15 African Sporting Highlights From 2016

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

The year 2016 has provided African sports fans with numerous moments to be proud of, with many African Sporting highlights that stand out after reflecting on the year that was.

Sport can always be relied upon to lift the spirits of fans, and give everyone something to celebrate, even during difficult times. That is the beauty of sport.

From Olympic exploits to pioneering moments in various sports, Africa can look back on a positive year from many aspects.

We gathered 15 African sporting highlights to savour from the year 2016.

Sources: Sport24, Quartz, ESPNFC, SBNation, TheGuardian, EWN, YahooSports.