AFCON


CAF vice president Constant Omari addresses the press after a joint meeting with FKF and government officials in one of the visits. (SNA. File Photo)

FKF: We did everything possible to host CHAN

24/09/17 – The Federation of Kenya Football (FKF) has maintained they did everything possible to ensure that Kenya hosted… read more »

The body language which gave a hint on a decision by CAF. (SNA. File Photo)

CAF strips Kenya of CHAN 2018

23/09/17 – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will open new bids for countries wishing to host CHAN 2018.A CAF Executive… read more »

Kenya's chances of hosting CHAN appear to be dwindling. A visit by a CAF official this week will shed more light. (SNA. File Photo)

Jitters over CHAN hosting as CAF cancels inspection tour

04/09/17 – Fears that next year’s African Nations Championship will be taken away from Kenya grew by a mile on Sunday… read more »

CAF vice president Constant Omari addresses the press after a joint meeting with FKF and government officials. CAF has suggested radical changes to be discussed during a symposium in  Morocco.

Africa Cup of Nations could be moved to June or July

18/07/17 – The Africa Cup of Nations could be moved to June or July as part of changes being discussed by the continent’s… read more »

Harambee Stars started their campaign on a losing note to Sierra Leone. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Sierra Leone slap Harambee Stars back to reality

11/06/17 – Harambee Stars’ journey to the 2019 African Cup of Nations started on a false note with a 2-1 loss away to… read more »

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 »