt and Results of Day 1

Cairo, Egypt – The stage is set for an exhilarating display of badminton prowess as the draw for the All-Africa Senior Championships was conducted today at the Cairo International Stadium. This prestigious event, akin to the Thomas and Uber Cups format, promises intense competition as teams from across the continent vie for coveted spots to…

Excitement Builds as Cairo Hosts the All-Africa Senior Badminton Championships Thomas and Uber Cup

In a highly anticipated event for badminton enthusiasts across the continent, the All-Africa Senior Badminton Championships is set to unfold at the Cairo National Complex from 12th to 18th February. This edition brings a new twist to the competition compared to the last edition in 2023, adopting the Thomas and Uber Cup format for the…

Empowering Grass Roots Badminton: Czech Coaches Ignite Badminton Growth in Sierra Leone through the BWF Shuttle Time Program

Freetown, Sierra Leone – The echoes of shuttlecocks reverberated through the air in Freetown as two esteemed coaches from the Czech Republic, Veronika Brožkovcová and Lukáš Kroc, embarked on a transformative journey to contribute to the development of badminton in Sierra Leone. This commendable endeavor was made possible through the gracious invitation extended by Chief…

Para Badminton Brilliance: Africa Shines Bright at Egypt Para Badminton International 2024

The recently concluded Egypt Para Badminton International 2024 marked a historic chapter for para badminton in Africa, standing as the continent’s second Para international event after Uganda. With the participation of 25 countries and over 130 players, this global gathering witnessed outstanding performances and showcased the growing prowess of African athletes. The tournament holds special…

Empowering Women Leadership in Sports: Dr. Moneoang Leshota Takes the Helm as UCSA Executive Board Woman Member

In a significant stride towards gender equity and inclusive leadership, Dr. Moneoang Leshota has emerged as a trailblazer by securing the position of Executive Board Woman Member of the UCSA – Union des Confédérations Sportive Africaines. Dr. Leshota, already a distinguished figure as a BCA Council Member and the Chairperson of the BCA Gender Equity…