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Ivory Coast Stun Nigeria To Win AFCON

Hosts Ivory Coast were crowned African champions after coming from behind to complete a fairy tale 2-1 win in the final of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations in Abidjan.  Unsung hero Franck Kessié and poster boy Sebastien Haller were the goalscorers for the Elephants, after Super Eagles captain William Troost-Ekong...

Ivory Coast Aims To Have Beautiful AFCON Conclusion

The Africa Cup of Nations has provided plenty of drama, and exciting moments, and the curtain will finally come down when host nations Ivory Coast face Nigeria at Olympique Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan on Sunday (22:00).   It will be a repeat of the second Group A match between...

Peseiro Hails Osimhen Efforts

Ahead of Sunday night's AFCON final against hosts Ivory Coast, Nigerian coach Jose Peseiro has hailed the overall effort of their talisman Victor Osimhen. While the Napoli striker has scored only one goal this season, he is the player who has attempted the most shots at this year's Africa Cup...

DR Congo Clash To Be Bafana’s 50th AFCON Game

When Bafana Bafana square off against DR Congo in the Africa Cup of Nations bronze medal match at Félix Houphouët-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan on Saturday (22:00), it will be the nation’s half-century game in the biennial tournament.  Bafana have played in 49 matches at the AFCON, winning their first game...

10-Man Ivory Coast Dramatically Dump Mali Out Of AFCON

Ten-man Ivory Coast came from behind to defeat Mali 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash at stade de la Paix on Saturday evening. The hosts trailed 1-0 after 70 minutes, which were heavily dominated by Mali with Simon Adingra levelling in injury-time to take the match...

Champions Senegal Knocked Out Of AFCON

Defending champions Senegal were knocked out of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations after losing 5-4 on penalties to hosts Ivory Coast. The two African giants Ivory Coast and Senegal faced each other for a place in the quarter-finals. The defending champions started the match with an early goal inside...

Nigeria Advance, Eq. Guinea Stun Ivorians

Equatorial Guinea hammered hosts Ivory Coast to top the group, and Nigeria also won to advance in second - but the hosts's future is in the balance as Group A wrapped up in Abidjan, at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations. In the final games of Group A in Abidjan,...

Etafia Impressed By Nwabali In Goals For Nigeria

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Greg Etafia says his compatriot Stanley Nwabali has all the tools to succeed and play abroad after he starred for the Super Eagles in their victory against host nation Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations Group A match on Thursday.   However, he said it...

Nigeria Beat Ivory Coast In Powerful AFCON Clash

William Troost-Ekong's powerful penalty in the second half was decisive as Nigeria beat hosts Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations second Group A match at Olympique Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan on Thursday afternoon.    The former Udinese defender’s slam spot-kick that hugely relieved Nigeria came after top...

Nwabali Sends Warning To Ivory Coast Ahead Of AFCON Clash

Nigeria goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali has warned Ivory Coast that just because they are hosting the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) doesn’t mean they will win all their matches. The two former African champions meet in their second Group A match on Thursday evening in Abidjan with the Super Eagles needing...
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