April 21, 2024

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Senegal handed triple boost ahead of Malawi match

Ahead of their final group stage match against Malawi on Tuesday, Senegal has been boosted with the availability of three key players. Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy and defender Kalidou Koulibaly have both trained with the team after recovering from COVID-19.

Aubameyang, Lemina sent back to their clubs by Gabon

Aubameyang and Lemina tested positive for COVID-19 when the team arrived in Cameroon on January 6 and consequently missed the first two matches of the tournament.

All-female referee crew set to make history at AFCON

The other female match officials are assistant referees Carine Atemzabong (Cameroon) and Fatiha Jermoumi (Morocco) as well as VAR referee Bouchra Karboubi (Morocco).

Cameroon, Burkina Faso earn Group A automatic slots

In Yaounde, Cameroon conceded in the second half to draw with Cape Verde, but they still finished with seven points.

Equatorial Guinea bring Algeria down to earth in humbling victory

The Algerians found themselves trailing with 20 minutes of play left. From a corner on the left, Josete Miranda flicked the ball, the vital intervention taking it away from the Algerian defense. Esteban arrived sliding at the backpost to score and hand his side a dream lead.

Tunisia wake from Mali drama to drub Mauritania

Skipper Wahbi Khazri recovered from his penalty miss against Mali, scoring twice and assisting once as the Carthage Eagles ran riot.

Goalkeeper error hands Sierra Leone draw against Ivory Coast

Ivorian goalkeeper Badra Ali Sangare gifted Sierra Leone the late equalizer, spilling the ball needlessly when he went to collect a headed ball. The shot stopper fell awkwardly and dropped the ball from his hands, Steven Caulker picking and quaring it to Musa Kamara.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles fly into AFCON last 16

The high flying Super Eagles added in the third 35 seconds after the restart when Moses slid the ball under the keeper’s arms off a move that he had already started. When Awoniyi couldn’t control a pass at the edge of the box, Simon ran on to the ball and tucked it in for the third goal.

Gabon hold Ghana to draw with late drama

Gabon were relentless and kept the fight. They were however thwarted by a hawkeyed defense that kept the Black Stars in the game.