The Confederation of African Football, CAF has confirmed Egypt as host of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The news broke after their executive meeting in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday morning. South Africa and Egypt were the only two nations to submit bids for the tournament. Cameron was stripped of hosting rights late last year.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) will announce the name of which country hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday. CAF officially stripped Cameroon off the hosting rights back in November after failing on organizational requirements. Egypt or South Africa will host the tournament after Morocco surprisingly withdrew their bid. CAF released a
Guinea will host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, according to the Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad. Speaking on a visit to Guinea on Sunday when he was joined by Fifa president Gianni Infantino, Ahmad said Guinea’s President Alpha Condé had agreed to a delay in hosting the tournament.
Former AC Milan player Kevin Constant, 31, has joined the Tabriz-based club on a three-and-half-year deal, the club has announced. The Guinean international has signed his ninth professional contract since 2006 and is expected to play as a defensive midfielder in Tractor Sazi. Constant career started with the Toulouse’s first-team squad in 2006 before joining
Paul Pogba’s mother has been appointed an ambassador for women’s football by the Guinea Football Federation (Feguifoot). Yeo Moriba, who was a former international herself with the Guinea women’s team delighted with her new role following a meeting with Feguifoot President Mamadou Antonio Souare. The Feguifoot president is hoping that Paul and his twin brothers,
Reigning Player of the Year Mohamed Salah, team-mate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, have made the top three on final shortlist. This year’s ceremony will be held at an awards gala on 8 January in Dakar, Senegal. A repeat of last year, the three players will be hoping to begin the year with
Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedjah has extended his stay with Al-Sadd, until 2024, the club confirmed on Saturday. Bounedjah initially joined Al-Sadd in 2015 from Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel and, currently the top scorer of the QNB Stars League, with 29 goals from 15 games. In addition, the striker finished as the top goalscorer of
Holders Esperance of Tunisia were handed a favourable pool for the group stages of the African Champions League on when Friday. The Tunisian club major rivals in Group B will be 1995 champions Orlando Pirates, of South Africa, while they also take on Horoya FC, from Guinea, and Zimbabwe champions FC Platinum. Group A is
Egyptian giants Zamalek are paired against Moroccan champions Ittihad Tanger in the third round of the competition, following Friday’s draw in Cairo. The Cairo-based outfit, are eyeing their first Confederation Cup title. The double-header is for a place in the group stage of Africa’s secondary club competition. The Morrocan side was eliminated from the African
Former Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong has agreed to join French club Guingamp after the Black Cats terminated his contract. “The En Avant de Guingamp has confirmed that it has reached an agreement in principle with the English club of Sunderland for the transfer of the international box-box environment Gabonese Didier Ndong, the club stated. Sunderland