The Big 5 Preview; May 17-19, 2019

The top Africa-related sports stories to look out for during the weekend – May 17-19, 2019.
The Big 5 - Preview; May 17-19, 2019

The Big 5 Preview is a round up of the top five Africa-related sports stories to look out for during the weekend – May 17-19, 2019.

Kaizer Chiefs play TS Galaxy in Nedbank Cup final in South Africa

The curtain officially comes down on the South African League season this weekend with the Nedbank Cup final between Kaizer Chiefs and lower division side, TS Galaxy, at the Moses Mabhidha Stadium in Durban.

Hosts Cote d’Ivoire battle Nigeria in WAFU Women’s Cup final

The third place and final game of the competition takes place on Saturday, with Ghana taking on Mali in the third-place final game and hosts Cote d’Ivoire battle Nigeria for the title.

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RSB Berkane take on Zamalek in CAF Confederations Cup final first leg

The first leg of CAF Confederations Cup takes place this weekend. Moroccan side RSB Berkane take on Zamalek of Egypt at the Stade Municipal de Berkane.

Africans vie for honors at the 2019 IAAF Diamond League

The 2019 IAAF Diamond League moves to Shanghai this weekend with Africa’s finest athletes on display. Athletes to look out for include South Africa’s Akani Simbine and Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare in the men’s and women’s 100m respectively and Isaac Makwala of Botswana in the men’s 400m race.

The continents best long distance athletes will also compete for honours in the women’s 3000m steeple chase, women’s 1500m and the men’s 5000m.

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Africans battle as Galatasaray and Istanbul Basaksehir fight for Turkish title

As many as seven African players will be involved when Turkish league leaders Galatasaray take on second placed Istanbul Basaksehir in a title decider. Both teams are locked on 66 points with two matches to go.


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