Late Strike Denies Bafana Historic Win Over Nigeria
Nov20

Late Strike Denies Bafana Historic Win Over Nigeria

History beckoned, but Bafana Bafana tripped and fell. Shakes Mashaba’s boys learnt how cruel the game can be on Wednesday night, when after taking a two-goal lead they had to settle for a draw at Akwa Ibom Stadium on Wednesday night. Bafana had already qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations coming into this game but they were determined to finally get that elusive victory over Nigeria in a competitive match. But it wasn’t to be....

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New Host For Africa Cup of Nations Sought as Morocco Expelled
Nov12

New Host For Africa Cup of Nations Sought as Morocco Expelled

The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations will not be cancelled, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) said after a meeting in Cairo on Tuesday. Caf confirmed Morocco, whose national association could face further censure for reneging on its contract, will not host the Afcon. The continental body expelled Morocco from the tournament. Caf will now consider requests from various national associations to replace Morocco as hosts. Africa’s...

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South Africa Rejects Hosting Africa Nations Cup
Oct20

South Africa Rejects Hosting Africa Nations Cup

South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations in January if Morocco withdraws because of the Ebola epidemic, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said Monday. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reportedly approached South Africa, Ghana and five others countries ahead of a November 2 meeting to decide on the future of the continent’s premier football event. But the minister tweeted: “Hosting AFCON...

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