Ivory Coast's Max-Alain Gradel raises the trophy after the African Cup of Nations final

Sebastien Haller nets winner as Ivory Coast are crowned AFCON 2023 champions

Sebastien Haller inspired hosts Ivory Coast to their third Africa Cup of Nations title with a late winner to seal a 2-1 comeback win over Nigeria in Abidjan on Sunday night.

Côte d’Ivoire international striker Sebastian Haller

Sebastien Haller welcomes pressure to deliver the AFCON title on home soil

As the curtain comes down on the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Abidjan today, all eyes will be on the poster boy of this tournament and Côte d’Ivoire international striker Sebastian Haller.

Jose Peseiro of Nigeria gestures during the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 match between Nigeria and Cameroon at Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium on January 27, 2024 in Abi

The different roles of Victor Osimhen in the Super Eagles' nest

Nigerian national team head coach Jose Peseiro has highlighted the key role that African Footballer of the Year Victor Osimhen plays in this Super Eagles team, on the eve of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final.

William Troost-Ekong of Nigeria during the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa at Peace Stadium of Bouaké on February 7, 2024 in Bouaké,

William Troost-Ekong dreaming of lifting AFCON title

When the curtain comes down on the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament tomorrow evening at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire, Nigerian national team captain William Troost-Ekong is dreaming of joining an exclusive club of captains, who have lifted this trophy.

Chippa United goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali

How Nwabali was scouted by the Super Eagles in the PSL

Chippa United and Nigeria international goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali says it was like a dream when coach Jose Peseiro informed him that he was coming to South Africa to monitor him.

Cote d’Ivoire midfielder  Willy Boly

Willy Boly confident, but not arrogant ahead of Super Eagles showdown

After hosts Cote d’Ivoire sealed qualification for the AFCON final on Sunday to face Nigeria at the Olympic Stadium in Abidjan, defender Willy Boly said they were confident – but not arrogant.