John Obi Mikel heads Nigeria's Africa Cup squad

Nigeria have included former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel in their 25-man provisional squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations.

CHAN - Eswatini upbeat about chances in Malawi reverse

Eswatini coach Kostadin Papic has kept faith with the same for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2020 qualifier South Zone first round second leg away to Malawi in Blantyre on Saturday.

AFCON - Kenya coach Migne names provisional squad

Kenya head coach Sebastien Migne has named a provisional squad of 30 players for the Total Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019, maintaining a huge chunk of the squad that helped the Harambee Stars qualify for the for the first time in 15 years.

Morocco - Renard banking on World Cup experience for Atlas Lions

Frenchman Herve Renard still ranks as they first coach in African history to win the Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with two different teams. Renard produced one of the most scintillating results ever leading Zambia to the 2012 crown with a penalty shoot-out victory over Cote d’Ivoire.

 Yaya Touré denies his retirement

Coup de théâtre dans le football ivoirien ! L’ancien capitaine des Éléphants (102 sélections), Yaya Touré, dément toute retraite sportive. A 35 ans, le joueur qui a fait les beaux jours de Manchester City a réagi sur Twitter aux propos de son ancien agent, Dimitri Seluk.

Burundi – Niyungeko counting on Berahino, Bigirimana

Burundi will be making their debut at the Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt and head coach Oliver Niyungeko has paid glowing tribute to the duo of Saido Berahino and Gael Bigirimana for the influence they had on their teammates in the process.

Guinea - Exploits of 2013 drives Put for Guinea chances

Belgium-born Paul Put oversaw Burkina Faso qualify for their first ever Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final in 2013, losing 1-0 to Nigeria’s Super Eagles with a Sunday Mba goal 40 minutes into the game in Johannesburg.

African trio share Premier League Golden Boot

The race to be crowned the English Premier League's leading scorer this season ended in a three-way tie on Sunday as the African trio of Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah shared the Golden Boot.

Total AFCON U-23: Rescheduling of Third Round matches

The third and final round matches of the Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 qualifiers has been rescheduled for between 2 and 10 September 2019, instead of the previously announced 3-11 June 2019.


Cairo, Egypt, May 13, 2019. International tire manufacturer Continental today announced that its Tire Division is to be Official Sponsor of the Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) until 2023,