Coronavirus sees 2020 African Nations Championship postponed

2020-03-17 19:27

The Confederation for African Football (CAF) have announced that the 2020 African Nations Championship has been posponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Infantino wants AFCON to be held every FOUR years

2020-02-01 19:26

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino told African football leaders that he wants their continental Cup of Nations to be played every four years.

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Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as AFCON qualifying begins

2019-11-12 07:52

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa, seeking goals as the 2021 AFCON qualifying begins.


AFCON Golden Boot Ighalo retires from international football

2019-07-23 09:18

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


Africa Cup of Nations change a 'catastrophe' for Klopp

2020-01-17 22:15

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp calling the decision to switch the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to January and February a "catastrophe".


Algeria to begin AFCON title defence by hosting Zambia

2019-07-29 20:40

Algeria will begin their Africa Cup of Nations title defence at home to former champions Zambia during November, the CAF confirmed.


Africa Cup of Nations tops and flops

2019-07-23 08:44

Algeria ended a 29-year wait for a second AFCON title, here we take a look at the standout performers in Egypt and those who fell short of expectations:


2021 AFCON to be played at start of year

2020-01-15 16:25

The Africa Cup of Nations will revert to its former time slot of January and February for the next edition in 2021.


Zuma slams Bafana players for AFCON failings

2019-07-23 20:04

Former Bafana Bafana striker Sibusiso Zuma has criticised the performance of the players during the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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AFCON gets Africa talking on Facebook

2019-07-22 12:13

Africa moved to the rhythm of AFCON 2019, with more than 10 million people choosing Facebook to share their passion and excitement.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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