Ghana name Ayew new AFCON captain

2019-05-24 17:47

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has named Andre Ayew as the new captain while former captain Asamoah Gyan had been made 'general captain' for the AFCON squad.


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AFCON tickets prices reduced after local fans backlash

2019-05-15 19:26

The African Cup of Nations' organising committee has reduced ticket prices after a backlash from Egyptian football fans last month over exorbitant costs.


Kenya names preliminary squad for Africa Cup of Nations

2019-05-14 16:53

Kenya named its preliminary squad Tuesday for next month's Africa Cup of Nations, after qualifying for the continent's main international tournament for the first time in 15 years.

English Premiership

United's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations

2019-04-29 17:31

Manchester United's Eric Bailly will miss the rest of the Premier League season and the Africa Cup of Nations after the Ivory Coast defender suffered a knee injury.


Nigeria announce provisional AFCON squad

2019-05-15 11:46

Nigeria have included former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel in their 25-man provisional squad for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations.


VAR to be used at African Cup from quarter-finals onwards

2019-04-30 22:03

The African Cup of Nations will use video reviews for the first time at this year's tournament, from the quarter-finals onwards.


John Obi Mikel says will lead Nigeria at Africa Cup of Nations

2019-05-14 23:23

John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team official.


Egypt fans outraged at AFCON ticket prices

2019-04-30 22:00

The Africa Cup of Nations' organising committee pledged to review ticket costing after a backlash from Egyptian football fans.


Tanzania president gifts football team with land

2019-03-27 09:45

Tanzanian president John Magufuli has gifted the national team players with parcels of land as a token for qualifying to the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Egypt want Cup of Nations to start a day earlier

2019-01-18 16:27

African Cup of Nations hosts Egypt want to start the tournament a day earlier than scheduled so fans can take full advantage over the opening weekend.

English Premiership

West Ham promise Pellegrini big transfer kitty

2018-05-23 18:57

West Ham have pledged to provide new boss Manuel Pellegrini with major funds to rebuild as they bid to avoid another Premier League relegation scrap.


Three nations want to replace Kenya as CHAN hosts

2017-10-02 18:11

Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea or Morocco will replace Kenya as hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship.


Ivory Coast agrees to host 2023 Cup of Nations

2019-01-29 20:48

The Ivory Coast has accepted an offer from CAF to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2021 finals.

Bafana Bafana

Twitter reacts to SA missing out on hosting AFCON 2019

2019-01-08 16:51

Twitter reacted to South Africa missing out on the chance of hosting AFCON 2019 after CAF chose Egypt to replace Cameroon.


D-Day for AFCON 2019 host announcement

2019-01-08 06:30

African Football's organisers CAF will announce on Tuesday whether Egypt or South Africa will stage the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bi-annual tournament.


DRAW: 2018 AFCON groups

2017-11-18 07:21

The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship has been made with current champions, Cameroon, drawn in Group D.


Chiefs legend praises Ugandan team

2017-01-30 14:35

Despite Uganda’s early exit from AFCON 2017, former defender and Kaizer Chiefs legend David Obua feels his countrymen showed tremendous fighting spirit


Africa Cup of Nations record scorer Mulamba dies

2019-01-27 07:10

Congolese Pierre Ndaye Mulamba, scorer of a record nine goals in an Africa Cup of Nations tournament, has died aged 70.

Bafana Bafana

SA get ONE vote in race to host 2019 AFCON

2019-01-08 15:38

SA missed out on the chance to host the 2019 AFCON tournament when Egypt were awarded the right to do so - and truth be told, the final voting tally wasn't even close.

Absa Premiership

Bartlett: Chiefs’ gain is Bafana’s loss

2018-12-14 12:31

SAFA may rue being pipped at the post by Kaizer Chiefs in the signing of Shaun Bartlett as their assistant coach. Sy Lerman reports.


Morocco battle back to beat Togo

2017-01-21 08:13

Herve Renard's Morocco have came roaring back from behind to beat Togo 3-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations.


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Bafana Bafana have been drawn with Cameroon, Gambia and Mauritania in the qualification stages for the 2017 AFCON tournament. Where will Shakes Mashaba's men finish in their pool?

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