Afcon 2017: DR Congo players boycott training

The fast-becoming norm, “No Afcon without bonus row”, that greets the start of the Africa Cup of Nations in recent years raised its ugly head again, 24 hours to kick off the 2017 edition in Gabon. This time, it found…

#Afcon2017: Egypt’s Gehad Grisha to referee Gabon vs Guinea-Bissau opener

Egypt’s Gehad Grisha has been appointed to referee the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations opener between hosts Gabon and Guinea-Bissau on January 14. The Africa Cup of Nations is set to kick off with Gabon’s match against Guinea-Bissau, which will be played on Saturday,…

#Afcon2017: Finally! Black Stars head for Gabon in $100k chartered flight [Photos]

Team Ghana Friday was forced to change arrival date in Gabon, venue for the 31st edition of the biannual Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) due to bad weather. However, after receiving the all-clear, the Black Stars this morning left Al…

Afcon 2017: Akon, Davido, Flavour and Diamond Platnumz to rock opening ceremony

Africa is known for its rich talents in music and football and it’s just about another of the rare moments where both come together to thrill a packed 40-000 capacity stadium and the millions of eyeballs from television sets across…

Afcon Fiestarr Update: 30 EPL Stars to light Gabon

As Africa’s biggest football show piece, The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) gets underway in Gabon on 14th January 2017, there are a host of stars who ply their trade in the English Premier League. There are a total of…

Afcon Updates: Ghana’s trip to Gabon cancelled

The Black Stars’ trip from Dubai to Gabon has been cancelled due to unfavorable climatic conditions, the Ghana FA has revealed. The team was  due in Libreville tonight ahead of the start of the tournament on Saturday. But aviation authorities…

[Watch Highlights] Ivory Coast thrash Uganda 3-0 in friendly

Ghana’s opponent Uganda lost to Ivory Coast 3-0 as they prepare for 2017 African Cup of Nations on Thursday. Uganda held their opponents till the 51st minute when Aston Villa striker Jonathan Kodjia put the Ivoirians into the lead. Seven minutes…

Friendly: Senegal pip Congo

Two first half goals from Diao Balde Keita and Alioune Ndiaye ensured the Senegalese national team end the AFCON preparatory journey on a positive note with a 2-0 win over Congo Brazzaville at the Stade Municipal de Kintélé. Balde opened…

Friendly: Cameroon 1-1 Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe national team, the Warriors – registered a one-all draw with Cameroon in an international friendly  played at Stade Omnisport Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde on Tuesday. Orlando Pirates striker Tendai Ndoro broke the deadlock when he gave the Warriors…

Uganda tests strength against Ivory Coast today

Uganda Cranes are expected to test the strategy they intent to use at the Africa Cup of Nations when they play African champions Cote d’Ivoire in their last warm up game at the New York stadium, UAE. All eyes will…

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