Tag: Africa Cup of Nations
Mohamed Salah has been criticised for his perceived support for Amr Warda who was thrown out of the Egypt squad following sexual harassment claims before being reinstated.
The Teranga Lions arrived in Egypt as the top-ranked nation in Africa but finished runners-up for the second time after a second defeat by Algeria.
It is a fitting end to a tournament that, with 24 teams for the first time, produced plentiful drama even if quality was sometimes lacking.
Nigeria, who dominated the game, have won the bronze medal at eight different Cup of Nations’ tournaments.
The two players have been instrumental in leading their sides to the upcoming final where Senegal will attempt to win their maiden title.
Clarence Seedorf and his assistant Patrick Kluivert have been sacked after Cameroon won only one out of four matches in the tournament.
Koulibaly will not play in the final after receiving a yellow card in Senegal's semi-final victory over Tunisia.
Algeria will take on Senegal for the title on July 19, in a repeat of a group stage clash they won 1-0.
Algeria pushes onward with a 4-3 victory over the Ivory Coast following a 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal draw.
Nigeria sneak into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals when defender William Troost Ekong scores with one minute remaining to give them a 2-1 win over South Africa.
Javier Aguirre says the defeat to South Africa is his responsibility but added he is proud of his players.
Hani Abou Rida sacked his technical team before resigning after Egypt elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations.
Defeating Egypt mean South Africa will next face Nigeria in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Sadio Mane is taking part in the finals for the third time and has had a topsy-turvy relationship with the tournament.
This is the second game in a row where Sadio Mane has missed a penalty but made up for it with a goal.
Tunisia and South Africa fill the final two places in the Africa Cup of Nations last-16 draw after a tense finish to the group stage.
Mane scores from the spot to seal his brace against Kenya after missing a penalty in the first half.
Egypt’s FA has decided to reduce Warda's suspension so it only runs until the end of the first round.
Senegal will still be expected to join Algeria in the knockout rounds as they wrap up the group phase against Kenya on July 1.
Even if Kenya lose their final group match against Senegal, they hope to squeeze into the knockout phase as one of the four best third-place teams.
Jonathan Kodjia’s goal was the difference in the clash against former Africa Cup of Nations champions.
It is the first time the Africa Cup of Nations tournament is being played across June and July, with temperatures expected to be between 35 and 38°C.
A packed crowd of 70,000 ensured a heady atmosphere at the Cairo International Stadium.
While the hosts are poised to top the standings, there is little to choose between the other three teams with the top two finishers guaranteed round-of-16 places.
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