A true group of death

A true group of death
Few tournaments have thrown up such a tough section as Group C at the African Nations Cup with Algeria, Ghana, Senegal and South Africa battling for two quarterfinal places.

Gourcuff targets only wins

Gourcuff targets only wins

Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff says their target is to win all of their games at the 2015 Africa Nations Cup finals.

Algeria trying to follow incredible 2014

Algeria trying to follow incredible 2014
At the start of 2014, even the most optimistic Algerian football supporters could never have imagined the dream year they were about to enjoy, particularly at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Gyan wants to write brighter afcon chapter

Gyan wants to write brighter afcon chapter
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is heading for his fifth Africa Cup of Nations when he leads the Black Stars in Equatorial Guinea. At 29 he is desperate to add a different chapter to what has sometimes been a horror story.

Furman is just thinking about afcon

Furman is just thinking about afcon
Weeks before a towel clad Dean Furman addressed his team in the now famous motivational ‘Nigeria bring it on’ speech from the locker room, Nigerians already knew that in him South African coach Shakes Msahaba had found his new leader.

Algeria lose Zemmamouche to injury

Algeria lose Zemmamouche to injury

Algeria have suffered another injury blow ahead of the African Nations Cup finals with goalkeeper Mohamed Lamine Zemmamouche ruled out after getting hurt in training.

Is this Yaya's last chance for afcon glory?

Is this Yaya's last chance for afcon glory?

One of the few survivors of Ivory Coast's feted 'golden generation', this year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations may well be the last chance for Yaya Toure to finally win a major international trophy.

Giresse cautious despite good form

Giresse cautious despite good form

Alain Giresse wants his Senegal players to stay focused despite a good 5-2 win over Guinea in a pre-Afcon friendly match.

Atsu says Ghana can go far

Atsu says Ghana can go far

Ghana's winger Christian Atsu has backed new Black Stars boss Avram Grant to steer the country to Africa Cup of Nations success.

Gyan and others nursing knocks

Gyan and others nursing knocks
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is a slight injury worry for the Black Stars.

Senegal lay marker with Guinea thrashing

Senegal lay marker with Guinea thrashing
Senegal sent out an ominous warning of their potential ahead of the African Nations Cup finals with a 5-2 win over fellow finalists Guinea in a pre-tournament warm-up international on Tuesday.

Grant cracks whip over Ghana squad

Grant cracks whip over Ghana squad
Avram Grant is already cracking the whip with star names in his Ghana squad. The first to fall foul of his wrath was Andre Ayew who came close to being kicked out of Ghana's camp in Spain.

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