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AFCON 2017: Cameroon players that rejected call-ups could regret decision

Cameroon beat all odds against them to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final after dispatching Ghana 2-0 in the tournament’s second semi-final game played on Thursday evening. The Indomitable Lions extended the Black...

Ghanaians to cheer for Uganda’s Cranes instead of national football team in AFCON

“Ghanaians will be supporting Uganda in Port Gentil,” radio journalist Mac-Paradise Okocha told Daily Monitor yesterday. According to the journalist Ghanaians will be hoping that their national football team, Black Stars, gets beaten in the...

Manchester United fans celebrate Cote d’Ivoire’s elimination from AFCON 2017

Manchester United fans on Twitter have been celebrating the elimination of Cote d’Ivoire from the Africa Cup of Nations showpiece taking place in Gabon. The defending champions were bundled out by Morocco on Tuesday, leaving...

AFCON 2017: Football legend Samuel Eto’o arrives in Gabon to back Cameroon in final

Cameroonian football legend Samuel Eto’o is in Gabon for the Africa Cup of Nations final that will see his country face seven-time champions Egypt. Eto’o is the most decorated African footballer of all time having...

Ghana looks to end 35-year AFCON drought in Gabon

Despite being one of Africa’s top football team, Ghana is yet to taste success at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for 35 years. Going into the 2017 edition that kicks off today in Gabon,...

Ugandan national team players to receive millions of shillings for playing in the African...

Uganda’s national team, the Cranes, players will each received over 27 million Ugandan shilling (7511 US dollars) for playing in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) according to a report by Daily Monitor. “We...

AFCON 2017: Burkina Faso piles more misery on Ghana to clinch third spot

Burkina Faso overcame Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off on Saturday to end the 2017 competition on a high note. The Stallions left it late to snatch the winner, scoring through Alain...

AFCON 2017: Closing ceremony to have women celebrities only

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will draw to a close on Sunday in a colourful event that will see five African female musicians perform alongside hundreds of Gabonese young men and women. Cote d'Ivoire's...

Riyad Mahrez & Co. staring at early AFCON elimination after Tunisia loss

Riyad Mahrez’s Algeria is on the verge of elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations after it lost its second match of the tournament to Tunisia by 2-1. The Desert Foxes found themselves down in...

AFCON 2017: Cameroon dispatch Ghana to set date with Egypt

Cameroon has beaten Ghana 2-0 in the Africa Cup of Nations second semi-final game to earn a chance to play Egypt in the final that will be played on Sunday. The Indomitable Lions scored both...