AFCON champs Algeria return to hero's welcome

2019-07-20 20:36

AFCON champions Algeria arrived home to a hero's welcome from a crowd of joyful supporters and a "water salute" for their plane at the airport.


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AFCON 2019 Golden Boot winner Ighalo retires

2019-07-20 12:44

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has announced his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations.


CAF blame communication error for Victor Gomes gaffe

2019-07-19 14:07

CAF pointed to a communication error by their social media team as to why Victor Gomes was mistakenly announced to officiate the 2019 AFCON final.


Belmadi urges fans in France to be ambassadors for Algeria

2019-07-19 08:58

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has called on the team's fans to "respect the countries where we are living" after prior celebrations turned ugly.


The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: From A to Z

2019-07-20 11:24

An A to Z of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which concluded in Cairo with Algeria defeating Senegal in the final.


Algerian football fans touch off national identity debate in France

2019-07-19 12:58

Thousands of extra French police are set to be on duty in Paris following clashes involving Algerian football fans sparking a debate about national identity.


Dean Furman chats to Sport24

2019-07-19 08:29

In an exclusive interview, Bafana Bafana midfielder Dean Furman talks about South Africa's journey in Egypt.


Algeria beat Senegal in ill-tempered AFCON final

2019-07-19 22:54

Algeria have been crowned 2019 Africa Cup of Nations champions after an at times fractious final against Senegal at the Cairo International Stadium.


Furman would like to see Baxter stay as Bafana coach

2019-07-19 11:19

Bafana Bafana midfielder Dean Furman says he would like to see coach Stuart Baxter stay on as national coach.


Bafana Bafana drawn in Group C for AFCON 2021 qualifiers

2019-07-19 07:49

Bafana Bafana have been drawn alongside Ghana in Group C for AFCON 2021 qualifiers with Sudan and either Mauritius and Sao Tome e Principe rounding off the group.

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Senegal, Algeria set for rematch in AFCON final

2019-07-19 07:10

Sadio Mane's Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in AFCON history in Friday's final in Cairo.


AFCON final coaches both locals for first time since 1998

2019-07-18 10:56

The AFCON final between Algeria and Senegal in Cairo Friday will pit local coaches against each other in a title decider for the first time in 21 years.


Senegal star Mane out to press Ballon d'Or case

2019-07-17 14:21

Sadio Mane is out to conquer a second continent in as many months as Senegal attempt to capture a first Africa Cup of Nations title against Algeria.


Nigeria captain flies the Super Eagles nest

2019-07-18 20:27

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel called time on his international career after helping the Super Eagles to third place at the Africa Cup of Nations.


Friends collide as Cisse and Belmadi target AFCON crown

2019-07-18 07:57

While both Aliou Cisse and Djamel Belmadi are now experiencing similar success as coaches, only one can lift the AFCON title in Cairo.


Baxter shares details of text messages from Mourinho, Wenger

2019-07-17 13:38

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says that former Premier League managers Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger sent him text messages following their victory over Egypt.


Algerian fans switch their focus from politics to football

2019-07-18 17:57

Algeria's African Cup of Nations final against Senegal will mark the climax not only of the Desert Foxes' campaign on the field.


Bafana in Pot 2 for AFCON 2021 qualifiers

2019-07-18 11:13

Bafana Bafana have been placed in Pot 2 of the qualifying phase for the 2021 AFCON, the Confederation of African Football announced.


Africa Cup of Nations rematch odds against Senegal

2019-07-18 09:09

Algeria and Senegal will this Friday in Cairo become the eighth AFCON finalists to have met in the group stage at the same tournament.


Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third

2019-07-18 06:36

Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place.


Egyptian soccer fans toss up cheering for or against Algeria

2019-07-17 07:31

After Egypt's humiliating exit from the Africa Cup of Nations, their loyal fan base's loyalties are divided between supporting their 'Arab brothers'.


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