Egypt to host AFCON 2019

Egypt to host AFCON 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The Confederation of African Football, CAF, have named Egypt as the new host for the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). This was announced in a statement via CAF’s official Twitter handle on Tuesday, January 8. Egypt will now replace Cameroon as the new host of the 24-nation tournament slated to start this Summer. Original host Cameroon was stripped of the rights to host the biennial tournament in November due…

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CAF’s list of nominees for African Player of the year Award.

CAF’s list of nominees for African Player of the year Award.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede About 34 African Footballers have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football, CAF African Player of the year Award. Contained in this article is the comprehensive list of nominees and their respective countries and football clubs. NOMINEES IN FULL AbdelmoumeneDjabou (Algeria & ES Setif) Ahmed Gomaa (Egypt & El Masry) Ahmed Musa (Nigeria & Al-Nassr ) Alex Iwobi (Nigeria & Arsenal) Andre Onana (Cameroon & Ajax) Anis Badri (Tunisia & Esperance) Ayoub El Kaabi (Morocco & Hebei…

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Musa, Iwobi, Ighalo make CAF player of the year list

Musa, Iwobi, Ighalo make CAF player of the year list

Reading Time: 2 minutes Habeeb Akorede Not less than 3 Nigeria Super Eagles stars have been nominated alongside 31 others for CAF player of the year. The Confederation of African Football, CAF list of 34 nominees for the player of the year honour has Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo shortlisted. Ahmed Musa was Nigeria’s key man at the 2018 Fifa World Cup has made the it to the list prior to his remarkable performance at the world…

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