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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...

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: Ghana’s Gyan fears his AFCON participation may be over

Ghanaian captain Asamoah Gyan now fears he may be ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations competition in Gabon after suffering an injury in the defeat against Egypt on Wednesday. The 31-year-old striker was...

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...

Sadio Mane and Riyad Mahrez on target in impressive AFCON Group B Games

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane got on the score sheet on Sunday night to help Senegal overcome Tunisia in their first game of the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. Senegal became the first team to record...

AFCON 2017: Ghana’s 35-year wait for coveted trophy continues

  Ghana’s hearts were broken again last night after Cameroon beat them 2-0 in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament taking place in Gabon. The Black Stars have reached six consecutive semi-finals in the continental...

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...

Remaining AFCON teams are coached by Europeans

African coaches have always sought to get the much needed glory at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament and the 2017 edition was not different. The last coach to achieve this was the late Stephen...

AFCON 2017: 2015 champions Cote d’Ivoire knocked out, DRC progress as group winners

2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions, the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire on Tuesday failed to make it out of the group stages as DR Congo took maximum points from the Hawks of Togo...

Tricky start for Egypt on Nations Cup return

(Reuters) - Egypt return to the African Nations Cup finals for the first time since 2010 on Tuesday but face a tricky start in their bid for a record-extending eighth crown when they meet...