Africa Cup of Nations (CAF) 2021

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Williams shines as South Africa advances in AFCON 2023

February 4, 2024

In a dramatic quarter-final clash, South Africa secured their spot in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations semifinals after a goalless draw against Cape Verde. The highlight of the match was Captain Ronwen Williams exceptional goalkeeping skills, as he saved four penalties in the shootout, ultimately propelling South Africa to victory. Williams standout performance included […]

Williams shines as South Africa advances in AFCON 2023

February 4, 2024

In a dramatic quarter-final clash, South Africa secured their spot in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations semifinals after a goalless draw against Cape Verde. The highlight of the match was Captain Ronwen Williams exceptional goalkeeping skills, as he saved four penalties in the shootout, ultimately propelling South Africa to victory. Williams standout performance included […]

Salah’s injury worse than initially diagnosed, says agent

January 23, 2024

Mohammed Salah’s agent has confirmed that the Egyptian player’s injury is more serious than previously thought, sidelining him for three to four weeks. As a result, it appears that Salah’s time at the Africa Cup of Nations is officially over. “His best chance at participating in the current AFCON is by undergoing intensive rehabilitation in […]

Another Wolves star to be battled over by Arsenal and Liverpool

January 22, 2024

Following the news of Liverpool seeking to snatch Pedro Neto from Arsenal’s clutches in the coming transfer window, Algerian defender, Rayan Aït-Nouri is also being touted as another player of interest to both sides. Wolverhampton Wanderers are set to lose two key players this summer thanks to pressure from title chasers Arsenal and Liverpool. The […]

Cameroon’s Shock Draw Against 10-Man Guinea

January 15, 2024

In a surprising turn of events at the Africa Cup of Nations, five-time champions Cameroon faced stiff opposition from Guinea, resulting in an unexpected draw. The underdog, ranked 80th globally, seized an early lead with Mohamed Bayo’s goal, shaking the foundations of the usually dominant Cameroonian squad. The game took a dramatic turn when Guinea’s […]

Watford and Aston Villa agree £25 million transfer fee for Ismaila Sarr

August 22, 2022

Aston Villa have reached an agreement to sign Watford’s Senegalese winger Ismaila Sarr, per latest reports. It has taken them three months but the 2021 African Cup of Nations champion has been moved on from the club. Ismaila Sarr will join Emmanuel Dennis as the latest to leave Vicarage Road as the Hornets seek to […]

Sadio Mane beats Salah and Mendy to African Footballer of the Year award

July 22, 2022

Sadio Mane has been named the African Footballer of the Year ahead of Mo Salah and Edouard Mendy. Nigerian international Asisat Oshoala won the Women African Footballer of the Year award. It has been an eventful year for African football. The events across the planet may have affected some of its programmes, but not enough […]

Caf 2022 Awards: Mane and Mendy battle Salah Men’s Player of the Year

July 21, 2022

Sadio Mane will be jostling for the best player award with former teammate Mo Salah at a gala in Rabat, Morocco. Senegal and Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy makes up the three-man shortlist. The questions are many, but the main one would be who is the best player in Africa? It has been a long year […]

AFCON moved to 2024, Premier League clubs set to be affected again

July 4, 2022

CAF have once again rescheduled the Africa Cup of Nations. The biennial tournament set to hold in July 2023 has now been moved to January/February 2024. The Africa Cup of Nations is perhaps one of the most debated football competition ever witnessed. CAF has always been at loggerheads with Europe over the timing of the […]

Egypt goalkeeper Gabaski issues warning to Senegal ahead of AfCON final rematch in March

February 8, 2022

Egypt and Senegal will face off in a month’s time in the third round playoff of the CAF FIFA World Cup qualifiers in a rematch of the 2021 African Cup of Nations final. Egypt goalkeeper, Mohamed Abou Gabal “Gabaski” warned the Teranga Lions that the heartbreak that his Pharaohs suffered at the AfCON final will […]

AFCON 2021: Sadio Mane triumphs over Mohamed Salah in epic AFCON final

February 7, 2022

The Teranga Lions of Senegal have finally secured a first ever African Cup of Nations by beating record holders Egypt in a penalty shootout in Sunday’s final. Senegal and Egypt played out a 0-0 draw after 120 minutes to set up a tense penalty shootout. Egypt capitulated despite goalkeeper Mohamed Abou Gabal providing them a […]

Salah’s injury worse than initially diagnosed, says agent

January 23, 2024

Mohammed Salah’s agent has confirmed that the Egyptian player’s injury is more serious than previously thought, sidelining him for three to four weeks. As a result, it appears that Salah’s time at the Africa Cup of Nations is officially over. “His best chance at participating in the current AFCON is by undergoing intensive rehabilitation in […]

Another Wolves star to be battled over by Arsenal and Liverpool

January 22, 2024

Following the news of Liverpool seeking to snatch Pedro Neto from Arsenal’s clutches in the coming transfer window, Algerian defender, Rayan Aït-Nouri is also being touted as another player of interest to both sides. Wolverhampton Wanderers are set to lose two key players this summer thanks to pressure from title chasers Arsenal and Liverpool. The […]

Cameroon’s Shock Draw Against 10-Man Guinea

January 15, 2024

In a surprising turn of events at the Africa Cup of Nations, five-time champions Cameroon faced stiff opposition from Guinea, resulting in an unexpected draw. The underdog, ranked 80th globally, seized an early lead with Mohamed Bayo’s goal, shaking the foundations of the usually dominant Cameroonian squad. The game took a dramatic turn when Guinea’s […]

