Egypt Suffer Shock Afcon Elimination

BY STEVE AYOO  Hosts Egypt have been tossed out of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after losing1-0 to South Africa in their last 16 clash in Cairo. Thembinkosi Lorch calmly netted from a swift counterattack with just five minutes to go to give the Bafana Bafana a stunning but quite deserved

Nigeria Knock Out Afcon Holders Cameroon

BY STEVE AYOO  Odion Ighalo netted twice to guide Nigeria to a 3-2 win over Africa Cup of Nations title holders Cameroon in Alexandria. The Shanghai Shenhua striker, who finished the qualifiers as the top scorer, scored the opener and then the equalizer after the Indomitable Lions had rallied to take a

Wanyama Welcomes Samatta to Premier League

BY STEVE AYOO  Kenya and neighbors Tanzania suffered elimination from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on the same evening but both sides must have harvested vital lessons that will prove crucial to their future involvements in the bieneal competition. Drawn in the same group, the two, predictably, became the whipping boys

Afcon 2019: Egypt vs South Africa Preview

BY STEVE AYOO  Egypt boss Javier Aguirre believes that nothing will stop star striker Mo Salah from winning the Ballon d'Or should he lead the Pharaoh to Africa Cup of Nations glory. Salah has scored twice so far in the competition, his goals against DR Congo and Uganda seeing the hosts get

Afcon 2019: Nigeria vs Cameroon Preview

BY STEVE AYOO  Nigeria boss Gernot Rohr says he will not gamble with his team selection any more after the shocking defeat his changed lineup suffered against 2019 Africa Cup of Nations surprising package Madagascar. Nigeria were stunned 2-0 in their final Group B match after the boss rung changes, the defeat