Peter Pedroncelli, 5:06 am AFKI Original
CAF threatened to ban Tunisia from the next AFCON after they refused to apologise and follow through on other sanctions due to the behaviour of fans, players and officials following a controversial quarter-final game at the 2015 AFCON, in which Tunisia were knocked out 2-1 by hosts Equatorial Guinea, thanks in great part to ridiculous refereeing decisions by Rajindraparsad Seechurn on the day.
Peter Pedroncelli, 1:18 pm
South African midfielder Steven Pienaar is returning to Everton training this week, following a long standing injury that has kept him out of club action for the last three months. The injury to his knee means that the former South African captain has not played for the Merseyside outfit since December.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:23 am AFKI Original
Cote D’Ivoire star player Gervinho picked up an injury during their score draw with Equatorial Guinea in a friendly international match at the weekend, and this will be a serious concern for his Italian Serie A club Roma.
Peter Pedroncelli, 3:49 am
Stand-in Nigeria coach Daniel Amokachi was generous with his words praise for goalscorer Ahmed Musa, as well as his squad of young and inexperienced players as the Super Eagles drew 1-1 with South Africa at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Sunday.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:08 am AFKI Original
The 32-year-old first choice Super Eagles shot-stopper sustained a back injury, and will not be able to add to the 100th international cap that he earned against the Cranes earlier this week. He became only the second Nigerian to reach 100 appearances for the national team, following former captain Joseph Yobo reaching the milestone last year.
Peter Pedroncelli, 3:38 am AFKI Original
After months of speculation and signs that the Super Eagles seemed destined to part ways with Stephen Keshi as the two could not come to an agreement, a complete U-turn has seen the former Togo and Mali coach closing in on signing a new contract to continue his work with the Nigeria national team.
Peter Pedroncelli, 10:45 pm AFKI Original
On Thursday a few African teams were involved in friendly international matches, making use of the FIFA match days to prepare for Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and World Cup qualifying later this year. Cote D’Ivoire faced Angola, Egypt took on Equatorial Guinea and Algeria clashed with Qatar.
Peter Pedroncelli, 9:53 am
According to the recently released France Football 2014 report looking at the highest paid players in world football, adding their salaries to endorsements and commercial deals to come up with a final sum, Cote D’Ivoire midfielder Yaya Toure is the only African player included in the top 20 spots on the list.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:00 am AFKI Original
There are a number of players of African descent who have chosen to play for European national teams rather than representing their African nations. AFKSports looks at a few of these top players and the national teams that they could be representing if the circumstances were different.
Peter Pedroncelli, 2:21 am AFKI Original
The 2014 African Player of the Year nominee has been ever-present for the Super Eagles in the past few years, forming a crucial element in a strong Nigerian national team that was able to conquer the continent at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa and qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup