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2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

The Gambia appoint McKinstry as head coach

The Gambia Football Federation appoints Johnny McKinstry as head coach for its men's senior side. [ more ]
#football
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2025: Chad, Eswatini, Liberia and South Sudan progress in qualifying

Chad, Eswatini, Liberia, and South Sudan advanced to the main stage of qualifiers for 2025 Africa Cup of Nations.
Potential clash between the expanded Fifa Club World Cup and the 2025 Nations Cup. [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon: Ivory Coast football fans flock to see Abidjan victory parade

Thousands of football fans celebrate Ivory Coast's win in the Africa Cup of Nations
Emerse Fae, a youth-team manager, led Ivory Coast to victory after taking over mid-tournament [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Kolo Toure hopes Ivory Coast beat Nigeria in final to spark party

Ivory Coast's fortunes in the Africa Cup of Nations changed after their fans protested in anger after a heavy defeat
The replacement of coach Jean-Louis Gasset with Emerse Fae was a key moment for Ivory Coast [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wissa penalty helps DR Congo into last four at Afcon

DR Congo defeats Guinea 3-1 to advance to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Goals from Chancel Mbemba, Yoane Wissa, and Arthur Masuaku secured the win for DR Congo. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Can Nigeria and Ivory Coast avoid more shocks in quarter-finals?

Cape Verde and South Africa are facing off in the final tie to reach the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations
Cape Verde has played impressive passing football and is chasing their first-ever semi-final appearance [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Saintfiet quits as The Gambia boss after Afcon exit

Tom Saintfiet resigns as coach of The Gambia after their group-stage exit from the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
Saintfiet previously led The Gambia to the quarter-finals of the 2021 Afcon on their debut. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2025: Chad, Eswatini, Liberia and South Sudan progress in qualifying

Chad, Eswatini, Liberia, and South Sudan advanced to the main stage of qualifiers for 2025 Africa Cup of Nations.
Potential clash between the expanded Fifa Club World Cup and the 2025 Nations Cup. [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon: Ivory Coast football fans flock to see Abidjan victory parade

Thousands of football fans celebrate Ivory Coast's win in the Africa Cup of Nations
Emerse Fae, a youth-team manager, led Ivory Coast to victory after taking over mid-tournament [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Kolo Toure hopes Ivory Coast beat Nigeria in final to spark party

Ivory Coast's fortunes in the Africa Cup of Nations changed after their fans protested in anger after a heavy defeat
The replacement of coach Jean-Louis Gasset with Emerse Fae was a key moment for Ivory Coast [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wissa penalty helps DR Congo into last four at Afcon

DR Congo defeats Guinea 3-1 to advance to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Goals from Chancel Mbemba, Yoane Wissa, and Arthur Masuaku secured the win for DR Congo. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Can Nigeria and Ivory Coast avoid more shocks in quarter-finals?

Cape Verde and South Africa are facing off in the final tie to reach the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations
Cape Verde has played impressive passing football and is chasing their first-ever semi-final appearance [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Saintfiet quits as The Gambia boss after Afcon exit

Tom Saintfiet resigns as coach of The Gambia after their group-stage exit from the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
Saintfiet previously led The Gambia to the quarter-finals of the 2021 Afcon on their debut. [ more ]
morefootball
#suspension
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wilfried Nathan Doualla: Cameroonian midfielder accused of age cheating

Doualla, a 17-year-old, made headlines for inclusion in Indomitable Lions squad.
Cameroon federation suspended 62 players for age fraud, including Doualla. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Emilio Nsue: Equatorial Guinea suspend striker for 'indiscipline' at Afcon 2023

Emilio Nsue suspended from Equatorial Guinea national team
Iban Salvador also suspended [ more ]
Rossoneri Blog - AC Milan News | All about AC Milan - News, Match Reports, Transfers and Rumours
5 months ago
AC Milan

Milan-Napoli: Official line-ups | Rossoneri Blog - AC Milan News

Milan's key players missing due to suspension and AFCON
Napoli also missing key players due to suspension and AFCON [ more ]
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wilfried Nathan Doualla: Cameroonian midfielder accused of age cheating

Doualla, a 17-year-old, made headlines for inclusion in Indomitable Lions squad.
Cameroon federation suspended 62 players for age fraud, including Doualla. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Emilio Nsue: Equatorial Guinea suspend striker for 'indiscipline' at Afcon 2023

Emilio Nsue suspended from Equatorial Guinea national team
Iban Salvador also suspended [ more ]
Rossoneri Blog - AC Milan News | All about AC Milan - News, Match Reports, Transfers and Rumours
5 months ago
AC Milan

Milan-Napoli: Official line-ups | Rossoneri Blog - AC Milan News

Milan's key players missing due to suspension and AFCON
Napoli also missing key players due to suspension and AFCON [ more ]
moresuspension
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon-winning Fiorentina forward Kouame has malaria

Christian Kouame hospitalized after contracting malaria
Kouame has been an active player in the Africa Cup of Nations [ more ]
#nigeria
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Haller winner gives Ivorians victory in Afcon final

Sebastien Haller scored the winning goal for Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations final against Nigeria.
Ivory Coast came from behind to win the match and secure their third continental title. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Nigeria captain William Troost-Ekong dreams of lifting trophy

Nigeria and South Africa drew 1-1 in the AFCON semi-finals, with Nigeria eventually winning 4-2 on penalties.
Nigeria's goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, was the hero of the shootout, saving two penalties and winning the man of the match award. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ivory Coast's Haller sets up final against Nigeria

Ivory Coast beats DR Congo to set up final against Nigeria
Sebastien Haller scores the winning goal for Ivory Coast [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Nigeria reach Afcon final after penalty shootout

Nigeria advances to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations after a penalty shootout win over South Africa.
The game ended 1-1 after a controversial decision by the referee to disallow a Nigeria goal and award a penalty to South Africa. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Can African heavyweights survive semi-finals?

Nigeria has consistently beaten South Africa in AFCoN meetings
Nigeria's defense has been strong with four consecutive clean sheets [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
Chelsea

Osimhen could miss Nigeria's AFCON quarterfinal

Nigeria's star striker Victor Osimhen will miss the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal match against South Africa due to an abdominal issue.
Osimhen's absence will be a big blow to Nigeria, as he has been instrumental in the team's attack. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Haller winner gives Ivorians victory in Afcon final

Sebastien Haller scored the winning goal for Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations final against Nigeria.
Ivory Coast came from behind to win the match and secure their third continental title. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Nigeria captain William Troost-Ekong dreams of lifting trophy

Nigeria and South Africa drew 1-1 in the AFCON semi-finals, with Nigeria eventually winning 4-2 on penalties.
Nigeria's goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, was the hero of the shootout, saving two penalties and winning the man of the match award. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ivory Coast's Haller sets up final against Nigeria

Ivory Coast beats DR Congo to set up final against Nigeria
Sebastien Haller scores the winning goal for Ivory Coast [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Nigeria reach Afcon final after penalty shootout

Nigeria advances to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations after a penalty shootout win over South Africa.
The game ended 1-1 after a controversial decision by the referee to disallow a Nigeria goal and award a penalty to South Africa. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Can African heavyweights survive semi-finals?

Nigeria has consistently beaten South Africa in AFCoN meetings
Nigeria's defense has been strong with four consecutive clean sheets [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
Chelsea

Osimhen could miss Nigeria's AFCON quarterfinal

Nigeria's star striker Victor Osimhen will miss the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal match against South Africa due to an abdominal issue.
Osimhen's absence will be a big blow to Nigeria, as he has been instrumental in the team's attack. [ more ]
morenigeria
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon: Nigeria face hosts Ivory Coast in final - watch & follow text

Four weeks of exciting entertainment and drama at the Africa Cup of Nations
The final match is between the Super Eagles and Les Elephants [ more ]
#south-africa
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

South Africa secure best Afcon finish since 2000

South Africa defeated DR Congo on penalties to secure their best finish at the Africa Cup of Nations since 2000.
South Africa's goalkeeper, Williams, played a crucial role in their victory by saving two penalties in the shootout. [ more ]
ESPN
5 months ago
Chelsea

South Africa 0-0 Cape Verde Islands (Feb 3, 2024) Game Analysis - ESPN

South Africa goalkeeper Ronwen Williams saved four penalties in the penalty shootout to carry his country into the Africa Cup of Nations semifinals.
South Africa will face Nigeria in the semifinals on Wednesday. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

South Africa secure best Afcon finish since 2000

South Africa defeated DR Congo on penalties to secure their best finish at the Africa Cup of Nations since 2000.
South Africa's goalkeeper, Williams, played a crucial role in their victory by saving two penalties in the shootout. [ more ]
ESPN
5 months ago
Chelsea

South Africa 0-0 Cape Verde Islands (Feb 3, 2024) Game Analysis - ESPN

South Africa goalkeeper Ronwen Williams saved four penalties in the penalty shootout to carry his country into the Africa Cup of Nations semifinals.
South Africa will face Nigeria in the semifinals on Wednesday. [ more ]
moresouth-africa
BBC News
5 months ago
London

The London barber behind Nigeria's Afcon success

British-Nigerian barber Nnamdi is helping the Nigerian national football team look good for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Nnamdi has flown to Ivory Coast to ensure the Super Eagles are looking smart on the pitch before their important matches. [ more ]
#premier-league
www.caughtoffside.com
5 months ago
Chelsea

Nigeria star on "amazing" international teammate linked with a move to the Premier League

Ademola Lookman refuses to comment on Victor Osimhen's potential move to the Premier League
Osimhen's future is uncertain, with interest from clubs like Arsenal and Chelsea [ more ]
www.90min.com
5 months ago
English Premier League

Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal - Premier League: TV channel, team news, lineups and prediction

Arsenal have not won an away game in eight weeks.
Forest have more players away at the Africa Cup of Nations than any other Premier League team. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Everton and Forest plus Fifa Best Awards reaction

Alleged financial breaches by Everton and Nottingham Forest in the Premier League
Coverage of FA Cup replays, the Africa Cup of Nations and Asian Cup, and the Fifa Best Awards [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
5 months ago
Chelsea

Nigeria star on "amazing" international teammate linked with a move to the Premier League

Ademola Lookman refuses to comment on Victor Osimhen's potential move to the Premier League
Osimhen's future is uncertain, with interest from clubs like Arsenal and Chelsea [ more ]
www.90min.com
5 months ago
English Premier League

Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal - Premier League: TV channel, team news, lineups and prediction

Arsenal have not won an away game in eight weeks.
Forest have more players away at the Africa Cup of Nations than any other Premier League team. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Everton and Forest plus Fifa Best Awards reaction

Alleged financial breaches by Everton and Nottingham Forest in the Premier League
Coverage of FA Cup replays, the Africa Cup of Nations and Asian Cup, and the Fifa Best Awards [ more ]
morepremier-league
#burkina-faso
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Hubert Velud: Burkina Faso to part company with French coach after last-16 Afcon 2023 exit

Burkina Faso are seeking a new coach following their exit from the Africa Cup of Nations
The country's football federation cited unsatisfactory results as the reason for not renewing coach Hubert Velud's contract [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Angola beat Burkina Faso as both sides reach last 16

Angola beat Burkina Faso 2-0 to top Group D in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Angola will face a third-placed team from Group E or F in the last 16, while Burkina Faso will face the winners of Group E. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Late Traore penalty helps Burkina Faso beat Mauritania

Bertrand Traore scores 96th-minute penalty to give Burkina Faso narrow win over Mauritania in Africa Cup of Nations opener
Mauritania was minutes away from earning a point in the match [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Hubert Velud: Burkina Faso to part company with French coach after last-16 Afcon 2023 exit

Burkina Faso are seeking a new coach following their exit from the Africa Cup of Nations
The country's football federation cited unsatisfactory results as the reason for not renewing coach Hubert Velud's contract [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Angola beat Burkina Faso as both sides reach last 16

Angola beat Burkina Faso 2-0 to top Group D in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Angola will face a third-placed team from Group E or F in the last 16, while Burkina Faso will face the winners of Group E. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Late Traore penalty helps Burkina Faso beat Mauritania

Bertrand Traore scores 96th-minute penalty to give Burkina Faso narrow win over Mauritania in Africa Cup of Nations opener
Mauritania was minutes away from earning a point in the match [ more ]
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#sacking
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Hossam Hassan: Egypt appoint record scorer as Pharaohs technical director

Rui Vitoria sacked as coach of Egypt's national football team after their elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations.
Hossam Hassan appointed as the new national team manager. [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Chelsea

Ghana sack coach Hughton after AFCON exit

Ghana has sacked head coach Chris Hughton following their group stage exit at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Hughton's backroom staff have also been let go by the Ghana Football Association. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Ghana sack boss Chris Hughton after group-stage exit

Ghana's national football team, the Black Stars, have been eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after failing to advance from the group stage.
Head coach Chris Hughton has been sacked by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) with immediate effect. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Hossam Hassan: Egypt appoint record scorer as Pharaohs technical director

Rui Vitoria sacked as coach of Egypt's national football team after their elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations.
Hossam Hassan appointed as the new national team manager. [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Chelsea

Ghana sack coach Hughton after AFCON exit

Ghana has sacked head coach Chris Hughton following their group stage exit at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Hughton's backroom staff have also been let go by the Ghana Football Association. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Ghana sack boss Chris Hughton after group-stage exit

Ghana's national football team, the Black Stars, have been eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after failing to advance from the group stage.
Head coach Chris Hughton has been sacked by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) with immediate effect. [ more ]
moresacking
#ghana
ESPN.com
5 months ago
FC Barcelona

Williams' wild journey from AFCON exit to Copa del Rey semifinal

A goalkeeper's mistake in an Africa Cup of Nations game had a ripple effect that impacted FC Barcelona and the Copa del Rey.
The mistake led to Xavi Hernandez announcing he was leaving Barcelona and affected the Copa del Rey semi-finals and final. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Mohammed Kudus 'can't explain' Ghana's late misery against Mozambique

Ghana's defensive mistakes have negatively impacted their performance in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Ghana's inability to maintain leads and focus has cost them crucial points in their matches. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ghana on verge of Afcon exit after late collapse

Mozambique's late goals likely eliminated Ghana from the Africa Cup of Nations
Ghana had a comfortable lead with two penalties from Jordan Ayew [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
FC Barcelona

Williams' wild journey from AFCON exit to Copa del Rey semifinal

A goalkeeper's mistake in an Africa Cup of Nations game had a ripple effect that impacted FC Barcelona and the Copa del Rey.
The mistake led to Xavi Hernandez announcing he was leaving Barcelona and affected the Copa del Rey semi-finals and final. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Mohammed Kudus 'can't explain' Ghana's late misery against Mozambique

Ghana's defensive mistakes have negatively impacted their performance in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Ghana's inability to maintain leads and focus has cost them crucial points in their matches. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ghana on verge of Afcon exit after late collapse

Mozambique's late goals likely eliminated Ghana from the Africa Cup of Nations
Ghana had a comfortable lead with two penalties from Jordan Ayew [ more ]
moreghana
#ivory-coast
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Ivory Coast 'mental strength' praised as redemption awaits

Ivory Coast makes a remarkable comeback to win the match
Mali faces heartbreaking defeat in the last five minutes of the game [ more ]
ESPN
5 months ago
Chelsea

Ivory Coast 2-1 Mali (Feb 3, 2024) Game Analysis - ESPN

Ivory Coast came from behind to beat Mali 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals, scoring a last-gasp goal in extra time to secure a spot in the semifinals.
Hosts Ivory Coast played with 10 men for most of the match after a red card was shown to Odilon Kossounou.
Ivory Coast will now face the Democratic Republic of Congo in the semifinals. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ivory Coast net 122nd-minute winner to reach semis

Ivory Coast advances to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations
Oumar Niakite scores the winning goal in the 122nd minute [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Mali set up Ivory Coast tie by beating Burkinabe

Mali beat Burkina Faso to reach the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations
Mali will face Ivory Coast in the next round [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Hosts Ivory Coast oust holders Senegal in shootout

Ivory Coast eliminated Senegal in the penalty shootout
Franck Kessie converted the winning penalty for Ivory Coast [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: What to look out for in the last 16 with Senegal, Nigeria and Egypt among hopefuls

Minnows Mauritania face Cape Verde after shocking Algeria.
Cape Verde has a strong chance of winning against Mauritania.
Defending champions Senegal play Ivory Coast in a crucial match. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Ivory Coast 'mental strength' praised as redemption awaits

Ivory Coast makes a remarkable comeback to win the match
Mali faces heartbreaking defeat in the last five minutes of the game [ more ]
ESPN
5 months ago
Chelsea

Ivory Coast 2-1 Mali (Feb 3, 2024) Game Analysis - ESPN

Ivory Coast came from behind to beat Mali 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals, scoring a last-gasp goal in extra time to secure a spot in the semifinals.
Hosts Ivory Coast played with 10 men for most of the match after a red card was shown to Odilon Kossounou.
Ivory Coast will now face the Democratic Republic of Congo in the semifinals. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ivory Coast net 122nd-minute winner to reach semis

Ivory Coast advances to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations
Oumar Niakite scores the winning goal in the 122nd minute [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Mali set up Ivory Coast tie by beating Burkinabe

Mali beat Burkina Faso to reach the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations
Mali will face Ivory Coast in the next round [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Hosts Ivory Coast oust holders Senegal in shootout

Ivory Coast eliminated Senegal in the penalty shootout
Franck Kessie converted the winning penalty for Ivory Coast [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: What to look out for in the last 16 with Senegal, Nigeria and Egypt among hopefuls

Minnows Mauritania face Cape Verde after shocking Algeria.
Cape Verde has a strong chance of winning against Mauritania.
Defending champions Senegal play Ivory Coast in a crucial match. [ more ]
moreivory-coast
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Ivory Coast positivity down to Emerse Fae, says Emmanuel Eboue

Interim coach Emerse Fae brought a positive atmosphere to the Ivory Coast national team during the Africa Cup of Nations.
The team's confidence was boosted after beating Senegal in the last 16, and they are now happy and playing well together. [ more ]
#dr-congo
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Watch: DR Congo face Guinea in Afcon quarter-finals

DR Congo and Guinea face off in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final.
The match is being broadcast live on the BBC. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

DR Congo knock out Egypt on penalties in last 16

DR Congo knocks out Egypt in penalty shootout
Underdog success at the Africa Cup of Nations [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

DR Congo progress but Tanzania bow out of Afcon

DR Congo reached the knockout stage of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations
Tanzania was eliminated from the tournament [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wissa on target as DR Congo and Zambia draw

Zambia and DR Congo drew 1-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations group game.
Kings Kangwa scored for Zambia and Yoane Wissa equalized for DR Congo.
DR Congo were awarded a penalty but it was overturned after a video review. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Watch: DR Congo face Guinea in Afcon quarter-finals

DR Congo and Guinea face off in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final.
The match is being broadcast live on the BBC. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

DR Congo knock out Egypt on penalties in last 16

DR Congo knocks out Egypt in penalty shootout
Underdog success at the Africa Cup of Nations [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

DR Congo progress but Tanzania bow out of Afcon

DR Congo reached the knockout stage of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations
Tanzania was eliminated from the tournament [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Wissa on target as DR Congo and Zambia draw

Zambia and DR Congo drew 1-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations group game.
Kings Kangwa scored for Zambia and Yoane Wissa equalized for DR Congo.
DR Congo were awarded a penalty but it was overturned after a video review. [ more ]
moredr-congo
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Different territory': How African football underdogs caused AFCON upsets

Smaller countries in the Africa Cup of Nations have been able to play entertaining football and cause upsets.
The tournament has seen the progression of lesser-fancied teams and an unprecedented number of goals. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brilliant Premier League goals by African legends

Premier League players at the Africa Cup of Nations
Highlighting brilliant goals [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

South Africa shock Morocco as Hakimi misses penalty

South Africa shocked 10-man Morocco in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final
Achraf Hakimi missed a penalty that could have equalized the score [ more ]
#defeat
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Ivory Coast 'not getting excited' after knocking out Senegal, says Emerse Fae

Senegal's early lead was not enough to secure a win in the match against Ivory Coast.
Manager Aliou Cisse expressed disappointment in the team's performance and hinted at future discussions with the federation. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: 'Fantastic' Osimhen leading Nigeria despite only one goal

Zambo Anguissa expressed his disappointment, annoyance, and frustration with the defeat
He believes that the experience will help the younger players grow [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Ivory Coast 'not getting excited' after knocking out Senegal, says Emerse Fae

Senegal's early lead was not enough to secure a win in the match against Ivory Coast.
Manager Aliou Cisse expressed disappointment in the team's performance and hinted at future discussions with the federation. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: 'Fantastic' Osimhen leading Nigeria despite only one goal

Zambo Anguissa expressed his disappointment, annoyance, and frustration with the defeat
He believes that the experience will help the younger players grow [ more ]
moredefeat
#morocco
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Morocco boss Walid Regragui cleared to return after Caf lift ban

Morocco coach Walid Regragui has had his two-match ban lifted and is cleared to lead the team in their last-16 clash against South Africa.
The ban and fine were related to post-match incidents following Morocco's 1-1 draw with DR Congo in the group phase.
Morocco is among the favorites to win the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
5 months ago
Chelsea

Video: Ex Chelsea flop scores stunning goal to advance his nation to AFCON knockout stage

Morocco beat Zambia 1-0 to advance to the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations
Hakim Ziyech scored the only goal for Morocco before being substituted at halftime due to an injury [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Morocco boss Walid Regragui suspended for four games

Morocco's coach, Houcine Regragui, will miss the final Group F game at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations due to a one-match ban.
The ban is related to post-match incidents following Morocco's draw with DR Congo, which is under investigation by Caf. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Morocco cruise to victory over 10-man Tanzania

Morocco began their 2023 Africa Cup campaign with a convincing win over Tanzania.
Romain Saiss, Azzedine Ounahi, and Youssef En-Nesyri scored for Morocco in the match. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Morocco boss Walid Regragui cleared to return after Caf lift ban

Morocco coach Walid Regragui has had his two-match ban lifted and is cleared to lead the team in their last-16 clash against South Africa.
The ban and fine were related to post-match incidents following Morocco's 1-1 draw with DR Congo in the group phase.
Morocco is among the favorites to win the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
5 months ago
Chelsea

Video: Ex Chelsea flop scores stunning goal to advance his nation to AFCON knockout stage

Morocco beat Zambia 1-0 to advance to the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations
Hakim Ziyech scored the only goal for Morocco before being substituted at halftime due to an injury [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Morocco boss Walid Regragui suspended for four games

Morocco's coach, Houcine Regragui, will miss the final Group F game at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations due to a one-match ban.
The ban is related to post-match incidents following Morocco's draw with DR Congo, which is under investigation by Caf. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Morocco cruise to victory over 10-man Tanzania

Morocco began their 2023 Africa Cup campaign with a convincing win over Tanzania.
Romain Saiss, Azzedine Ounahi, and Youssef En-Nesyri scored for Morocco in the match. [ more ]
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#guinea
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Guinea edge past 10-man Equatorial Guinea at Afcon

Guinea defeated Equatorial Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations to advance to the quarter-finals.
Mohamed Bayo scored the winning goal in the 98th minute to secure the victory for Guinea. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Senegal beat Guinea to top group with 100% record

Senegal secured top spot in Group C with a 2-0 victory over Guinea.
Senegal progress as the only team with a 100% record in the group stage. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Toothless Cameroon held to draw by 10-man Guinea

Cameroon held to a draw by 10-man Guinea in Africa Cup of Nations
Surprise results continue in the early stages of the tournament [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Guinea edge past 10-man Equatorial Guinea at Afcon

Guinea defeated Equatorial Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations to advance to the quarter-finals.
Mohamed Bayo scored the winning goal in the 98th minute to secure the victory for Guinea. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Senegal beat Guinea to top group with 100% record

Senegal secured top spot in Group C with a 2-0 victory over Guinea.
Senegal progress as the only team with a 100% record in the group stage. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Toothless Cameroon held to draw by 10-man Guinea

Cameroon held to a draw by 10-man Guinea in Africa Cup of Nations
Surprise results continue in the early stages of the tournament [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

The journeyman French coach is fast becoming an endangered species in Africa | Jonathan Wilson

African football federations have often hired European coaches to increase their salary and benefit financially.
The Africa Cup of Nations has seen a decrease in the proportion of French coaches, indicating a wind of change in the continent. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

AFCON: As giants falter, smaller teams rise DW 01/27/2024

Smaller African countries like Cape Verde and Equatorial Guinea have been performing well in the Africa Cup of Nations, winning their groups against established teams.
Expanding the tournament to 24 teams has allowed these smaller countries to showcase their improvement on the continental stage. [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
Chelsea

Egypt officials sacrifice cow for luck at AFCON

The Egyptian Football Association sacrificed a cow in an attempt to bring luck to their team at the Africa Cup of Nations
The meat from the cow was distributed to needy people in Cairo [ more ]
#mohamed-salah
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Chelsea

Salah returns to Liverpool after AFCON injury

Mohamed Salah has returned to the UK for treatment on his injury but it is unclear when he will rejoin the national team at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Salah's injury was initially diagnosed as a hamstring strain but was later deemed more serious and he chose to return to Liverpool for intensive rehabilitation. [ more ]
Fox Sports
6 months ago
English Premier League

'Plotting his exit': Shock Liverpool conspiracy erupts over 'devastating' Salah news

Mohamed Salah returns to England for treatment on a hamstring tear while participating in the Africa Cup of Nations
Claims of a plot to get Salah out of the competition surface, with Egypt legend Ahmed Hassan suggesting Salah wanted to leave the team [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Liverpool FC

Mo Salah to rehab AFCON injury with Liverpool

Mohamed Salah could go through rehabilitation with Liverpool for his posterior injury.
Salah could potentially return to play for Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations if he recovers quickly. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Salah's Liverpool return for treatment - Klopp

Jurgen Klopp expects Mohamed Salah to return to Liverpool for treatment on his hamstring injury from the Africa Cup of Nations.
Salah is set to miss Egypt's next two games at Afcon due to a muscle injury. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Salah out of two Egypt games with hamstring injury

Mohamed Salah will miss Egypt's crucial Africa Cup of Nations match against Cape Verde due to a hamstring injury.
Salah's absence is a major blow for Egypt, who have had a slow start to the tournament. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
6 months ago
Liverpool FC

"We spoke last night" - Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits worry over Salah injury

Mohamed Salah suffered a hamstring injury and may miss the rest of the Africa Cup of Nations and upcoming Liverpool games.
Jurgen Klopp expressed concern about Salah's injury and mentioned that there will be an ultrasound and MRI to determine the extent of the injury. [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Chelsea

Salah returns to Liverpool after AFCON injury

Mohamed Salah has returned to the UK for treatment on his injury but it is unclear when he will rejoin the national team at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Salah's injury was initially diagnosed as a hamstring strain but was later deemed more serious and he chose to return to Liverpool for intensive rehabilitation. [ more ]
Fox Sports
6 months ago
English Premier League

'Plotting his exit': Shock Liverpool conspiracy erupts over 'devastating' Salah news

Mohamed Salah returns to England for treatment on a hamstring tear while participating in the Africa Cup of Nations
Claims of a plot to get Salah out of the competition surface, with Egypt legend Ahmed Hassan suggesting Salah wanted to leave the team [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Liverpool FC

Mo Salah to rehab AFCON injury with Liverpool

Mohamed Salah could go through rehabilitation with Liverpool for his posterior injury.
Salah could potentially return to play for Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations if he recovers quickly. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Salah's Liverpool return for treatment - Klopp

Jurgen Klopp expects Mohamed Salah to return to Liverpool for treatment on his hamstring injury from the Africa Cup of Nations.
Salah is set to miss Egypt's next two games at Afcon due to a muscle injury. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Salah out of two Egypt games with hamstring injury

Mohamed Salah will miss Egypt's crucial Africa Cup of Nations match against Cape Verde due to a hamstring injury.
Salah's absence is a major blow for Egypt, who have had a slow start to the tournament. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
6 months ago
Liverpool FC

"We spoke last night" - Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits worry over Salah injury

Mohamed Salah suffered a hamstring injury and may miss the rest of the Africa Cup of Nations and upcoming Liverpool games.
Jurgen Klopp expressed concern about Salah's injury and mentioned that there will be an ultrasound and MRI to determine the extent of the injury. [ more ]
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BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Algeria part company with coach Djamel Belmadi after group-stage exit

Algeria's coach Djamel Belmadi has been sacked after the team's disappointing exit from the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
Algeria finished bottom of Group D, failing to advance past the group stage. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Suspended Tanzania coach Adel Amrouche is 'one of us', says captain Mbwana Samatta

Tanzania captain Mbwana Samatta expresses his support for suspended coach Adel Amrouche.
Tanzania's football federation sanctioned Amrouche after he received a ban and fine from Caf. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Rangers striker Sima out 'long term' with Afcon injury

Rangers striker Abdallah Sima will be out long term due to an injury at the Africa Cup of Nations
Sima has scored 15 goals in 33 games this season [ more ]
#cape-verde
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Egypt into last 16 at Afcon after dramatic finale

Egypt advances to the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations after drawing 2-2 with Cape Verde.
Stoppage-time goals in both games helped Egypt secure second spot in their group. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Stunning free-kick helps Cape Verde reach last 16

Cape Verde beats Mozambique to secure last-16 place at Africa Cup of Nations
Bebe scores a 40-yard free-kick to secure Cape Verde's win [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Underdogs shine and ex-champions struggle at Africa Cup of Nations

Underdogs surprise former champions at Africa Cup of Nations
Impressive performances from Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, and Cape Verde [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Egypt into last 16 at Afcon after dramatic finale

Egypt advances to the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations after drawing 2-2 with Cape Verde.
Stoppage-time goals in both games helped Egypt secure second spot in their group. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Stunning free-kick helps Cape Verde reach last 16

Cape Verde beats Mozambique to secure last-16 place at Africa Cup of Nations
Bebe scores a 40-yard free-kick to secure Cape Verde's win [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Underdogs shine and ex-champions struggle at Africa Cup of Nations

Underdogs surprise former champions at Africa Cup of Nations
Impressive performances from Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, and Cape Verde [ more ]
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#soccer
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Dala double helps Angola move top of Afcon group

Gelson Dala scored twice as Angola beat Mauritania
Angola closes in on the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Follow Afcon build-up as hosts Ivory Coast face Guinea-Bissau in opener

Africa Cup of Nations begins in 45 minutes
24 teams participating in the tournament [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Dala double helps Angola move top of Afcon group

Gelson Dala scored twice as Angola beat Mauritania
Angola closes in on the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Follow Afcon build-up as hosts Ivory Coast face Guinea-Bissau in opener

Africa Cup of Nations begins in 45 minutes
24 teams participating in the tournament [ more ]
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Fox Sports
6 months ago
English Premier League

Klopp's 'shock' at Salah injury that could end Liverpool title bid

Jurgen Klopp was shocked to discover that Mohamed Salah had suffered a hamstring injury while playing for Egypt at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Liverpool will wait for further updates before deciding whether to send their medical staff to the Ivory Coast to check on Salah.
If Salah faces a long-term injury, it would be a significant blow to Liverpool's title hopes and their chances in other competitions. [ more ]
www.90min.com
6 months ago
Chelsea

Football transfer rumours: Man Utd & Chelsea make Ferguson bids; Arsenal lead Simons race

Manchester United and Chelsea have made offers to sign Evan Ferguson on loan, but Brighton will only consider a permanent sale.
Real Madrid may offer Bayern Munich Ferland Mendy as part of their bid to sign Alphonso Davies.
Scouts from Liverpool will watch Ousmane Diomande at the Africa Cup of Nations. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FA Cup reaction and latest transfer news

Nottingham Forest, Norwich City, and Everton progress in the FA Cup replays
Latest news and reaction from the Africa Cup Of Nations and Asian Cup [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Web design

AFCON kit rankings - A whopping 18 manufacturers go from boring to bold

The Africa Cup of Nations has produced some iconic and memorable kits over the years.
Namibia's kit for the tournament was withdrawn due to political controversy. [ more ]
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