Egypt throw their hat into Afcon ring

Egypt throw their hat into Afcon ring

Egypt has officially made a bid to host next year's African Cup of Nations, the Egyptian Football Association announced on Thursday.

Morocco won't host Afcon 2019

Morocco won't host Afcon 2019

Morocco will not be a candidate to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after Cameroon was stripped of the tournament, the country's sports minister Rachid Talbi Alami said on Wednesday, while Egypt expressed an interest in hosting the finals.

Tunisia appoint Giresse

Tunisia appoint Giresse

The Tunisia Football Federation has appointed former France international Alain Giresse as the the new national team coach.

The World Cup no one loves starts up

The World Cup no one loves starts up

Unloved even by the federation which organises it, FIFA’s old-style Club World Cup gets under way on Wednesday and it is hard to imagine any other outcome than Real Madrid winning for the third time in a row.

Yaya leaves Olympiakos

Yaya leaves Olympiakos

Former Manchester City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure has left Olympiakos Piraeus three months after rejoining the Greek Super League club.

CAF to make Afcon decision in January

CAF to make Afcon decision in January

The Confederation of African Football's (Caf) executive committee will hold an extraordinary meeting on 9 January to choose new hosts for the 2019 Nations Cup.

United given huge Koulibaly price

United given huge Koulibaly price

Manchester United have been quoted a price of more than £90m for Kalidou Koulibaly, the Napoli central defender who is Jose Mourinho’s top defensive target for the January transfer window. Senior United officials recently met with the Serie A club to explore the possibility of a mid-season transfer.

Congo Brazzaville want 2019 Afcon

Congo Brazzaville want 2019 Afcon

Congo Brazzaville is the first contender to declare their hand in a bid to host next year's Africa Cup of Nations, according to a senior official at the Confederation of African Football (Caf).

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