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AFC

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Concacaf was weakest confederation in World Cup Group Stage

The group stage said many things about each confederation under the FIFA umbrella. Some saw embarrassment as only one team from the area advanced. Others set records for the quantity of teams to reach the round of 16. The 2022 World Cup group stage was wild. Within minutes a pair of teams was safe to […]

World Cup at stake in Ghana and Nigeria's Jollof Derby

In the final stages of CAF World Cup qualifying, Ghana and Nigeria play for a berth over two legs. Ghana, the heroes of the 2010 World Cup, hit rock bottom two months ago. In the African Cup of Nations, AFCON, they failed to win a game in the tournament. This is something the Black Stars […]

World Cup

/ 255 days ago

Why European nations don't deserve more World Cup places

In November of this year, 13 teams hailing from UEFA begin their quest for a World Cup trophy. That means of the 32 nations represented at the World Cup, just under half come from Europe. Europe, for its sake, is the hub of soccer in the world. It may not be the most vibrant or […]

AFCON

/ 293 days ago

Sadio Mané's legacy among Africa's best solidified by AFCON

On February 6, Senegal won its first AFCON title by beating Egypt on penalties after a scoreless 120 minutes. Among the storylines going in was the duel between Liverpool teammates Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah. Many consider Salah the greatest African talent of the last five to 10 years. However, it his Anfield teammate takes […]
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CAF

/ 296 days ago

North Africa's dominance entering the CAF Champions League

North Africa's dominance in the CAF Champions League is especially prominent over recent years. Egyptian side Al Ahly's back-to-back titles is just the beginning. From Cameroonian club dominance to Al Ahly’s impressive successes, the CAF Champions League produces remarkable moments. Africa’s premier club soccer tournament developed numerous soccer stars like Vincent Enyeama and Hossam Hassan. […]

CAF

/ 459 days ago

Africa World Cup Qualifiers to stream on ESPN+

Editor's note: YouTube and FIFATV held the rights to the CAF World Cup Qualifying matches. Just before games started during the September international break, ESPN acquired the rights to air the games through ESPN+. The African World Cup Qualifiers enter their second round during the September 2021 international break. And, in welcome news for soccer […]