Blog Posts - African Cup Of Nations



Are our opponents affected by Africa Cup of Nations in January?

Graphic from The SunThe 2017 Africa Cup of Nations is to be held in Gabon between 14 January – 5 February 2017. We will not be losing any players and our fixtures including preparation and recovery time for players may not make a significant differ...

AFCON 2017: Togo v. Djibouti preview

4th September 2016 AFCON Qualifier Stade de Kegue, Lome, Togo Togo v. Djibouti Djibouti’s final qualifier for the Africa Cup of Nations sees them travel to Lome to face a Togo side that are still very much in with a shout of qualification. That is...
by The Worst In The World on Aug 31, 2016

AFCON Qualifier: Djibouti 0-3 Tunisia

3rd June 2016 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier Stade du Ville, Djibouti City, Djibouti Djibouti 0-3 Tunisia Djibouti rounded off what has been something of a miserable season for their national football team with a three goal defeat at home to the gen...
by The Worst In The World on Jun 10, 2016

AFCON Qualifier: Liberia 5-0 Djibouti

29th March 2016 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier Antoinette Tubman Stadium, Monrovia, Liberia Liberia 5-0 Djibouti A second half hat-trick from Liberian forward William Jebor added to the two goal lead they already held at half-time heaped more misery...
by The Worst In The World on Apr 1, 2016

AFCON Qualifier: Djibouti 0-1 Liberia

26th March 2016 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier Stade du Ville, Djibouti City, Djibouti Djibouti 0-1 Liberia The third group match for Djibouti in African Cup of Nations qualification offered slim hopes of a positive, or indeed neutral, result for Dj...
by The Worst In The World on Mar 29, 2016

African Cup of Nations Qualifying: Djibouti double header

After the disappointing performance, albeit predictably so, of Djibouti at the CECAFA Cup late last year, the Red Sea Camels will be back in action again next week in the qualifying group stage of the African Cup of Nations with home and away clashes...
by The Worst In The World on Mar 17, 2016

Djibouti: Worst in the World once again

With the removal from the rankings calculations of Djibouti’s last positive result, now over four years old, the tiny African nation on the Horn of Africa have succumbed to the inevitable and returned to the foot of the FIFA world rankings. It is a...
by The Worst In The World on Nov 9, 2015

Swansea riled by Ivory Coast’s Wilfried Bony tweet

Premier League side Swansea City have hit out at the Ivory Coast Football Federation after declaring Wilfried Bony had completed his move to Manchester City before everything was finalised. The Welsh outfit’s star striker is currently on internatio...
by Tibs News on Jan 15, 2015

Four galore for Yaya Toure

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been crowned the Confederation of African Football’s African Footballer of the Year for the fourth time in successive years. The 31 year-old powerhouse becomes the first footballer to be awarded the honour...
by Tibs News on Jan 9, 2015

Is Wilfried the answer?

For me, Wilfried sounds like a butler’s name. So it may seem to Manchester City as the Premier League champions are looking at Wilfried Bony as the solution to many of the Citizens’ striking demands. This afternoon it was understood that City had...
by Tibs News on Jan 8, 2015

Asamoah Gyan: What he said, really meant and definitely didn’t

"We want to prove to people it is not about the money. We are just here to die for the nation as we’re Ghanaians. We are just playing with our hearts and make sure we die for the nation. So far, the players are happy with the money and everything...
by Make Time For Sports on Jan 5, 2015

Asamoah Gyan: What he said, really meant and definitely didn’t

"We want to prove to people it is not about the money. We are just here to die for the nation as we’re Ghanaians. We are just playing with our hearts and make sure we die for the nation. So far, the players are happy with the money and everything...
by Make Time For Sports on Jan 5, 2015

African Cup of Nations and AFC Asian Cup

As we get we approach the middle of December, many Fantasy Premier League managers will be starting to think about their winter Wildcard. But also just for general transfers, it’s important to know that there are two international cup competiti...
by Fantasy Premier League Tips on Dec 9, 2014

Algeria and Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations group of death

Group C has been labelled the ‘Group of Death’ after the continent’s highest-ranked side Algeria face Ghana, Senegal and South Africa. The 2015 competition is going to be held in Equatorial Guinea after the Confederation of African Football (CA...
by Tibs News on Dec 4, 2014

Morocco out of Africa, no Barça for Pep & Blatter's loose tongue

*Morocco's national team has been banned from January's 2015 African Nations Cup after their confederation withdrew last month from hosting the tournament in the light of the Ebola epidemic.The African Confederation have punished one of the...
by Soccerphile Blog on Nov 11, 2014

Nigeria’s Super Eagles wins the African Cup Of Nations (AFCON) 2013 – beat Burkina Faso – first win in 19 years

Nigeria African champions for the third time in its history, with a view to including in Burkina .

Nigeria achieved the title of the African Cup of Nations 2013, winning 1-0 in the final game against Burkina Faso on Sunday evening.   The goal came Super Eagles won the title by including in the forty minute. After an absence of 19 y...

2013 Afcon Live Streaming Free, African Cup of Nations

African football back on the 19th to get in the international limelight with the beginning of the CAN 2013, which will play the opening match which selections from South Africa and Cape Verde.Everything is ready for CAN 2013 which will be played in S...

Blue Sharks the toast of Africa

African soccer was all the rage on Sunday as the final round of qualifiers took place for next year's African Cup of Nations.Cape Verde sensationally knocked Cameroon out to qualify for their first ever ACN finals, prompting wild celebratio...
by Soccerphile Blog on Oct 15, 2012

Countdown to Africa Cup of Nations 2013

With less than a hundred days to go before the kick-off of the 2013 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa, the Gauteng provincial government has called on locals to get behind the tournament. The biennial competition will be staged in five S...


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