Nick Reeves

Eriksson hails Elephants’ performance

Sven Goran Eriksson heralded the newfound discipline shown by his Côte d'Ivoire side in their goalless draw with Portugal on Tuesday.

Drogba trains normally, Eriksson ‘hopeful’

Didier Drogba appears to be winning his race against time to be fit to play in Tuesday's Soccer World Cup opener against Portugal.

Champions Egypt, youthful Ghana clash in Cup

Defending champions Egypt have steamrollered their way into Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final where they must now overcome a youthful Ghana.

‘We are in Angola to win the title’

Egypt turned up for the Afcon with only one intention, to defend their status as African champions and they seem well on their way to doing just that.

West African rivals gear up for Afcon semifinal

Ghana face neighbours Nigeria in a charged west African derby on Thursday with the prize a ticket to the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Algeria knock out Côte d’Ivore

Algeria and Ghana are one step away from the Africa Cup of Nations final after stunning favourites Côte d'Ivoire and hosts Angola respectively on Sunday.

Zambia derail Gabon to make last eight in Angola

Zambia derailed highrollers Gabon 2-1 here on Thursday to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals for the first time in 14 years.

Unbeaten Egypt progress in Angola

Egypt maintained their faultless Afcon title defence and Nigeria became the latest team to progress to the quarterfinals in Angola on Wednesday.

Ghana scrape into Afcon quarterfinals

Ghana have escaped blushes by squeezing into the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Burkina Faso on Tuesday.

Angola, Algeria through to Afcon quarterfinals

Angola and World Cup qualifiers Algeria joined holders Egypt and Côte d'Ivoire in the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals on Monday.

Cameroon hold on to avoid early Afcon exit

Day eight of the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday dished up a five-goal thriller in Lubango and a potentially massive injury blow for Ghana.

Egypt into last eight, Nigeria edge closer

Egypt extended their Africa Cup of Nations run to 14 games without defeat when securing their quarterfinal berth with a 2-0 win over Mozambique.

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