Moses gives Nigeria surprise victory in Poland

Chelsea winger Victor Moses won and converted a harshly awarded penalty to give Nigeria a surprise 1-0 win in Poland on Friday in a World Cup warm-up.

Boussoufa: We’re going to Russia to compete

2017 was quite a year for Mbark Boussoufa, one in which the Moroccan international played a big part in his country’s qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and one that ended with him helping Al Jazira of the United Arab Emirates take fourth place at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

2018 World Cup fixtures

2018 World Cup fixtures

01 December 2017

The complete fixture list for the African teams qualified to 2018 World Cup in Russia following Friday's draw in Moscow

Morocco, Tunisia take different paths to World Cup

North African nations Morocco and Tunisia took contrasting routes Saturday as they qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Boutaib, the man of the moment

After four games in the African qualifying competition, Morocco’s chances of making it to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ looked quite remote. The North Africans were a point behind Group C leaders Côte d'Ivoire and just a point ahead of Gabon, whom they were to face in their fifth match. With their...

Ivorians sink Mali with spirited first half display

Cote d’Ivoire came from behind to beat Mali 3-1 on Saturday in Bouake and move to the top of Group C

Gabon, Morocco in Franceville stalemate

A determined performance from Morocco was enough to hold Gabon to a barren draw in their Group C opener on Sunday in Franceville

Morocco make World Cup history

Although Morocco were not the first African country to qualify for the FIFA World Cup™ – North African rivals Egypt have that honour – the Atlas Lions are this summer celebrating their own place in the record books. It was 30 years ago today that the Moroccans beat Portugal 3-1 to become the first A...

Frenchman Renard named Morocco coach

Frenchman Herve Renard, who was sacked by French club Lille earlier this season, was named coach of Morocco on Tuesday.

Algeria hit seven as African big guns qualify

Seven-goal Algeria led the way Tuesday as 18 of the top-20 ranked African national teams reached the group stage of 2018 World Cup qualifying.