Guinea’s win over Uganda in the AFCON qualifiers was the fitting finale to a compelling story, writes Matt Carter.
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For those vying for the remaining six slots at the African Cup of Nations, an anxiety doused final date awaits, writes Matt Carter.
Matt Carter reports on a 2015 ACFON in limbo and the complicated issues that have brought us to the tournament to the brink.
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.
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.