Tag: AFCON

Herve Renard: Meet The AFCON Winnng Coach Who Guided Saudi Arabia Past Lionel Messi’s Argentina

Herve Renard led Saudi Arabia to beat Argentina 2-1 in their first match of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar and people are asking questions already. You don’t defeat the favorite to win the World Cup, Argentina, by coming from behind every day. What kind of manager is required to plan such an improbable outcome, […]

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CAF postpones AFCON 2023 to January 2024

Confederation Of Africa Football (CAF) has postponed AFCON 2023. The African football body has officially announced new dates for the 34th edition of the African Cup of Nations competition scheduled to take place in Ivory Coast. CAF announced that the competition which was scheduled to start on June 2023 has been postponed to January 2024 […]

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Muhammed salah of liverpool in action against senegal

List of African countries that have qualified for the Qatar 2022 world cup

On Tuesday night, the five African nations that will be participating in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar were affirmed, and the list includes Morocco, Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal, and Ghana. By winning two-legged playoffs, the five qualifiers confirmed their positions in the 2022 World Cup, which has been scheduled to be held in Qatar. Cameroon and […]

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Sadio Mane and AFCON champions Senegal might not play in FIFA World Cup in Qatar… Egypt and Mohamed Salah have a 1-0 advantage

Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane, and the reigning champions of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Senegal, might not play in the 2022 FIFA World Cup as they fell 1-0 to the pharaohs of Egypt on Friday, March 25, 2022. On the said date, Senegal visited Egypt in Cairo for the first time since the country […]

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AFCON 2021 Team of the tournament ratings

The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2021) has come and gone leaving behind a lot to talk about. One of such things is the team of the tournament based on WhoScored ratings. Recall that Senegal and Egypt played in the final of the AFCON 2021 on Sunday, February 6, 2022. Senegal won 4-2 on penalties. […]

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AFCON Final: Mohamed Salah made Gabaski save Sadio Mane’s penalty

The talisman of Egypt national team, Mohamed Salah helped his national team goalkeeper, Gabaski to save the spot-kick of Sadio Mane during the AFCON final tonight, February 6, 2022. In the 7th minute of the game, Senegal had the golden opportunity to take the early lead via the spot-kick. But the country’s talisman, Sadio Mane […]

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Toni Conceicao, head coach of Cameroon described AFCON scheduling as a shame to Africa football

Toni Conceicao, the head coach of Cameroon has described the scheduling of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations as a shame to African football. According to the 60-year-old Portuguese football tactician, the scheduling of the AFCON 2021 could compromise the safety of the players that participated in the tournament. Toni Conceicao went on to stress […]

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AFCON 2021: Cameroon Rallied From Behind To Beat Burkina Faso 5-3 On Penalties To Finish Third Place (Highlights)

AFCON 2021: Cameroon won third place on Saturday after overcoming a three-goal deficit to draw 3-3 and then win 5-3 on penalties against Burkina Faso. Ambroise Oyongo netted the game-winning penalty in Yaounde, making up for missing three kicks in the semi-final shootout against Egypt 48 hours earlier. With 20 minutes remaining, Steeve Yago and […]

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AFCON final preview: Egypt v Senegal, match venue, Date and Time… potential starting 11

The Africa Cup of Nations will come to an end on Sunday, February 6, 2022, after Egypt and Senegal had battled it out in the AFCON final. The match which is scheduled to kick off at 20:00 on Sunday has the potential to produce a new AFCON champion or increase Egypt’s AFCON title from a […]

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Mohamed Salah of Liverpool uses Nigeria to explain how difficult AFCON 2021 has been ahead of Cameroon vs Egypt clash

The captain of the Egypt national team, Mohamed Salah has used the sudden exit of the Super Eagles of Nigeria from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to describe how tough the tournament has been. Recall that the Super Eagles of Nigeria won all their games in the group stage of the competition including […]

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