Black stars from the Sporting World.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH To mark Black History Month, The Africa Channel will be broadcasting some specially selected documentaries to inform, commemorate, inspire and raise debate. The UK Premiere of the intriguing five part series follows the life of Nelson Mandela, and uses his biography to tell a much broader story about the

Paul McGrath

For many in Ireland, Paul McGrath is a living legend. No player in Ireland’s history has had so many column inches written in his honour, yet the defender has always remained modest about his ability. Born in London, With an Irish mother and a Nigerian father, McGrath spent the first

Giles Heron

Giles Heron became the first Afro-Caribbean player to play first team football for Celtic. Heron scored on his debut, a 2-1 win against Morton during the 1951-52 season and was quickly bestowed the nicknames “Black Flash” and “Black Arrow”. Giles Heron became the first Afro-Caribbean player to play first team