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Tunisia fans during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Last 16 match between Ghana and Tunisia at the Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia on the 08 July 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela-BackpagePix

Afcon: Tunisia rediscovered a certain level against Ghana – coach

Tunisia coach Alan Giresse has described his side’s qualification for the quarter-final of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) as a difficult achievement.
Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso could not hold back his tears during his receipt of the Man of the Match award after their Round of 16 shootout loss to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Monday night.

Mubarak Wakaso: I thought Black Stars would win Afcon 2019

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso could not hold back his tears during his receipt of the Man of the Match award after their Round of 16 shootout loss to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Monday night.
Ghana coach James Appiah believes the outcome of Monday's Round of 16 shootout defeat to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt would have been different had Video Assistant Referees (VAR) been deployed earlier.

Afcon: Referee needed VAR to allow Ghana’s goal – James Appiah

Ghana coach James Appiah believes the outcome of Monday's Round of 16 shootout defeat to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt would have been different had Video Assistant Referees (VAR) been deployed earlier.
Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey is convinced the Black Stars have enough capacity to beat Tunisia in Monday's Round of 16 clash at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.

Afcon: Many champions start tournaments slowly – Thomas Partey

Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey is convinced the Black Stars have enough capacity to beat Tunisia in Monday's Round of 16 clash at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
Ghana - Kwadwo Asamoah

Afcon: I played in an ‘uncomfortable’ position against Cameroon – Kwadwo Asamoah

Ghana deputy captain Kwadwo Asamoah has shed light on his nondescript performance in Saturday's clash with Cameroon at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, stating he was played out of position.
Cameroon team arrivals during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Cameroon and Ghana at Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia, Egypt on 29 June 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Cameroon’s Clarence Seedorf ‘satisfied’ with Ghana stalemate

Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf is satisfied with the Indomitable Lions’ performance in their 0-0 draw with Ghana at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.
Ghana deputy skipper Kwadwo Asamoah says the Black Stars are poised to beat Cameroon at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to bring their campaign back on track.

Afcon: Ghana not repeating Benin mistakes against Cameroon – deputy skipper

Ghana deputy skipper Kwadwo Asamoah says the Black Stars are poised to beat Cameroon at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to bring their campaign back on track.
Benin coach Michel Dussuyer says his side were not at their best against Ghana on Tuesday, and must up their game for Saturday's fixture with Guinea-Bissau at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Afcon: We were not too good against Ghana – Benin coach

Benin coach Michel Dussuyer says his side were not at their best against Ghana on Tuesday, and must up their game for Saturday's fixture with Guinea-Bissau at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Jean-Alain Boumsong, a member of Cameroon's technical bench, has said the Indomitable Lions are determined to beat Ghana in their second group game at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt as they look to keep their title defence on course.

Afcon: Cameroon determined to surmount Ghana hurdle – Jean-Alain Boumsong

Jean-Alain Boumsong, a member of Cameroon's technical bench, has said the Indomitable Lions are determined to beat Ghana in their second group game at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt as they look to keep their title defence on course.
Ghana captain Andre Ayew and Benin captain Abdou Adenon with match officials the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals game between Ghana and Benin at Ismailia Stadium in Ismailia, Egypt on 25 June 2019 © Ryan Wilkisky-BackpagePix

Afcon: Ghana could have lost against Benin – Jonathan Mensah

Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah is delighted to see Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan up and running at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
Ghana captain Andre Ayew and Benin captain Abdou Adenon shake hands before the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals game between Ghana and Benin at Ismailia Stadium in Ismailia, Egypt on 25 June 2019 © Ryan Wilkisky-BackpagePix

Afcon: Jordan Ayew congratulates 10-man Ghana for holding 11-man Benin

Ghana striker Jordan Ayew has rued their inability to beat Benin in their Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) group opener on Tuesday.
Madagascar targets to win all its three fixtures in the group stage of the forthcoming Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt despite losing to Kenya in their last warm-up match in Paris on Friday night.

Madagascar upbeat against Super Eagles after slim loss to Kenya

Madagascar targets to win all its three fixtures in the group stage of the forthcoming Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt despite losing to Kenya in their last warm-up match in Paris on Friday night.

Gernot Rohr: Nigeria to play offensive football in Egypt

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr revealed that his side are aiming to score more goals and will play offensive football at the Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Nigeria have arrived in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations and their pre-tournament preparations.

AFCON: Nigeria arrive in Egypt pre-tournament preparations

Nigeria have arrived in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations and their pre-tournament preparations.
Kelechi Iheanacho

AFCON: Gernot Rohr to play Kelechi Iheanacho, Leon Balogun against Zimbabwe

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has stated Leon Balogun, Kelechi Iheanacho and the other players who did not play regularly for their clubs will feature in their friendly game against Zimbabwe on Saturday.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo celebrated his goalscoring feat in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with his teammates ahead of their friendly game against Egypt.

Odion Ighalo: I’m fit and ready for AFCON

Odion Ighalo has stated that he is fully fit to represent Nigeria in the forthcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
William Troost-Ekong

Gernot Rohr rules William Troost-Ekong out Super Eagles vs Zimbabwe friendly

William Troost-Ekong will play no part in Nigeria’s friendly encounter against the Warriors of Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, on Saturday.

Gernot Rohr to feature players with limited club action against Zimbabwe

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that he will give players who didn’t have enough game time at their clubs opportunity to play Saturday’s friendly encounter against the Warriors of Zimbabwe.
Stephen Appiah thinks Thomas Partey has the knack to lead Ghana to glory at the Africa Cup of Nations and believes he is one of Black Stars’ leaders.

Stephen Appiah: Thomas Partey can lead Ghana to AFCON glory

Stephen Appiah thinks Thomas Partey has the knack to lead Ghana to glory at the Africa Cup of Nations and believes he is one of Black Stars’ leaders.
Odion Ighalo will spend the next two weeks on the sidelines, which would not threaten his chances of making his Africa Cup of Nations debut, according to reports.

Reports: Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo set for two-week absence

Odion Ighalo will spend the next two weeks on the sidelines, which would not threaten his chances of making his Africa Cup of Nations debut, according to reports.
The organiser of Nigeria Pitch Awards, Shina Phillips has joined other optimists, tipping the Super Eagles to lift the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

AFCON: Super Eagles set for Zimbabwe, Senegal friendlies

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will test their resilience against the national teams of Zimbabwe and Senegal in pre-AFCON 2019 friendly matches in June.
Goalkeeper Andre Onana is excited with Ajax's result in the Uefa Champions League, beating Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 in the first leg of their semi-final.

Andre Onana: Champions League fate is in our hands

Goalkeeper Andre Onana is excited with Ajax's result in the Uefa Champions League, beating Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 in the first leg of their semi-final.

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