ARTICLES RELATING TO AFCON

Bafana's curious case of cold storage before key Libya clash

2019-02-08 14:02

Bafana will have curiously completed a period of more than four months in cold storage without a match before taking on Libya in the do-or-die AFCON qualifier, writes Sy Lerman.

D-Day for new AFCON hosts set for January 9

2018-12-10 12:45

The new hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be chosen on January 9, the president of the Confederation of African Football has confirmed.

Bafana v Seychelles to be broadcast for ALL DSTV subscribers

2018-10-12 22:30

South Africa’s vital AFCON qualifier against the Seychelles will be broadcast live on SuperSport - and be made available to all DStv subscribers.

Cameroon insists it will be ready to host Cup of Nations

2018-09-30 19:34

A top Cameroon football official says they "will be ready" to host next year's Africa Cup of Nations, even though the decision has been delayed.

Ex-Man City player targets Bafana Bafana victory

2018-09-06 08:26

England-born Libya international midfielder Ahmad Benali says they will be targeting all three points against Bafana Bafana in Saturday's AFCON Group E clash in Durban.

Nigeria's Mikel to miss Cup of Nations qualifier

2018-08-24 19:39

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel will miss his side's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Seychelles next month.

DRAW: 2018 AFCON groups

2017-11-18 07:21

The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship has been made with current champions, Cameroon, drawn in Group D.

Coaching a club and a national team is a matter of chalk and cheese

2017-06-18 06:10

If ever there was a scenario that once more proves how different coaching a national team is to guiding a club, it’s Stuart Baxter’s positions.

Nigeria drop Moses for Bafana qualifier

2017-05-31 22:53

Nigeria have left out Chelsea star Victor Moses from their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa next month.

Ivory Coast hit back to hold DR Congo

2017-01-20 21:23

Defending champions the Ivory Coast had to come from behind twice to earn a draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo in their AFCON clash.

 

Rumblings of discontent as CAF grapple with AFCON hosting

2019-01-08 09:20

Rumblings of discontent are emerging in African soccer's hazy administrative portals before CAF announce the emergency replacement venue for this year's AFCON.

Bathabile Dlamini calls on SAFA to ensure safe viewing spaces for Afcon women's final

2018-11-30 17:58

Minister of Women in the Presidency Bathabile Dlamini has implored the South African Football Association to ensure safe available spaces for the viewing of the Africa Women Cup of Nations final.

Banyana Banyana denied famous win over Chile

2018-10-10 10:07

Chile came from behind to salvage a 2-2 draw to deny Banyana Banyana a famous win in their historic clash at Estadio Santa Laura in Santiago.

Bafana fight for Africa Cup of Nations survival

2018-09-10 20:34

Fears that expanding the Africa Cup of Nations from 16 teams to 24 could trigger easy passages to the 2019 finals in Cameroon have proved unfounded.

Bafana wary of sneak Libya attack

2018-09-02 10:00

Banana Banana midfielder Bongani Zungu has relied heavily on the internet to find information about Libya ahead of their Afcon qualifier match.

Victor Gomes the headline act in AFCON qualifier

2018-08-20 12:00

Absa Premiership match officials Victor Gomes, Johannes Moshidi and Thando Ndzandzeka are selected to ref an upcoming AFCON qualifier.

AFCON qualifiers moved to October

2017-11-17 16:30

The Confederation of African Football have agreed to move next year's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to October.

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Tunisia fire four past Zim to progress

2017-01-24 06:57

Tunisia became the first team to score four goals in a 2017 Afcon match as they beat Zimbabwe 4-2 in Libreville to seal a quarter-finals place.

Sredojevic laments Cranes' stage fright

2017-01-19 17:08

Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic believes his troops failed to live up to expectations due to stage fright in their AFCON clash against Ghana.

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