THU 11 Jul 2019Africa Cup of Nations – Quarter-finalMadagascar0Tunisia279 minsHT 0-0Sassi (52′ minutes), Msakni (60′ minutes)Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummarySassi shot deflected in off Madagascar defender for openerMsakni doubles lead with shot from inside the boxWinners…

Algeria had not conceded a goal at this tournament before this gameAlgeria reached the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Ivory Coast 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time.Algeria took the lead through ex-West Ham winger Sofiane Feghouli’s side-foot finish before they missed a penalty.Baghdad Bounedjah, who had been…

William Troost-Ekong’s goal put Nigeria into the semi-finalsWilliam Troost-Ekong scored a dramatic late winner to send Nigeria into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final at the expense of South Africa.Samuel Chukwueze hit the opener as he controlled Alex Iwobi’s cross, before scoring at the second attempt.Bongani Zungu equalised with a header initially ruled out for…

MON 08 Jul 2019Africa Cup of Nations – Round of 16Ghana0Tunisia177 minsHT 0-0Khenissi (73′ minutes)Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryAndre