Latest in Tag: African Cup of Nations Highlight

Latest in Tag: African Cup of Nations


Egypt gearing up for hosting 2019 AFCON for 5th time

Egypt will be hosting the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) from 21 June to 19 July for the fifth time, to be the most country organising this championship. The four other editions were in 1959, 1974, 1986, and 2006. The championship will be seeing the participation of 24 teams for the first time in …

Daily News Egypt

AFCON 2017 Review: Cameroon fairytale makes up for disappointments

The African Nations Cup was plagued by low scoring, the usual empty seats and apathy among the people of host nation Gabon. But on the field, Cameroon’s surprise success gave us a wonderful narrative yet again.Almost all African Nations Cups follow the same pattern. Organizational difficulties at first, some political opposition and a lot of …

Deutsche Welle

Luckless Cuper loses his 13th final match

Cameroon national team beat its Egyptian counterpart 2-1, in the final match of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) held at Danjundje stadium in Gabon, claiming their fifth AFCON title. It was the 13th final-match defeat for Egypt’s head coach, Hector Cuper, in his career. It seems that losing in the finals is a jinx …

Alaa Moustafa

Cúper’s realism to clash with Renard’s experience

Egypt’s national team will face its Moroccan counterpart on 29 January in the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations in Gabon, marking the second Arab derby in the continental competition after the group stage match between Tunisia and Algeria in group B. The Pharaohs and the Atlas Lions have a long history of victories …

Alaa Moustafa

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