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Why Cameroon is obsessed with hosting the Afcon

The African nation is hoping to use the tournament to paper over the divisions of the Anglophone crisis and the cracks made by a dictator who has ruled for almost four decades. Will it work?

‘Hardest to come’ for Senegal in quest for first African title

Senegal are making a first semi-final appearance since 2006

Cameroon’s keepers of faith: Onana and Ondoa

The cousins are rivals for the Indomitable Lions’ No 1 jersey, but their relationship is amicable

Wits hit by Bafana butterfly effect

The energy from the Afcon qualification may be exactly what the Clever Boys need to end the season right

Football futures hang by a hair

The Bafana Bafana coach’s only option is victory, which will propel the team into the Africa Cup of Nations and secure his job

Afcon host Egypt bogged down in domestic football drama

Al-Ahly, Egypt's and Africa's most successful club, have even refused to comply with a packed domestic schedule

Morocco will not host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: minister

Morocco and South Africa had been seen as the frontline contenders to host the competition, which is due to start on June 15

Sport audit 2018: How SA’s national football teams performed

If our national teams are adverts of who we are then it’s little wonder we are so quick to hold them to account. So let’s do just that.

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Morocco qualify for Cup of Nations

Nigeria drew 1-1 with Bafana Bafana in Soweto and Uganda edged Cape Verde 1-0 in Kampala

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.

Bafana lose out but here are some winners

A look at some international football teams that did have something to celebrate.

Small-fry Mauritania could roast beefed-up Bafana

On paper, Mashaba's men should win but this is a tie fraught with potential pitfalls, not least those of South Africa's own making.

African Cup: Ebola tests for all players and vistors

Players entering Equatorial Guinea for the African Cup of Nations tournament will be tested for Ebola, along with all visitors to the country.

Ebola: Morocco calls for Afcon 2015 to be postponed

Morocco's government has made a plea with the Africa Cup of Nations "to avoid events which involve those countries affected by the Ebola virus".

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