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Afcon
‎AFCON 2017: A Tournament Worth Remembering
19:00 Monday 6th February 2017

Sunday saw the conclusion of what was a thoroughly entertaining African Cup Of Nations, with Cameroon crowned surprise winners for the first time in 15 years. The tournament was definitely one for the books and having said that, let's take…

Opinion
AFCON 2017: Top five performers of the group stage
10:15 Friday 27th January 2017

It's been an incredibly exciting Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) thus far with a tournament high 52 goals scored in the group stage. Although many of the continent's biggest names have failed to sparkle in Gabon, the lesser known players seem…

Match Reports
AFCON 2017: Four biggest observations from opening fixtures
13:30 Sunday 15th January 2017

The long wait was finally over. Africa's biggest soccer fiesta, the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) eventually got underway on Saturday evening in Gabon. While many soccer enthusiasts were too busy keeping tabs on the European leagues, nonetheless,…

Opinion
AFCON 2017: Meet the contenders, pretenders and outsiders
14:50 Friday 13th January 2017

Africa will be agog this weekend as the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) takes centre stage in Gabon. The biennial tournament as often as in the past will parade some of the continent's biggest and brightest talents. Sixteen…

Opinion
AFCON 2017: Just how much will Dortmund miss Aubameyang?
18:30 Friday 30th December 2016

One of the few African players you just can't help but admire is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – the Gabonese striker has been prolific for Dortmund since joining them. Sadly for the Yellow Submarine, national team duty will be the priority for…

Opinion
Notable Premier League absentees when the AFCON starts next month
18:58 Tuesday 27th December 2016

We're now just a few weeks from the 31st edition of the biennial African Cup of Nations tournament. The 2017 version takes place in Gabon and it's always an excellent competition to watch. However, it does provide some Premier League managers…

Rest Of The World
All you need to know about the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
13:54 Tuesday 25th October 2016

 The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is here again. For the Europeans, it's obviously a big distraction considering many clubs are likely to lose star players during this period. However, it's certainly the biggest African football fiesta where…

Football
2012 Africa Cup of Nations Preview
02:21 Saturday 14th January 2012

The Africa Cup of Nations is one of my favourite international tournaments, and I'm delighted that the 2012 edition kicks off in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea on the 21st January. I watched the last two tournaments, in Angola and Ghana with interest,…