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Archives: African Nations Cup

Ivory Coast wins 2015 AFCON Final; Watch match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi

Just like in 1992, Ivory Coast defeated their neighbor and rival Ghana 9-8 in penalties to win the African Cup of Nations for the second time after a goalless draw. Often touted as the weak-link of the Elephants ‘golden generation,’ … Continue reading

Ghana vs. Ivory Coast: 2015 African Cup of Nations final preview

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi

Two of the continent’s historic superpowers will face each other in the African Cup of Nations final today at 2pm ET on beIN SPORTS. They happen to be neighbors and fierce rivals as well. Ghana and Ivory Coast have each … Continue reading

Ghana continues stirring run at AFCON with a 3-0 semi-final win against Equatorial Guinea

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
Morocco won't hold Africa Cup

A 3-0 victory in the semi-final against host nation Equatorial Guinea has put Ghana in the African Cup of Nations final for a record ninth time. The four-time winners of the tournament were missing captain and the nation’s all-time leading … Continue reading

African giants Algeria and Ghana face each other in pivotal AFCON match

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi

With their tournament lives on the line, Ghana plays Algeria in the biggest match so far in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The two nations are in Group C along with Senegal and South Africa. Before the event began, … Continue reading

U.S TV Schedule For Final Round Of African Nations Cup Qualifying 

Posted on by Ed Perovic
Algérie - Arménie - 20140531 - Equipe d'Algérie

Wednesday marks the final round of qualifying for the African Nations Cup. It will now take place in Equatorial Guinea between 17 January to 8 February next year as Morocco were officially removed as hosts due to their reluctance of … Continue reading

Morocco Confirmed As FIFA Club World Cup Hosts Despite Ebola Concerns

Posted on by Peter Quinn

FIFA have confirmed that Morocco will continue as hosts of the Club World Cup despite the country’s refusal to hold the African Nations Cup due to concerns over the spread of the Ebola virus. Morocco recently declined to hold the … Continue reading

Africa Cup Of Nations In Doubt As Host Country Withdraws Due To Ebola Concerns

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Next year’s Africa Cup of Nations is in doubt after the proposed host country Morocco pulled out of the tournament due to fears regarding the Ebola outbreak on the continent. Last week, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) received a letter from the … Continue reading

US TV Schedule For African Cup of Nations Qualifiers on Wednesday, October 15

Posted on by Ed Perovic

African Nations Cup reaches Matchday #4 of the final qualifying groups on Wednesday. The 28 remaining teams are fighting for 15 spots for African Nations Cup final tournament which will be held in Morocco from January 17th to February 8th, 2015. … Continue reading

Africa Cup Of Nations Will Go Ahead Despite Ebola Virus Fears, Say Officials

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Today, the African Football Confederation (CAF) insisted that there will be no change to the schedule of the Africa Cup of Nations, which is to be held in Morocco from January 17 to February 8 next year. On Friday, it … Continue reading

Ivory Coast May Miss Africa Cup of Nations Qualification Due To Fear Of Ebola Exposure

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell

The Ivory Coast’s National Team may be forced by the Ivorian Government to forfeit their first qualification match for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, due to fear of exposing the team and their country to the Ebola virus. Government … Continue reading

Libya Withdraws As Hosts Of 2017 African Cup of Nations

Posted on by Hussein Jiva
2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Libya lost the rights to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals today, citing the country’s “unstable security situation” due to ongoing conflicts and political volatility in the nation. Libya has been plagued with turmoil since 2011 following … Continue reading

Nigerian Eagles Set to Soar at World Cup 2014

Posted on by Nosike Nwigene
Nigeria football team

Not since the 1994 and 1998 World Cups have the Super Eagles of Nigeria had a better chance of progressing to the Quarter Finals of the World Cup. Subsequent World Cups, however, were nothing to write home about. Nigeria did … Continue reading