Latest articles on Afcon 2017

Clash of Africa’s titans

And, no, we are not just talking football. Much more is at stake

Avram Grant resigns as Ghana head coach

Grant's resignation comes five days after his side was knocked out in this year's Africa Cup of Nations.

Cameroon’s Afcon victory masks its deep troubles, says JoJo Bell

The best African goalkeeper of all time says there’s a good reason top players withdrew from the Indomitable Lions.

Afcon finalists prove their worth

Deserving teams bring the memorable moments in Gabon to an end

DRC’s dancing footballers leave mark at Afcon 2017

The team may have been eliminated at the continental football tournament, but they plan to bring their 'fimbu' dance to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Afcon keeps the pundits guessing

This weekend’s mouthwatering quarterfinal clashes include Senegal’s ‘dream team’ going up against Cameroon

Zim mood sombre after Afcon exit

One MP has even suggested confining the football team to military barracks to teach them a lesson.

Afcon 2017: Minnows set field on fire

Despite pockets of local discontent, Gabon’s hosting of the event is off to a cracker of a start with the humbling of some footballing titans.

Afcon 2017: Morocco coach Herve Renard eyes treble

The 48-year-old Frenchman is the only coach to win the competition with different countries.

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