ARTICLES RELATING TO AFCON

Defence cost Bafana: Furman

2015-01-28 18:08

Defensive frailties cost SA dearly and let the team down at during their AFCON campaign, Bafana Bafana captain Dean Furman has said.

Mayuka set to return to UK

2015-01-25 15:16

Zambia's lead striker Emmanuel Mayuka is set to return to Southampton after a groin injury effectively ruled him out of AFCON.

Sinkala out of AFCON

2015-01-19 20:13

Zambia's key midfielder Nathan Sinkala is out of the rest of AFCON with a knee injury he sustained in the clash against the DRC.

AFCON winner to get R17m

2015-01-17 13:03

The winner of the African Cup of Nations will get $1.5 million and the losing finalist will make $1 million.

Gcaba hopes to impress

2015-01-12 20:18

Ayanda Gcaba, a late Bafana Bafana replacement at AFCON, says he is determined to use the opportunity to prove his mettle.

Ibenge names DRC squad

2015-01-09 21:50

DR Congo coach Florent Ibenge has named a 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

SA or Ghana 2015 AFCON hosts?

2014-10-17 07:28

SA and Ghana have been asked by the AFCON organisers whether they are prepared to host the 2015 tournament if Morocco withdraw.

Bad pitch to suit Burkina Faso?

2013-02-04 22:49

Burkina Faso's coach Paul Put believes his side's experience of the controversial Mbombela Stadium surface will help them.

Free transport for AFCON fans

2013-01-15 13:20

CAF and the LOC have teamed up with PRASA to provide fans with free transport in certain cities for the upcoming AFCON.

McCarthy ruled out of AFCON

2012-12-28 07:06

Pirates striker Benni McCarthy and Chiefs defender Eric Mathoho have been withdrawn from AFCON contention.

SABC stalls on announcement

2012-12-04 10:08

The announcement of the broadcast rights agreement for the 2013 AFCON has been postponed for the third time.

AFCON squad deadline set

2012-11-23 07:49

The Confederation of African Football has confirmed the 9 January deadline for final squad submissions ahead of the 2013 AFCON.

AFCON sets ticket sales mark

2012-10-31 11:54

South Africa's 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Local Organising Committee aims to sell 400 000 tickets by the end of December.

Zuma to attend AFCON draw

2012-10-18 13:02

President Jacob Zuma will attend the AFCON final draw in Durban next week, LOC chairperson Chief Mwelo Nonkonyane has said.

CT snub AFCON event?

2012-04-10 07:28

Cape Town's R4.5bn stadium may not be used for next year's AFCON because the city and football authorities are squabbling.

Bafana must win at all costs

2011-09-05 07:38

Qualification for Bafana to next year’s AFCON finals now suddenly looks exceedingly complicated, writes Mark Gleeson.

Bafana blackout for SABC?

2011-09-02 10:57

Bafana Bafana's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Niger in Niamey might not be broadcast on SABC, according to reports.

 

Bafana bundled out of AFCON

2015-01-27 21:51
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SA have crashed out of the 2015 AFCON after a superb second half performance from Ghana saw them come from behind to win.

Cameroon, Guinea share the spoils

2015-01-24 23:03

Group D stills awaits its first win, after Cameroon and Guinea played out to a draw.

Hosts take centre stage at AFCON

2015-01-17 14:23

The action finally begins on the pitch as the 30th AFCON kicks off in Equatorial Guinea.

Pitches a worry at AFCON

2015-01-17 11:42

Complaints about lack of facilities at the African Nations Cup have dominated the build up to the tournament starting on Saturday.

Manenzhe backs Vilakazi to shine

2015-01-12 18:32

Former Orlando Pirates and Bidvest Wits striker Phumudzo Manenzhe believes Sibusiso Vilakazi will be Shakes Mashaba’s secret weapon.

Meyiwa death dominates AFCON

2014-11-20 10:24

The murder of Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa cast a dark shadow over the competition.

SA lauded for AFCON hosting

2013-02-11 21:38

The African football governing body has congratulated South Africa for hosting a "largely successful" Africa Cup of Nations.

Moses sends Nigeria through

2013-01-29 21:26

Chelsea midfielder Victor Moses converted two late penalties to give Nigeria a win over Ethiopia and a place in the AFCON quarter-finals.

Zambia name AFCON squad

2013-01-09 14:50

Zambia, the defending Africa Cup of Nations champions have submitted their final 23-man squad for the tournament.

Bafana busy ahead of AFCON

2012-12-04 11:16

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund says the national side will play three matches before the start of the 2013 AFCON.

Police promise safe AFCON

2012-11-27 14:17

The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations will not affect day-to-day policing in the country, the organisers and the police have said.

Vuvuzelas back for AFCON

2012-10-31 14:18

SA's 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Local Organising Committee has announced that vuvuzelas will be allowed at the tournament.

Zuma: SA humbled by CAF

2012-10-25 09:23

President Jacob Zuma says SA is humbled by the trust CAF has placed in the country to host the AFCON tournament for a second time.

AFCON tickets on sale

2012-09-26 12:44

Tickets for the 2013 African Cup of Nations to be held in South Africa have officially gone on sale.

SA duo to officiate at AFCON

2011-12-20 12:59

South Africa's Daniel Bennett and Zakhele Siwela have been called up to officiate at the 28th edition of the AFCON tournament.

Burkina Faso qualify for 2012

2011-09-03 22:02

Burkina Faso became the third team to qualify for next year's African Nations Cup finals without even playing.

Egypt want SA date postponed

2011-02-21 08:48

Egypt want a 2012 AFCON qualifier against SA during March postponed until mid-year because of recent political upheaval.

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