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…

Waris, Dwamena dropped from Ghana’s final 23-man squad

Lorient forward Abdul-Majeed Waris and Raphael Dwamena failed to make the squad with former Tema youth defender Joseph Attamah Larweh also missing out of the final list submitted to CAF on Wednesday evening in Ghana’s final 23-man squad for the 2017…

[VIDEO] Uganda defeated 2-0 by Tunisia in friendly

Ghana’s Afcon 2017 group opponents Uganda were beaten 2-0 by Tunisia in a preparatory game Wednesday afternoon. It did not take long for Etoile du Sahel midfielder Hamza Lahmar to neatly convert a free-kick on the 6th minute, which kept…

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…

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