AWCON 2018: Bassira double hands Mali victory over Ghana

Striker Bassira Toure scored a brace as Mali beat hosts Ghana 2-1 in the match day 2 of Group A on Tuesday at the Accra Sports Stadium. Toure found the back of the net in either half with substitute Elizabeth…

Spain, Portugal propose World Cup bid with Morocco

Spain and Portugal are considering a joint intercontinental bid with Morocco to host the 2030 World Cup, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Monday. Sanchez was on a visit to the Moroccan capital of Rabat and met with Prime…

Visa signs as payments technology sponsor for AFCON

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), in Ghanaian capital Accra on Monday, signed a four-year partnership with the world’s leader in digital payments, Visa Inc., as a sponsor of the Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in 2019 and…

AWCON 2018: Zambia smash Equatorial Guinea

Zambia pulled one of the biggest surprises in the history of the competition after beating Equatorial Guinea by 5-0 in a Group B clash in Cape Coast, to record their first ever win. The Copper Queens set the ball rolling…

AWCON 2018: South Africa stun Nigeria in Group B opener

A brilliant strike by substitute Chrestina Thembi Kgatlana five minutes from time handed South Africa a dream start in the tournament as they beat holders Nigeria 1-0 in their Group B opener on Sunday in Cape Coast. Kgatlana struck late…

AWCON 2018: Cameroon fight back to beat Mali

The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon came from a goal down to beat Mali 2-1 in their Group A opener on Saturday. The fierce encounter saw both teams creating chances in the opening minutes, with Fatoumata Doumbia and Fatoumata Diarra close…

Caf CL Final: Advantage Al Ahly after first-leg victory

Al Ahly are a step closer to a record ninth title following a 3-1 win over Esperance de Tunis in the first-leg of the 2018 Caf Champions League final at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on Friday evening.…

Victor Gomes: South African ref named for Ethiopia-Ghana Afcon qualifier

South African referee Victor Gomes has been named to officiate the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Ethiopia and Ghana on November 18. The Waliyas play hosts to the Black Stars in the fifth round of games in Group…

Caf CL: Al Ahly set their sights on ninth title

Al Ahly host Espérance Sportive de Tunis in the first-leg of the 2018 Caf Champions League final at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on Friday evening. Kickoff is at 19:00 GMT. The Red Devils will be aiming to…

VAR to be used in CAF Champions League final for first time

Video assistant referees (VAR) will be used in the CAF Champions League final for the first time on Friday when Al Ahly of Egypt host Esperance of Tunisia in the first leg. The system allows off-field referees to assist match…

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