Afcon 2017: Black Stars touch base in Gabon [SEE PHOTOS]

Ghana’s senior national team, the Black Stars have safely landed in Gabon ahead of their opening game at the on-going 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. On Saturday night, the 23-man squad together with technical and management officials arrived in the…

AFCON 2017 – Burkina Faso, Cameroon settle for draw … WATCH HIGHLIGHTS

Burkina Faso left it late to earn a point in their opening AFCON 2017 Group A match against Cameroon on Saturday. Centre-back Issoufou Dayo headed home the equalizer after his side went down at half time courtesy a Benjamin Moukandjo…

#Afcon2017: Last-gasp Soares goal denies Gabon opening win

Guinea-Bissau produced an inspiring display in their debut outing in the Africa Cup of Nations with a last-ditch goal to draw 2017 hosts Gabon on Saturday. After an unproductive first 45 minutes, Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the first…

Match Preview: Gabon vs Guinea-Bissau | #Afcon2017

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off today (Saturday, January 14) with hosts Gabon seeking to start on a good note with a victory over Guinea-Bissau in Libreville. The tournament opener which will be preceded by a close to…

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…

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