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Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named his final 27-man squad for friendly games against Burkina Faso and Niger in September.

Morocco coach trims squad for Burkina Faso and Niger friendlies

Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named his final 27-man squad for friendly games against Burkina Faso and Niger in September.
New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.

New Morocco coach names 46 players in Atlas Lions squad

New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.
Vahid Halilhodzic

Vahid Halilhodzic named as new coach of Morocco

Former Japan boss Vahid Halilhodzic was named as the new coach of Morocco on Thursday, his third job with an African nation.
The South Africa Football Association (Safa) has revealed a decision is yet to be made on the future of Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter.

Afcon: Stuart Baxter quits as South Africa coach

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has resigned, saying it is the right time to move on with a new cycle of Africa Cup of Nations and World Cup qualifiers ahead.
Herve Renard

Herve Renard named Saudi Arabia coach

Saudi Arabia have appointed former Morocco boss Herve Renard as head coach.
Laurent Blanc

Morocco turn to 1998 World Cup winner after Rohr snub

Morocco Football Federation have turned their attention to 1988 French World Cup winner Laurent Blanc for the vacant managerial position after Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr snubbed North Africa nations.
Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr denies contact with Morocco, Gabon

Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr has said he was focussed on seeing off his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) even as he dismissed as mere speculations report linking him to Morocco and Gabon national team jobs.
Herve Renard

Mustapha Hadji blames Herve Renard for Morocco’s AFCON failure

Morocco football legend Mustapha Hadji has blamed head coach Herve Renard for the team’s failure at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Afcon: Wilfried Bony shifts focus to ‘difficult’ Morocco after South Africa win

Wilfried Bony has refused to dwell on Cote d’Ivoire’s victory over South Africa as he turns his attention to the clash against Morocco.
Franck Kessie says he accepts criticism of his display against South Africa, as it is part of playing for a 'big club' in Serie A.

Afcon: Cote d’Ivoire’s Franck Kessie accepts criticism after South Africa display

Franck Kessie says he accepts criticism of his display against South Africa, as it is part of playing for a 'big club' in Serie A.
Nordin Amrabat of Morocco challenged by Petrus Shitembi of Namibia during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals match between Morocco and Namibia at Training at Al-Salaam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 23 June 2019. ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Morocco sneaks past Namibia 1-0

Namibian Itamunua Keimuine headed an 89th-minute Hakim Ziyech free-kick into his own net to gift Morocco a 1-0 victory on Sunday in the opening Africa Cup of Nations Group D match.
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.
Mohamed Salah’s introduction played a major role in Egypt defeating Guinea 3-1 in Alexandria in their final friendly before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.

AFCON: Fit and firing Mo Salah carries hopes of hosts Egypt

Ahead of Liverpool's Champions League final victory over Tottenham, Mohamed Salah, glanced at a photograph to draw up pain and fuel his already burning desire
Morocco coach Herve Renard

Morocco coach Herve Renard denies meeting with Lyon

Morocco coach Herve Renard has responded to reports about a potential move to Lyon.
Denmark-based striker Paul Onuachu fired home from outside the box to score the only goal of the game.

Super Eagles score ‘fastest’ goal to beat Egypt in friendly

Nigeria beat Egypt in a friendly thanks to a goal scored inside 10 seconds in Asaba on Tuesday.
Super Eagles’ Ahmed Musa has criticised the criteria used in the selection of the BBC African Player of the Year nominees and has termed it all politics.

AFCONQ: Nigeria beat Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E

Nigeria’s Super Eagles yesterday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba defeated Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E in their final AFCON 2019 qualifiers.
Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

Gernot Rohr: To declare Nigeria as AFCON favourite is stupid

Gernot Rohr has dismissed Herve Renard’s claim that Nigeria are one of the favourite teams to lift the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations title.
[fILE] Nigeria's German coach Gernot Rohr looks on during a training session at Essentuki Arena in Yessentuki, southern Russia, on June 18, 2018 during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament.-br --PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

AFCON: Nigeria not favourites – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, says Nigeria’s national team is not favourites to lift the AFCON 2019 tournament which kicks off on June 21 in Egypt.

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Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

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