ARTICLES RELATING TO AFCON

CAF reveals AFCON seedings

2013-02-20 22:33

The Confederation of African Football has revealed the seedings for the draw for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Morocco.

Future 'bright' for Bafana

2013-02-12 11:51

Former Bafana coach Stuart Baxter believes the national team are in a stronger position than was indicated by their exit at the AFCON.

Keshi rescinds resignation

2013-02-12 10:22

The Nigeria Football Federation says national coach Stephen Keshi has rescinded his resignation and negotiations continue.

AFCON a 'resounding success'

2013-02-11 15:17

SA Football Association president Kirsten Nematandani has hailed the Africa Cup of Nations as a "resounding" success.

Nigerian kings bask in glory

2013-02-11 13:08

Nigeria ended a 19-year wait to be crowned kings of Africa after victory against Burkina Faso in the continent's AFCON tournament.

Nigeria are 'worthy' champs

2013-02-11 10:26

Burkina Faso coach Paul Put believes the best team won on the night, after Nigeria claimed their third AFCON title.

Blatter: Extend president's term

2013-02-10 23:04

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the term of office for the head of world football should be extended from four to eight years.

AFCON: Moses in, Emenike out

2013-02-10 20:03

Nigeria winger Victor Moses will start the Africa Cup of Nations final against Burkina Faso, but leading scorer Emmanuel Emenike is out.

Fans file in for AFCON final

2013-02-10 17:12

Supporters have begun to file into the National Stadium hours before kickoff of the AFCON final between Nigeria and Burkina Faso.

Mali finish third at AFCON

2013-02-09 22:05

Mali have finished third at a second consecutive Africa Cup of Nations when they defeated Ghana in their playoff match in PE.

Nigeria seek AFCON title

2013-02-09 12:51

Nigeria will be trying to lift the Africa Cup of Nations trophy again after nearly two decades when it faces a Burkina Faso team.

AFCON final will make history

2013-02-08 15:05

History will be made no matter who wins the 29th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, writes S’Busiso Mseleku.

AFCON ref admits mistake

2013-02-08 13:39

Burkina Faso's star striker Jonathan Pitroipa, who picked up a red card in the semi-final, is set to play in AFCON final after all.

CAF fines Zambia coach $10k

2013-02-08 10:37

CAF have handed Zambia coach Herve Renard a suspended $10 000 fine after he claimed the body was happy his team was eliminated.

Keita: We were disjointed

2013-02-07 18:50

Mali's soccer captain Seydou Keita has lamented his team’s disjointed Africa Cup of Nations performance against Nigeria.

Samassa: Nigeria like Brazil

2013-02-07 16:45

Goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa compared Nigeria to Brazil after Mali were hammered in the semi-final of the 2013 AFCON.

Burkina Faso appeal red card

2013-02-07 11:55

Burkina Faso have lodged an official appeal against key player Jonathan Pitroipa's red card in their semi-final win over Ghana.

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Burkina Faso v Ghana

2013-02-07 10:55

Check out pics from the AFCON semi between Burkina Faso and Ghana.

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Eagles charge into AFCON final

2013-02-06 19:00

Nigeria's Super Eagles have charged into the Africa Cup of Nations final with a crushing win over Mali in Durban.

Easy access to AFCON final

2013-02-06 16:24

Ticket-holders for the AFCON final will have easy access to the National Stadium in Johannesburg, the city says.

Mali dangerous darkhorses

2013-02-06 12:01

With Bafana Bafana having been eliminated from AFCON 2013, Mark Fish suggests fans write Mali off at their peril!

Appiah: Time to make history

2013-02-06 10:12

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has told his side that now is the time to "write their names in history" at the AFCON.

Igesund 'right' for the job

2013-02-06 07:36

Despite Gordon Igesund falling short of his mandate at the AFCON, Andre Arendse believes the coach remains the best man to lead SA.

Ghana to deal with poor pitch

2013-02-05 21:33

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says his players will deal with the poor state of the Mbombela Stadium pitch in their AFCON semi-final.

Keshi wary of spirited Mali

2013-02-05 18:42

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi believes Mali's players are spurred on by the civil war back in their country ahead of their AFCON clash.

