Tag: Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria qualifies for the 2023 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria has qualified for the 2023 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Cote d’Ivoire 2-1 in the semi-finals of the Wafu-Ufoa Zone B qualifiers played on Tuesday night, May 17, 2022. The victory over Cote d’Ivoire has taken the Nigerian youth team to the final of the Wafu-Ufoa Zone B qualifiers and has also […]

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Former star Salomon Kalou believes hosts Ivory Coast can win the 2023 AFCON

Salomon Kalou, a former Ivory Coast player, believes his team has a “strong opportunity to win” the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, which will be held in June and July next year in Ivory Coast. On Tuesday, Kalou and former South Africa great Lucas Radebe drew the qualifying groups for 2023 at the SuperSport studios […]

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Senegal declared a National holiday to celebrate the first AFCON final victory

The president of Senegal, Macky Sall has declared a public holiday to celebrate the victory of the country’s national team in the AFCON final against Egypt on Sunday, February 6, 2022. Senegal went into the tournament as favorites and maintained that status throughout the tournament even though they recorded two draws in the group stage. […]

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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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Liverpool’s Salah And Mane Set To Battle It Out At The AFCON 2021 Finals in Cameroon

Liverpool’s Salah and Mane will face off each other at the AFCON 2021 Finals that would be played on Sunday 6th February 2022 at the Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé, capital of Cameroon by 07:00 CAT. Egypt overcame Cameroon in a penalty shootout after a goalless draw to set up an Africa Cup of Nations final […]

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Following Senegal’s Sadio Mane’s Head Injury, CAF Doctor Urges That ‘Liverpool Shouldn’t Be Worried’

Following Senegal’s Sadio Mane’s head injury in their AFCON win over Cape Verde, medical expert assigned to the competition feels the Senegal’s medical team deserved the benefit of the doubt for allowing Liverpool star to continue playing after suffering a head injury. In the second half, Mane collided with Cape Verde goalkeeper Vozinha while chasing […]

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AFCON 2021: Most Valuable XI of the Quarter Finals – Total Market Value €509 Million

AFCON 2021: Most Valuable XI in the Quarter Finals – We select a squad of the most spectacular performers and their market value following the start of the quarter-finals. Despite a sluggish start, the tournament has been increasingly intriguing, with lots of upsets, storylines, and goals. There have also been a number of outstanding individuals […]

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Mohamed Salah strikes winning penalty after Eric Bailly’s miss as Egypt beat Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties (Highlights)

Mohamed Salah converted Egypt’s winning penalty after Eric Bailly missed for Ivory Coast in a dramatic shoot-out following a 0-0 tie in the Africa Cup of Nations last-16. Mohamed Salah scored from the penalty spot after Manchester United defender Eric Bailly’s poor chance was saved by goalkeeper Mohamed Abou Gabal, who had replaced Mohammed El […]

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Alex Iwobi Has Something To Say To Nigerians After AFCON Mistake That Costs Super Eagles Round of 16 Qualifications

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles midfielder, has taken to his Social Media Accounts to speak to Nigerians after the Super Eagles were eliminated from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. The three-time African Champions were knocked out of the tournament in the Round of 16 after losing 1-0 to Tunisia, North African superpower. Alex Iwobi was […]

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Crime in Cameroon Sees Surge Violence During The 2021 AFCON Tournament

Crime in Cameroon increases despite the country hosting this year’s AFCON. The soccer is event taking place in the midst of a civil war, yet it is still striving for world respect. Why is AFCON so politicized? Cameroon is hosting the Africa Cup of Nations two and a half years later than expected (AFCON). The […]

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