CAF won't change venues for AFCON quarter-final matches - GhanaWeb

Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced that there will be no venue changes for the upcoming quarterfinals that commence tomorrow in Franceville and Libreville. Speaking to the media, Caf Media Officer Junior Binyam dismissed any talk of ...

No change in AFCON venues despite pitch complaints - africanews

The Confederation of African Football says all Quarter Final games of the ongoing Africa cup of Nations will go on as planned despite silent concerns over poor quality of the pitches. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads · inRead invented ...

Afcon 2017: No proof pitches have caused injuries - Caf - BBC News

The Confederation of African Football has rejected claims that the poor pitches at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon have led to player injuries. Ghana boss Avram Grant insisted "five injuries have been down to the pitch". Of the four pitches used ...

Comment : African coaches still in the shadows of the AFCON - Pulse.com.gh

African coaches have not really held their own when it comes to the Africa Cup of Nations, but having none in the semi-finals of this year's tournament represents a new low. Published: 30.01.2017; Emmanuel Ayamga. Print; eMail ...

Asky transports national football delegations for the AFCON 2017 - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

(ASKY ) - ASKY, your Pan-African Airline with its wide network of destinations in West and Central Africa, is pleased to have been selected by several national football federations to transport delegations to Gabon for the African Cup of Nations 2017 ...

Poor pitches dent AFCON 2017 glamour - BusinessDay

The much anticipated glamour and excitement that come from every African Nations Cup tournaments is fading off at the ongoing 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. The relatively high number of injuries at this year's Cup of Nations finals has left ...

Odegbami: Afcon 2017 – Something Missing! - Complete Sports Nigeria

There is something missing at Afcon 2017. I can't seem to put my finger on it. Is it the psychological depression of not being a part of the party in Gabon that is personally depressing me, or what? For whatever reason I have not been as excited about ...

Egypt favourites to take 2017 Africa Cup of Nations - Ghanasoccernet.com

So how many real football lovers are watching the African Cup of Nations tournament? The times are great for easy viewing and everything is on SABC which is nice – makes a change from delving into DSTV or, worse, driving around, trying to find a ...

Footballers' crazy hairstyles set Afcon on fire - The Standard (press release)

Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrives for a training session in Libreville on January 20, 2017 during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon. / AFP PHOTO /. When it comes to making certain statements, sports ...

Broos: We changed Cameroon's mentality - FIFA.com

Very few football observers expected Cameroon to shine at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, currently taking place in Gabon, due to the numerous absences that the former continental champions have had to contend with. To make matters worse for the ...

Fans make easy money on AFCON tournament - Myjoyonline.com

The knockout stage of this year's Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) may well be the most exciting of recent years. The group stages have already seen some shock outcomes as many team pundits who were expecting easy wins found themselves losing or ...

The players flying under the Afcon radar - SuperSport

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations is switching gears as the group stages have been concluded and the knockout phase is upon us from this weekend. Despite a stuttering start, the tournament has now lit up with an avalanche of goals and impressive football ...

Gabon 2017: Senegal, Egypt ahead of the pack - Guardian

Two teams roll out into the knock-out stage of the 31st edition of Afcon slightly ahead of the rest pack. They have both arrived as the favourites using different routes. Senegal has been dominant and full of swag from day one. Cisse's men have been so ...

Five stars of the Cup of Nations group phase - Vanguard

In a disappointing campaign for the hosts, the performances of Bouanga stood out. The 22-year-old French-born winger, whose father is from Gabon, set up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's goal in the opening draw with Guinea-Bissau. He was the main source ...

Five star players from the group stage of the Cup of Nations - AS English

Following the conclusion of the group stage at the Africa Cup of Nations, we single out five players who have made their mark on the competition so far. 0. AFP ACTUALIZADO: 26 January 2017 17:58h CET. Burkina Faso vs Egypt. Following the conclusion of ...

Africa Cup of Nations last-eight preview: Favourites give way to upstart hopefuls - The National

The hosts, Gabon, are out, as are the holders, Ivory Coast, and a star-studded Algeria. As the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) enters the last-eight stage this weekend, a pair of the contenders, Senegal and Burkina Faso, harbour genuine hopes of putting ...

Top five players in 2017 African Nations Cup group stage - Ahram Online

A last-minute call-up by coach Florent Ibenge, Junior Kabananga turned out to be DR Congo's deadliest weapon in Gabon. The Astana striker, who has been deployed on the left wing - not his favorite position - scored three goals and provided one assist ...

Record-winners Egypt emerge from slow start as Africa Cup of Nations contenders - Times LIVE

Egypt's forward Mohamed Salah (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Egypt and Ghana in Port-Gentil on January 25, 2017. Image by: Justin TALLIS / AFP ...

Five flops of the Cup of Nations group phase - iAfrica.com

Gabon's Lloyd Palun (C) vies for the ball with Niger's Daouda Kamilou (L) and Olivier Bonnes. AFP PHOTO. AFP Sport looks at the biggest flops of the Africa Cup of Nations so far after the conclusion of the group stage in Gabon. PIERRE-EMERICK ...

AFCON 2017: Which Premier League players have returned and who are still in Gabon? - SkySports

With the Africa Cup of Nations now at the quarter-final stage and a number of nations having exited the tournament, some Premier League clubs have welcomed back their players, but others will have to wait just a little bit longer to see their star men ...