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Gabon to host 2017 AFCON

April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gabon have been chosen as the hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations ahead of Ghana and Algeria. The Confederation of African Football executive committee announced on Wednesday after a meeting in Cairo. It...

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Morocco make AFCON return

April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Morocco will be aloud to return to qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations an appeal has heard. The Maghreb nation had been banned from the next two editions of the AFCON tournament, after refusing...

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Tunisia avoid AFCON ban

March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tunisia have avoided being banned from the next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017. The Tunisian Football Federation unsuccessfully appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against their £34,000 fine, but...

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Mali part company with Kasperczak

March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mali have decided against renewing the contract of Polish coach Henryk Kasperczak following the Eagles poor outing at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Mali Football Federation said that after a meeting with the 68-year-old...

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Senegal appoint Cissé as new coach

March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former Senegal international Aliou Cissé has been appointed as the coach of the Senegal national team succeeding Frenchman Alain Giresse. Sources close to Africa Football Shop confirm the former Birmingham City midfielder will sign a...

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Ivory Coast keeper Copa Barry retires

March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ivory Coast keeper Boubacar Copa Barry has announced his retirement from international football following The Elephants Africa Cup of Nations triumph. Barry was the hero of the final against Ghana in Equatorial Guinea saving two...

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Tiote Newcastle days over?

February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cheick Tiote’s days as a Newcastle United player may be over, as the midfielder is ruled out for the remainder of the season. Toon caretaker boss John Carver has confirmed to the Daily Mail that the...

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Valcke: AFCON 2023 to be held in June

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has confirmed that The Africa Cup of Nations 2023 in Guinea will be moved from January to June. The change comes after FIFA’s task-force recommended the World Cup in Qatar...

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Zakuani: We let them down

February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Peterborough United defender Gabriel Zakuani has apologised for letting down former manager Darren Ferguson. The fans’ favourite spoke out on Twitter 24 hours after the long-term boss was dismissed, following a 3-0 defeat at local...

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Toure committing to City for life?

February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Yaya Toure eyes a Director of Football role with Manchester City once his playing days come to an end at the Etihad. That was the words of his agent Dimitri Seluk, who spoke exclusively to The...

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