AFCON 2021: Equatorial Guinea shock Mali to reach quarterfinals

Goalkeeper Jesus Owono was Equatorial Guinea’s hero as they shocked Mali in a penalty shootout to reach the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations. Owono, 20, saved twice in the shootout to help them go through 6-5 on spot-kicks after a 0-0 draw. Initially, the referee indicated the decisive save from Falaye Sacko’s effort needed to be retaken, but…

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Gabon register win against Comoros in opening match

A lone goal by Aaron Salem Boupendza was enough to help Gabon defeat Comoros in the second Group C match of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2021 played on Monday evening. Gabon who played the match without their usual star skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made their intentions known from the start of the match at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in…

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Afcon 2021 to be broadcast in over 150 countries

The stage is set for the 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations and the world is tuning in as a record number of global broadcasters prepare to beam the African continent’s showpiece football tournament from Cameroon to millions of fans in 157 countries. Africa’s star footballers have been setting the world’s football stadiums alight and their popularity and talent has…

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