Nigeria U20

FIFA U20 World Cup: Nigeria, Gambia reach knockout stage

Nigeria became Wednesday (May 24) the first African team to qualify for the knockout stage in the Under 20 World Cup taking place in Argentina. Gambia, AFCON's runner-up followed in the Flying Eagles path. Four teams from the continent are competing...
CAF Team

CAF President Dr Motsepe to chair Executive Committee Meeting in Algiers on Thursday

CAF President, Dr Patrice Motsepe will chair the CAF Executive Committee (“EXCO”) meeting on Thursday morning, 18 May 2023 in Algiers, Algeria. The meeting will start at 10h30 Algerian time (09h30 GMT). The Executive Committee will discuss a number of matters...
AFCON Trophy lifted

AFCON 2027: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda mount joint bid for tournament

Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are set to bid to host the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations. The three East African neighbours have submitted a joint expression of interest with the Confederation of African Football (Caf), the governing body that organises...
AFCON Trophy

TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2023 Cote d’Ivoire kick-off and Final dates confirmed

-       13 January 2024 kick-off date set for Africa’s biggest event  -       Final to set for 11 February 2024 -       Based on early research, CAF projects record TV audiences and stadium attendances for AFCON2023 -       Unprecedented interest from Global media rights licencees  -       Four nations: Algeria, Morocco, South...
Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez is congratulated for scoring a goal during the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Algeria and Niger held at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Baraki, Algeria on 23 March 2023 ©Djaffar Ladjal/BackpagePix

Algeria secure Africa Cup of Nations qualification with victory over Niger, while Nigeria beat...

Baghdad Bounedjah scored the only goal as Algeria beat Niger 1-0 to secure their place at the Africa Cup of Nations finals. Algeria joined Morocco and hosts Ivory Coast in having already qualified for the tournament, which will take place...
Semenyo scores

Ghana 1-0 Angola: Antoine Semenyo scores as Chris Hughton wins first game in charge

Bournemouth's Antoine Semenyo scored a 96th-minute winner against Angola to give Chris Hughton victory in his first competitive game as Ghana boss. Former Brighton manager Hughton, 64, was appointed Black Stars boss in February - his first managerial position since...
Victor Osimhen

2023 Afcon Qualifiers: Osimhen and Lookman in as Peseiro names Nigeria squad for Guinea...

Nigeria coach Jose Peseiro has released his squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea Bissau with Victor Osimhen, Ademola Lookman and Paul Onuachu among those selected. Having won their first two matches, the Super Eagles lead...
Victor Osimhen

Man City ask Napoli for Osimhen

Manchester City have asked Napoli about the availability of Victor Osimhen. The Premier League giants have been thriving with Erling Haaland up front this season. However, Sky Sports Germany states that City may be looking for a replacement already. Haaland has been...
Chris Hughton

Ghana FA appoints Chris Hughton as new Black Stars head coach

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that it has appointed Chris Hughton as the new head coach of the Black Stars. The former Brighton & Hove Albion manager takes over from Coach Otto Addo who left the role after...
Sheffield United

African billionaire close to buying Sheffield Utd

Sheffield United are set to change hands. The Times says Sheffield United are close to being bought out by an African billionaire in a deal worth £90million. The Blades are pushing for promotion back to the Premier League this season but...