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Ghana’s Black Stars sign agreement with government to accept any bonus offered

Ghana’s football team that is in Gabon for the Africa Cup of Nations has agreed to accept whatever bonus pay the government will offer in order to avoid a recurrence of past rows. The Ghana...

AFCON 2017: Egypt confident of beating Burkina Faso to the finals

Egyptian coach Hector Cuper expressed his confidence in The Pharao’s ability to win the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, a feat that would extend the North Africans’ AFCON title record to nine. Egypt...

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...

AFCON 2017: Ghana to battle Burkina Faso for third place

Wounded sides Ghana and Burkina Faso will clash today in Gabon as they seek to secure the third place after failing to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final. Burkina Faso lost seven-time AFCON...

Former Arsenal star Adebayor to lead Togo at AFCON showpiece

Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Adebayor will lead the Togolese team at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament that will kick-off on January 14 in Gabon. The 32-year old is currently unattached after failing to secure...

AFCON hosts Gabon frustrated to a draw against debutants Guinea-Bissau

AFCON hosts Gabon settled for a 1-1 draw with debutants Guinea-Bissau in the continental showpiece’s opener on Saturday. Borrusia Dortmund’s prolific striker netted Gabon’s goal, the first of the tournament, in the 52nd minute, lurching...

AFCON: Algeria to depend on luck to avoid elimination

The final matches of the Africa Cup of Nations Group B will be played tonight, with Algeria battling it out with Senegal as Zimbabwe plays Tunisia. With just one point from their opening two games,...

AFCON 2017: Cameroon fans ecstatic over team’s progress into Sunday’s final

Fans of the Indomitable Lions left the stadium in Franceville delighted with the result and are already looking forward to Sunday's final. Fans celebrated by dancing and singing outside the stadium following the 2-0 win...

AFCON kicks off as hosts Gabon face debutants Guinea-Bissau

The 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations kicks off today in Gabon, with the hosts taking on debutants Guinea-Bissau. The tournament will see 32 matches played over a period of 23 days, featuring...

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...