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...

TOTAL rewards 14 lucky customers to watch the TOTAL AFCON 2017 final

 To reward loyal customers and also give Nigerians an exciting opportunity to participate in the TOTAL AFCON 2017 Tournament in Gabon, Total Nigeria Plc took 14 lucky Nigerians to experience the final match live at Libreville, Gabon. At the TOTAL...

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...

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: 20 star players to watch

Ivory Coast remain the favourites to lift the trophy but face stiff competition from the likes of Senegal, Algeria, Ghana and Egypt as Africa’s showpiece tournament prepares to light up the continent. With some of the world’s biggest names taking a...

Gabon 2017 AFCON: Senegal win, Algeria draw in Group B

Senegal lead Group B at the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tunisia in Franceville, Gabon, on Sunday. Tournament favourites Algeria, meanwhile, were indebted to 2016 CAF African Footballer of the Year Riyad Mahrez for securing them...

AFCON 2017: Group-by-group guide to the Africa Cup of Nations

The players, teams and managers to look out for as Ivory Coast defend their title in Gabon in the tournament that kicks off on Saturday GROUP A Gabon Euphoric support helped drive Gabon to the quarter-finals the last time they hosted the...

AFCON 2017: Egypt knock out Uganda to keep hope alive

Egypt on Saturday put up an injury time win over Uganda to keep the hope of qualification for the knockout stage alive at the on-going AFCON Gabon 2017. It took a late 89th minute strike from from substitute Abdalla El...

AFCON 2017: Top 10 Young Players to Watch

In perusing the squad lists for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, one is immediately struck by the amount of young players collectively selected. Some of this is due to teams like Cameroon and Ivory Coast undergoing generational shifts;...