Emmanuel Adebayor (c) of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match against Aston Villa on November 2, 2014
Emmanuel Adebayor thrown out of Togo squad
Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor is thrown out of the Togo squad after failing to join up with his country on time.
Jun 7, 18:32
Ivory Coast's players celebrate with the trophy at the end of the 2015 African Cup of Nations final football match between Ivory Coast and Ghana in Bata on February 8, 2015
Gabon to host Africa Cup of Nations
The CAF announces that Gabon have been selected to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Apr 8, 14:27
Moroccan national team manager Badou Ezzaki holds a press conference on August 28, 2014
Morocco win appeal against 2017, 2019 AFCON bans
Morocco have their bans from the 2017 and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations overturned following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Apr 2, 16:07
Equatorial Guinea's defender Diosdado Mbele and Equatorial Guinea's midfielder Randy head the ball with Tunisia's forward Ahmed Akaichi during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter-final football match between Equatorial Guinea and Tunisia in Bata on Ja
Tunisia free to compete in 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
CAF allow Tunisia to play in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations following their controversial defeat in this year's tournament.
Mar 30, 16:56
Ivory Coast's players celebrate with the trophy at the end of the 2015 African Cup of Nations final football match between Ivory Coast and Ghana in Bata on February 8, 2015
Africa Cup of Nations 2022 to be moved to accommodate Qatar World Cup
The 2022 Africa Cup of Nations will be moved to accommodate plans for the Qatar World Cup to be played in the winter, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke confirms.
Feb 25, 10:38
Paris Saint-Germain's forward Serge Aurier scores during the French League Cup football match Ajaccio (ACA) vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on December 17, 2014
Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier tells of Africa Cup of Nations pride
Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier speaks of his pride after helping the Ivory Coast win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 21, 21:41
Liverpool's Kolo Toure in action during a friendly match against Olympiacos on August 3, 2013
Kolo Toure retires from international football with Ivory Coast
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure announces his decision to retire from international football after helping Ivory Coast win the Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 15, 14:18
Moroccan national team manager Badou Ezzaki holds a press conference on August 28, 2014
Morocco reject sanctions for refusing to host Africa Cup of Nations
Morocco rejects the Confederation of African Football's decision to punish the national team with a ban and fines after refusing to host this year's Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 11, 13:24
Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony (R) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter final football match against Algeria on February 1, 2015
Wilfried Bony: 'Winning for your country is better than club triumphs'
Wilfried Bony says that winning the Africa Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast is better than clinching silverware at club level.
Feb 10, 06:56
Greece's midfielder Andreas Samaris scores in the nets of Ivory Coast's goalkeeper Boubacar Barry during a Group C football match on June 24, 2014
Boubacar Barry dedicates Africa Cup of Nations win to former players
Boubacar Barry says that the Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations win has been 15 years in the making.
Feb 9, 13:14
Greece's midfielder Andreas Samaris scores in the nets of Ivory Coast's goalkeeper Boubacar Barry during a Group C football match on June 24, 2014
Boubacar Barry: 'I defied critics in Africa Cup of Nations shootout'
Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry says that his penalty shootout heroics in the Africa Cup of Nations final have silenced his critics.
Feb 9, 09:10
Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony (R) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter final football match against Algeria on February 1, 2015
Yaya Toure: 'Winning Africa Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast is unbelievable'
Yaya Toure says that winning the Africa Cup of Nations with the Ivory Coast is one of his greatest achievements.
Feb 9, 08:58
Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony (R) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter final football match against Algeria on February 1, 2015
Result: Ivory Coast clinch AFCON title by defeating Ghana on penalties
Ivory Coast clinch the Africa Cup of Nations title for the first time since 1992 by defeating Ghana on 9-8 penalties as keeper Boubacar Barry scores the winning kick.
Feb 8, 22:01
Ivory Coast's forward Gervinho celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ivory Coast in Bata on February 4, 2015
Half-Time Report: Goalless in Africa Cup of Nations final between Ivory Coast, Ghana
Neither team can find a breakthrough in the first 45 minutes of the Africa Cup of Nations final between the Ivory Coast and Ghana.
