African News

Niger beat Ghana to set a semi-final date with host Algeria

Niger continues to make headlines in the ongoing TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) as they [rogressed to the Semi-finals of the competition for the first time in their history. After eliminating Cameroon, Niger proved yet again they are a force to be...

Algeria beat CĆ“te d’Ivoire to reach CHAN semi-finals

Hosts Algeria defeated Ivory Coast 1-0 to clinch the first semi-final spot at Stade de Nelson Mandela on Friday. The North African nation squeezed into the seventh edition of the African Nations Championship semis through Ayem Mahious's spot-kick. A late Aimen Mahious...

Conde speaks ahead of Mozambique, Madagascar cracker

Mozambique coach Chiquinho Conde is optimistic ahead of their Total Energies African Nations Championship quarter-final match against Madagascar on Saturday. Kick-off at the Chahid Hamlaoui Stadium will be at 17H00 local time.Ā  Chiquinho Conde, 57, who was appointed a...

Mauritania, Niger seal CHAN quarter-final spotsĀ 

Mauritania and Niger booked their places in the quarterfinals at the TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Algeria on Tuesday. Mamadou Sy's early second-half strike proved pivotal as Mauritania secured a historical last-eight spot after defeating Mali...

Debutants Madagascar book CHAN quarter-final slot

CHAN debutants Madagascar were brilliant as they defeated Sudan 3-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2022 on Monday. The Barea top Group C with victories over Ghana and Sudan as they opened their scoring in the 13th...

Senegal coach speaks after CHAN quarter-final spot

Senegalese coach Pape Thiaw, who was speaking after guiding his side to the quarter-final of the 2022 TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) ongoing in Algeria, says they wanted to remain in the competition and were pleased. Senegal proved too strong for DR...

Sierra Leone Women’s squad named for WAFU A Cup

Sierra Leone Women's squad named for WAFU A CupĀ  Ā Cape VerdeĀ was announced as the host of the tournament on 16 August 2022. Newly appointed Sierra Queen's head coach Ernest Hallowell has named his final squad WAFU Zone A women's Cup in Cape Verde. Hallowell's final...

Cameroon beat Congo as Mali, Angola share spoils

Jerome Ngom Mbekeli's second half header was enough as Cameroon secured a 1-0 win over Congo in their opener TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) clash in Oran on Monday. The 24-year-old, who plays for local side Colombe, rose highest in the 63rd minute...

CHAN newcomers MadagascarĀ stun Ghana in opener

Madagascar included their name in the CHAN history books after defeating Ghana 2-1 in their first-ever game at African Nations Championship on Sunday night in the Algerian city of Constantine. The southern Africans recorded their much-deserved win and three points to...

Mahious penalty helps Algeria to opening CHAN win

Aymen Mahious's penalty helps hosts Algeria to a winning CHAN start at the newly built Nelson Mandela Stadium as they edged Libya 1-0 in CHAN 2022 opener on Friday. The Desert Foxes' forward was brought down in the 18-yard box by Libyan goalkeeper Muad Allafi after he...