African Cup of Nations CAF has dismissed rumours that the tournament could be moved. The Confederation of the African Cup of Nations (CAF) has dismissed rumours that the tournament could be moved to Qatar following discovery of the new Covid-19 variant (Omicron). Omicron discovery has led to travel restrictions being introduced by some countries for several African nations.
Have you ever seen football players crying uncontrollably whenever they lose final tournament of either World cup, FA cup, African Cup of Nations? Have you ever seen football players celebrating after winning a tournament? For me I have seen them celebrating and crying severally. The reason is because of the prize of the trophy that the winner gets or the losing team misses.
The African Cup Of Nations (AFCON) that was scheduled to start on July this year has been moved to January 2022 due to the effects of Covid-19. The last competition's winner were Algeria who beat Senegal 1-0 in the Final in Egypt. Jouseff Bounedjah scored the only goal in the 3rd minute of the game to grant Algeria the trophy.
The 2021 African cup of nations was supposed to be held between June and July 2021 in Cameroon, but it was postponed to January 9, to February 6, 2022, due to the covid-19 pandemic. A total of 24 teams qualified for the tournament and will be grouped into 6 groups when the draw is done.
Michael Ogada Olunga is a Kenyan professional footballer. He is the current Harambee Stars captain. Olunga has been instrumental for the national team. He helped Stars to qualify for the African Cup of Nations in Cairo Egypt in 2019. The sensational forward plays abroad in Qatar League for Al-Duhail SC.
Erick Marcelo Ouma is a Kenyan professional footballer. Ouma who plays as a left-back defender has featured in many matches for the national team Harambee Stars. He helped Stars to qualify for the prestigious African Cup of Nations in Cairo Egypt in 2019. He played brilliantly whereby he kept at bay Senegal's Sadio Mane and Riyad Mahrez of Algeria.
Michael Olunga is a Kenyan professional footballer.Olunga has featured for Harambee Stars in many international matches.In 2019, he helped Stars to qualify for the African Cup of Nations in Cairo Egypt.In the tournament the sensational forward proved his prowess as he gave defenders hard times in Group C matches.
Michael Olunga is a Kenyan professional footballer. Olunga who plays as a striker has been instrumental for the national team Harambee Stars in recent years. He helped Stars to qualify for the African Cup of Nations in Cairo Egypt in 2019. He went on to impress in that tournament as he scored a brace against Tanzania in Group C matches.
Michael Olunga is a Kenyan professional footballer. He has been playing for Harambee Stars for many matches in recent years. He guided Stars to qualify for the African Cup of Nations in Cairo Egypt nearly two years ago. He is currently the captain. He is remembered by many football fans after he scored a sensational goal against Rwanda a few weeks ago in Kigali.
Though the 2021 African Cup of Nations was initially booked to happen in Cameroon June and July of 2020, the competition was delayed to January 9 to February 6, 2022 because of the Coronavirus pandemic. An aggregate of 24 groups successfully qualified for the campaign, and after the draw is finished, they will be separated into six groups of four teams each.
Nigeria vs Cameroon Nigeria and Cameroon will renew their rivalry when clashing in their first friendly match on Friday. Both sides have booked spots at the next African Cup of Nations which will be hosted by Cameroon, but both managers will use the friendlies to assess their respective teams and fine-tune various tactics, ahead of the World Cup qualifiers and the AFCON.
Egypt No doubt Egypt football national team is the most successful in Africa.When it comes to the African cup of Nations ,they are undisputed kings .
The current harambee stars under the leadership of Ghost Mulee (who is coaching the team for his fifth round including in 2004 where he took it to the African Cup of Nations and picked three points) is on fire playing one of the most enjoyable game ever which is well
Erick Marcelo Ouma is a Kenyan professional footballer.Ouma has emerged as one of the best right back defender for Harambee Stars.He was in the squad that qualified to the African Cup of Nations in Cairo Egypt in 2019.Marcelo never disappointed as he went ahead and kept at bay the likes of Algeria's Riyad Mahrez and Senegal's Sadio Mane in Group C matches.
The CAF 2022 edition of the AFCON competition draw was successfully done yesterday on Tuesday at younde in Cameroon. The competition which was planned to take place this year was postponed due to the pandemic. It's now scheduled to commence on January 9th and will end on February 6th 2022.
Benin national soccer team pose for a photo during their first leg match against Sierra Leon in Porto Novo in November 2020.The Squirrels won 1-0.
Referee Collapses and Is Carried Off The Pitch on a Stretcher During an African Cup Of Nations Qualifier Match
Ivory Coast took on Ethiopia in their last African Cup of Nations qualifier in their group.Ivory Coast took the lead very early into the match when Wolverhampton wanderers defender Willy Boly scored in the 3rd minute of the match.
According to the daily mail news, Ivory coast match against Ethiopia was abandoned after the Ivorian centre referee collapsed on the pitch.The Ghanian referee Charles Bulu was seen walking towards the medical team before he collapsed.
Football is a game of many as people enjoy watching and playing, there are some moments when fans rebel against each other.Take a look a the following incidences : 1 Fan riots in Egypt 2012 In the year 2012 when Al-Ahly played against Al-Masry, Al-Ahly won the match.
It has been a couple of days without league games across the globe.This is following the international break in which players went back to their national teams to offer their services.