Ivory Coast’s place in Cup of Nations final ends home misery

Fri, 09 Feb 2024 - 11:49 GMT

Ivory Coast ended almost two decades of home misery at the Africa Cup of Nations by becoming the first tournament hosts to reach the final since Egypt in 2006.

Haller strike sends Ivory Coast to Cup of Nations final

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 - 08:35 GMT

Haller's 65th-minute goal at the Alassane Ouattara Olympic Stadium continued a remarkable recovery by the Ivorians who were almost eliminated in the group phase but will now take on Nigeria in Sunday's final.

Nigeria edge South Africa on penalties to reach Cup of Nations final

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 - 08:29 GMT

Nigeria had lost five of their previous six semi-finals at the continental finals and rode their luck in this one to book a place in Sunday's decider against either hosts Ivory Coast or the Democratic Republic of Congo, who meet later on Wednesday.

DR Congo book Cup of Nations semi-final berth with 3-1 win over Guinea

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 - 10:23 GMT

Chancel Mbemba, Yoane Wissa and Arthur Masuaku scored the goals as the Congolese recovered from conceding an early penalty to secure victory and a semi-final berth for the first time since 2015.

Nigeria beat Angola to advance to Cup of Nations semi-final

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 - 10:17 GMT

The 26-year-old's 41st-minute strike at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium was enough to set up a semi-final meeting on Wednesday against either the Cape Verde Islands or South Africa, who play their quarter-final on Saturday.

Morocco coach Regragui's African Cup ban lifted

Sat, 27 Jan 2024 - 10:32 GMT

The decision means Regragui, who had to watch his country’s last group game against Zambia on Wednesday from the stands, will be back on the bench for the last-16 clash against South Africa on Tuesday.

Ivory Coast bid to 'loan' Renard turned down - reports

Fri, 26 Jan 2024 - 11:40 GMT

Renard is the coach of the French women’s team and permission had been sought of the French football federation by the Ivorians to "loan" the 55-year-coach for the tournament.

Mohamed shoulders Egypt's goal-scoring burden in Salah absence

Fri, 26 Jan 2024 - 11:32 GMT

Egypt will turn to striker Mostafa Mohamed for much-needed firepower in the absence of talisman Mohamed Salah as they continue their quest for a record-breaking eighth Africa Cup of Nations title in a last-16 meeting against Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday.

Salah will '100%' return for AFCON final if he recovers: Klopp

Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - 09:23 GMT

Mohamed Salah will definitely return to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) if he recovers in time from injury and Egypt reach the final, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said.

A draw against Ghana keeps Egypt's chances alive to reach second round

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 - 11:35 GMT

The draw means that the Pharaohs still have a chance to reach the second round of the competition with two points ahead of the final round.

Attack-minded Egypt enter AFCON with renewed confidence

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 11:08 GMT

Egypt hope a new attacking approach will bear fruit as they launch a fresh bid to win a record-extending eighth Africa Cup of Nations title in the Ivory Coast, putting behind them the disappointment of two recent near misses.

Salah leads Egypt's star-studded squad for 2023 AFCON

Sat, 30 Dec 2023 - 01:35 GMT

The list included seven Al Ahly players, three Zamalek players, six players from Pyramids and eight foreign-based players.

Egypt aims for group summit against Gabon

Sat, 01 Jul 2023 - 10:03 GMT

The Pharaohs take on Gabon on Saturday in the final group stage game of the U-23 AFCON held in Morocco.

Ibrahim Adel's goal is enough to secure Egypt's first win in U-23 AFCON

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 - 09:55 GMT

This victory sent the Egyptians to the top of the group after opening their participation with a draw against Niger.

First official win of the Vitória's era

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 10:39 GMT

This victory put the Pharaohs atop of the group standings with six points alongside Guinea who defeated Ethiopia 2-0 later on Friday.

Two weeks of Galal's football are enough! EFA discusses sacking the Pharaohs' manager

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 - 02:48 GMT

There are huge rumours that the friendly game against South Korea on 14 June will be Ihab Galal's last game as the manager of the Egyptian national team.

Salah-less Egypt faces Ethiopia in Malawi

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:09 GMT

Mohamed Salah did not travel with the team to Malawi after picking up an injury in the opening match of the qualifiers.

Egypt to face South Korea in a friendly in June

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 05:04 GMT

This game will be the first friendly game for The Pharaohs in the era of their new manager, Ihab Galal.

Benoun is back to training

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 04:59 GMT

The player missed his team's matches since January as he was rested in full after being diagnosed with heart conditions related to the virus.

El Shenawy returns to Al Ahly’s squad ahead of Misr Lel Makkasa’s match

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 04:34 GMT

The Red Devils announced that their captain is fit to be back to action after missing the team’s games during the last month for injury.