The Chelsea and Senegal goalkeeper, who recently won the FIFA best goalkeeper award for his outstanding performances for Chelsea in 2021, is currently representing his country at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations, where they have advanced to the quarter-final stages and will face Equatorial Guinea on Sunday.
Gambia will be hosting Cameroon in the first quarter final at Stade Japoma in Cameroon . They have met twice, Cameroon winning both matches in there last encounter. Cameroon winning two goals to nil as the highest scores in the year 2016 at AFCON qualification group M. Under manager Tom Saintfiet , Gambia despite being ranked 150th by FIFA, Gambia has disappointed the bookies in this year’s AFCON tournament.
Vincent Aboubakar is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Saudi Professional League club Al Nassr and the Cameroon national team where he captains. Vincent Aboubakar was born on 22nd January 1992 in Yaoundé, he is 30 years old. He began his career at Coton Sport before moving to Europe to play for Valenciennes FC and Lorient, Ligue 1 clubs.
Gambia Vs Cameroon Cameroon will take on Gambia in the quarterfinals after achieving a key victory over Comoros in their previous encounter. It wasn't the finest effort from Cameroon but their manager will be delighted with the outcome. Gambia came into the tournament as an underdog but their great record in the group stage transformed team's image.
The Guinea head of State Hon Cool Mamady who ordered his national team players to win the AFCON Cup or they should not return back in the country has forgiven them. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the head of State said that he has forgiven the national team since the order was to encourage the players in their competition.
They won the hearts of Africa. Massive respect for the lowest ranked team (132) at the tournament. Comoros has 200 policemen, one road on tarmac as a country .Comoros made history after hammering number 52 ranked by FIFA, Ghana and played a good match between them and Cameroon who are ranked 50 according to FIFA standings .Everything else notwithstanding, great stuff from Comoros .
AFCON 2021 TITLE RACE The African Cup of Nations is currently making progress and Nations are down to eight. This eight teams progress after a successful round of 16 showdown. This eight nations include; Gambia, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Equatorial Guinea and Senegal.
African Cup of Nations tournament will be going into the Quarter finals round this weekend with a number of teams down to eight. In the tournament, the futher a nation progresses, the higher the acummulated amount of money. The remaining eight nations will receive a share of the amount set aside for the nations that make it to the quarters of the tournament.
The military President of Guinea Conakry, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya has reportedly forgiven the National team after dropping out of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon against the earlier agreement he had with them before they took off. However, the president didn’t let them go just like that.
Nelson Havi who is among top lawyers in Kenya today tweeted on his twitter page that The entry of Tabitha Karanja into elective politics through UDA Party is a manifestation of the revulsion by legitimate entrepreneurs in Kenya of the destructive impact of Jubilee’s 4 year Administration, aggravated by the capture of the opposition through the infamous handshake.
1. Cote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire were excellent in the group stages, picking up seven points from their three games and securing a win over defending champions Algeria. They have scored in every game, but have kept just one clean sheet so far. Egypt responded to their 1-0 loss to Nigeria with wins over Guinea-Bissau and Sudan and they have kept back-to-back clean sheets.
The luckiest and richest football plays in Africa. Find out their salary from the game, the prize of money they get from awards and amount they receive from endorsement. They include; Samuel Etoo His estimated net worth is $95 million. He was born in 1987 in Cameroon, he plays as a striker.
Even inside African nations, football failed to arouse their interest. African football was devalued in Europe due to its perceived worthlessness as a method of play. VAR was implemented by European teams, and during this year's Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), African teams struggled to utilise it since the advantages were outweighed by the erroneous rulings.
Poor pitch at the Africa Cup of Nations have seen an unprocedent switch of venues for quarter finals and semi finals matches, the confederation of Africa football said on Wednesday. There have been concerns for more than a week over the poor surface at Doualas Japoma stadium.Hosts Cameroon are still scheduled to take on Gambia there in the quarter finals on Saturday but it will be the last game at the stadium.
Ivory Coast Bundled Out Of AFCON By Egypt On Penalties. Ivory Coast have joined the list of other clubs who have left the AFCON tournament after they were bundled out of the competition by Egypt in a very tough do or die match that saw them play the extra time and them proceeded to the Penalties.
Ivory Coast were eliminated from the AFCON on Wednesday night thanks to a penalty kick miss by ManU defender Eric Bailly.Ivory Coast had been one of the best teams at the AFCON please beautiful and captivating football alongside Nigeria who were also eliminated before. The match ended 0:0 in regular time and the match went for extra time which also ended in a stalemate.Both teams attacked and defended in equal measure.Pepe took the first spot kick for the Ivory Coast side and scored.Bailly would later fail to score as the goalkeeper handled his ball with Mohammed Salah scored Egypt's winning goal.
The African Cup of Nations is one of the most prestigious tournaments in football. The competition is now being held in Cameron, and as can be observed on sports media platforms, it is being watched by a large number of people worldwide. However, one thing we can note about the present AFCON tournament is that it has devolved into a "Red Card frenzy" as a result of the high amount of sending offs observed in games.
Tough Battle In AFCON As Ivory Coast Faces Egypt In Round Of 16 Match. Two African giants, Ivory Coast and Egypt will meet today at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) match in the round of 16 and this will he a very crucial match that will see one of the team's ho back home at the end of the 90 minutes plus.
Ivory Coast are out of AFCON 2022 in Cameroon after a post penalty match 5-4 in favour of Egypt. I has been a trailling match but match with an extra time in display . The Elephants goal keeper Badra Ali Sangare failed to save even a single penalty while its defender Erick Bailly lost his spot which was punched by Egypt goalkeeper Mohammed El Senny .
Moh Salah's after extra time penalty has sent the Pharoahs into the AFCON quater-finals after beating Ivory Coast 5-4 in the penalties. Salah who is Egypt's team captain and Liverpool striker scores a winning goal in the after extra time penalties making them join other teams in the quarter finals of AFCON competition.