Sadio Mane beats Salah and Mendy to African Footballer of the Year award

July 22, 2022

Sadio Mane has been named the African Footballer of the Year ahead of Mo Salah and Edouard Mendy. Nigerian international Asisat Oshoala won the Women African Footballer of the Year award. It has been an eventful year for African football. The events across the planet may have affected some of its programmes, but not enough […]

Caf 2022 Awards: Mane and Mendy battle Salah Men’s Player of the Year

July 21, 2022

Sadio Mane will be jostling for the best player award with former teammate Mo Salah at a gala in Rabat, Morocco. Senegal and Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy makes up the three-man shortlist. The questions are many, but the main one would be who is the best player in Africa? It has been a long year […]

AFCON moved to 2024, Premier League clubs set to be affected again

July 4, 2022

CAF have once again rescheduled the Africa Cup of Nations. The biennial tournament set to hold in July 2023 has now been moved to January/February 2024. The Africa Cup of Nations is perhaps one of the most debated football competition ever witnessed. CAF has always been at loggerheads with Europe over the timing of the […]

Egypt goalkeeper Gabaski issues warning to Senegal ahead of AfCON final rematch in March

February 8, 2022

Egypt and Senegal will face off in a month’s time in the third round playoff of the CAF FIFA World Cup qualifiers in a rematch of the 2021 African Cup of Nations final. Egypt goalkeeper, Mohamed Abou Gabal “Gabaski” warned the Teranga Lions that the heartbreak that his Pharaohs suffered at the AfCON final will […]

AFCON 2021: Sadio Mane triumphs over Mohamed Salah in epic AFCON final

February 7, 2022

The Teranga Lions of Senegal have finally secured a first ever African Cup of Nations by beating record holders Egypt in a penalty shootout in Sunday’s final. Senegal and Egypt played out a 0-0 draw after 120 minutes to set up a tense penalty shootout. Egypt capitulated despite goalkeeper Mohamed Abou Gabal providing them a […]

AFCON 2021: Salah and Mane to face off in the final as Egypt see of hosts Cameroon in Semi final

February 6, 2022

Sadio Mane and Senegal will face off against Mohamed Salah and Egypt in the final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon after Egypt saw of the host nation in a penalty shootout. Egypt beat Cameroon 3-1 on penalties after a goalless 120 minutes at the Olembe stadium, Yaounde that saw a lot […]

Current Standings

Group A

Rank Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Current form
1 Equatorial GuineaGNQ 3 2 1 0 DWWL?
2 NigeriaNGA 3 2 1 0 WWWDL
3 Ivory CoastCIV 3 1 0 2 LDWWW
4 Guinea-BissauGNB 3 0 0 3 LLL??

Group B

Rank Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Current form
1 Cape VerdeCPV 3 2 1 0 WWDWD
2 EgyptEGY 3 0 3 0 DDDD?
3 GhanaGHA 3 0 2 1 LDD??
4 MozambiqueMOZ 3 0 2 1 DLD??

Group C

Rank Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Current form
1 SenegalSEN 3 3 0 0 WWWD?
2 CameroonCMR 3 1 1 1 DLWL?
3 GuineaGIN 3 1 1 1 DWLWL
4 GambiaGMB 3 0 0 3 LLL??

Group D

Rank Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Current form
1 AngolaAGO 3 2 1 0 DWWWL
2 Burkina FasoBFA 3 1 1 1 WDLL?
3 MauritaniaMRT 3 1 0 2 LLWL?
4 AlgeriaDZA 3 0 2 1 DDL??

Group E

Rank Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Current form
1 MaliMLI 3 1 2 0 WDDWL
2 South AfricaZAF 3 1 1 1 DWDDD
3 NamibiaNAM 3 1 1 1 WLDL?
4 TunisiaTUN 3 0 2 1 LDD??

Group F

Rank Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Current form
1 MoroccoMAR 3 2 1 0 WDWL?
2 DR CongoCOD 3 0 3 0 DDWLD
3 ZambiaZMB 3 0 2 1 DDL??
4 TanzaniaTZA 3 0 2 1 LDD??
 
Knockout
 
Possible knockout

Results
Player Stats

League Table

Group A

Rank Teams Won Drawn Lost Points
1 GNQ 2 1 0 7
2 NGA 2 1 0 7
3 CIV 1 0 2 3
4 GNB 0 0 3 0

Group B

Rank Teams Won Drawn Lost Points
1 CPV 2 1 0 7
2 EGY 0 3 0 3
3 GHA 0 2 1 2
4 MOZ 0 2 1 2

Group C

Rank Teams Won Drawn Lost Points
1 SEN 3 0 0 9
2 CMR 1 1 1 4
3 GIN 1 1 1 4
4 GMB 0 0 3 0

Group D

Rank Teams Won Drawn Lost Points
1 AGO 2 1 0 7
2 BFA 1 1 1 4
3 MRT 1 0 2 3
4 DZA 0 2 1 2

Group E

Rank Teams Won Drawn Lost Points
1 MLI 1 2 0 5
2 ZAF 1 1 1 4
3 NAM 1 1 1 4
4 TUN 0 2 1 2

Group F

Rank Teams Won Drawn Lost Points
1 MAR 2 1 0 7
2 COD 0 3 0 3
3 ZMB 0 2 1 2
4 TZA 0 2 1 2
 
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