ARTICLES RELATING TO AFCON

Hlatshwayo to miss Ghana clash

2015-01-25 21:23

Bafana Bafana defender Thulani “Tyson” Hlatshwayo has been ruled out of the crucial final Group C AFCON clash against Ghana.

Fans losing faith in Bafana

2015-01-22 11:26

Bafana Bafana fans are turning their backs on the national side, predicting an AFCON defeat against Senegal.

Bafana chase rare opening win

2015-01-19 13:28

Bafana Bafana kick off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Equatorial Guinea without history on their side.

Cameroon miss Eto'o BAD!

2015-01-18 17:41

Cameroon skipper Stephane Mbia says the absence of Samuel Eto'o from the AFCON tournament is a blow for the whole continent.

Calls to boycott AFCON

2015-01-15 21:08

Opposition parties in Malabo have called on residents to boycott AFCON matches in protest against human rights violations.

Changes expected for Bafana

2015-01-14 05:00

Coach Shakes Mashaba has a headache with his team selection as injuries are playing a part when Bafana Bafana take on Mali.

AFCON hosts hire doctors to combat Ebola

2014-11-19 13:10

Equatorial Guinea has hired 50 doctors as part of the fight to contain the outbreak of Ebola during AFCON next year.

Ayew out of Togo clash

2014-11-18 09:53

Midfielder Andre Ayew will miss Wednesday's AFCON qualifier in Togo, the Ghana Football Federation has said.

Pinnick proud of his Eagles

2014-11-17 14:31

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick was impressed with the character shown by the players in the national team.

Furman revels in qualification

2014-11-17 07:47

New Bafana captain Dean Furman revels in one of the proudest moments of his life by leading the team to AFCON 2015.

Mkhalele: Serero must step up

2014-11-14 14:14

Former Bafana Bafana midfielder Helman Mkhalele has called on Thulani Serero to step up when he plays for the national team.

Le Roy issues warning

2014-11-14 12:31

Congo coach Claude Le Roy says Nigeria could expect a vicious onslaught during their AFCON fixture on Saturday.

Majoro calms injury fears

2014-11-14 10:24

Lehlohonolo Majoro insists he will be fit and ready to face Sudan on Saturday, despite picking up a knock to his ankle.

Keshi expects 'hostile' Congo

2014-11-14 08:29

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has warned his squad to expect a very hostile Congo ahead of their AFCON 2015 qualifier.

New AFCON hosts named this week

2014-11-12 14:39

The new hosts for the 2015 African Nations Cup will be named within the next three days after Morocco was ruled out.

AFCON qualifiers go ahead

2014-11-11 09:52

African Nations Cup qualifiers have continued to pick up pace this week despite the 2015 finals still being a major doubt.

CAF hold Ebola meeting

2014-11-03 14:44

CAF president Issa Hayatou held talks with Moroccan officials over whether the African Cup of Nations should be postponed.

Nations line up for 2015 AFCON

2014-10-16 14:26

South Africa and Egypt are leading the race to take over as hosts of the 2015 AFCON following Morocco's withdraw as host nation.

Le Roy 'shocked' by Shakes

2014-10-16 09:15

Claude Le Roy says he was "shocked" by an alleged obscene gesture made by South Africa counterpart Shakes Mashaba.

Bobby slates Kenya defence

2014-10-15 13:21

Kenya coach Bobby Williamson admits his side were poor defensively against Morocco after a 3-0 defeat.

Shakes surprised by form

2014-10-15 10:29

Shakes Mashaba is surprised with how quickly Bafana have taken to his tactics following their start to the AFCON campaign.

Future AFCON hosts confirmed

2014-09-20 17:28

Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Guinea were named future hosts of the African Nations Cup by the Confederation of African Football.

SA gets full AFCON coverage

2014-08-08 08:38

SuperSport has bought pay broadcast rights to all 50 CAF Afcon 2015 qualifiers including Bafana Bafana and Nigeria matches.

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.

 

Ivory Coast snatch draw against Mali

2015-01-24 20:27

An 86th minute strike by substitute Max Gradel gave Cote d’Ivoire a deserved point as they played to a draw against Mali.

Senegal snatch late winner

2015-01-19 20:33

Substitute Moussa Sow has snatched a stoppage-time winner as Senegal hit back to defeat Ghana in their AFCON match.

Bafana primed for Algeria

2015-01-18 19:48

The match against Algeria in the AFCON tournament can't come quickly enough for Shakes Mashaba and Bafana Bafana.

Battle good for Bafana's No 1

2015-01-18 12:26

Former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Calvin Marlin believes the competition for Bafana's No 1 jersey is very healthy.

Zambia star gets all-clear

2015-01-14 17:01

Zambia coach Honour Janza has decided against dropping injured striker Patrick Ngoma for the AFCON tournament.

Keshi: We took it for granted

2014-11-20 11:47

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi believes his players only have themselves to blame after failing to qualify for AFCON 2015.

Keshi searching for three points

2014-11-19 12:30

Stephen Keshi believes Nigeria has the capacity to build on the momentum gathered from the victory in the Congo last weekend.

Egypt possible 2017 AFCON hosts

2014-11-17 14:54

Egypt has been named as a candidate to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations together with Algeria, Gabon and Ghana.

Echiejile hopeful of AFCON spot

2014-11-17 13:21

Nigeria defender Elderson Echiejile has vowed to help his side defeat South Africa on Wednesday to secure an 2015 AFCON spot.

AFCON cheats named as hosts

2014-11-14 15:13

Despite being disqualified from the qualifying stage for cheating, Equatorial Guinea has been named as AFCON 2015 host.

Teko wishes Bafana good luck

2014-11-14 13:59

Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Teko Modise has offered words of support to Bafana Bafana ahead of their clash against Sudan.

Ebola worry for Enyeama

2014-11-14 11:40

Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has urged the Confederation of African Football to postpone AFCON 2015.

SA fate lies in their own hands

2014-11-14 08:45

Bafana, on the verge of qualifying for AFCON 2015, go into Saturday's game knowing their fate lies firmly in their own hands.

Qatar dismiss AFCON host talks

2014-11-13 11:13

Qatar has refuted reports that it offered to host AFCON 2015 after Morocco was stripped of the right to host the tournament.

Officials meet over AFCON

2014-11-11 13:45

African football officials are meeting in Egypt to decide the fate of the troubled African Cup of Nations tournament.

Ivory Coast turn to veterans

2014-11-07 11:51

Beleaguered Ivory Coast have turned to their veterans to help them secure AFCON qualification later this month.

Shabba confident of qualification

2014-10-16 14:58

Bafana midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala is backing his countrymen to top their group and qualify for the 2015 AFCON.

Morocco pull out as 2015 hosts

2014-10-16 13:48

Morocco have withdrawn their rights as hosts of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations due to fears over the spread of Ebola.

Pinnick refuses to panic

2014-10-15 14:05

Amaju Pinnick is confident about Nigeria's prospects of qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

Le Roy hits back at Mashaba

2014-10-15 13:09

Claude le Roy has responded with disappointment at comments made by his counterpart Shakes Mashaba.

Babatunde available for Eagles

2014-10-06 12:57

Nigeria will have Michael Babatunde available for selection for this coming weekend's AFCON qualifier says his agent.

AFCON ties under Ebola cloud

2014-08-12 22:28

Guinea and Sierra Leone have been ordered to move their AFCON qualifiers to neutral territory following the outbreak of Ebola.

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.

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