Algeria won the African Nations Cup for the second time in their history after a 1-0 victory over Senegal in the final in Cairo International Stadium Algeria, once crowned at home in 1990, once again beat Senegal 1-0 after defeating them in the group stage during the final tournament. Al Saad forward Bounedjah victoriously led the … Continue reading Algeria wins African Cup of Nations
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have won the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, after beating Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. This is the eight bronze medal for Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations. Odion IghaloOdion Ighalo, 30 years old got the goal in the third … Continue reading AFCON: Super Eagles lands seventh Afcon bronze medal
Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert have been sacked following their exit from the Africa Cup of Nations. The 43-year-old Dutchman, who assumed the managerial position in August last year, leaves along with assistant coach and former global team-mate Patrick Kluivert. The Indomitable Lions were knocked out by Nigeria in the round of 16 … Continue reading Cameroon sacks coach Clarence seedorf After AFCON poor performance
The Algerian coach, Djamel Belmadi said he was able to pin-point the strength and weakness of the Super Eagles after he watched their previous matches. According to him, he noticed that the Super Eagles strength in the attack was the wings and perfected a counter offensive strategy to stop Nigeria from launching attack from the … Continue reading We took advantage of Super Eagles‘ s Weakness – Algeria’s Coach
Captain John Mikel Obi has vowed to make his last Africa Cup of Nations to remember for Nigeria and believes his presence in the squad could be a crucial factor in their bid for success. The midfielder, 32, concedes this will certainly be his last appearance on the continental showpiece event and possibly for his … Continue reading Mikel Obi to retire from Super Eagles after 2019 AFCON
Namibia’s Peter Shalulile failed to take the two best chances of the opening half-hour, while Max Gradel sliced wide at the other end. Goalkeeper Loydt Kazapua almost gifted the Elephants an opener when he fumbled a cross straight to Wilfried Bony, but blocked the former Swansea striker’s shot with his body outside the box before … Continue reading Ivory Coast advance to Africa Cup of Nations knockout stages after Namibia win
The continental tournament is now set to begin on June 21 instead of June 14 and will run until July 19. Egyptian Football Association (EFA) vice president Ahmed Shobir announced the decision on his private television sports programme. “A number of North African countries asked the CAF to delay the opening of the tournament for one week because of fasting in Ramadan as well as celebrating Eid Al-Fitr,” Shobir said on the TV programme, as quoted by Ahram Online.