Africa Cup of Nations News
Africa Cup of Nations moves to summer, expands to 24 teamsThe Africa Cup of Nations becomes a summer tournament and expands to 24 teams.
Jul 20, 21:01
Sadio Mane thanks Liverpool fans for easing pain of AFCON exitLiverpool forward Sadio Mane thanks supporters for easing the pain of being blamed for Senegal's recent exit from the Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 14, 21:01
Allan Nyom calls for Africa Cup of Nations to be movedWest Bromwich Albion defender Allan Nyom calls for the Africa Cup of Nations to be moved to the summer having missed out on Cameroon's title-winning campaign.
Feb 9, 18:44
Cameroon boss takes dig at Joel Matip after Africa Cup of Nations successHugo Broos believes that the eight players who decided against representing Cameroon in the Africa Cup of Nations will live to regret their decision.
Feb 6, 19:53
El Hadji Diouf: 'African players should not refuse to play for their country'Retired Senegalese striker El Hadji Diouf does not understand why players would turn down the chance to represent their country at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 3, 15:40
Jurgen Klopp: 'Mixed emotions over Sadio Mane form'Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits that he has "mixed emotions" regarding the good form of Sadio Mane for Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Jan 20, 14:08
Liverpool ready to defy FIFA over Joel Matip?Liverpool are reportedly ready to defy FIFA and play Joel Matip in their FA Cup replay with Plymouth Argyle despite the ongoing uncertainty regarding his eligibility.
Jan 16, 21:22
Yannick Bolasie: 'England may rue missing out on Wilfried Zaha'Yannick Bolasie insists that former Crystal Palace teammate Wilfried Zaha has 'got the ability of Neymar', which England may regret missing out on in the coming years.
Jan 15, 20:11
Sunderland forward Wahbi Khazri passed fit for Africa Cup of NationsThe Tunisian Football Federation confirms that Sunderland forward Wahbi Khazri is fit to play at the Africa Cup of Nations amid concerns over an ankle injury.
Jan 10, 19:27
Southampton's Sofiane Boufal withdraws from Morocco squadSouthampton manager Claude Puel expects record signing Sofiane Boufal to be out of action for a few weeks after withdrawing from Morocco's Africa Cup of Nations squad.
Jan 9, 15:31
England international Wilfried Zaha included in final Ivory Coast squadCrystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is included in the final Ivory Coast squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, despite having already won two caps for England.
Jan 4, 21:47
Joel Matip, Allan Nyom left out of Cameroon squad for Africa Cup of NationsLiverpool defender Joel Matip and West Brom full-back Allan Nyom avoid a three-week ban after being left out of the Cameroon squad for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Jan 4, 20:41
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe pulls out of Africa Cup of NationsBournemouth striker Benik Afobe pulls out of the Africa Cup of Nations to reportedly focus on the Cherries' season.
Jan 2, 12:41
Jose Mourinho unhappy to lose Eric Bailly to Africa Cup of NationsManchester United boss Jose Mourinho is frustrated that Eric Bailly will have to leave for international duty with Ivory Coast on Monday.
Jan 1, 15:36
Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha called into Ivory Coast squadCrystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha, who has two caps for England, receives a call-up to the Ivory Coast squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Dec 28, 13:48
Joel Matip to face three-week suspension over AFCON snub?Liverpool defender Joel Matip is one of seven Cameroon players who could face a three-week ban after snubbing the Africa Cup of Nations.
Dec 20, 21:41
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp confirms Joel Matip will snub Africa Cup of NationsLiverpool manager Jurgen Klopp confirms that Joel Matip will not compete in the Africa Cup of Nations with Cameroon.
Dec 9, 13:42
Emmanuel Adebayor thrown out of Togo squadTottenham 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
Gabon to host Africa Cup of NationsThe CAF announces that Gabon have been selected to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Apr 8, 14:27
Morocco win appeal against 2017, 2019 AFCON bansMorocco 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
Tunisia free to compete in 2017 Africa Cup of NationsCAF allow Tunisia to play in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations following their controversial defeat in this year's tournament.
Mar 30, 16:56
Africa Cup of Nations 2022 to be moved to accommodate Qatar World CupThe 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 defender Serge Aurier tells of Africa Cup of Nations prideParis 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
Kolo Toure retires from international football with Ivory CoastLiverpool 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
Morocco reject sanctions for refusing to host Africa Cup of NationsMorocco 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
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
Boubacar Barry dedicates Africa Cup of Nations win to former playersBoubacar Barry says that the Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations win has been 15 years in the making.
Feb 9, 13:14
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
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
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
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
Morocco banned from next two Africa Cup of NationsMorocco are banned from next two Africa Cup of Nations after pulling out of hosting this year's tournament.
Feb 6, 17:23
Equatorial Guinea Football Association fined for crowd troubleThe 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 Emilio Nsue apologises for crowd trouble during Ghana clashEquatorial Guinea striker Emilio Nsue condemns the violent scenes that marred his country's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.
Feb 6, 01:44
Ghana boss Avram Grant feared for players' safety during chaotic semi-finalGhana 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
Africa Cup of Nations semi-final marred by crowd troubleThe 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