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AFCON 2019: Nigeria beats Tunisia to third-place in ‘Battle of The Eagles’

After twelve days of group stage action and two days of rest, the journey to African Cup of Nations, AFCON, glory resumes today in the land of the pyramids, Egypt. The group stages coughed up lots of incidents from...

CAF increases women’s teams at AWCON, adopts one-leg final for Champions League

Africa’s football governing body is set to have a much-anticipated congress on Thursday, where a corruption scandal and a decision to cede control of the body to FIFA are likely to dominate discussions. The meeting to be held in...

AFCON Daily: 3rd place match [Episode 16]

Hello and welcome from around the globe as we bring you the latest from Egypt. Today will be the battle of the Eagles in the Afcon classification match. After succumbing to defeats to both Algeria and Senegal in the...

Zimbabwean treks to Cairo for AFCON: Gets final treat plus return air ticket

“I’m so excited and I feel honoured at the same time that the CAF president actually recognizes me. A lot of thanks to the big men, Mr. Osasu who worked tirelessly to make this happen. “For the CAF president...

AFCON 2019 third-place: Nigeria vs. Tunisia in ‘Battle of Eagles’

Call it the final before the final and you won’t be far from right. The third-place fixture at the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON, will be played today between the two eagles – the Super and the Carthage....

South Africans mourn ex-footballer shot dead in Johannesburg

Social media users are reacting to the killing of a former South African footballer, Mark Batchelor, on Monday evening near his home in Johannesburg. A police spokesman confirmed to local media outlets that the incident is likely a case...

AFCON 2019 aftermath: Namibia, Guinea fire coaches

Will Morocco coach retain job? The future of two-time Cup of Nations winner Herve Renard with Morocco also appears heading to an end with local media on Monday trumpeting his departure only for the coach to leave his immediate...

Afcon 2019: Senegal and Algeria face off in finals[Football Planet]

Senegal resurfaces to the Afcon finals after 17 years as they take on Algeria for the 2019 bragging rights on the continent. On saturday players and staff of Madagascar pull thousands to the street as the team was received...

AFCON Daily: Statistics of the tournament [Episode 15]

Hello and welcome. With two matches to go before the end of an exciting 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, fasten your seat belts as we go through the figures. Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has taken a giant...

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