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CAF reveals host countries for 2019, 2021, 2023 AFCOn tournaments thumbnail

CAF reveals host countries for 2019, 2021, 2023 AFCOn tournaments

Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Guinea were named future hosts of Africa’s flagship football competition the African Nations Cup by the Confederation of African Football on Saturday.

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Manchester City boss Pellegrini defends ‘under-fire’ Yaya Toure thumbnail

Manchester City boss Pellegrini defends ‘under-fire’ Yaya Toure

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has jumped to the defence of Yaya Toure.
Zimbabwe to use waterfalls as thrump card in race for AFCOn 2017 thumbnail

Zimbabwe to use waterfalls as thrump card in race for AFCOn 2017

Matches played against a backdrop of the spectacular Victoria Falls waterfall is part of the package Zambia are offering to stage the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).
Zimbabwe join hot race for AFCON 2017 thumbnail

Zimbabwe join hot race for AFCON 2017

Zimbabwe have launched a bid to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with President Robert Mugabe and the government giving fully in support.

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Nigerian defender Apam joins compatriot Obafemi Martins at Seattle Sounders thumbnail

Nigerian defender Apam joins compatriot Obafemi Martins at Seattle Sounders

Major League Soccer (MLS) club Seattle Sounders have announced the signing of Nigeria defender Onyekachi Apam.
Gabon appoints Spanish Technical Director thumbnail

Gabon appoints Spanish Technical Director

Gabon has announced the appointment of Spaniard Albert Puig as technical director of the national team, in an effort to bring the outfit back to the continental scene by booking a place at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.
Manchester City fans hit at Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure thumbnail

Manchester City fans hit at Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure is facing a fans' backlash at Manchester City over his behaviour at the end of their Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich.

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Nigeria’s Stephen Keshi ranked as Best African coach thumbnail

Nigeria’s Stephen Keshi ranked as Best African coach

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has been ranked as the best national team coach in Africa in the latest ranking released by a leading coaching statistics agency for national team coaches.
Football Writers Association to honor Ivorian legend Didier Drogba thumbnail

Football Writers Association to honor Ivorian legend Didier Drogba

Chelsea icon Didier Drogba is set to be recognised by the Football Writers’ Association.
CAF bans Rwanda’s Agiti Tady Etekiama thumbnail

CAF bans Rwanda’s Agiti Tady Etekiama

Democratic Republic of Congo-born footballer Agiti Tady Etekiama has received a two-year ban on Wednesday after playing for Rwanda under a different name.

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Ex-Manchester United defender Neville slams African best Yaya Toure thumbnail

Ex-Manchester United defender Neville slams African best Yaya Toure

Reigning African footballer of the year, Yaya Toure once again delivered an underwhelming performance as Manchester City were defeated by Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Government officials plead with Keshi to stay on as Super Eagles coach thumbnail

Government officials plead with Keshi to stay on as Super Eagles coach

Some Nigerian government officials are pleading with Stephen Keshi to stay put as coach of the Super Eagles.
Brahimi, Gervinho shine in UCL action thumbnail

Brahimi, Gervinho shine in UCL action

Algeria star Yacine Brahimi sparkled for FC Porto as they hammered visitors Belarusian visitors BATE 6:0 in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
Ghana name strong team to bid for AFCON 2017 thumbnail

Ghana name strong team to bid for AFCON 2017

The Sports Minister Hon Mahama Ayariga, on the authority of the president John Mahama, has appointed an 11 member committee with 6 ambassadors to serve as Ghana’s bid committee to ensure the nation wins the right to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Senegal, Cape Verde move up in latest FIFA rankings thumbnail

Senegal, Cape Verde move up in latest FIFA rankings

Teams that performed well in the recent 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers were rewarded in the FIFA rankings of national teams released today, with Cape Verde, Congo and Senegal climbing highest.

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