Africa Cup of Nations

Man United keeper Onana available for Wigan Cup game

Fri, 05 Jan 2024 - 10:15 GMT

Manchester United will have goalkeeper Andre Onana available for their FA Cup third-round match against Wigan Athletic, manager Erik ten Hag said on Thursday, following talks to delay his departure to the Africa Cup of Nations.

Mohamed Ramadan, Magic System, Yemi Alade Collaborate In The Official Song For Africa Cup of Nations Titled ‘AKWABA’

Wed, 01 Nov 2023 - 11:52 GMT

Mohamed Ramadan, Magic System, Yemi Alade Collaborate In The Official Song For Africa Cup of Nations Titled ‘AKWABA’

Holders Senegal draw Cameroon in Africa Cup of Nations group

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 - 11:39 GMT

Egypt have won a record seven Cup of Nations titles and will be in Group B alongside Ghana, the Cape Verde Islands and Mozambique.

Africa Cup of Nations hosting decisions due this month

Fri, 08 Sep 2023 - 07:33 GMT

The hosts would be announced after a meeting of the CAF executive committee in Cairo on Sept. 27, a statement said.

Bids for 2027 Africa Cup of Nations offer path for comprise over 2025 hosts

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 01:49 GMT

A statement said CAF had received bids from Algeria, Botswana, Egypt and a joint candidacy from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda for the 2027 tournament after the expiry of the deadline for declarations of interest.

Guinea stripped off Cup of Nations hosting rights

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 01:26 GMT

Guinea have been stripped of the right to host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations finals and the bidding for the tournament is set to be reopened on Saturday, the Confederation of African football announced early on Saturday.

Maaloul, Dieng called-up by Tunisia and Mali for AFCON

Fri, 24 Dec 2021 - 03:48 GMT

The duo has been called-up by their national teams to participate in the competition.

Egypt’s former manager Mike Smith dies aged 83

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 11:32 GMT

Smith was Egypt’s national team manager when the Pharaohs won the Africa Cup of Nations title at home in 1986.

Infantino wants Africa Cup of Nations every four years, plans pan-African club competition

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 - 09:58 GMT

The FIFA president, speaking at a seminar in Rabat on the development of African football, complained that football in the region had not progressed as expected and that he wanted to “project African football to the top of the world.”

Ghanaian president lauds Egypt's role in Africa, urges developing bilateral ties

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 - 12:32 GMT

The Ghanaian president has visited Egypt to attend the Ghana-Benin game, according to Ghanaian reports.

AFCON players, fans get full medical insurance once they reach Cairo: official

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 - 11:18 GMT

Mohamed Soltan, head of the medical committee, affirmed coordination with the Ministry of Health to provide full medical insurance to all African delegations.

Cameroon's national team land in Egypt for AFCON 2019

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 - 01:40 GMT

Cameroon's national football team arrived in Cairo Friday.

Cairo stadium to be equipped with cameras for AFCON 2019

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 - 12:51 GMT

The AFCON Organizing Committee has announced that the stadiums of the Cairo International Stadium will be equipped with cameras to monitor and contain any riots.

Fans advised to cover heads on 1st day of AFCON due to heat

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 12:27 GMT

The fans are also advised to drink plenty of water and juices, and to put on cotton clothes.

In pics: President's adviser checks Alexandria, Suez Stadiums before 2019 AFCON

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 10:59 GMT

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be held in Egypt from June 21 to July 19, 2019.

PM follows on latest Cairo International Stadium preparations for 2019 AFCON

Fri, 31 May 2019 - 11:55 GMT

The Cairo International Stadium was opened in 1960, renovated in 2005 and again this year ahead of the finals. It is the largest stadium in the capital with a seated capacity of 75,000.

Egypt Media Company launches channel for Africa Cup of Nations 2019

Fri, 24 May 2019 - 03:04 GMT

Fans will be able to watch the games through a splendid coverage service by the most professional work team.

Wilson nets debut goal as Angola seal Cup of Nations return

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 - 11:33 GMT

Angola striker Wilson Eduardo scored on his debut as they beat Botswana 1-0 to qualify for the expanded 24-team Africa Cup of Nations finals beinghosted in Egypt from June 21-July 19.

Egypt's national TV to broadcast all Africa cup 2019 games: NMA

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 08:33 GMT

The National Media Authority said in an official statement issued that the Egypt's National TV would broadcast all the games of Africa cup of nations 2019.

Handball Africa Cup of Nations draw revealed

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 01:00 GMT

The draw of the 2018 Handball Africa Cup of Nations was held on Saturday, which resulted in Egypt drawing Morocco and Angola.