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Egypt an 'organised' team, will win AFCON title in 2019: Ahmed Fathi - Ahram Online;

Egypt an 'organised' team, will win AFCON title in 2019: Ahmed Fathi - Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineEgypt an 'organised' team, will win AFCON title in 2019: Ahmed FathiAhram OnlineEgypt veteran defender Ahmed Fathi has defended the team's playing style after Sunday's loss to Cameroon in the African Cup of Nations final, insisting that the Pharaohs will win the title in 2019. The Ahly player stood up for Argentinian coach Hector ...and more »

African tech round-up: Internet blackout persists in Anglophone Cameroon - TechCabal;

African tech round-up: Internet blackout persists in Anglophone Cameroon - TechCabal

TechCabalAfrican tech round-up: Internet blackout persists in Anglophone CameroonTechCabalThe Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are probably still celebrating their win against The Pharaohs of Egypt in the AFCON final. How ironic that roughly 20% of the Central African country's population was unable to celebrate their national team's win on ...and more »

Cameroon's Africa Cup of Nations triumph was the perfect antidote to sanitised tournament football - Eurosport.com;

Cameroon's Africa Cup of Nations triumph was the perfect antidote to sanitised tournament football - Eurosport.com

Eurosport.comCameroon's Africa Cup of Nations triumph was the perfect antidote to sanitised tournament footballEurosport.comIt's the morning after the night before in Gabon, but thankfully Nick Ames has stuck around in Libreville to judge the post-AFCON mood... It might just have been exactly what African football needed. When Vincent Aboubakar flipped the ball over Egypt ...and more »

Sisi applauds Egyptian football team despite cup final defeat - africanews;

Sisi applauds Egyptian football team despite cup final defeat - africanews

africanewsSisi applauds Egyptian football team despite cup final defeatafricanewsEgyptian president has joined the country's media in applauding the “dignity” of the national football team on Monday, calling them champions despite agonizingly losing the Africa Cup of Nations final 2-1 to Cameroon. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny ...and more »

Cameroon arrive home to heroes' welcome after winning fifth Africa Cup of Nations title in dramatic Egypt final - Daily Mail;

Cameroon arrive home to heroes' welcome after winning fifth Africa Cup of Nations title in dramatic Egypt final - Daily Mail

Daily MailCameroon arrive home to heroes' welcome after winning fifth Africa Cup of Nations title in dramatic Egypt finalDaily MailThe triumphant Cameroon squad had a heroes' welcome upon their return to the country after sealing the fifth Africa Cup of Nations title in their history. A dramatic comeback in the final against Egypt sealed Cameroon's first major title since 2002 ...and more »

Egypt prepared defender and midfielder for goalkeeping position at Nations Cup - Ahram Online;

Egypt prepared defender and midfielder for goalkeeping position at Nations Cup - Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineEgypt prepared defender and midfielder for goalkeeping position at Nations CupAhram OnlineEgypt's goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary reacts after loosing 2-1 to Cameroon in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 5, 2017. (AFP). Share Facebook ...and more »

African champions Cameroon jet back home to heroes welcome - africanews;

African champions Cameroon jet back home to heroes welcome - africanews

africanewsAfrican champions Cameroon jet back home to heroes welcomeafricanewsCameroon players have received a heroes welcome as they arrived from Gabon where they won their fifth Africa Cup on Nations title on Sunday. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads · inRead invented by Teads. Celebrations continued ...and more »

Cameroon lifts 5th AFCON trophy [Football Planet] - africanews;

Cameroon lifts 5th AFCON trophy [Football Planet] - africanews

africanewsCameroon lifts 5th AFCON trophy [Football Planet]africanewsIn this week's edition of Football Planet, we focus on the crowning of Cameroon as Africa Cup of Nations champions after the Indomitable Lions won Egypt 2 goals to one in a thrilling final Sunday night lo lift their fifth trophy. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING.and more »

Egypt midfielder Abdallah El-Said reveals reasons behind Cameroon loss - Ahram Online;

Egypt midfielder Abdallah El-Said reveals reasons behind Cameroon loss - Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineEgypt midfielder Abdallah El-Said reveals reasons behind Cameroon lossAhram OnlineEgypt's national team was not at full strength in Sunday's African Cup of Nations final against Cameroon due to tough circumstances in the lead up to the match, Ahly midfielder Abdallah El-Said said on Monday. "We had met hard circumstances since the ...and more »

Roger Milla busts out his best moves with Cameroon team following Africa Cup of Nations win - Mirror.co.uk;

Roger Milla busts out his best moves with Cameroon team following Africa Cup of Nations win - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukRoger Milla busts out his best moves with Cameroon team following Africa Cup of Nations winMirror.co.ukIt's quite possible that this will be the best story you see/read this week. In the video above, football legend Roger Milla can be seen rolling back the years to produce one hell of a dance with freshly crowned Africa Cup of Nations winners, Cameroon .and more »

Bassogog and Cameroon teammates lead African Nations Cup Best XI - ESPN FC (blog);

Bassogog and Cameroon teammates lead African Nations Cup Best XI - ESPN FC (blog)

