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  1. Jonathan Pitroipa -- Africa's best this year

    Firdose Moonda

    The winner of African football's most prestigious popularity contest will be unveiled next week and if the voters have done the right thing, Burkina Faso's Jonathan Pitroipa should be named BBC's African Footballer of the Year. The winger has bee...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  2. Mali play for the people, Ghana must improve

    Firdose Moonda

    Parts of Mali's northern regions were liberated before the country's national football team were due to contest their African Nations Cup (ANC) qualifier against South Africa. That means that for the first time in the tournament, fans could watch the...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  3. Every underdog has its day

    Firdose Moonda

    The last group of the ANC qualifiers looks at the four matches on Sunday that may be unfairly overlooked. These countries do not always attract attention simply because they are not very well known but the contests themselves could produce some excit...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  4. Africa on a knife-edge

    Firdose Moonda

    Part two of this weekend's African Nations' Cup qualifiers preview looks at the rest of Saturday's matches. Two of the contests hang in the balance, with the teams level on goals - although one side has the advantage of an away goal. The other two co...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  5. Groundhog derby day

    Firdose Moonda

    Firdose Moonda reports from South Africa on the peculiar regularity of the Soweto derby.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2010