CHAN 2022: Expanded tournament set for unusual format

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced the 2022 finals of its tournament for locally-based players (CHAN) will feature 18 teams instead of 16. Algeria are due to host the African Nations Championships (CHAN) in January, which will now feature an usual format. Caf say the finals will have five groups; three of which will have four nations, while…

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CHAN 2020: Morocco edge Cameroon to set Mali date

Soufiane Rahimi was the two-goal hero for title holders Morocco who produced one of their best displays of the tournament to beat hosts Cameroon 4-0 on Wednesday. This means that Morocco reached the final of the Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). The Atlas Lions kept alive their hopes of retaining the title as they breezed past the Indomitable Lions in…

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CHAN 2020: Mali edge Guinea to reach finals

Mali made it to the final of the TOTAL African Nations Championship in Yaounde after winning 5-4 in a penalty shootout to eliminate Guinea at the tournament in Cameroon. The match between the arch rivals ended goalless after in normal time and extra time. It was substitute striker Mamadou Coulibaly who decided the semi-final tie at the Japoma Stadium in…

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CHAN 2020: Players who gained from the tournament

Like any other tournament, the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) have unveiled several new talents. Several players excelled at the tournament in Cameroon and have already made big gains from their participation. They have already signed lucrative contract with clubs abroad. Four players are counting the benefits of playing in the tournament designed exclusively for home-based players and these are;…

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