In 1985 a new national stadium in Senegal was built in Dakar with the name ‘Stade de l’Amitié’ which translates as ‘Stadium of Friendship’. However in 2001 it was decided that the stadium should bear the name of the most famous Senegalese poet of all time (who also so happened to be their former Prime Minister) Léopold Sédar […]
ES Setif captain Farid Mellouli holds the CAF Champions League trophy aloft having secured the title with a draw against Congo’s AS Vita Club on Saturday. Setif last won the tournament in 1998 and this is their second title. The Algerian side will now take part in the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time. The annual […]
This is an amazing idea and a wonderful facility created and developed by the charity PITCHAfrica. Based in Kenya it is a school campus that doubles as a water collection facility. The buildings and structures are designed to collect water and provide a supply for people in the area. Underneath the structures are reservoirs and water […]
A football match in Kampala, Uganda. Photographer Bill Walsh travelled to Uganda in 2013 and as part of his trip he watched a local football match in the capital city Kampala. Football is the national sport in the country and the national team are nicknamed ‘The Cranes’.