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Egypt to host 2019 African Nations Cup

DAKAR (Reuters) - Egypt will host the 2019 African Nations Cup finals, the Confederation of African Football confirmed after a meeting of their executive committee in Dakar on Tuesday. They will stage the expanded 24-team event in June-July after initial hosts Cameroon were stripped of...

Guinea to host 2025 Nations Cup

Guinea will host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, according to the Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad. Speaking on a visit to Guinea on Sunday when he was joined by Fifa president Gianni Infantino,...

Obasanjo inaugurates Stephen Keshi Stadium, urges Okowa to ensure effective utilisation

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday formally inaugurated the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, urging Delta’s Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa to effectively utilise the facility. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obasanjo who was in the state on a two-day visit also inaugurated...

Mahrez double books Algeria’s spot at Nations Cup finals

Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG, Nov 18 - Riyad Mahrez scored two stunning goals as former winners Algeria qualified for next year’s African Nations Cup finals on Sunday, with Guinea, Mauritania and the Ivory Coast also sealing their places. Mahrez struck twice in the opening half hour...

Nigeria, Morocco, 2 more countries qualify for African Nations Cup finals

Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG, Nov 17 - Morocco and Nigeria added their names to the list of African Nations Cup qualifiers after Saturday’s preliminaries, with Mali and Uganda also booking their place at next year’s finals. Nigeria made sure of the point they needed by drawing...

AFCON 2019 Qualifiers: South Africa fails to beat Seychelles

South Africa squandered their biggest chance of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals by playing to a goalless draw with Seychelles on Tuesday. Stuart Baxter made one from the team that hammered Seychelles 6-0 in the first leg, with Dino Ndlovu taking...

AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles top table after five-goal thriller in Tunisia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved to the top of Group E table of the qualifying series for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon after a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Libya in Tunisia. China-based striker Odion Ighalo put the Super...

AFCON2019: CAF disqualifies 11 Tanzanian over aged players

Former Nigeria winger, Emmanuel Amuneke, was on Monday named Tanzania national team coach on a two-year deal. The 1994 African Cup of Nations winner was unveiled at a press conference by Tanzania Football Federation and will be in charge of the Taifa Stars alongside...

Nigeria Whip Mauritania 5-0, Qualify For 2019 U-20 AFCON

The Flying Eagles on Saturday affirmed their superiority over their Mauritanian counterparts by defeating them 5-0 to qualify 6-1 aggregate for the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The match played at the Agege Stadium in Lagos Nigeria were emphatic in qualifying as they...

Soccer-Egypt’s Salah named African Footballer of the Year

ACCRA, Jan 4  - Egypt forward Mohamed Salah was named African Footballer of the Year for 2017 on Thursday, finishing ahead of his Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane of Senegal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Salah, 25, polled 625 points from a voting panel made...
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