Black Stars will be our biggest threat at AFCON – Kalou

Ivory Coast international Salomon Kalou believes Ghana will offer the biggest threat to their hopes of defending the Africa Cup of Nations. The Hertha Berlin forward expects Ivory Coast to shine again but strong competition could come in from fellow West Africans…

Official: Black Stars play Uzbek giants Tuesday

Ghana have lined a friendly against Uzbekistan giants Bunyodkor on Tuesday. The Black Stars will be playing the Asian side in the friendly in Dubai. The four-time African champions will play the friendly in preparation for this month’s Africa Cup…

Zimbabwe players delay flight over pay

Zimbabwe’s national football team refused to board a flight for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon, officials said Sunday, in a dispute over allowances and winning bonuses. The team were due to fly together on Saturday to Cameroon…

Black Stars squad numbers revealed

AFCON Fiestarr Update: Black Stars squad numbers revealed The Black Stars have retained their squad numbers for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations which starts next Sunday in Gabon. Schalke whizkid Bernard Tekpetey, who is a shock inclusion in the…

Referees for Egypt vs Tunisia friendly match named

The names of the match officials to officiate the friendly match between Egypt and Tunisia has been released. Egypt will be playing their only preparation match ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations. Tunisia, on the other hand, will be…

Ghana’s opponent Mali lose to Burkina Faso

Ghana’s group opponents Mali suffered a 2-1 defeat against Burkina Faso in a friendly in preparation for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Jonathan Zongo opened the scoring for Burkina Faso few minutes ahead of the break before Bertrand Traoré doubled their lead 12 minutes into…

Only four African coaches to be in Gabon

This month’s Afcon tournament will have only four African coaches out of the 16 teams will be in Gabon, with Aliou Cisse and Florent Ibenge the most renowned. Cisse, a former captain of the Terranga Lions of Senegal returns to…

Uganda play Slovenia behind closed doors

Uganda are set to play yet another international friendly against Slovenia in Dubai on Friday. The match, according to the head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredejovic shall be a closed door affair. This game comes barely 48 hours after the 2-0…

Zimbabwe to be fined by CAF

The Zimbabwe Football Federation will be fined $2000 by Caf for submitting their final 23 man squad for the 2017 Afcon finals 24 hours after the official date. Head coach, Callisto Pasuwa finally released the final Warriors 23 man squad on…

EPL stars for Afcon 2017

Seventeen English Premier League players will be participating for their various counties in the African Cup of Nations starting on January 14 to February 5 in Gabon. The timing of the competition is a big worry to some premier league…

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