Tag: AFCON

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 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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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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Sadio Mane of Liverpool who recently suffered a head collision is fit for Senegal vs Equatorial Guinea AFCON quarter-final game

Sadio Mane will not miss the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final match between Senegal and Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, January 30, 2022 contrary to earlier speculations. Recall that on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, Sadio Mane clashed his head with the goalkeeper of Cape Verde goalkeeper Vozinha while playing for Senegal in the round of 16 […]

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