Algeria Overwhelm Guinea, Reach Afcon Quarters

BY STEVE AYOO  Substitute Adam Ounas rounded off the scoring as Algeria secured a quarterfinal berth at the Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 win over Guinea at the 30 June Stadium in Cairo. A goal either side of half time from Youcef Belaili and Riyad Mahrez had given the 1990

Pen-perfect Madagascar March to Afcon Quarters

BY STEVE AYOO  Marcel Tisserand and Yannick Bolasie missed their spot kicks as the Democratic Republic of Congo were bundled out of the Africa Cup of Nations on post-match penalties by giant killers Madagascar. The two sides battled for a 2-2 draw in normal and extra time, sending the tie to penalties

Egypt Sack Aguirre after Afcon Disaster

BY STEVE AYOO  The Egyptian Football Federation have announced the sacking of manager Javier Aguirre following the shock last 16 exit at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Egypt were knocked out of the tournament they are hosting by an inspired South Africa courtesy of a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch. The Pharaohs

Uganda Part Ways with Coach Desabre

BY STEVE AYOO  Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has announced the termination of head coach Sebastien Desabre's contract just two days after the Cranes were knocked out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Frenchman led Uganda to the knockout stages for the first time since 1978 but they were beaten by

Mutamba Delights in Wazito Return

BY STEVE AYOO  "Delighted to be back home," were the words that Kenya U23 international Pistone Mutamba used to describe his emotions after re-signing for Kenyan Premier League returnees Wazito FC. Wazito have been on a massive shopping spree since confirming their topflight status by winning the 2019 National Super League (NSL)