Afcon 2019: EIB Network acquires radio and TV broadcast rights

Excellence in Broadcasting (EIB) Network has secured both Television and Radio broadcasting rights for the 32nd edition of the TOTAL African Cup of Nations which begins tomorrow, Friday June 21 to July 19, 2019, in Egypt. The acquisition was made possible through…

Egypt ready for Afcon despite security, price concerns

The Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) is set to kick off in Egypt on Friday against a backdrop of terror attacks and only days after the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. With opening and closing games held at…

Salah helps Egypt to another Africa Cup warm-up victory

Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah came off the bench but did not score as the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts defeated fellow qualifiers Guinea 3-1 Sunday in a warm-up match. Marwan Mohsen gave the Pharaohs an early lead in Alexandria…

Mali name Afcon squad four days late

Mali on Saturday became the last country to name a 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt – four days after the deadline for doing so. Among the eight forwards is Moussa Djenepo, a $19 million…

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win

Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France. A…

Afcon 2019: Africa hopes stars can shine in Egypt

Top African football officials hope the history-making Cup of Nations in Egypt from 21 June can deflect attention away from a string of embarrassing incidents involving them. In recent weeks, Caf president Ahmad Ahmad and senior vice-president Amaju Pinnick and…

CAF boss Ahmad questioned by French authorities in anti-graft probe

CAF President Ahmad Ahmad was detained and questioned by French authorities on Thursday in the latest criminal investigation to hit the governing body of world soccer, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. Ahmad, who doubles as…

Caf CL: Esperance ordered to return medals and face Wydad again

Esperance have been ordered to return the African Champions League trophy and to replay the second leg of the final. The Tunisian side led 1-0 in Saturday’s second leg but Moroccan opponents Wydad Casablanca left the pitch after an equaliser…

Origi and Wanyama put Kenya on Champions League map

Liverpool striker Divock Origi and Tottenham Hotspur’s Victor Wanyama are the talk of Kenya ahead of Saturday’s European Champions League final in Madrid. In football-mad Kenya, a nation of 50 million in East Africa, there is hope the two athletes…

2019 Wafu Cup: Holders Ghana pitted against Gambia

The draw for the 2019 Wafu Cup of Nations took place at the Radisson Blu Sea Plaza Hotel in Dakar on Wednesday 29 May and produced some interesting matches which are sure to entice football fans across the world. The…

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