2019 Schedule

2019 Schedule
3-0-3, 2nd in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying
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3yKweséESPN Reporter

Libya ease past Equatorial Guinea at CHAN

Two first-half goals from Saleh Taher Saeid helped Libya to a comfortable 3-0 African Nations Championship triumph over Equatorial Guinea.

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4yAssociated Press

Equatorial Guinea trying to overturn ban

Equatorial Guinea appeared at sport's highest court Thursday in an effort to overturn their exclusion from the 2019 Women's World Cup.

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4yMark Gleeson

Manager turnover in Africa continues

Gabon's untimely sacking of Jorge Costa is just the latest example of an African Federation curiously firing a manger ahead of a major tournament.

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5yESPN staff

ANC: Salah saves Egypt draw at Nigeria

Mohamed Salah scored in stoppage time to salvage a 1-1 draw for Egypt at Nigeria in a 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier on Friday.

6yESPN staff

ANC: Ghana cruise, Cameroon win late

Ghana eased to victory over Mauritius in their opening 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier, while Cameroon left it late to beat Mauritania.

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6yNick Ames

Ames: What next for Equatorial Guinea?

As Ivory Coast celebrate their triumph, the host nation deals with life after the Africa Cup of Nations. Nick Ames reflects on the time he spent in Equatorial Guinea over recent weeks.


Congo DR beat Equatorial Guinea on pens

DR Congo ended their African Nations Cup campaign on a high with a penalty shootout victory against hosts Equatorial Guinea in the third-place play-off in Malabo on Saturday.

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6yNick Ames

Ames: Fan unrest tarnishes AFCON

Although Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final is highly anticipated, Thursday night's violence threatens to be the tournament's lasting legacy.

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6yPA Sport

Equatorial Guinea fined for ANC fan turmoil

The Equatorial Guinea football federation has been fined 100,000 US dollars and ordered to pay for the treatment of Ghana supporters who were injured by flying missiles during Thursday's African Nations Cup semi-final at the Estadio de Malabo.


Fans mar Ghana's win

Angry fans forced a halt in the African Nations Cup semifinal with less than 10 minutes to go, with Ghana leading hosts Equatorial Guinea 3-0.

6yAssociated Press

ANC: Referee sent home, Tunisia fined $50K

A referee has been sent home and suspended for six months in the fallout from the chaotic African Nations Cup quarterfinal game betweem Tunisia and hosts Equatorial Guinea.


Ames: Hosts' feel-good story leaves sour taste

This had been perhaps the biggest night in a small country's sporting history, but nobody could ignore the strange taste that it had left. This was no ordinary good news story.

6yPA Sport

Tunisia 1-2 Equatorial Guinea: Hosts win

Javier Balboa was the hero for Equatorial Guinea as his curling extra-time free-kick sealed their place in the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup with a dramatic 2-1 win over Tunisia.

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6yAssociated Press

African Nations Cup quarterfinals moved

"These two pitches have been adversely affected by a combination of wear and tear from the six games played or to be played in each of them, and the unstable weather conditions seen lately," CAF said in a statement on Tuesday.

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6yNick Ames

Ames: Fancied Burkina Faso misfire again

Burkina Faso were fancied to do well in the 2015 African Nations Cup but a second consecutive poor performance leaves their chances of making the knockout stages uncertain, writes Nick Ames.

RankingsAfrica Cup of Nations qualifying

Goal Difference0Tied-22nd
Goals Scored7Tied-20th
Goals Conceded7Tied-27th