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Senegal hits highest-ever FIFA ranking following AFCON triumph

Senegal achieved its highest-ever FIFA world ranking rising up two places from 20th to 18th following their triumph in the recently-concluded Africa Cup of...

Nigeria retains Augustine Eguavoen as interim coach despite shock AFCON exit

Augustine Eguavoen will remain interim manager of the Nigerian men’s national football team after the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) opted to retain him despite...

Ecstatic crowds greet victorious Senegal on Cup of Nations return

Senegal arrived home on Monday after winning the Africa Cup of Nations, to hundreds of thousands of ecstatic and chanting fans, AFP journalists saw. Massive...

AFCON 2021: Cameroon stages dramatic comeback against Burkina Faso to finish...

Hosts Cameroon ended their Africa Cup of Nations campaign on a high by claiming third place at the tournament after defeating Burkina Faso 5-3...

AFCON’s two winningest teams, Cameroon, Egypt ready for semi-final clash

The most successful teams in the history of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) are set to go head-to-head later today with the aim...

Tunisia sacks coach Mondher Kebaier after AFCON quarterfinal exit

Tunisia became the latest side to sack its head coach after elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations following the dismissal of Mondher Kebaier. The...

AFCON 2021: Cameroon beat The Gambia 2-0 to progress into the...

Cameroon has qualified for the semi-final stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after beating debutants The Gambia 2-0 on Saturday at...

AFCON 2021: Debutants The Gambia aims for semi-finals

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) debutants, The Gambia, have their eyes set on qualification for the semi-final stage of the 2021 tournament in Cameroon,...

AFCON 2021: Mane cleared fit to play for Senegal in Quarter-Finals

Sadio Mane has been cleared to play for Senegal in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Quarter-Final stage game against Equatorial Guinea. The 29-year-old...

AFCON 2021: Ghana fires football coach Milovan Rajevac

The Ghana Football Association fired national team football coach Milovan Rajevac and says it hopes to have a new coach in place by March.  That's...