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 cruise past Zambia to storm semis

The Atlas Lions of Morocco are through to the semi-final stage of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2020 after a convincing 3-1 win against a 10-man Zambian side on Sunday. Morocco started on a high finding the net within a minute at the Reunification Stadium in Douala, Cameroon. Soufiane Rahimi found space to slot the ball past Zambia’s goalkeeper…

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CHAN 2020: Mali defeats Congo to reach semis

The Eagles of Mali have edged Congo in penalties to storm the semi-final stage at the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2020. After a goalless draw in 120 minutes, Mali were sharper in penalties winning 5-4 in penalties at the Ahmadou Ahidju Stadium in Yaounde. Mali had Mamadou Traore and Mouusa Kyabou miss good scoring opportunities earlier in the game.…

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