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Wydad Player Passes Away Ahead Of Downs Clash

Wydad Athletic Club have suffered a tragedy ahead of their African Football League final against Mamelodi Sundowns, as left-back Oussama Falouh sadly passed away. Falouh, 24, joined the Moroccan giants from Ligue 1 side Angers in the recent transfer window, but was yet to make an official appearance for his...

SAFA Praise Gomes For AFCON & Salah Incident

SAFA Head of Referees Abdul Ebrahim has praised the performances of Victor Gomes and Zakhele Siwela at the African Cup of Nations, saying Gomes handled the situation with Mohamed Salah perfectly. The PSL match official and his South African assistant referee, along with Souru Phatsoane of Lesotho were in charge...

Bucs Star Among Top Goalscorers At AFCON

Orlando Pirates striker Gabadinho Mhango has finished in joint-third spot among the top goalscorers at the African Cup of Nations, where he’s even scored more goals than Mohamed Salah. The Malawi forward netted all three goals for the Flames during the tournament, helping them to reach the knockout stages for...

Gabaski Reveals What Salah & Mane Told Him

Egypt goalkeeper Gabaski has revealed what Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane said to him before the latter missed in his penalty in Sunday’s African Cup of Nations final. The Pharaohs shot stopper was named Man of the Match in the AFCON final despite his side losing 4-2 on penalties to...

CAF Announce AFCON 2021 Team of the Tournament

CAF have announced the Team of the Tournament of the 2021 African Cup of Nations. The tournament ended on Sunday evening with Senegal lifting their first ever AFCON title after beating Egypt 4-2 on penalties, with the match remaining goalless after 120 minutes. As a consequence, Senegal had four players in...

Gomes Opens Up On Salah Encounter In AFCON Final

South African referee Victor Gomes went viral on social media after his gesture to Mohamed Salah in the African Cup of Nations final and the match official has opened up on his encounter with Egypt and Liverpool superstar. The PSL referee along with South African assistant Zakhele Ziwela and second...

Ncobo On Gomes-Salah Incident

Former FIFA referee Ace Ncobo has commented the incident that saw South African referee Victor Gomes offer Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah his whistle and card during Sunday’s African Cup of Nations final. The incident happened towards the end of the first half of AFCON final, which Senegal won on penalties...

Malo – Burkina Faso Not Pretenders To AFCON Throne

By Velile Mnyandu in Yaoundé, Cameroon Burkina Faso head coach Kamou Malo says they are not at the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to make up the numbers but to also compete and win the title.  Sitting in front of a packed press conference room at the Ahmadou Hindjo stadium,...

Ndiaye In The Spotlight Again

The referee who made headlines in Bafana Bafana’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Ghana, has once again been in the spotlight after allegedly pushing a player at the African Cup of Nations. Maguette Ndiaye found himself in hot water after his officiating in the Bafana-Ghana was questioned by the South...

AFCON 2021 Semi-Finals Confirmed

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final ties have been confirmed with two mouth-watering ties set for this week ahead. Senegal booked their place in the last-four with a convincing 3-1 win over the plucky Equatorial Guinea side that knocked out Algeria and Mali en route to the last-eight tie...

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