 

Super Eagles cash in after win

2013-02-13 11:18

Nigeria's Super Eagles arrived home to adoring fans after winning the country's first AFCON trophy in nearly two decades.

Super Eagles soar again

2013-02-12 10:48

After three weeks and 32 games, AFCON 2013 has come and gone. Mark Fish congratulates Nigeria on their victory.

Nigeria coach Keshi 'quits'

2013-02-12 07:02

A radio station has reported that Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi handed in his resignation after the victory in the AFCON final.

Bafana overlooked for All Stars

2013-02-11 14:16

No Bafana Bafana player has made the AFCON All Stars team at the conclusion of this year's tournament.

Pitroipa named AFCON's best

2013-02-11 10:26

Burkina Faso midfielder Jonathan Pitroipa has been named the 2013 AFCON Player of the Tournament following his inspired form in SA.

Nigeria coach delighted at win

2013-02-11 09:16

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has spoken of his delight at seeing his side clinch the Africa Cup of Nations crown.

Nigeria crowned champs

2013-02-10 22:25
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Nigeria's Super Eagles have won the Africa Cup of Nations title after defeating Burkina Faso in the final.

AFCON final role for Mark Fish

2013-02-10 19:50

Former Bafana star Mark Fish has played his part in the AFCON final when he opened proceedings at the closing ceremony.

Patchy pitch for AFCON final

2013-02-10 15:18

The playing surface at the National Stadium appears sandy and dry in patches, just hours before the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Fans advised to use park-and-ride

2013-02-09 14:32

Soccer fans attending the final game of the African Cup of Nations at the National Stadium are advised to use the park-and-ride system, Johannesburg metro police say.

CAF clear Pitroipa to play

2013-02-08 19:17

Burkina Faso's Jonathan Pitroipa, sent off against Ghana, has had his dismissal rescinded by CAF and can play in the AFCON final

Burkina Faso 'good for Africa'

2013-02-08 14:32

The presence of Burkina Faso in the AFCON final is a positive sign for football on the continent, says CAF president Issa Hayatou.

Keshi hints at Nigeria exit

2013-02-08 12:21

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi hinted that he may leave Nigeria after the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final against Burkina Faso.

Black Stars upbeat on future

2013-02-07 18:50

Ghana attempted to mask the disappointment of their Africa Cup of Nations elimination with optimism, regarding the future.

Pantsil: Inexperience cost us

2013-02-07 18:01

John Pantsil says Ghana's inexperience ultimately cost them after crashing out of the AFCON in the semi-finals against Burkina Faso.

CAF suspend AFCON semi ref

2013-02-07 16:45

CAF have suspended Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi for his below-par performance in the Burkina Faso-Ghana semi-final of the AFCON.

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Mali v Nigeria

2013-02-07 11:38

Check out pictures from the AFCON semi between Mali and Nigeria.

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Burkina upset AFCON odds

2013-02-06 23:23

Burkina Faso have booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations final for the first time, edging four-time champions Ghana on penalties.

Pitch ready for AFCON final

2013-02-06 17:27

The National Stadium pitch is ready to host the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, despite fears after a concert was staged there.

Igesund backs Mali for title

2013-02-06 14:22

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund is backing Mali to win the 2013 AFCON because of the intelligent football they play.

Burkina Faso chase final spot

2013-02-06 10:19

Burkina Faso hope to break new ground and book a first African Nations Cup final appearance when they 'host' Ghana in Nelspruit.

Keita plays for peace in Mali

2013-02-06 09:03

Mali captain Seydou Keita is proud that his side's continued success at the AFCON can bring some comfort to his suffering country.

Mali drop shootout star Diakite

2013-02-05 22:13

Mali have dropped penalty shootout star Soumaila Diakite for their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Nigeria.

Zuma thanks CAF boss

2013-02-05 20:02

President Jacob Zuma has thanked CAF president Issa Hayatou for entrusting SA with the hosting of the Africa Cup of Nations.

AFCON warning for gamblers

2013-02-05 16:53

Gamblers have been warned to look out for unscrupulous gambling operators during the African Cup of Nations tournament.

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