Msakni inspires Tunisia as Algeria squeeze past Togo

Tunisia captain Youssef Msakni led by example by squaring Taha Khenissi to score the only goal as the Carthage Eagles overcame Egypt in their Group J Day One clash on Saturday in Tunis

Kone: I don’t see myself as a hero

There are better-known Togolese players than Francis Kone, though none who have earned more recognition than he in recent times. Messages of gratitude have been coming his way in great number since 25 February, when the forward saved the life of a fellow player on the field of play, a truly extraord...

DR Congo fires three past Togo to win the group

DR Congo secured their place as Group C winners after defeating Togo 3-1 in Port-Gentil on Tuesday. A first half goal from the tournament's top scorer Junior Kabanaga, and two further second half goals from Firmin Mubele Ndombe and substitute Paul Mpoku ensured Florent Ibenge's side victory, with su...

Adebayor inspiring Togo on and off the field

While undoubtedly in the twilight of his career, Emmanuel Adebayor showed in Togo's opening two games at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations the attributes that once made him one of the continent's top players.

Pre-match quotes: Togo vs DR Congo

Claude Le Roy (Head Coach, Togo) This is our last chance and there are many calculations. We have to win first and wait for the result of the other match, Morocco vs Cote d'Ivoire. Our focus is to win, and see what happens. We worked very well and what we need now is to play as a solid group and tr...

Hosts face decisive Cameroon date

Veteran Gabon goalkeeper Didier Ovono has called for the country to unite behind the team as they face the prospect of having to beat Cameroon on Sunday to stay in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Morocco battle back to beat Togo

Herve Renard's Morocco came roaring back from behind to beat Togo 3-1 in Oyem on Friday and breathe life into their Africa Cup of Nations bid

Champions Ivory Coast disappoint in Togo draw

Ivory Coast made a disappointing start to their Africa Cup of Nations title defence Monday when held 0-0 by lowest Group C seeds Togo in Gabonese town Oyem.