Africa Egypt Senegal Sports West Africa World 

Senegal beat Egypt to win AFCON 2021 title

– – Senegal on Sunday evening beat Egypt on penalties to win the 2021 African Cup of Nations title in Cameroon. Sadio Mane of Senegal started the game with a penalty miss but scored the decisive spot kick as Senegal win 4-2 on penalties. 🇸🇳👑 AFRICA’S KINGS 👑🇸🇳#TotalEnergiesAFCON2021 | #AFCON2021 | #TeamSenegal | @Fsfofficielle — #TotalEnergiesAFCON2021 🏆 (@CAF_Online) February… Read More
Africa Cameroon Sports World 

Eight fans dead in a stampede at AFCON

– – At least eight people are reported dead during a match between host nation Cameroon and Comoros at the African Cup of Nations. Dozens of people have also sustained injuries in the crush outside the stadium. Reports say crowds attempted to enter the Yaounde Olembe stadium to watch Cameroon beat Comoros 2-1 to qualify to the semi-finals. The stadium… Read More
Africa Sports World 

AFCON22: Five best players of the group stage

– – The Africa Cup of Nations group stages has drawn to a close, with heavyweights Morocco, Ivory Coast and Cameroon all progressing, while defending champions Algeria and powerhouse Ghana both crashed out. While some superstars like Mohammed Salah, Sadio Mane and Riyad Mahrez haven’t quite lived up to expectations, other players are having the time of their lives in… Read More
Africa Football Ghana Sports West Africa World 

Why Ghana should turn to Gernot Rohr as next coach

– – Ghanaian football is at a crossroads. The Black Stars reached a dead-end at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after a group stage exit. Ranked eighth on the continent, the West Africans were expected to at least advance as runner-up behind Morocco. However, with just one point in three games, it was Gabon and Comoros who… Read More
Africa Football North Africa Sports World 

AFCON: What next for Algeria after shock exit?

– – After almost four years at the pinnacle of African football, the Desert Foxes has fallen to reality. The reigning champions were eliminated in the group stage at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. The 2022 FIFA World Cup offers an opportunity to rebuild. Now and then, a team emerges to dominate the continent. While Nigeria had their success… Read More
Africa Football Ghana Sports World 

Ghana sacks national team coach after poor AFCON showing

– – Ghana’s Football Association (GFA) has sacked Black Stars head coach, Milovan Rajevac. The Ghanaian team performed poorly at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon, exiting at the group stages. #Ghana has sacked its national team coach, #Milovan Rajevac after the country’s poor showing at the #AFCON2021 . — Isaac Kaledzi (@IsaacKaledzi) January 22, 2022… Read More
Africa Central Africa Rwanda Sports World 

Salima Mukansanga is AFCON’s first female referee

– – Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga is the first female to officiate at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament. Mukansanga was part of the officiating team for the group B game between Guinea and Malawi on Monday at Stade Kouekong. She however served as the fourth official on the day – a first for a woman in the men’s game.… Read More
Africa Cameroon Football Sports World 

Afcon 2021: CAF hopeful of ‘exceptional’ tournament

– – The president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf), Patrice Motsepe, has reiterated that the delayed Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead as planned. Motsepe was speaking with less than three weeks until the tournament kicks off as he visited Yaounde’s Olembe Stadium, which will host the opening match on 9 January. His comments came as speculation… Read More
Africa Gambia Sports World 

Gambia qualify for AFCON for the first time in 56 years

– – The scorpions of the Gambia have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since the country became independent in 1965. Zurich FC lethal forward Assan Ceesay’s 62nd minute goal was enough to secure the Scorpions a ticket to the next championship in Cameroon in 2022 with a game to spare. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Denis Bouanga and… Read More
Africa Football Sports World 

Comoros secure historic Nations Cup qualification

– – Comoros made history on Thursday when drawing 0-0 at home to Togo to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time. The match may have been low on incident but that will matter little to the island nation of just under one million inhabitants. For they are now celebrating one of the biggest achievements of… Read More