Africa Cup of Nations
Africa Cup of Nations 2017A major football tournament involving national teams always creates interest with both hardcore and casual supporters and it will be no different when the Africa Cup of Nations gets underway.
Jan 12, 13:45
Sunderland forward Wahbi Khazri passed fit for Africa Cup of NationsThe Tunisian Football Federation confirms that Sunderland forward Wahbi Khazri is fit to play at the Africa Cup of Nations amid concerns over an ankle injury.
Jan 10, 19:27
Southampton's Sofiane Boufal withdraws from Morocco squadSouthampton manager Claude Puel expects record signing Sofiane Boufal to be out of action for a few weeks after withdrawing from Morocco's Africa Cup of Nations squad.
Jan 9, 15:31
England international Wilfried Zaha included in final Ivory Coast squadCrystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is included in the final Ivory Coast squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, despite having already won two caps for England.
Jan 4, 21:47
Joel Matip, Allan Nyom left out of Cameroon squad for Africa Cup of NationsLiverpool defender Joel Matip and West Brom full-back Allan Nyom avoid a three-week ban after being left out of the Cameroon squad for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Jan 4, 20:41
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe pulls out of Africa Cup of NationsBournemouth striker Benik Afobe pulls out of the Africa Cup of Nations to reportedly focus on the Cherries' season.
Jan 2, 12:41
Jose Mourinho unhappy to lose Eric Bailly to Africa Cup of NationsManchester United boss Jose Mourinho is frustrated that Eric Bailly will have to leave for international duty with Ivory Coast on Monday.
Jan 1, 15:36
Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha called into Ivory Coast squadCrystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha, who has two caps for England, receives a call-up to the Ivory Coast squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Dec 28, 13:48
Joel Matip to face three-week suspension over AFCON snub?Liverpool defender Joel Matip is one of seven Cameroon players who could face a three-week ban after snubbing the Africa Cup of Nations.
Dec 20, 21:41
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp confirms Joel Matip will snub Africa Cup of NationsLiverpool manager Jurgen Klopp confirms that Joel Matip will not compete in the Africa Cup of Nations with Cameroon.
Dec 9, 13:42
Emmanuel Adebayor thrown out of Togo squadTottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor is thrown out of the Togo squad after failing to join up with his country on time.
Jun 7, 18:32
Gabon to host Africa Cup of NationsThe CAF announces that Gabon have been selected to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Apr 8, 14:27
Morocco win appeal against 2017, 2019 AFCON bansMorocco have their bans from the 2017 and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations overturned following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Apr 2, 16:07
Tunisia free to compete in 2017 Africa Cup of NationsCAF allow Tunisia to play in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations following their controversial defeat in this year's tournament.
Mar 30, 16:56
Africa Cup of Nations 2022 to be moved to accommodate Qatar World CupThe 2022 Africa Cup of Nations will be moved to accommodate plans for the Qatar World Cup to be played in the winter, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke confirms.
Feb 25, 10:38
Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier tells of Africa Cup of Nations prideParis Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier speaks of his pride after helping the Ivory Coast win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 21, 21:41
Kolo Toure retires from international football with Ivory CoastLiverpool defender Kolo Toure announces his decision to retire from international football after helping Ivory Coast win the Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 15, 14:18
Morocco reject sanctions for refusing to host Africa Cup of NationsMorocco rejects the Confederation of African Football's decision to punish the national team with a ban and fines after refusing to host this year's Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 11, 13:24
Wilfried Bony: 'Winning for your country is better than club triumphs'Wilfried Bony says that winning the Africa Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast is better than clinching silverware at club level.
Feb 10, 06:56
Boubacar Barry dedicates Africa Cup of Nations win to former playersBoubacar Barry says that the Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations win has been 15 years in the making.
Feb 9, 13:14
Boubacar Barry: 'I defied critics in Africa Cup of Nations shootout'Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry says that his penalty shootout heroics in the Africa Cup of Nations final have silenced his critics.
