CAIRO Kenya still have a long, hard road ahead if they are to come anywhere near matching the success they have enjoyed in athletics on the football field, coach Sebastien Migne said on Wednesday.
CAIRO After missing Senegal's opening Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) match against Tanzania, forward Sadio Mane is expected to make his long-awaited first appearance of this year's tournament when they face Algeria in Group C on Thursday.
CAIRO Nigeria's football federation (NFF) says it has received "part of the money" allocated by the government for the national side's participation at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt amid threats of protests by the players.
SUEZ, Egypt Mali produced three stunning goals as they thumped Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania 4-1 on Monday, handing their neighbours a harsh lesson in their first ever match at the finals.
SUEZ, Egypt Angola salvaged a surprise but deserved 1-1 draw against an uninspired Tunisia after Djalma Campos cancelled out a Youssef Msakni penalty in their Africa Cup of Nations opener on Monday.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt Madagascar's Jean Romario Baggio Rakotoarisoa boasts one of the most eye-catching names at the Africa Cup of Nations but all the more remarkable has been the rise of one of the continent's also-rans into a side continuing to upset the odds.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt Africa Cup of Nations debutants Burundi faced Nigeria as equals and were able to show that they had quality, their captain Saido Berahino said after his side went down to narrow 1-0 defeat in their opening match.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt Rank outsiders Madagascar drew 2-2 with Guinea in their first-ever match at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday after taking a shock second-half lead in the second surprise of the day at the tournament.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt Nigeria needed a late goal from substitute Odion Ighalo to claim a 1-0 win over a brave Burundi side playing their first-ever match at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt After an unhappy season with English second tier Stoke City, Saido Berahino is set to make history with Burundi on Saturday as he captains the team known as the Swallows in War on their Africa Cup of Nations debut.