Africa Cup of Nations

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.

Egypt to play Tunisia in Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers June 11

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 09:43 GMT

Egypt will play against Tunisia in Cameroon on June 11, 2019 .