Produced by Sonny Young
November 26, 2022
On Goal with Sonny & Muqbil - World Cup Week 2 Recap
On This Week’s Edition of On Goal with Sonny & Muqbil: VOA’s Sonny Young and Muqbil Yabarow focus on Senegal’s victory against Qatar at the 2022 FIFA World Cup and Ghana’s controversial 3-2 loss to Portugal in their opening Group H fixture. Guests: VOA reporters, Abdourahmane Dia who is currently based in Senegal for the duration of the World Cup, and Jackson Mvunganyi who is based in Ghana for the duration of the global tournament.
November 19, 2022
On Goal with Sonny & Muqbil - Qatar Preview
On Goal with Sonny & Muqbil: VOA’s Sonny Young and Muqbil Yabarow preview the upcoming FIFA World Cup which is set to kick off on Sunday as host nation Qatar takes on Ecuador. Sonny and Muqbil are also joined by VOA correspondents Sunday Shomari and Kahli Abdu who will be based in the Arab nation throughout the global tournament, as they discuss latest developments, among them the withdrawal of Senegal’s star player Sadio Mane. For this and more, stay tuned to On Goal with Sonny and Muqbil.
November 11, 2022
World Cup Spotlight: The Lions of Teranga, Senegal
In this segment, Sonny Young and Muqbil Yabarow highlight World Cup contenders, the Lions of Teranga, hailing from Senegal. Many questions surround the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations champions and how they will perform on the global stage. Sonny and Muqbil discuss the key players to watch, the quality of competition in their group-stage matches, the coach and former national team captain Aliou Cisse and the influence he will have on the players.
September 07, 2022
Nigeria Women Super Eagles Lose 2-1 to U.S.
Football analysts are applauding the U.S. women’s national team for their victory against Nigeria Tuesday and add the U.S. team earned their Collective Bargaining Agreement that will see them receiving equal pay as their male counterparts. For more on the CBA, VOA’s Sonny Young explains.
May 25, 2022
BAL Semifinals Commence
The Semifinals of Africa’s premier basketball tournament, the Basketball Africa League will commence on Wednesday and will see Zamalek and US Monastir going head-to-head in a repeat of the 2021 finals while Petro de Luanda takes of FAP. VOA’s Sonny Young joins A54 host Esther Githui-Ewart for more.
May 23, 2022
2022 Basketball Africa League Semifinals Tips Off
The 2022 BAL season on Wednesday will witness Clube Atlético Petroleos de Luanda, Forces Armées et Police Basketball, Zamalek and U.S Monastir clashing to secure a spot in the finals. For more on the tournament, VOA’s Sonny Young spoke with Relton Booysen, the head coach of the Cape Town Tigers.
May 23, 2022
Cape Town Tigers Celebrate Top 8 BAL Finish
South African basketball followers are celebrating after the Cape Town Tigers secured a top 8 spot in the Basketball Africa League. The Tigers who were debutants in the 2022 season lost in the quarterfinals to Tunisia’s U.S. Monastir. For more VOA’s Sonny Young spoke with head coach Relton Booysen.
October 12, 2021
Africa 54 - October 12, 2021