AFRICA-CUP-OF-NATIONS

Chris Hughton

Chris Hughton encouraged by Ghana support

Chris Hughton says he's been encouraged by the support he has received following Ghana's shock 2023 Africa Cup of Nations defeat to Cape Verde.

Alex Iwobi

Nigeria seek redemption against Ivory Coast after AFCON opener stumble

In a showdown at the 2023 AFCON, the Super Eagles found themselves held to a 1-1 draw by Equatorial Guinea in a surprising turn of events on Sunday.

Victor Osimhen

Victor Osimhen says nothing can beat winning AFCON

Victor Osimhen says winning the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations would top his career achievements.

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DR Congo and Zambia cannot be separated in AFCON opener

The Democratic Republic of Congo drew 1-1 with Zambia in their opening match in Group F of the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Morocco made to be patient to secure opening AFCON win against Tanzania

Morocco claimed a 3-0 victory over Tanzania in their Africa Cup of Nations opener, thanks to goals from Romain Saiss, Azz-Eddine Ounahi, and Youssef En Nesyri, but the World Cup semi-finalists had to be patient.

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Alex Iwobi aims for Africa Cup of Nations triumph with Nigeria despite challenging start

Fulham midfielder Alex Iwobi concedes that securing a victory against Ivory Coast on Thursday night is imperative for silencing the critics following Nigeria's underwhelming performance in the Africa Cup of Nations opener.