2021 AFCON quarter-final moved after stadium stampede

Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final at Olembe Stadium has been moved to Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium as a result of the deadly crush at the ground that killed eight people on Monday. Another 38 people were reported to be injured after spectators were involved in a crush outside Olembe Stadium, which was hosting the last-16… Continue reading 2021 AFCON quarter-final moved after stadium stampede

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Beyond embarrassing-Kamaldeen describes his debut AFCON

Kamaldeen Sulemana Ghanaian forward, Kamaldeen Sulemana has opened up on his performance at the African Cup of Nations after Black Stars’ early exit from the tournament. The Rennes star described his debut performance as ‘beyond embarrassing’ but expressed gratitude for the opportunity to participate in the African continental tournament. The youngster who made all three… Continue reading Beyond embarrassing-Kamaldeen describes his debut AFCON

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Sevilla sign Anthony Martial on loan from Manchester United – Citi Sports Online

Sevilla have completed the signing of Anthony Martial on loan from Manchester United. The 26-year-old joins the La Liga side – who will pay his wages in full – until the end of the season. There is no loan fee involved. Martial flew from Paris to Seville on Tuesday to undergo a medical. 🚨 OH… Continue reading Sevilla sign Anthony Martial on loan from Manchester United – Citi Sports Online

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Former Egypt coach El-Badry eyes Black Stars job – Citi Sports Online

Ex-Egypt and Al Ahly coach Hossam El-Badry has expressed interest in the Black Stars Ghana job. The Black Stars post is vacant following Serbian-born Milovan Rajevac’s dismissal last Saturday after Ghana’s group stage exit from the AFCON 2021 in Cameroon. “Hossam El-Badry contacted his partners in Ghana, asking them to inform the GFA of his… Continue reading Former Egypt coach El-Badry eyes Black Stars job – Citi Sports Online

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Mali, Equatorial Guinea battle for last QF place – Citi Sports Online

Mali and Equatorial Guinea will battle for the last Africa Cup of Nations Quarterfinal berth when they meet at the Limbe Stadium on the evening of Wednesday 26 January 2022, kick-off at 21:00 CAT. Mali come into this clash as the favourites after a fine Group F campaign in which they finished top of the standings ahead… Continue reading Mali, Equatorial Guinea battle for last QF place – Citi Sports Online

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Watford appoint Hodgson as manager until end of season – Citi Sports Online

Watford have appointed former England boss Roy Hodgson as their new manager on a deal until the end of the season. Hodgson replaces Claudio Ranieri, who was sacked on Monday after three-and-a-half months in charge, with Watford 19th in the table, two points from safety. The Englishman has been out of work since leaving Crystal Palace… Continue reading Watford appoint Hodgson as manager until end of season – Citi Sports Online

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Black Stars to play Nigeria in Kumasi or Accra as NSA closes Cape Coast Stadium – Citi Sports Online

The National Sports Authority has asked the Ghana Football Association to consider moving Ghana’s 2022 World Cup qualifying play-off match against Nigeria to the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi or the Accra Sports Stadium. The NSA announced in a statement that it intends to close down the Cape Coast Stadium for Ghana’s 65th Independence Day… Continue reading Black Stars to play Nigeria in Kumasi or Accra as NSA closes Cape Coast Stadium – Citi Sports Online

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Morocco see off spirited Malawi to book quarter final place – Citi Sports Online

Morocco are through to the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 victory over stubborn Malawi at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde. Gabadinho Mhangho put Malawi into an early lead with an exceptional strike, but goals from Youssef En-Nesyri and Achraf Hakimi gave the Atlas Lions the win. A well-observed… Continue reading Morocco see off spirited Malawi to book quarter final place – Citi Sports Online

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Senegal book quarter final berth in dramatic game – Citi Sports Online

Sadio Mane scored as Senegal beat nine-man Cape Verde 2-0 in the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations, but was immediately forced off with concussion. Mane curled in off the underside of the crossbar soon after keeper Vozinha had been dismissed over a nasty clash of heads with the Liverpool forward. Mane continued… Continue reading Senegal book quarter final berth in dramatic game – Citi Sports Online

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