CAF adopts AFCON expansion beginning 2019

24 teams will contest the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) when the next tournament takes place in 2019, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed. CAF’s Executive Committee rubber-stamped the proposal on Thursday, at a meeting in the Moroccan capital, Rabat. Africa’s flagship sporting event has featured 16 teams since 1996. This implies that

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CHAN: Mauritania beat Senegal in friendly

Mauritania B national side recorded a convincing 2-1 win over Moustapha Seck’s home-based Teranga ‘B’ team at the Nouakchott Stadium on Saturday. The friendly was a preparatory game for the Senegalese who face Sierra Leone in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) preliminary first leg tie in Freetown this Saturday. Moulaye Ahmed Bessam and Abdoulaye

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CHAN 2018: Senegal to play Mauritania ahead of Sierra Leone contest

A friendly against Mauritania has been included in Senegal’s preparations ahead of this month’s African Nations Championship – CHAN double header against home-based Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. Moustapha Seck’s home-based Teranga ‘B’ national team will kick-start their preparation in Nouakchott against Mauritania with 18 players already named. The friendly test is scheduled for Saturday,

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