Oyongo: Strong mentality key to our AFCON 2017 success

Cameroon had the worst possible run-up to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations with several big-name players withdrawing from the squad to concentrate on club football. In their absence, the 23 players in Gabon quickly bonded as a unit,...

Embattled Ghana head coach Grant to step down

Ghana will be looking for a new coach on the road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia after current manager Avram Grant would not be renewing his current contract. The 62-year-old, who previously managed the likes of Chelsea, Portsmouth,...

AFCON 2017 Final: Cameroon seek revenge against Egypt

Two of Africa’s most successful teams, the Pharaohs of Egypt and Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will once again battle it out for who takes over the crown from Cote d’Ivoire as king of the continent on Sunday in the...

AFCON 2017 : Burkina Faso win bronze after beating Ghana 1-0

Alain Traore scored a stunning free kick against Ghana in the 89th minute to enable Burkina Faso finish third on Saturday at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2017) in Gabon. For the second time since Thursday when Cameroon...

AFCON 2017: Cameroon face Egypt in final

Despite Ghana being tipped as favorites to reach the final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon surprised everyone after they emerged as 2-0 winners. They are now set to take on Egypt in the AFCON 2017  final,...

Cameroon defeat Ghana to reach AFCON 2017 final

Cameroon will face Egypt in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON 2017 final after two second-half strikes saw off Ghana. Both sides had gone close to breaking the deadlock before Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui took advantage of atrocious defending from a...

AFCON 2017: End of the road for local coaches

An overseas coach will once again carry the day come February 5 in Libreville. That will be the 16th time they have lifted the trophy in 31 editions, one more than their African counterparts. That will also be the third time...

AFCON 2017: Fight for Africa’s biggest soccer prize intensifies

A new Africa Cup of Nations champion will be crowned this weekend at the Stade d’Angondje in Libreville, Gabon on Sunday after Ivory Coast tamely surrendered their title. Initially tipped as favourites, The Elephants have failed to progress out of...

AFCON 2017: Ghanaians hail Black Stars for semi finals berth

Some Ghanaians in Lagos on Monday hailed the Black Stars of Ghana for reaching the semi-finals stage of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ghana defeated the Democratic Republic...

Egypt’s Elneny ruled out of Nations Cup semi-final

Egypt midfielder, Mohamed Elneny, is ruled out of the African Nations Cup semi-final against Burkina Faso as a result of a calf injury, Coach Hector Cuper has said. The Arsenal player suffered the injury in training over the weekend and missed...