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How Nigeria rated against Equatorial Guinea

CHAN 2018

Home-based Eagles begin CHAN quest against Rwanda


Angola appoint new coach ahead of CHAN


Ghana miss out on CHAN 2018

CHAN 2018

Ghana's Konadu eyes WAFU Cup gold... and CHAN redemption

To say that Ghana entered the WAFU Cup of Nations at a low ebb would be an understatement, yet the Black Stars are growing into the tournament and are emerging as dark horses for the West African title ahead of Tuesday's semifinal meeting with the Ivory Coast.

That they haven't arrived in Senegal with the swagger and confidence of defending champions is understandable; the Ghana Premier League has been suspended since June 2018, following the dissolution of the Ghana Football Association.

The allegations...

How Nigeria rated against Equatorial Guinea

Dayo Ojo took the official Man of the Match honours, but Osas Okoro should have taken the accolades as Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea at the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco.

The Super Eagles showed character to shake off a early setback and post their biggest win of the tournament so far, hammering the group's whipping boys 3-1 to finish top.

It was a commendable end to their group phase campaign, which they finished as the only unbeaten team in the group. But how did the players fare?


 By Dami Ugbane

Home-based Eagles begin CHAN quest against Rwanda

Salisu Yusuf & Ikechukwu Ezenwa of Nigeria
Salisu Yusuf & Ikechukwu Ezenwa of Nigeria

Nigeria begin their battle for a first African Nations Championship (CHAN) title with an opening group C game against Rwanda in Tangier on Monday.

The present team are managed by coach Salisu Yusuf, and will aim to better the record of their predecessors who exited at the group-stage two years ago.

The Eagles are making a third successive tournament appearance, but worryingly haven't had the best of preparations ahead of the championship, with observers writing off their title aspirations.


Angola appoint new coach ahead of CHAN

Angola have appointed a new national coach just weeks before they head off to play in the African Nations Championship in Morocco, with 44-year-old Srdjan Vasiljevic replacing Brazilian Beto Bianchi.

Vasilijevic becomes the 30th Angolan head coach since the nation's independence in 1975, and the first Serbian to take the reins of the Southern African side.

Bianchi had been handling the national team job in an interim capacity alongside his role as trainer of Luanda club Petro Atletico, but stepped...

Kenya stripped of hosting African Nations Championship after 'delays'

Kenya will be replaced as hosts within two weeks.

Kenya has been stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) cited "accumulated delays" in the country's preparations for the tournament, the continental championship for players playing in their home leagues.

CAF made the decision to take the tournament away from Kenya at an executive committee meeting in Accra, Ghana, on Saturday, and opened the bidding process for a new host on Sunday.

The organisation said applications must be...