AFCON 2021: Cameroon tops group A with seven points

Hosts Cameroon cemented top spot in Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-1 draw with Cape Verde. The Indomitable Lions took the lead when captain Vincent Aboubakar drilled home his fifth goal of the tournament after 39 minutes. Cape Verde equalised eight minutes after the break as half-time substitute Garry Rodrigues stylishly flicked home. Aboubakar should…

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Afcon 2021: Osimhen, Dennis pull out of Nigeria squad

Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed four players, including Victor Osimhen and Emmanuel Dennis will not be available to play at the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021. Besides Napoli’s Osimhen and Watford’s Dennis, Cyprus based Abdullahi Shehu, and Scotland’s Rangers’ Leon Balogun were also ruled out of the country’s squad heading to the 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations.…

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Afcon will go on as planned – Motsepe

The president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf), Patrice Motsepe, has reiterated that the delayed Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) will go ahead as planned. Motsepe was speaking with less than three weeks until the tournament kicks off as he visited Yaounde’s Olembe Stadium, which will host the opening match on 9 January. His comments came as speculation persists…

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