Feb 9, 09:10
Yaya Toure: 'Winning Africa Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast is unbelievable'Yaya Toure says that winning the Africa Cup of Nations with the Ivory Coast is one of his greatest achievements.
Feb 9, 08:58
Result: Ivory Coast clinch AFCON title by defeating Ghana on penaltiesIvory Coast clinch the Africa Cup of Nations title for the first time since 1992 by defeating Ghana on 9-8 penalties as keeper Boubacar Barry scores the winning kick.
Feb 8, 22:01
Half-Time Report: Goalless in Africa Cup of Nations final between Ivory Coast, GhanaNeither team can find a breakthrough in the first 45 minutes of the Africa Cup of Nations final between the Ivory Coast and Ghana.
Feb 8, 19:46
Live Commentary: Ivory Coast 0-0 Ghana (Ivory Coast win 9-8 on penalties) - as it happenedFollow Sports Mole's live coverage of the Africa Cup of Nations final between Ghana and Ivory Coast.
Feb 8, 18:01
Andre Ayew: 'Ghana will do whatever it takes to win Africa Cup of Nations title'Andre Ayew claims that Ghana will do 'everything in their power' in the final against Ivory Coast to end their long way to lift the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.
Feb 8, 07:15
Result: Congo DR clinch third at Africa Cup of Nations after penaltiesCongo DR beat Equatorial Guinea in a penalty shootout to finish third at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 7, 18:09
Avram Grant: 'Ghana are fully motivated for Africa Cup of Nations final'Ghana coach Avram Grant insists that his side are fully prepared and motivated to take on the Ivory Coast in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 7, 14:52
Morocco banned from next two Africa Cup of NationsMorocco are banned from next two Africa Cup of Nations after pulling out of hosting this year's tournament.
Feb 6, 17:23
Equatorial Guinea Football Association fined for crowd troubleThe Equatorial Guinea Football Association is fined £65,000 and ordered to meet the cost of treatment of supporters injured during crowd trouble in match against Ghana.
Feb 6, 14:08
Equatorial Guinea's Emilio Nsue apologises for crowd trouble during Ghana clashEquatorial Guinea striker Emilio Nsue condemns the violent scenes that marred his country's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.
Feb 6, 01:44
Ghana boss Avram Grant feared for players' safety during chaotic semi-finalGhana manager Avram Grant says that he was concerned for the safety of his players when violent scenes disrupted their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.
Feb 6, 01:30
Result: Ghana cruise into final of Africa Cup of NationsGhana cruise in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations courtesy of a 3-0 victory over host nation Equatorial Guinea, although the match was marred by late crowd trouble.
Feb 5, 21:24
Africa Cup of Nations semi-final marred by crowd troubleThe Africa Cup of Nations semi-final between Ghana and host country Equatorial Guinea is suspended in the 82nd minute due to crowd trouble.
Feb 5, 21:09
Live Commentary: Ghana 3-0 Equatorial Guinea - as it happenedRelive with Sports Mole all the action from the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations clash between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea.
Feb 5, 18:31
Result: Ivory Coast beat Congo DR to book place in Africa Cup of Nations finalCongo DR's hopes of winning the Africa Cup of Nations crown come to an end thanks to a 3-1 semi-final defeat against Ivory Coast.
Feb 4, 20:54
Half-Time Report: Yaya Toure, Gervinho put Ivory Coast on their way to AFCON finalGoals from Gervinho and Yaya Toure give Ivory Coast a 2-1 lead over Congo DR at half time in their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final meeting.
Feb 4, 19:51
Result: Ivory Coast see off Algeria to reach Africa Cup of Nations semi-finalsIvory Coast reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals after seeing off Algeria 3-1 in Sunday evening's quarter-final clash in Malabo.
Feb 1, 21:28
Live Commentary: Ivory Coast 3-1 Algeria - as it happenedFollow Sports Mole's live coverage of the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final between Ivory Coast and Algeria.
Feb 1, 19:00
Result: Ghana cruise past Guinea to reach last fourGhana book their place in the last four of the African Cup of Nations with a 3-0 win over Guinea.
Feb 1, 17:57