Broos: We have changed Cameroon’s football mentality

 Very few football observers expected Cameroon to shine at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, currently taking place in Gabon, due to the numerous absences that the former continental champions have had to contend with. To make matters worse...

Passion and mental strength key to Ghana success – Avram Grant

"Look, I'll show you something." Ghana manager Avram Grant pulls out his smartphone and brings up an image captioned "Avram's Triangle." The three sides are labeled "Talent", "Passion", and "Mental Strength" -- the components he tells his players they require...

Why Ivory Coast flopped at Africa Cup of Nations

Defending champions Ivory Coast fell to a shock group stage exit from the African Nations Cup when they lost 1-0 to Morocco on Tuesday night. Here are three reasons why they failed ... 1. An inexperienced team lacked leaders Whether or not...

Pundits say Cote d’Ivoire’s AFCON exit mocks FIFA ranking

A former Green Eagles player, Folorunsho Okenla, says the exit of Cote d’Ivoire and Algeria from the CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has made a mockery of the FIFA monthly ranking. Okenla, who made the remark in an interview...

Final Standings in Group C at AFCON 2017

Following are the final standings of Group C teams at the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon, after they played the third and final set of matches in the group on Tuesday: Tuesday’s Results Morocco 1-0  Cote D’Ivoire Togo...

Defending champions, Ivory Coast crash out of AFCON

Defending champions, Ivory Coast on Tuesday crashed out of the ongoing CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon, after losing their last Group C game by a lone goal to Morocco. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that...

CAN 2017: DR Congo whip Togo to advance unbeaten

DR Congo reached the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) last eight on Tuesday as Group C winners with a 3-1 victory which eliminated Togo. Tournament top scorer Junior Kabananga converted Chancel Mbemba’s pass for the opener, his third...

AFCON 2017: Algeria in ‘Make or Mar’ against Senegal

Star-packed Algeria came to the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon as one of the title favourites, but they need a miracle in Franceville Monday to reach the quarter-finals. A team including African Footballer of the Year Riyad Mahrez must...

AFCON 2017: Gabon out, Burkina Faso, Cameroon advance

Hosts Gabon are out of the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations following Sunday’s draw with Cameroon in Libreville. Burkina Faso’s comfortable win over tournament debutants Guinea-Bissau saw them advance to the quarter-finals as group winners. FIFA.com recaps a...

AFCON 2017: Agony as Gabon crash out of tournament

Host Gabon exited the Africa Cup of Nations after being held to a goalless draw by Cameroon, which progressed from Group A with Burkina Faso Sunday. Gabon was left to rue an astonishing early miss by star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang...