Africa Cup of Nations

Egypt have appointed Hossam El-Badry as their new coach. The three-time Al Ahly boss succeeds Javier Aguirre in the role. Aguirre was dismissed after Egypt's disappointing performance at this year's…
Vahid Halilhodzic has been named as Morocco's new head coach, replacing Herve Renard at the helm for the Atlas Lions. Morocco had been on the lookout for a coach since…
Stuart Baxter has resigned from his post as coach of South Africa with immediate effect. South Africa shocked Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt en route to the quarter-finals in…
Herve Renard has resigned as coach of Morocco after three and a half years in charge. The Royal Moroccan Football Federation earlier this week denied reports the Frenchman had stepped…
Djamel Belmadi revelled in Algeria's "extraordinary, historic" Africa Cup of Nations final victory over Senegal. Algeria became champions of Africa on foreign soil for the first time - adding to…
Algeria became Africa Cup of Nations champions for a second time as they edged Senegal 1-0 in a scrappy final on Friday. Djamel Belmadi's side needed a sensational last-gasp Riyad…
John Obi Mikel has announced his retirement from international football after helping Nigeria to third place in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles lost to Algeria in the…
Old friends Aliou Cisse and Djamel Belmadi go up against each other for a shot at history as the two coaches take centre stage ahead of Friday's Africa Cup of…
Odion Ighalo was gifted an early goal as Nigeria claimed third place in the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia. Aiming to maintain their perfect record…
The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has denied reports claiming Morocco coach Herve Renard has resigned. Morocco endured a disappointing Africa Cup of Nations campaign, exiting the competition in the…
Riyad Mahrez described Algeria reaching the Africa Cup of Nations final as "unbelievable" after setting up a showdown with Senegal thanks to his stunning last-gasp free-kick. Mahrez was the hero…
Riyad Mahrez scored a sensational free-kick in the 95th minute as Algeria beat Nigeria 2-1 to seal their place in the Africa Cup of Nations final. Algeria led thanks to …
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi recognises his team are just two steps from "history" ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final with Nigeria, but reminded his players it will take…
Senegal will not underestimate Tunisia as they bid to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time in their history. The Lions beat Benin 1-0 courtesy of…
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed players will receive a massive bonus for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Algeria. Reports suggest Nigerian business magnates Aliko Dangote and…
Tunisia booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals with a 3-0 win on Thursday, ending surprise package Madagascar's outstanding run. Alain Giresse's side might have expected a…
Algeria set up an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Nigeria with a 4-3 penalty shoot-out victory over Ivory Coast following a 1-1 draw in Suez. Sofiane Feghouli's goal against…
Nigeria took a step closer to becoming Africa Cup of Nations champions after Ronwen Williams' late error gifted William Troost-Ekong a late winner in a 2-1 triumph over South Africa…
Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar are not a team Tunisia should take lightly in the quarter-finals, according to Naim Sliti. The Eagles of Carthage, who won the continental competition…
Ibrahim Kamara warned Ivory Coast that Riyad Mahrez will not be the only threat Algeria pose them in Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final. Algeria have cruised through the AFCON…
Aliou Cisse urged Senegal to seize the initiative and end the nation's long wait for an Africa Cup of Nations title. The Lions of Teranga, who have never previously won…
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr feels South Africa are the new favourites to win the Africa Cup of Nations. Bafana Bafana have only won the tournament once, back in 1996 when…
Tunisia recorded yet another shock result at this year's Africa Cup of Nations by beating Ghana 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw to reach the quarter-finals. Alain Giresse's side…
Ivory Coast reached the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday as Wilfried Zaha gave them a 1-0 win over Mali. The Crystal Palace winger, a reported transfer…
Riyad Mahrez scored a fine goal as Algeria beat Guinea 3-0 in the Africa Cup of Nations last 16. Djamel Belmadi's side, yet to concede a goal in the 2019…
Madagascar's dream debut at the Africa Cup of Nations continued with a penalty shoot-out victory over Democratic Republic of Congo in Sunday's last-16 tie following a dramatic 2-2 draw in …
Tunisia coach Alain Giresse urged his side to take full advantage of the shock exits of Africa Cup of Nations favourites Egypt and Morocco as they prepare to face Ghana…
Mohamed Magassouba insists a poor Africa Cup of Nations record against Ivory Coast will not intimidate Mali when they take to Suez Stadium for Monday's last-16 tie. Impressively efficient in…
Egypt sacked head coach Javier Aguirre following their shock elimination in the round of 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations. Aguirre's Egypt were left stunned on Saturday as the…
South Africa are into the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after a shock 1-0 win over hosts Egypt in Cairo. Thembinkosi Lorch struck in the closing stages to…
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi said his side will settle for nothing less than a first Africa Cup of Nations triumph in 29 years as they prepare to face Guinea in…
Alex Iwobi scored the winning goal as Nigeria recovered from behind to beat Africa Cup of Nations champions Cameroon 3-2 in a topsy-turvy last-16 clash in Alexandria on Saturday. Both…
Madagascar might be known more for a trilogy of animated films than football, but the script will continue to change if another famous victory is secured at the Africa Cup…
Sadio Mane fired Senegal through to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as they saw off Uganda 1-0 in Cairo. The Liverpool striker is targeting more silverware after helping his…
Hakim Ziyech's missed spot-kick at the end of normal time proved costly as Morocco suffered a shock penalty-shootout defeat to Benin in Friday's action-packed opening Africa Cup of Nations last-16…
Nigeria must learn from the mistakes they made against Madagascar as they head into their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 tie with reigning champions Cameroon, according to coach Gernot Rohr.…
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