Feb 8, 19:46
Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony (back) challenges Ghana's defender Jonathan Mensah during the 2015 African Cup of Nations final football match on February 8, 2015
Live Commentary: Ivory Coast 0-0 Ghana (Ivory Coast win 9-8 on penalties) - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the Africa Cup of Nations final between Ghana and Ivory Coast.
Feb 8, 18:01
Ghana's midfielder Andre Ayew celebrates after scoring during a Group G football match between Germany and Ghana at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 21, 2014
Andre Ayew: 'Ghana will do whatever it takes to win Africa Cup of Nations title'
Andre Ayew claims that Ghana will do 'everything in their power' in the final against Ivory Coast to end their long way to lift the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.
Feb 8, 07:15
Equatorial Guinea's midfielder Emilio Nsue (L) challenges Democratic Republic of the Congo's defender Cedric Mongongu during the 2015 African Cup of Nations third place play-off match on February 7, 2015
Result: Congo DR clinch third at Africa Cup of Nations after penalties
Congo DR beat Equatorial Guinea in a penalty shootout to finish third at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 7, 18:09
Ghana's midfielder Mubarak Wakaso celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Equatorial Guinea and Ghana in Malabo, on February 5, 2015
Avram Grant: 'Ghana are fully motivated for Africa Cup of Nations final'
Ghana coach Avram Grant insists that his side are fully prepared and motivated to take on the Ivory Coast in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 7, 14:52
Moroccan national team manager Badou Ezzaki holds a press conference on August 28, 2014
Morocco banned from next two Africa Cup of Nations
Morocco are banned from next two Africa Cup of Nations after pulling out of hosting this year's tournament.
Feb 6, 17:23
Ghana's national football team players leave the pitch protected by riot police at the half-time of the 2015 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Equatorial Guinea and Ghana in Malabo, on February 5, 2015
Equatorial Guinea Football Association fined for crowd trouble
The Equatorial Guinea Football Association is fined £65,000 and ordered to meet the cost of treatment of supporters injured during crowd trouble in match against Ghana.
Feb 6, 14:08
Equatorial Guinea's midfielder Emilio Nsue celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Equatorial Guinea and Congo at Bata Stadium in Bata on January 17, 2015
Equatorial Guinea's Emilio Nsue apologises for crowd trouble during Ghana clash
Equatorial Guinea striker Emilio Nsue condemns the violent scenes that marred his country's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.
Feb 6, 01:44
Avram Grant attends the Ladies' Singles third round matcj between Serena Williams of the United States of America and Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan on day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June
Ghana boss Avram Grant feared for players' safety during chaotic semi-final
Ghana manager Avram Grant says that he was concerned for the safety of his players when violent scenes disrupted their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.
Feb 6, 01:30
Ghana's midfielder Mubarak Wakaso celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Equatorial Guinea and Ghana in Malabo, on February 5, 2015
Result: Ghana cruise into final of Africa Cup of Nations
Ghana cruise in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations courtesy of a 3-0 victory over host nation Equatorial Guinea, although the match was marred by late crowd trouble.
Feb 5, 21:24
Ghana's midfielder Mubarak Wakaso celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Equatorial Guinea and Ghana in Malabo, on February 5, 2015
Africa Cup of Nations semi-final marred by crowd trouble
The Africa Cup of Nations semi-final between Ghana and host country Equatorial Guinea is suspended in the 82nd minute due to crowd trouble.
Feb 5, 21:09
Ghana's midfielder Mubarak Wakaso celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Equatorial Guinea and Ghana in Malabo, on February 5, 2015
Live Commentary: Ghana 3-0 Equatorial Guinea - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations clash between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea.
Feb 5, 18:31
Ivory Coast's forward Gervinho celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ivory Coast in Bata on February 4, 2015
Result: Ivory Coast beat Congo DR to book place in Africa Cup of Nations final
Congo DR's hopes of winning the Africa Cup of Nations crown come to an end thanks to a 3-1 semi-final defeat against Ivory Coast.
Feb 4, 20:54
DR Congo's Yannick Bolasie (R) during their 2015 African Cup of Nations (CAF) qualifier against Cameroon on November 15, 2014
Half-Time Report: Yaya Toure, Gervinho put Ivory Coast on their way to AFCON final
Goals from Gervinho and Yaya Toure give Ivory Coast a 2-1 lead over Congo DR at half time in their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final meeting.
