FIFA President Sepp Blatter and CAF chief Issa Hayatou accused western media on Saturday of dramatising the crowd violence which marred the Afcon semifinal between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea.
This weekend’s African Nations Cup quarterfinals have been moved away from the small Equatorial Guinea towns of Ebebiyin and Mongomo due to concerns over the pitches.
The smallest country to ever qualify for the African Nations Cup ifnals are setting their sights on at least repeating their shock quarterfinal place of two years ago.
Yassine Chikhaoui’s glancing header three minutes from time secured Tunisia a 2-1 win over Zambia
Ivory Coast were firm favourites for each of the last four African Nations Cups but fell short every time and are likely to enjoy going in somewhat under the radar on this occasion
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Defending Champions Zambia must win their last group game against Burkina Faso in Nelspruit today to stand any chance of reaching the Africa Nations Cup quarter-finals.
Ghana outclassed Niger 3-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup as Group B winners on Monday to set up a last eight clash with Cape Verde Islands.
Group B favourites Ghana take on Niger in Port Elizabeth tonight.