Burkina Faso and Bertrand Traore claim Covid-19 is experiencing ‘scandal’ ahead of Africa Cup of Nations opening match

Burkina Faso and Bertrand Traore claim Covid-19 is experiencing ‘scandal’ ahead of Africa Cup of Nations opening match

January 8, 2022 and whereESPN Nearby Ed Dove is a writer and scout with a deep and enduring passion for African sports, politics and literature. Instagram: @EddyDove22, Facebook: EddyDoveAfrica Burkina Faso has issued an official letter of complaint to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after it returned five positive COVID-19 antigen tests on the … Read more

Africa Cup of Nations matches, results and bracket

Africa Cup of Nations matches, results and bracket

Check out all the fixtures, venues and kick-off times for the Africa Cup of Nations, including the knockout category. What is the African Nations Cup format? The 24 teams were drawn into six groups from four countries. The top two in each group advance, along with the four best third-placed teams. The competition moves into … Read more

Refereeing fears grow at the African Nations Cup as the fallout from Sikazwe continues

Refereeing fears grow at the African Nations Cup as the fallout from Sikazwe continues

January 14, 2022 and whereESPN Nearby Ed Dove is a writer and scout with a deep and enduring passion for African sports, politics and literature. Instagram: @EddyDove22, Facebook: EddyDoveAfrica The coaches and players participating in the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon appealed to referees to make better use of VAR technology and avoid the … Read more

Gabon coach – Aubameyang was not suffering from heart problems that made him miss the Africa Cup of Nations match against Ghana

Gabon coach – Aubameyang was not suffering from heart problems that made him miss the Africa Cup of Nations match against Ghana

January 14, 2022 and whereESPN Nearby Ed Dove is a writer and scout with a deep and enduring passion for African sports, politics and literature. Instagram: @EddyDove22, Facebook: EddyDoveAfrica Patrice Neveu, the striker’s coach, announced that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was banned from playing for Gabon in the African Nations Cup draw with Ghana on Friday after … Read more

Nigeria Prospered Under Augustine Iguafuin’s New Approach

Nigeria Prospered Under Augustine Iguafuin’s New Approach

There was some luck in Nigeria’s second goal against Sudan in their second Africa Cup of Nations group game on Saturday, but nothing lucky about the compelling nature of the result that saw them secure their place in the Round of 16. Kelechi Iheanacho’s free kick was passed across the far post by defender William … Read more

Africa Cup of Nations 2021: Anyone else excited about the Nigeria-Cameroon Final?

Africa Cup of Nations 2021: Anyone else excited about the Nigeria-Cameroon Final?

Two matches in the Africa Cup of Nations, and the only big boys who haven’t played or scored a disappointing result so far are Nigeria and Cameroon. Defending champion Algeria was occupied by Sierra Leone – after a quarter of a century – in the opening match, while Senegal scored only once, and it can … Read more