Kidiaba - the oldest, Abogo the youngest

TP Mazembe and DR Congo goalie, Robert Muteba Kidiaba is the oldest player at the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015. The veteran will celebrate his 39th birthday on 1 February 2015.

Indigenous coaches largely in minority

Never have there been a low number of indigenous coaches at the final tournament of the Africa Cup of Nations since 1996.

Mbasogo poised for successful tournament

Equatorial Guinea President, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, has affirmed he would personally pay for 40,000 seats to offer to the poorest supporters throughout AFCON-2015, urging the very rich to do same.

Slim Aloulou has departed

Slim Aloulou has departed

15 January 2015

African Football has lost one of its illustrious servants in the person of Tunisia-born Slim Aloulou, who passed away on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 in Tunis. A lawyer by profession, he had been Governor of Kairouan Province prior to dedicating a great part of his life to football.

Toure out to prove status as Africa's best

One of the few survivors of the Ivory Coast's feted golden generation, this year's Africa Cup of Nations may well be the last chance for Yaya Toure to finally win a major international trophy.With the great Didier Drogba and Didier Zokora having retired from the international game since last year's ...

Gyan leads Ghana in search of fifth Africa Cup

Skipper Asamoah Gyan once again leads a youthful Ghana side in quest of a fifth Africa Cup of Nations title but first in over four decades starting in Equatorial Guinea on Saturday.Ghana's all-time top scorer was one of a handful of experienced campaigners when the Black Stars were pipped by Egypt i...

Accreditation for Final Tournament of African U-17 Championship Niger 2015

The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) announces that the media accreditation process for the final tournament of the AFRICAN U-17 CHAMPIONSHIP NIGER 2015 opens from Monday,, 12 January 2015 to Thursday, 5 February 2015.

Ivory Coast defeat Nigeria in CAN warm-up

The Ivory Coast defeated outgoing champions Nigeria 1-0 on Sunday in an Africa Cup of Nations warm-up in Abu Dhabi. Former Chelsea and Lille striker Salomon Kalou grabbed the only goal of the match on 83 minutes following good buildup play from Cheick Tiote.

Injury-hit South Africa call up Gcaba

South Africa have called up Ayanda Gcaba to replace injured Patrick Phungwayo in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations squad. A knee injury that failed to heal during a training camp in Gabon ruled out left-back Phungwayo from former African champions Orlando Pirates.

Orange AFCON 2015: Sale of tickets

The sale of tickets for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015 has been launched.