Cape Verde defender Roberto Lopes

Underdogs have a chance at AFCON says Roberto Lopes

The AFCON round of 16 tie between Cape Verde and Mauritania next Monday sees two of the tournament underdogs face off, and this means one of them has a chance to go all the way.

Nigeria goalkeeper Stanley Nwabili

‘A year ago, I didn’t think I’d be here’ – Nigeria shot stopper Stanley Nwabili

When Nigeria national team coach Jose Peseiro landed in South Africa last month to get a closer look at goalkeeper Stanley Nwabili playing for Premier Soccer League side Chippa United, something was cooking.

Former Ghana coach Chris Hughton

Chris Hughton and staff sacked by Ghana FA

Ghana FA confirmed on Tuesday night they had sacked coach Chris Hughton along with his entire backroom staff after The Black Stars were eliminated from the AFCON during the group stage.

Hugo Broos with Bafana Bafana players training session

Hugo Broos revels in his conditioning and analysis team ahead of crucial Tunisia game

With Bafana Bafana only having a day less than Tunisia heading to this evening’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) last group game, head coach Hugo Broos is not bothered about the freshness of the team and believes that they will be up to the task.


Guinea FA urges fans to behave after fan deaths

Guinea have emphasized the need for their supporters to exercise caution in celebration following the tragic death of several fans after the 1-0 victory against Gambia on Friday.

South Africa celebrate at AFCON 2023

Magic moments from the second week of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON has certainly delivered its fair share of action and drama already - here, SABC Sport takes a look back at some of the most significant moments from round two to make sure you don't miss a thing.