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AFCon: Five things you need to know about Burkina Faso

Feb 10, 2013

AFCon: Five things you need to know about Burkina Faso

Here's a quick roundup of some things you should know about the Burkina Faso -- the ultimate underdogs who are now in the final of the African Cup of Nations. #Nigeria #KickingAround #African Cup of Nations #Burkina Faso
Referee banned after controversial decisions in African Cup

Feb 08, 2013

Referee banned after controversial decisions in African Cup

Among the contentious issues during the Burkina Faso-Ghana semifinal was the red card given to Burkina's Jonathan Pitroipa that could mean he will miss the final. #KickingAround #African Cup of Nations #Ghana #Burkina Faso #Slim Jdidi
Burkina Faso stun Ghana to enter African Cup finals

Feb 07, 2013

Burkina Faso stun Ghana to enter African Cup finals

Burkina, who will meet Nigeria at Soccer City, edged their neighbours 3-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at the end of extra time. #Nigeria #KickingAround #African Cup of Nations #Burkina Faso
African Cup: Nigeria dump favourites Ivory Coast to reach semis

Feb 04, 2013

African Cup: Nigeria dump favourites Ivory Coast to reach semis

Nigeria were given just a 20 percent chance by their own coach Stephen Keshi of overcoming the Ivorians... and they did it. #Nigeria #KickingAround #Ivory Coast #African Cup of Nations #Togo #Burkina Faso
African Nations Cup: Holders Zambia in must-win situation

Jan 29, 2013

African Nations Cup: Holders Zambia in must-win situation

Zambia have shown little of the form that saw them win the Nations Cup one year ago. #KickingAround #Zambia #African Cup of Nations

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African Nations Cup: Holders Zambia in must-win situation

Sep 18, 2014

McKinstry sacked as coach of Sierra Leone

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's Northern Irish coach Johnny McKinstry has lost his job after two African Nations Cup qualifying defeats this month, the country’s sports ministry said on Thursday. Sierra Leone lost 2-1 to the Ivory Coast after lea... #Democratic Republic of the Congo #Sierra Leone
African Nations Cup: Holders Zambia in must-win situation

Sep 17, 2014

There is an African answer to terror

Last week Ugandan authorities discovered an al-Shabab terrorist cell operating in our biggest city, Kampala. Explosives were discovered in the raid, and there is little doubt that this group of terrorists had no other intention but to cause carnage o... #Uganda #East Africa #Somalia #Al-Shabab
African Nations Cup: Holders Zambia in must-win situation

Sep 13, 2014

Soccer-Morocco trying to entice Leverkusen's Bellarabi

(Reuters) - Morocco are bidding to entice Bayer Leverkusen's exciting winger Karim Bellarabi to their cause as they prepare to host next year’s African Nations Cup, according to German media reports. Coach Badou Ezaki met with the 24-year-old, who ha... #Morocco #FIFA #Bayer 04 Leverkusen