AFCON


Ahmad Ahmad,New CAF president.(Photo:Courtesy)

All change in Africa as Ahmad sweeps Hayatou from CAF power after 29 years

17/03/17 - Issa Hayatou’s command of African football is at an end. The 70-year-old was beaten 34 votes to 20 in his...  read more »

Cameroon came from one goal down to with the continental title by beating Egypt 2-1. (Photo Courtesy)

Substitutes deliver AFCON title to Cameroon after 15 years

06/02/17 - Two substitutes came off the bench to score and help Cameroon win their first African Cup of Nations title since...  read more »

Cameroon's Indomitable Lions face Egypt in a repeat of 2008 AFCON final. (Photo Courtesy)

Cameroon face Egypt in a repeat of 2008 AFCON final

03/02/17 - Four-time African champions Cameroon beat Ghana’s Black Stars 2-0 to book a date with Egypt in the final...  read more »

Age-less El-Hadary steers Egypt to AFCON final

02/02/17 - Esam El-Hadary, the Egypt national team goalkeeper rolled back the years with two superb penalty saves to take...  read more »

Pharaohs crush Renard dream, Ayew brothers lift Ghana to semis

30/01/17 - Mahmoud Kahraba’s goal from a poorly defended set piece in the 88th minute handed Egypt a 1-0 win over Morocco...  read more »

Mane misses penalty as Cameroon topple Senegal, Burkina Faso shock Tunisia

29/01/17 - Fabrice Ondoa, the Cameroon national team goalkeeper was the hero of the side as the Indomitable Lions beat Senegal...  read more »

Morocco face Egypt in a North African derby. (Photo Courtesy)

Egypt beats Ghana to head the group, meet Morocco in quarters

26/01/17 - Mohammed Salah’s free-kick in the 10th minute handed Egypt a 1-0 win over Ghana to finish top of Group D....  read more »

Morocco beat Ivory Coast, the defending AFCON champions to progress to the quarter finals. (Photo Courtesy)

Herve Renard knocks out former employers, DR Congo through

25/01/17 - Ivory Coast, the African Cup of Nations defending champions have been eliminated at the group stages after losing...  read more »

Zimbabwe and Algeria were ejected from the tournament after fsiling to win any of their matches. (Photo Courtesy)

Winless Algeria bow out of AFCON, Tunisia beat Zim to progress

24/01/17 - Algeria were touted as one of the tournament favorites but the star-studded side bowed out of the African Cup of...  read more »

Burkina Faso topped the group ahead of Cameroon. (Photo Courtesy)

Hosts Gabon crash out AFCON as Cameroon, Burkina Faso progress

23/01/17 - Gabon became the fourth ever host nation to be eliminated at the group stages of the African Cup of Nations after...  read more »

Egypt beat Uganda to rekindle their hopes of a quarter final place while Mali's progress is balanced on a knife edge. (Photo Courtesy)

Uganda Cranes dumped out by Pharaohs, Ghana through

22/01/17 - Uganda Cranes' campaign in the African Cup of Nations after 39 years ended after they were beaten 1-0 by Egypt...  read more »

Morocco bounced back in contention for the quarter final after beating Togo 3-1. (Photo Courtesy)

Morocco rally to down Togo, DR Congo and Morocco draw

21/01/17 - Herve Renard’s bid to make history by being the first coach to win the African Cup of Nations with three...  read more »

Algeria face an early exit after losing to Tunisia while Senegal qualify for quarters. (Photo Courtesy)

Senegal book quarter final ticket, Tunisia beat Algeria in North Africa derby

20/01/17 - Senegal’s Teranga Lions become the first team to book a quarter final in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations courtesy...  read more »

Cameroon rallied to beat Guinea Bissau to go top of the group. (Photo Courtesy)

Indomitable Lions roar back to beat Guinea Bissau, Gabon held

19/01/17 - Four-time African champions Cameroon survived a scare from debutants Guinea Bissau, scoring two second half goals...  read more »

Ghana had a dream start after beating Uganda 1-0 in their opening match. (Photo Courtesy)

Ayew penalty sinks Uganda, Egypt and Mali draw

18/01/17 - The scarcity of goals continued to haunt at the 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon as only one goal was scored...  read more »

Avram Grant admitted Uganda has given Ghana a tough time in their last two matches. (Photo Courtesy)

Avram Grant confident ahead of tie with Uganda

17/01/17 - Avram Grant, the Ghana head coach is confidentahead of their opening match against Uganda on Wednesday.In an interview...  read more »

DRC absorbed pressure by Morocco to win 1-0 after being reduced to 10 players. (Photo Courtesy Cafonline) beat

Ten-man DR Congo upset Morocco, holders Ivory Coast and Togo draw

17/01/17 - Florent Ibenge, the DR Congo coach kick started his campaign byleading Les Leopards to a 1-0 win over Morocco,...  read more »

Senegal delivers first AFCON 2017 win, Mahrez rescues Algeria

16/01/17 - Liverpool FC forward Sadio Mane and Kara Mbodji scored in the first half as Senegal’s Teranga Lions produced...  read more »

Issa Hayatou, the CAF president faces an opponent from Madagascar in what could be a routine election in March. (Photo by Alex Wafula)

Madagascar FA president to challenge Hayatou in March elections

15/01/17 - Ahmad Ahmad, the head of Madagascar's FA, says he will challenge long-standing Confederation of African Football...  read more »

Harambee Stars players at a past training session.(Photo:SNA File)

Kenya draws Ghana, Ethiopia and Sierra Leone in Afcon qualifiers

12/01/17 - Kenya's Harambee Stars will square it out with four time champions Ghana, neighbors Ethiopia and Sierra Leone in...  read more »