Tag: Africa Cup of Nations

Ghana’s Benjamin Tetteh Sent Off At Fulltime In Their AFCON match Against Gabon Despite Coming in As A Substitute

Ghanaian striker Benjamin Tetteh, who plays for Yeni Malatyaspor in the Turkish Super Lig, merely came on as an injury-time substitute, but he still managed to stir up some controversy. Andre Ayew opened the score for Ghana in the 18th minute.However, Gabon’s Jim Allevinah equalized with just two minutes remaining in the game. Tetteh, was […]

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AFCON 2021: Cameroon Thrashed Ethiopia 4 – 1 in Their Encounter As Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko Ekambi Both Score A Brace

AFCON 2021: Cameroon ‘s Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko Ekambi both scored twice as the hosts beat Ethiopia 4-1 in Group A on Thursday to advance to the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon put in a great second half effort to extend their lead to six points after defeating Burkina Faso […]

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AFCON 2021: Massive Commotion as Referee Ended The Match Twice Before Full-Time in Mali vs Tunisia Clash

Massive Commotion in the AFCON match between Mali and Tunisia which was was simply insane. With a slew of 1-0 triumphs, the competition has gotten off to a slow start. That was the case between Tunisia and Mali once again, but that only told half the picture. Mali triumphed 1-0, but the game devolved into […]

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Osimhen Vents His Frustration on Missing Out in Super Eagles AFCON 2021 Squad on a Critic on Twitter

Victor Osimhen went off the rails on Twitter, reacting to a follower with a barrage of violent remarks that didn’t go unnoticed. Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen is not participating in the present African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. While Osimhen had hoped to return in time for AFCON 2021, the Napoli attacker […]

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Senegal’s Loss Against Algeria in the 2019 Final of The African Cup of Nations Almost Made Me cry – Kouyate

Senegal midfielder, Cheikhou Kouyate claimed he was on the verge of crying after his team lost 1-0 to Algeria in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final in Egypt. The 32-year-old describes the aftermath of the Lions of Teranga’s defeat against the Desert Warriors in the previous edition. The Lions of Teranga had made it […]

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AFCON Covid-19 Testing a “Total Scandal” Berates Bertrand Traore of Burkina Faso … Claims It is Targeted at Reducing Squad Strength

Burkina Faso has written the Confederation of African Football (CAF) a formal letter of complaint after receiving five positive COVID-19 antigen tests on the day of their Africa Cup of Nations opener against hosts Cameroon. Captain Bertrand Traore has described the scenario as a “scandal” and requested answers from CAF regarding the testing regime’s organization, […]

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AFCON 2021: Tournament Fixtures, Venues, Full Schedule, Scores, and Kick-off Times 2022 – UPDATED

AFCON 2021 continues on Wednesday January 12 when Tunisia face Mali, Ivory Coast play Equatorial Guinea and Mauritania take on Gambia; all 52 games throughout the competition will be reported here on FUTBALLNEWS; the tournament closes on Sunday, February 6 with the final. Here is the complete itinerary for AFCON 2021, including dates, kick-off times, […]

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AFCON Matches MUST Take Place if Teams Have 11 Players Available, According to Covid-19 Rules

Organizers of the AFCON have announced that teams will be required to play matches if they have 11 players available, despite the fact that they may be diminished due to Covid-19 cases. Cameroon’s match against Burkina Faso, which was played on Sunday, kicked off the tournament, which will contain 52 matches, and the rules of […]

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List of Countries That Have Won the AFCON Cup in the Past; Complete List

The Africa Cup of Nations, often known as the African Nations Cup or the African Cup of Nations, is Africa’s most important football (soccer) competition. The Confédération Africaine de Football organizes the tournament, which is contested by national teams (CAF). The format of the competition has evolved over time, with the number of teams increasing […]

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