ESPN FC (blog)Bassogog and Cameroon teammates lead African Nations Cup Best XIESPN FC (blog)He is only 21 and has limited experience, but Ondoa did more than enough for someone to prise him away from a substitute role at Sevilla B. Had he not saved superbly from Didier Ndong in added time of the final group match against Gabon, Cameroon ...and more »

Cameroon boss Broos: Players who snubbed AFCON 2017 may regret it now - Ahram Online;

Cameroon boss Broos: Players who snubbed AFCON 2017 may regret it now - Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineCameroon boss Broos: Players who snubbed AFCON 2017 may regret it nowAhram OnlineCameroon team players and Cameroon's Belgian coach Hugo Broos (C) celebrate with the winner's trophy after beating Egypt 2-1 to win the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie ...and more »

Afcon 2017: Cameroon's Aboubakar wins final with late goal against Egypt - The Guardian;

Afcon 2017: Cameroon's Aboubakar wins final with late goal against Egypt - The Guardian

The GuardianAfcon 2017: Cameroon's Aboubakar wins final with late goal against EgyptThe GuardianCameroon's Vincent Aboubakar, centre, celebrates scoring the winning goal against Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations final. Photograph: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images. Africa Cup of Nations 2017 ...and more »

Cameroon coach Broos pays tribute to '23 friends' - Africa Review (satire) (registration) (blog);

Cameroon coach Broos pays tribute to '23 friends' - Africa Review (satire) (registration) (blog)

Africa Review (satire) (registration) (blog)Cameroon coach Broos pays tribute to '23 friends'Africa Review (satire) (registration) (blog)Cameroon national soccer team coach Hugo Broos is lifted aloft by his players after beating Egypt 2-1 to win the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations title in Libreville, Gabon on February 5, 2017. PHOTO | BBC. NDI EUGENE NDI in Yaoundé and BBC Sport Monday, ...and more »

AFCON 2017: Unfancied Cameroon shocks Egypt to win fifth title - CNN;

AFCON 2017: Unfancied Cameroon shocks Egypt to win fifth title - CNN

CNNAFCON 2017: Unfancied Cameroon shocks Egypt to win fifth titleCNN(CNN) Cameroon's preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations could hardly have been worse. No less than eight of its star players, plying their trade in European leagues, refused Belgian coach Huge Broos' call up to the squad. Follow @cnnsport. Now, how ...and more »

President Al-Sisi receives Egyptian football team upon its arrival from Gabon - Daily News Egypt - Daily News Egypt;

President Al-Sisi receives Egyptian football team upon its arrival from Gabon - Daily News Egypt - Daily News Egypt

Daily News EgyptPresident Al-Sisi receives Egyptian football team upon its arrival from Gabon - Daily News EgyptDaily News EgyptPresident Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi received the Egyptian national football team, upon their arrival from Gabon, at the Cairo International airport. The Egyptian team had participated in the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), where it ranked second. The ...and more »

Afcon 2017: our writers select their highs and lows from the tournament - The Guardian (blog);

Afcon 2017: our writers select their highs and lows from the tournament - The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)Afcon 2017: our writers select their highs and lows from the tournamentThe Guardian (blog)Vincent Aboubakar, Hugo Broos, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Christian Bassogog all played a part in Afcon 2017. Composite: AFP/Getty, Reuters. Africa Cup of Nations 2017 · Sportblog. Afcon 2017: our writers select their highs and lows from the ...and more »

Cameroon: Five Highlights of the Indomitable Lions' Surprise Africa Cup of Nations Victory - Newsweek;

Cameroon: Five Highlights of the Indomitable Lions' Surprise Africa Cup of Nations Victory - Newsweek

NewsweekCameroon: Five Highlights of the Indomitable Lions' Surprise Africa Cup of Nations VictoryNewsweekCameroon were crowned champions of Africa for a fifth time on Sunday evening after overcoming Egypt in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the continent's premier football tournament. The West African team, nicknamed the Indomitable Lions, ...and more »

African Nations Cup concludes with magical final but plenty of questions - ESPN FC (blog);

African Nations Cup concludes with magical final but plenty of questions - ESPN FC (blog)

ESPN FC (blog)African Nations Cup concludes with magical final but plenty of questionsESPN FC (blog)LIBREVILLE, Gabon -- Sport has a habit of forcing you into compromises. When Vincent Aboubakar volleyed in the most dramatic of tournament winners, doing it in the most raw and visceral of football atmospheres at Stade de L'Amitie, few people watching ...and more »

Cameroon Beats Egypt to Win Africa Cup of Nations Final - Voice of America;

Cameroon Beats Egypt to Win Africa Cup of Nations Final - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaCameroon Beats Egypt to Win Africa Cup of Nations FinalVoice of AmericaThousands of Cameroonian football fans celebrated in the streets of the capital Yaounde Sunday, as their 'Lions' lived up to the name to defeat Egypt 2-1 and lift the trophy at this year's Africa Cup of Nations. Fans hit spoons, dishes, drums and blew ...and more »