Afcon: Nigeria beat Guinea, qualify for round of sixteen

The Super Eagles on Wednesday became the first team to qualify for the round of 16 in the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Nigerian boys beat the Syli Nationale of Guinea 1-0 with a 73rd minute header by defender Kenneth Omeruo.

Ayew brothers on target as Ghana draw at Africa Cup of Nations

Andre and Jordan Ayew were both on target as 10-man Ghana were forced to settle for a draw against Benin at the Africa Cup of Nations. Mickael Pote gave Benin a shock lead after two minutes but Black Stars captain Andre Ayew restored parity. His younger brother Jordan fired Ghana ahead, but Pote earned the […]

AFCON 2019 Match Preview: DR Congo Vs Uganda –(Statistics)

The Cranes of Uganda will mark their first back to back AFCON championships in 39 years when they take the Leopards of DR Congo in the opening round of matches in the summer showdown at the Cairo International stadium. The unpredictable Cranes ended their long absence from the continent’s premier football on the international platform […]

I may quit Super Eagles after AFCON – Mikel Obi

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has hinted that he will call time on his international career after the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The former Chelsea defensive midfielder made his international debut on August 17, 2005 and has since played in two World Cups for the national team with a career spanning over 14 […]

Hosts Egypt overcame Zimbabwe in the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Mahmoud Hassan ‘Trezeguet’s beauty of a goal in the 41st minute proved to be the difference as Egypt kicked off their Total Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 campaign on a winning note with a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe at a fully packed Cairo International Stadium on Friday night. Roared on by their enthusiastic home […]

AFCON 2019 Matches/Fixtures, Venues, Dates, Time

The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019 tournament kicks off in Egypt on Friday, June 21, 2019. Twenty four (24) countries across Africa will be battling it out for the ultimate glory. brings to you the matches/fixtures, venues, dates, and the respective time; with regards to the AFCON 2019 tournament.

Femi Kuti To Perform At AFCON Opening Ceremony

The Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations has announced that Nigeria’s legendary singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony of the competition. Kuti, a four-time Grammy award nominee in 2003, 2010, 2012 and 2013, will be joined by two other musicians from Egypt and Ivory Coast – Hakim and Dobet Gnahore. All […]

Afcon 2019 to have water breaks due to heat in Egypt

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has announced water breaks will be allowed during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations due to high temperature in Egypt. According to CAF, during the Total AFCON Egypt 2019 tournament, the average weather temperature in June and July is expected to be between 35 degrees Celsius and 38 degrees […]

BREAKING: Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Dies After Collapsing in Court

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi died on Monday after collapsing during a court hearing, Egyptian state television reported. Morsi was an Islamist who became Egypt’s first democratically-elected president in 2012. The country’s military ousted him in 2013. Morsi was being tried on espionage charges in Egypt. This is a developing story.

Suspended Sadio Mane to miss Senegal‘s AFCON opener

Sadio Mane will miss Senegal’s opening Africa Cup of Nations fixture against Tanzania due to a suspension, according to Teranga Lions coach Aliou Cisse. READ ALSO; Coach Kwesi Appiah names Final Squad for AFCON 2019 The Liverpool superstar will sit out the West Africans’ first Group C fixture—which will take place at the 30 June […]