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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.
Oussama Idrissi

FIFA clears AZ Alkmaar’s Oussama Idrissi to play for Morocco

Football's world governing body Fifa has given Oussma Idrissi permission to switch international allegiance from the Netherlands to Morocco.
Morocco's coach Herve Renard speaks during a press conference at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 24, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. Patrick HERTZOG | AFP

Herve Renard: Egypt, Senegal favourites to win AFCON

Two-time Africa Cup of Nations champion Herve Renard has tipped 2019 hosts Egypt and Africa's No.1 ranked team Senegal as the favourites to win this year's showpiece.

Alex Iwobi, Mo Salah, Asisat Oshoala, others make 2018 CAF awards shortlist

The shortlists for the 2018 Confederation of African Football awards were announced on Friday

CAF Awards: Super Eagles coach, players get nominations

The Super Eagles trio of Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi, and Odion Ighalo are among the names on the list of nominees for CAF Player of the year.
Uganda coach Sebastien Desabre

Uganda coach Sebastien Desabre revels in AFCON qualification after Cape Verde win

Uganda coach Sebastien Desabre feels they have proven critics wrong by booking a second consecutive berth to the Africa Cup of Nations.
Oussama Idrissi

Oussama Idrissi: I haven’t made up my mind on Morocco

AZ Alkmaar forward Oussama Idrissi says he has yet to make a final decision in regards to his international switch to Morocco.
Morocco coach Herve Renard

Herve Renard pledges future to Morocco

Morocco coach Herve Renard has pledged his future to the Atlas Lions, ending speculation about him moving elsewhere.
Kheireddine Zetchi

Algeria hope to appoint a new manager in August

Algeria hope to appoint a new national team manager in early August, according to the country's Football Federation (FAF) president, Kheireddine Zetchi.
The Cote d'Ivoire have named Ibrahim Kamara as their new head coach

Cote d’Ivoire unveil Ibrahim Kamara as head coach

The Elephants parted ways with Wilmots in November following the Belgian's failure to secure World Cup qualification, and have opted for Kamara as the man to secure the West Africans' spot at the 2019 African Cup of Nations.
Morocco midfielder Amine Harit

Morocco’s Amine Harit involved in fatal car crash

Morocco international Amine Harit has been involved in a fatal car crash in Marrakesh only days after the Atlas Lions' World Cup campaign ended, according to his club side Schalke.
Egypt Football Association (EFA) president Hany Abo Rida

Egypt FA: Ramadan affected World Cup

The Egypt Football Association (EFA) president Hany Abo Rida says that fasting ahead of the World Cup affected the Pharaoh's campaign in Russia.
Former Egypt forward Hossam Hassan

Egypt great Hossam Hassan throws his hat into the ring for Pharaohs job

Former Egypt forward Hossam Hassan believes he could be the man to replace Hector Cuper as Pharaohs boss should the federation opt for a change of coach after their underwhelming World Cup display.

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Togo’s prime minister and his government have resigned, the West African nation’s presidency said late Friday.

Togo premier Komi Klassou resigns

Togo’s prime minister and his government have resigned, the West African nation’s presidency said late Friday.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, made this known in a statement signed by the Director of Information of the ministry, Mr Theodore Ogaziechi, on Sunday in Abuja.

Nigeria approves new names for top performing cassava varieties

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday evening approved new names for 10 improved cassava varieties, as part of efforts to brand the root crop for easy identification, cultivation and marketing of cassava stems.
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Manny Pacquiao’s camp considering Conor McGregor fight

Manny Pacquiao is mulling a possible fight with Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor as he plots his return to the ring, representatives for the Filipino boxing icon told AFP on Friday.
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Rafa Nadal ready for ‘most difficult ever Roland Garros’

Rafael Nadal admitted Friday that he faces his “most difficult ever Roland Garros” as he prepares for an assault on a 13th French Open title.
Japan's newly elected Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Saturday that he's determined to host the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021 as proof that humanity has defeated the pandemic.''

Japan premier ‘determined’ to hold Olympics despite pandemic

Japan is “determined” to host the postponed Olympic Games in 2021 despite the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s newly elected prime minister told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday.