Southampton’s Boufal leads Morocco to Nations Cup

Southampton star Sofiane Boufal will lead Morocco’s Africa Cup of Nations bid after being included in the 23-man squad named by coach Herve Renard on Tuesday. Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia, Monaco’s Nabil Dirar and Nordin Amrabat of Watford are some…

Fatau Dauda replaces Kwarasey for Afcon 2017

Goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has been called to replace Adam Larsen Kwarasey at Ghana’s camp preparing for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Kwarasey was initially included in coach Avram Grant’s 26 provisional list for the tournament but has informed the…

Ivory Coast gets $620k boost to retain trophy

The Elephants of Ivory Coast have been given extra financial support for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals in other to defend the trophy. The Ivorian government  approved approximately $6.2 million dollars budget for the team’s campaign in Gabon.…

Ghana to submit final Afcon 2017 squad to Caf today

Black Stars coach Avram Grant is expected to provide his final squad list of 23 players to the Ghana Football Association for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations later today. Per the tournament rules, participating countries are to submit their…

Black Stars to play two warm-up games

The Black Stars will play two warm-up games before they fly into Gabon for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana will be embarking on a 13-day camping in the UAE and will play these games to test their readiness…

Dwamena, Tekpetey, Larweh gatecrash Ghana’s provisional 26

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has named a 26-man preliminary squad for Ghana’s participation at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The squad has three new faces – AIK Stockholm’s Ebenezer Ofori, in-form striking sensation Raphael Dwamena and Schalke 04…

West Ham’s Feghouli left out of Algeria’s final squad

West Ham’s Soufiane Feghouli will not feature for Algeria at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after being left out of the final 23-man squad by new coach George Leekens. The influential midfielder was not selected by the Belgian tactician…

Egypt names 27-man preliminary squad

Ghana’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group opponent, Egypt has named a 27-man provisional squad ahead of the competition. National team coach Hector Cuper’s squad has 11 foreign-based players led by AS Roma kingpin Mohammed Sallah with the rest emerging…

Gabon unveils final 23-man squad

2017 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Gabon are first to announce their final squad for the January 14-February 5, 2017 competition. New coach of the Panthers, José Antonio Camacho Tuesday went straight without the somewhat ‘traditional’ prelist as he revealed…

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