Relief for Leekens and Ibenge

Relief for Leekens and Ibenge
DR Congo coach Florent Ibenge and his Tunisia counterpart Georges Leekens embraced warmly after their sides both made Africa Cup of Nations progress.

Slender margins cost Blue Sharks

Slender margins cost Blue Sharks
Cape Verde coach Rui Aguas bemoaned the slender margins in football after their 2015 Africa Cup exit.

Tunisia and DR Congo top Group B

Tunisia and DR Congo top Group B
Tunisia and Congo DR both advanced to the quarter-finals of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations after drawing 1-1 in their final Group B game in Bata.

Cape Verde miss out on quarter-final dream

Cape Verde miss out on quarter-final dream

Cape Verde finished level on points and goal difference with Congo DR, but lost out because they scored only one goal in three matches while the Congolese managed two.

Mbemba's age old debate

Mbemba's age old debate
Just how old is DR Congo defender Chancel Mbemba?

Cape Verde eye quarter-finals again

Cape Verde eye quarter-finals again
The smallest country to ever qualify for the African Nations Cup finals are setting their sights on at least repeating their shock quarter-final place of two years ago.

Mayuka out of afcon

Mayuka out of afcon
Zambia’s lead striker Emmanuel Mayuka is set to return to Southampton this week after a double groin injury effectively ruled him out of the African Nations Cup in another blow to his country’s hopes, officials said on Sunday.

Zambia feeling the pressure

Zambia feeling the pressure

Former champions Zambia must defeat Cape Verde Islands on Monday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals in Equatorial Guinea.

Abdennour plays down Tunisian chances

Abdennour plays down Tunisian chances
Think of Monaco, and palaces, stardust and opulence immediately come to mind, an image that has only been reinforced since the arrival of Dmitry Rybolovlev as the owner of the principality’s football club in 2011.

Mayuka only has 50:50 chance

Mayuka only has 50:50 chance
Zambia striker Emmanuel Mayuka has only a 50% chance of playing any further part at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations because of a groin injury.

Mulumbu to undergo injury scan

Mulumbu to undergo injury scan
Democratic Republic of Congo captain Youssouf Mulumbu will undergo a scan on Friday on a hamstring injury that threatens his further participation in the African Nations Cup.

Leekens relieved with Tunisia win

Leekens relieved with Tunisia win
Tunisia coach Georges Leekens was relieved on Thursday after seeing his side recover from a poor start to come back and beat Zambia 2-1 at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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