After another enthralling week of African Cup of Nations qualification, Matt Carter discusses all the key talking points.
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The Ebola crisis has been a rumbling undercurrent to AFCON qualification, yet recent developments have seen the virus – purely in footballing terms – become a problem of tidal wave proportions.
AFCON qualification reconvenes this weekend and with Morocco drawing ever closer the action promises to be at its captivating dramatic best.
After a week of breathless week of AFCON qualification – which contained no shortage of dramatic stories – we review the most significant talking points as January’s showpiece grows ever closer.
After World Cup disaster, Matt Carter reports that Cameroon might have negotiated their way onto the roads of recovery.
On what was a breathless weekend of AFCON qualification action, Nigeria and Ghana paid the price for contentious decision making post Brazil 2014.
This weekend marks the commencement of the final qualification round for the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), with seven qualifiers being joined by Africa’s elite to form seven groups of four.
Africa is set to lose some of its biggest icons – can the void be filled to ensure that the continent continues to be represented at the highest level?
Nobody has had it tougher in making the final round of AFCON qualification and having already upset Libya and Congo, the Wasps of Rwanda are targeting capping their magical journey with a spot in January’s showpiece.
With a bumpy ride on the horizon the influencial Herve Renards represents the stellar candidate in Ivory Coast’s bid to remain amongst Africa’s elite – by Matt Carter.