Breaking: Algeria crowned Afcon 2019 champions

Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo. Baghdad Bounedjah’s shot took a huge deflection off Salif Sane and looped over goalkeeper Alfred Gomes. Senegal, who have never won the competition, were awarded a penalty for […]

John Obi Mikel Announces Retirement From Super Eagles After Winning Bronze At AFCON 2019

Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi has retired from international football. The former Chelsea and Middlesbrough midfielder made the announcement today after leading the Nigerian team to a bronze medal finish at the 2019 African Cup of Nations. He shared the news on his Instagram page. He  wrote; Quote“Egypt is a country where I’ve started […]

PHOTOS: Super Eagles celebrate AFCON 2019 bronze

Nigerian players celebrate after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Third place play-off football match between Tunisia and Nigeria at the Al Salam stadium in Cairo on July 17, 2019. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) The Super Eagles on Wednesday celebrated the winning of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bronze at […]

Clarence Seedorf sacked as Cameroon coach after Africa Cup of Nations exit

The Cameroon Football Federation sacked coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert on Tuesday, the pair paying the price for the defending champions’ last 16 exits at the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon crashed out 3-2 to Nigeria last Saturday, an exit the federation described as “premature” in its statement. Former Dutch international Seedorf won […]

AFCON 2019: Dangote, Otedola Promise Eagles $75,000 Per Goal

Billionaires Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola have both promised the Super Eagles $75,000 for every goal scored in their remaining matches at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000 to the team for every goal in their remaining two matches at the championship, Otedola promised $25,000 for every goal. […]

‘I Am Used To Criticism’ Coach Kwasi Appiah

After guiding Ghana to top Group F in the ongoing African Cup of Nations, Coach Kwasi Appiah says he is used to criticism. Ghana, finishing Group F with five points, before the 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau, recorded two streak stalemates against Benin and Cameroon. That generated heated criticism from most football circles; and to […]

AFCON2019: Cameroon to Face Nigeria in Last-16 (Full Fixtures)

Africa Cup of Nations: Last 16 Uganda v Senegal 5 July, Cairo Morocco v Benin 5 July, Cairo Madagascar v DR Congo 7 July, Alexandria Ghana v Tunisia 8 July, Ismailia Mali v Ivory Coast 8 July, Suez Algeria v Guinea 7 July, Cairo Nigeria v Cameroon 6 July, Alexandria Egypt v South Africa 6 […]

CAF Appoints Ethiopian Referee For Ghana-Cameroon Clash

Ethiopian referee Bamlak Tessema Weyesa will handle Ghana’s second group F match against Cameroon at the Ismailia Stadium. The 38-year old  will be assisted by Mohammed Abdullah Ibrahim from Sudan and Gilbert Kipkoech Cheruiyot from Kenya. Fourth official for the match is Mustapha Ghorbal from Algeria with Manuel Irenio Lopes Nascimento from Guinea Bissau as the […]

Egyptian football authorities overturn Amr Warda’s suspension

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has overturned a decision to expel attacking midfielder Amr Warda for alleged sexual harassment of several women online following the intervention of several of his teammates, including star striker Mohamed Salah. Warda on Wednesday was expelled from Egypt’s African Nations Cup squad after a model uploaded screenshots of inappropriate messages that the 25-year-old […]

AFCON2019: Egypt Through To Round-16 After Beating DR Congo

Egypt sealed their passage to the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations thanks to a straightforward 2-0 win over the Democratic Republic of Congo, as Mohamed Salah got off the mark in the competition. Although DR Congo had their moments and certainly threatened the tournament hosts, Javier Aguirre’s side were well worth the […]