Tag archive for ‘AFCON’
By admin On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Cameroon Rule Africa Football Once Again

The Continental (AFRICA) Football Crown is back in the hands of its rightful owners (writes Topi Lyambila). Riding with a young side that many dismissed as not good enough to go all the way, the Lions proved them More...

By admin On Sunday, February 8th, 2015
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Ivory Coast! Africa’s King of football as team is crowned AFCON champs

Veteran Ivory Coast goalkeeper Copa Barry saved a penalty and then got up and scored for his team during a sudden death penalty shootout to win the 2015 Africa Nations Cup. After the cup final ended goalless after More...

By admin On Thursday, February 14th, 2013
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Boost for Local African Coaches

Keshi mobbed by crew and players after victory over Burkina Faso The win on Sunday by Nigeria’s Super Eagles in the Africa Nations Cup Championships was a double triumph for Coach Stephen Keshi. Keshi himself More...

By admin On Sunday, February 10th, 2013
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Nigeria Crowned AFCON Champs

  Super Eagles Captain Yobo lifts the coveted trophy after downing Burkina Faso’s Stallions. Sunday Mba struck with a left-footed volley in the first half as Nigeria beat Burkina Faso 1-0 at the National More...

By admin On Sunday, February 10th, 2013
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Nigeria v Burkina Faso in Epic Final

Burkinabe Striker Pitroipa redcarded in the tumultuous semi against Ghana’s Black Stars. The stage is set. The AFCON Championships Curtain falls on the tournament Sunday evening with a match that, has on paper More...

By admin On Saturday, February 9th, 2013
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A Case for Video Replays

  CAF Disciplinary Committee discusses the Jonathan Pitroipa saga. The Confederation of African Football CAF, has acquitted itself well in the on going AFCON championships in South Africa, remarkably the disciplinary More...

By admin On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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Burkina Faso Boost for Final

Jonathan Pitroipa given reprieve ahead of clash against Nigeria on Sunday Expelled striker Jonathan Pitroipa, will be able to play for the Stallions in the final against Nigeria’s Super eagles on Sunday following More...

By admin On Thursday, February 7th, 2013
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Burkina Faso in 1st Ever Final

The Stallions celebrate after qualifying for the Final at the expense of Ghana Burkina Faso reached their first ever final after beating Ghana 3-2  on penalties in a pulsating semi-final match played Mbombela stadium More...

By admin On Sunday, January 27th, 2013
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Africa Cup on Nations Fixtures

African Cup of Nations Date Match Time Venue January 2013 27 January Morocco v South Africa 19:00 Moses Mabhida Stadium 27 January Cape Verde Islands v Angola 19:00 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 28 January Congo More...

By admin On Sunday, January 27th, 2013
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AFCON: Ivory coast triumph over Tunisia

A vastly improved Ivory Coast put themselves within touching distance of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-finals with a silky 3-0 win over Tunisia on Saturday. Under fire for an error-strewn opening win More...

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