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Nominees for all Caf 2019 Awards revealed — full list

The 2019 Caf Awards will hold on January 7, 2019 in Hurghada, Egypt with the Confederation of African Football announcing the nominees on Sunday.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has finally react to his first goal for Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi, Francis Uzoho shortlisted for 2019 Caf best XI

Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Francis Uzoho have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caf best XI.
Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez opts out of Algeria’s AFCON qualifier against Botswana

Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez has pulled out of Algeria's trip to Botswana due to family reasons.
Ismael Bennacer

AC Milan sign Algeria’s Africa Cup star Ismael Bennacer

AC Milan on Sunday announced the signing of French-born Algerian midfielder Ismael Bennacer, named player of the tournament at the recently concluded Africa Cup of Nations won by the North African side.
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has glowingly hailed his players’ hard work that ensured that they won their second Africa Cup of Nations trophy after 29 year hiatus.

Djamel Belmadi hails Algeria players for ‘extraordinary, historic’ second Afcon title feat

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has glowingly hailed his players’ hard work that ensured that they won their second Africa Cup of Nations trophy after 29 year hiatus.
A second minute goal by Baghdad Bounedjah has won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations for Algeria in Cairo.

Algeria sink Senegal to claim second Africa Cup of Nations

Bounedjah cut in from the left after kick-off and hit a shot that took a deflection off a sliding Salif Sane.
Djamel Benlamri and Aissa Mandi of Algeria celebrates teammates goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Why Super Eagles lost semi-finals tie to Algeria

A last-gasp goal from Riyad Mahrez helped Algeria qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final match after defeating Nigeria 2-1 at Cairo International Stadium on Sunday night.
Super Eagles’ Samuel Chukwueze has stressed that they are battle ready to face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final tie in Cairo.

Football enthusiasts tip Nigeria for final, say experience will count for Super Eagles against...

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon semi-final clash: How history favours Nigeria – experts

Many football experts and fans on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) previews the crunchy tie between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and North African giants Algeria.

Afcon: Can Super Eagles soar above high-flying Algeria?

As the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) reaches its semi-finals stage, there are already upsets and slip ups.
Mady Camara of Guinea challenged by Riyad Mahrez of Algeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals last 16 match between Algeria and Guinea at 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 07 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Youcef Belaili, Riyad Mahrez star as Algeria outclass Guinea

Superbly-taken goals from Youcef Belaili and Riyad Mahrez set Algeria on the way to a comfortable 3-0 win over Guinea as they reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals on Sunday.
Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is eager to welcome Sadio Mane into the squad after he missed their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game against Tanzania on Sunday.

Premier League stars Riyad Mahrez, Sadio Mane renew rivalry at Afcon

Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane resume an English Premier League rivalry Thursday on a different stage when Algeria and Senegal clash at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Michael Olunga

Afcon: Kenya will not give up and must beat Tanzania – Michael Olunga

Kenyan striker Michael Olunga has taken to his verified Facebook page to delivered a strong message to Harambee Stars' fans that he will 'fight to the end' during Afcon 2019.

Afcon: Kenya coach targets win against Tanzania

Kenyan coach Sebastien Migne is confident that Kenya can register their first win at the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they face Tanzania on Thursday.
Kenya coach Sebastien Migne has admitted that his side were afraid to take the battle to Algeria during their Group C opener on Sunday night.

Afcon: Kenya can claim first win against Tanzania – Sebastien Migne

Kenyan coach Sebastien Migne is confident that Kenya can register their first win at the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they face Tanzania on Thursday.
Youcef Atal of Algeria tackles Masika Ayub of Kenya during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals football match between Algeria and Kenya at 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 23 June 2019. ©Gavin Barker-BackpagePix

Afcon: Riyad Mahrez scores as Algeria enjoy 2-0 win over Kenya

Riyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya as they opened their Africa Cup of Nations finals campaign on Sunday in Cairo.
Senegal forward Sadio Mane has hit out at the poor state of the pitch of Stade Lat Dior after Saturday’s Group A 2-0 win over Madagascar.

AFCON: No Sadio Mane, no problem – Senegal coach

Powerful Senegal will launch their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Tanzania in Cairo Sunday without Liverpool star Sadio Mane, but coach Aliou Cisse is unconcerned.
Djamel Belmadi

Djamel Belmadi announces Algeria’s final AFCON squad

Algerian Football Federation has named the final 23-man squad for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

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