2023-AFRICA-CUP-OF-NATIONS

Nigeria and Real Sociedad striker Umar Sadiq

‘I am also confused’ – Jose Peseiro puzzled by Umar Sadiq’s mystery injury

Real Sociedad striker Umar Sadiq has set tongues wagging in the Nigerian camp after surprisingly featuring for his club on Wednesday night despite withdrawing from the AFCON squad due to injury.

Rui Vitoria of Egypt during the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations group stage match between Egypt and Mozambique at on January 14, 2024 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Egypt tactics against Ghana? More aggression says coach Rui Vitoria

Those who felt Mo Salah-led Egypt appeared a bit tepid when they kicked off their AFCON campaign on Sunday had their opinion verified by coach Rui Vitoria in his press conference this week.

Nigeria defender and captain William Ekong

Nigeria skipper on titanic clash against Cote d’Ivoire: “This game is loaded”

Nigeria defender and captain William Troost-Ekong says the stakes are now higher going into their second match of the AFCON against hosts Cote d’Ivoire, who got the jitters out of the way with a win.

Chancel Mbemba

DR Congo don't fear Zambian attack at AFCON, says Chancel Mbemba

Democratic Republic of Congo captain Chancel Mbemba insists his side are "not afraid of the Zambian attack" at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

Players of Namibia celebrate their victory after the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2024 Group E football match between Tunisia and Namibia at Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium in Korhogo, Ivory Coas

How Pitso Mosimane inspired Deon Hotto and Namibia to a historic victory at the AFCON

After leading his country to a historic first win ever in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) Namibian and Orlando Pirates international attacker Deon Hotto has shared how former Bafana Bafana coach Pitso Mosimane’s quote inspired him.

South Africa Manager Hugo Broos directs his team during the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations group stage match between Mali and South Africa at Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium on January

Hugo Broos pins the loss on Mali's physicality and missed penalty

Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos says Mali’s physical strength was their biggest downfall and difference in the second half as they collapsed to a 2-0 defeat in their opening 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) game, played at the Amadou Gon Coulibaly stadium in Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire last night.