Afcon 2019: Mali pay the price as Zaha sends Ivory Coast through

Wilfried Zaha grabbed the only goal to settle a disappointing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash as Ivory Coast beat Mali 1-0 in Suez on Monday. Crystal Palace winger Zaha ensured the Ivorians remained unbeaten against Mali at the…

Mali name Afcon squad four days late

Mali on Saturday became the last country to name a 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt – four days after the deadline for doing so. Among the eight forwards is Moussa Djenepo, a $19 million…

Poland 2019 draw throws up intriguing ties

The 22nd edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off in less than 90 days, and two major milestones were reached this weekend as the tournament in Poland approaches. Grzywek, a Polish bison, was unveiled as the tournament’s Official…

U-20 Afcon: Mali beat Senegal to title

Mali beat Senegal 3-2 on penalties to claim their maiden Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations title following a 1-1 stalemate after extra time in Niamey. The Aiglons held their nerve in the pulsating shootout to hand Senegal their third…

U-20 Afcon: Ghana fail World Cup bid, kicked out by Mali

Ghana’s Black Satellites failed in their bid for a 2019 World Cup ticket after suffering group stage elimination from the on-going Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday afternoon. Coach Jimmy Corbblah’s side got their campaign off to a bright start…

AWCON 2018: History beckons for South Africa

Banyana Banyana are just 90 minutes away from reaching their dream of qualifying for the elusive spot in the FIFA World Cup. The South African Senior Women’s National Team has never qualified for the football soccer spectacle and is now…

AWCON 2018: Hosts Ghana out; Cameroon, Mali advance

Cameroon and Mali qualified for the 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals from Group A on Friday as hosts Ghana were eliminated along with Algeria. Ghana drew 1-1 with Cameroon in Accra but the point was not enough for…

AWCON 2018: Bassira double hands Mali victory over Ghana

Striker Bassira Toure scored a brace as Mali beat hosts Ghana 2-1 in the match day 2 of Group A on Tuesday at the Accra Sports Stadium. Toure found the back of the net in either half with substitute Elizabeth…

AWCON 2018: Cameroon fight back to beat Mali

The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon came from a goal down to beat Mali 2-1 in their Group A opener on Saturday. The fierce encounter saw both teams creating chances in the opening minutes, with Fatoumata Doumbia and Fatoumata Diarra close…

Ghana get tricky Women’s Afcon draw

Hosts Ghana were handed a tricky group for the 2018 TOTAL Africa Women’s Africa Cup of Nations when they were drawn to face Cameroon and Mali in Group A. The Black Queens, who will based in the capital Accra, will…

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