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Achraf Hakimi nets as Morocco beat Malawi to reach quarter-finals

Africa Cup of Nations last 16, Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo – Morocco 2 (En-Nesyri 45’, Hakimi 70’) Malawi 1 (Mhango 7’) A sensational free-kick from Achraf Hakimi lifted Morocco to a 2-1 win over Malawi and into the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. Malawi’s Gabadinho...

Stampede outside Olembe Stadium as Cameroon through to quarterfinals

Hosts Cameroon progress at the African Cup of Nations was overshadowed by a stampede outside the stadium that reportedly killed at least six people during the host nation's victory over Comoros on Monday. Reporters says the crash happened as crowds struggled to get...

Debutant Gambia stun Guinea to reach AFCON quarterfinal

The Gambia put themselves in the continental history football books after they defeated Guinea 1-0 in their last sixteen AFCON match on Monday to progress. The GAMBIA stunned their opponents 1-0 on Monday to make it through to the last eight of the competition. The...

Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles down 10-man Nigeria to reach quarterfinals

Tunisia Carthage Eagles knocked out Nigeria from the round of 16 stages of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Cameroon following a shock 1-0 victory thanks to a Youseff Msakni goal at the ROumde Adjia stadium in Garoua on Sunday. Despite coming into the...

The stage is set for Afcon last 16 knockout

Following the conclusion of the Group Stage of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021, the pairings of the Round of 16 matches are now known. Here is all you need to know about the times, dates and venues of the Round of 16 games (local time): Sunday...

AFCON preliminary draw, road to Ivory Coast 2023 released

The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cote d'Ivoire 2023 Preliminary Round Draw was conducted on Friday, 21 January 2022, in Douala. The draw marks the kickoff towards the 34th edition of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cote d’Ivoire 2023. The former...

AFCON history awaits: Our objective is to go through – John Keister

Sierra Leone coach John Keister is optimistic that his side will make the round of sixteen. Speaking ahead of Leone Stars final Group E match, he noted that the prime objective is to reach the knockout stages of this year's African Cup of Nations. Keister side will be...

AFCON 2021: Ghana Black Stars knocked out by Comoros

Ghana have been knocked out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after losing 3-2 to Comoros on Tuesday night. The Black Stars needed to win the game to stand any chance of progression from Group C, but despite a late rally, fell to their second defeat of the tournament...

Sierra Leone must win to be sure of Afcon last 16

Best case scenario of reaching this year's African Cup of Nations last sixteen for the first time in their history, the Leone Stars must beat Equatorial Guinea. The kickoff is at 16 hrs at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium. A game that is expected to be a cracker between...

AFCON: Equatorial Guinea end Algeria’s 35-match unbeaten record

Equatorial Guinea ended Algeria's 35-match unbeaten run on Sunday at the Japoma Stadium through Esteban Fernandez only goal and set up a cracker against Sierra Leone. Fernandez guided his effort past Rais Mbolhi to beat the defending champions, and in the process,...