AFCON

Salah's goal is enough to defeat Guinea-Bissau

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 12:32 GMT

The Pharaohs secured their first three points in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

Queiroz promises a better performance

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 01:29 GMT

In the pre-game press conference, Queiroz looked calm and relaxed despite the pressure.

El Soulia Is Back

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 01:26 GMT

The player's return ahead of the game against Guinea-Bissau was one of the rare good news to come out of the national team camp in Garoua.

Egypt vs Guinea-Bissau: A win or die match for the Pharaohs

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 01:22 GMT

The Bissau Guineans secured a draw in their opening match in the group against Sudan.

Bande earns Burkina Faso first points at Cup of Nations

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 11:18 GMT

Burkina showed more attacking intent in yet another 1-0 result, the 10th in 14 games at the tournament.

Ivory Coast uses soccer to spur COVID-19 vaccination

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 11:06 GMT

Ivory Coast has reported at least 77,857 infections and 742 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began.

Ivory Coast confirm drugs ban on goalkeeper

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 01:10 GMT

The announcement was made by the Ethiopian Football Federation on the eve of the tournament but the Ivorians included him in their squad for the Cup of Nations anyway.

African World Cup Qualifiers draw to be held on 22 January

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 04:57 GMT

Egypt will play the first leg at home and they will be required to win the ticket for the World Cup away from home.

COVID-19 test for the Pharaohs in Garoua

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 04:01 GMT

The Egyptian national team delegation landed in Garoua on Saturday afternoon to participate in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

Egypt National team heads to Cameroon to play in AFCON

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 12:15 GMT

The national team will face Nigeria on Tuesday in their first match in Group D.

Egypt national team performance analyst resigns days before AFCON

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 02:16 GMT

Loftman's decision comes only four days before Egypt's opening game in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

Abo Gabal, El Hadary test positive for COVID-19

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 01:15 GMT

The pair will not travel with the rest of the team to Cameroon on Saturday.

There is nothing impossible in football: Sudan coach

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 03:19 GMT

Sudan is one of the nations that have lifted the trophy when they celebrated the title at home in 1970.

The Pharaohs will depart for Cameroon on Saturday morning

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 02:42 GMT

The Pharaohs are the record title-holders, having won the title on seven occasions.

Africa Cup of Nations kicks off under COVID cloud

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 12:35 GMT

Africa's showpiece Cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon on Sunday against a backdrop of controversy over player call-ups, the tournament’s timing, the host nation’s readiness and the possibility of widespread COVID-19 infections.

Salah, Trezeguet to join Egypt’s preparations for AFCON on Monday

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - 12:37 GMT

The duo will arrive in Cairo on a private plane on 3 January.

Marwan, Adel and Hamdy added to Egypt's squad for AFCON

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 11:52 GMT

After announcing a 25-player list for the competition on Wednesday, Carlos Queiroz changed his mind and decided to add three players to the list.

Wright attacks 'disrespect' of Africa Cup of Nations

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 11:49 GMT

Wright, now a pundit for the BBC, said that coverage of the tournament and the issue of player release during the European season, is in marked contrast to how Euro 2020 was treated.

Why Queiroz decided to take only 25-player squad to AFCON?

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 11:00 GMT

CAF gave the participating nations the chance to register 28 players for the competition.

Mane praises Salah: We are just lucky to have him in our squad

Sat, 25 Dec 2021 - 09:36 GMT

Mane said that the Egyptian winger is currently the best player in the world, ahead of the duo’s participation in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

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