Saturday, April 20, 2019

Africa

AFCON 2019 – CAF selects only one Ghanaian referee

The Confederation of African Football has named Ghanaian referee Daniel Nii Laryea in a 24-man list for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The 32-year-old will join the elite referees for a pre-AFCON seminar in Morocco. Laryea who...

AFCON 2019 – Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke predicts early exit for big names

Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has predicted that some of the bigger names could make an early exit from June's Africa Cup of Nations. The former Nigeria and Barcelona star thinks some of the lesser names at the finals have...

President George Weah’s former club relegated for failing to pay US$909 fine

Liberia President George Weah's former club Invincible Eleven has been relegated to the country's third tier after failing to pay a fine of US$909. The Liberia Football Association (LFA) imposed the sanction after the nations oldest club did not honour...

AFCON 2019: Know all about Black Stars fixtures and time in Group F

Ghana's quest to end a 37-year title hiatus in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in the 2019 edition, will begin with Benin on Tuesday, June 25, at 20:00GMT. This was revealed after the tournament's draw was held in Cairo,...

Victor Wanyama: ‘Kenya have no Nations Cup target’

Kenya captain Victor Wanyama says the Harambee Stars have not set themselves any targets for June's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt. The Tottenham midfielder and Kenya will face Senegal, Algeria and neighbours Tanzania in Group C at the...

Africa Cup of Nations: Steve Mounie aiming for Benin’s first win

Huddersfield Town and Benin striker Steve Mounie says that getting a first Africa Cup of Nations victory is the main target for the Squirrels in Egypt. At their previous three finals Benin have only drawn once and lost their other...

Caf appoints Moroccan Hajji Mouad as new General Secretary

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has appointed Moroccan Hajji Mouad as its new General Secretary. He replaces Egyptian Amr Fahmy who was dismissed from the position last week. Caf's Executive Committee made its decision in Cairo on Thursday ahead of...

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 draw: Egypt to face DR Congo, Cameroon draw Ghana

Hosts Egypt will face DR Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Defending champions Cameroon are in Group F with Ghana, Benin and Guinea-Bissau. The tournament will take place from 21 June to 19...

The Confederation of African Football ‘sacks’ General Secretary Amr Fahmy

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has dismissed Egyptian Amr Fahmy from his role as general secretary, BBC Sport Africa understands. Caf's Executive Committee made its decision in Cairo on Thursday ahead of the draw for the 2019 Africa Cup...

Preparations hit top gear ahead of Total AFCON draw

At the foot of the famous pyramids in Egypt in front of the Sphinx, the air is pregnant with expectation as one of the seven wonders of the world prepares to roll its red carpet for African football royalty...
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