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  • BBM Messenger Partners with NGO Springster in South Africa & Nigeria

    Football365 Launches Worldwide on BBM Messenger

    July 19, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Football365 Launches Worldwide on BBM Messenger

    Creative Media Works, operating as BBM, today announced the launch of Football365 on the messaging platform in partnership with Planet Sport Publishing, a global, independent publisher of sports news and information. Football365, now available on the BBM...

  • Kenya: Zuku launches new sporting channels

    February 10, 2015 • East AfricaComments Off on Kenya: Zuku launches new sporting channels

    In Kenya, Zuku has launched a new set of channels on its platform. According to the broadcaster, these channels are mainly aimed at broadcasting sporting events across the country. According to the Wananchi Group CEO, Richard Alden: “The new additions...

  • SAP, German Football Association use Big Data to Improve Player Performance at the 2014 World Cup

    June 12, 2014 • Big Data, Company NewsComments Off on SAP, German Football Association use Big Data to Improve Player Performance at the 2014 World Cup

    SAP and the German Football Association (DFB) have reemphasised their mutual commitment to taking football to the next level by showcasing the SAP® Match Insights solution for football, the result of a co-innovation project between SAP and DFB. This solution...

  • FIFA 14 gets free update

    May 26, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on FIFA 14 gets free update

    Electronic Arts today announced EA SPORTS FIFA 14 Ultimate Team: World Cup, a free experience that brings the excitement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil to FIFA 14’s most popular game mode. The World Cup addition for FIFA 14 Ultimate Team will be...

  • Pan-African telco Airtel partners with the Gunners

    June 29, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Pan-African telco Airtel partners with the Gunners

    Arsenal Football Club and African mobile network operator Airtel have signed a three-year partnership agreement.  The deal provides Airtel with the opportunity to utilise the Club’s merchandising, hospitality and content rights in five countries, Nigeria,...

  • Cristiano Ronaldo releases mobile game

    December 1, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Cristiano Ronaldo releases mobile game

    One of the world’s best known footballers will be getting his very own mobile game. Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays for Real Madrid, gave the go-ahead for Cristiano Ronaldo Freestyle, a music/rhythm game. “Cristiano Ronaldo Freestyle packs all of Ronaldo’s...

  • Review: FIFA 12

    October 7, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (2)

    For almost every nation on earth, football is almost a religion. The sport is incredibly popular, and with all things popular, there’s a gaming iteration. The FIFA brand has long been the most sought-after franchise and now in its nineteenth edition,...

  • Starfish Mobile: SMS remains dominant in Africa

    October 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Starfish Mobile, a wireless application service provider (WASP) which operates in 22 African territories, in partnership with 35 mobile operators, 5 corporate offices in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Ghana and Tanzania generates about 80% of their entire...

  • PES2012 online modes detailed

    September 28, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on PES2012 online modes detailed

    Konami Digital has revealed some information about the online mode for their upcoming football title PES2012, which is set to release on 14 October. Master League Online will continue to drive players ahead as they steer their club to glory against other...

  • Bharti Airtel inks deal with Manchester United

    December 9, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Bharti Airtel inks deal with Manchester United

    Bharti airtel, a leading global telecommunications company, today announced an exclusive partnership with Manchester United Football Club and signed a four year partnership agreement. This is a first of its kind partnership signed between Bharti airtel and...

  • FIFA boss opposes use of technology in football

    June 29, 2009 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    FIFA president, Joseph Blatter, has insisted that technology will not be used in the foreseeable future to settle disputed referee decisions in the game of football...

  • FIFA says Italy-Brazil Confed Cup tickets still available online

    May 28, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on FIFA says Italy-Brazil Confed Cup tickets still available online

    World soccer governing body FIFA has announced that football fans are still able to purchase tickets online for the much anticipated FIFA Confederations Cup match between World Cup holders Italy, and Brazil...

  • Telkom renews Charity Cup sponsorship

    May 26, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telkom renews Charity Cup sponsorship

    Telkom has issued a statement revealing plans to extend its sponsorship contract for the South African charity football tournament, the Telkom Charity Cup...

  • Nearly 400,000 Confed Cup tickets sold online

    May 25, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nearly 400,000 Confed Cup tickets sold online

    To date, more than 380,000 tickets have been sold online for the FIFA Confederations Cup soccer tournament, kicking off in South Africa next month...

  • Vodacom raises nearly ZAR2 million for visually impaired

    April 30, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom raises nearly ZAR2 million for visually impaired

    Vodacom has raised nearly ZAR2 million through its Vodacom Goals for Miracles initiative, aimed at assisting to restore the eyesight of the visually-impaired in South Africa...

  • Vodacom gears up for soccer tournament

    April 24, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom gears up for soccer tournament

    South African mobile network services provider Vodacom has begun preparations for the annual Vodacom Challenge soccer tournament...