Feb 4, 19:51
Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony (R) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter final football match against Algeria on February 1, 2015
Result: Ivory Coast see off Algeria to reach Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals
Ivory Coast reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals after seeing off Algeria 3-1 in Sunday evening's quarter-final clash in Malabo.
Feb 1, 21:28
Ivory Coast's players celebrate after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group D football match between Cameroon and Ivory Coast in Malabo on January 28, 2015
Live Commentary: Ivory Coast 3-1 Algeria - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final between Ivory Coast and Algeria.
Feb 1, 19:00
Ghana's forward Asamoah Gyan celebrates with teammate Kwesi Appiah after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group C football match between Ghana and Algeria in Mongomo on January 23, 2015
Result: Ghana cruise past Guinea to reach last four
Ghana book their place in the last four of the African Cup of Nations with a 3-0 win over Guinea.
Feb 1, 17:57
Ghana's forward Asamoah Gyan celebrates with teammate Kwesi Appiah after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group C football match between Ghana and Algeria in Mongomo on January 23, 2015
Live Commentary: Ghana 3-0 Guinea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Ghana's comfortable 3-0 win over Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
Feb 1, 15:30
Equatorial Guinea's midfielder Javier Balboa celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter-final football match between Equatorial Guinea and Tunisia in Bata on January 31, 2015
Result: Tunisia rocked by Javier Balboa sucker-punch
Javier Balboa rescues Equatorial Guinea by firing them into the last four of the Africa Cup of Nations with a dramatic 2-1 extra time win over Tunisia in Bata.
Jan 31, 22:10
Tunisia's forward Ahmed Akaichi celebrates with Tunisia's defender Aymen Abdennour after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter-final football match between Equatorial Guinea and Tunisia in Bata on January 31, 2015
Live Commentary: Tunisia 1-2 Equatorial Guinea (AET) - as it happened
Relive how hosts Equatorial Guinea beat Tunisia in extra time to reach the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations, courtesy of Sports Mole's live text coverage.
Jan 31, 18:32
Democratic Republic of the Congo's forward Jeremy Bokila (C) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter final football match against Congo on January 31, 2015
Result: Congo DR fightback stuns Congo
Congo DR reach the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations by overturning a two-goal deficit to record a 4-2 win over Congo.
Jan 31, 17:53
Congo's forward Thierry Bifouma (L) challenges Burkina Faso's defender Steeve Yago and Burkina Faso's defender Mohamed Koffi (R) during the 2015 African Cup of Nations match on January 25, 2015
Live Commentary: Congo 2-4 Congo DR - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Congo DR's 4-2 comeback win over Congo in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
Jan 31, 15:30
Equatorial Guinea's players celebrate after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, on January 25, 2015
Guinea win drawing of lots to advance to AFCON quarter-finals
Guinea win the drawing of lots to advance to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations at the expense of Mali.
Jan 29, 15:12
Yaya Toure of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City and CSKA Moscow on November 5, 2014
Yaya Toure calms injury fears ahead of AFCON quarter-finals
Yaya Toure calms injury fears by insisting that there is "no problem", despite limping off the field during Ivory Coast's victory over Cameroon.
Jan 29, 09:21
Coach Henri Kasperczak of Mali watches the action against Algeria during their Coupe D`Afrique Des Nations qualifying match September 10, 2014
Mali, Guinea managers slam 'unfair' AFCON qualification system
Guinea manager Michel Dussuyer questions whether the drawing of lots is the correct system to use to decide the fate of his side at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Jan 29, 06:47
Mali's forward Modibo Maiga vies with Guinea's defender Issiaga Sylla during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group D football match between Guinea and Mali in Mongomo, on January 28, 2015
Result: Guinea, Mali to draw lots to decide AFCON quarter-finalist
Guinea and Mali will have to wait until lots are drawn to determine who will go through to the quarter-finals after playing out a 1-1 draw and finishing level in Group D.
Jan 28, 19:57
Ivory Coast's players celebrate after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group D football match between Cameroon and Ivory Coast in Malabo on January 28, 2015
Result: Ivory Coast squeeze past Cameroon to top AFCON Group D
Max Gradel scores the only goal as Ivory Coast win Group D at the Africa Cup of Nations with a nervy 1-0 win over Cameroon, who are knocked out.
Jan 28, 19:57

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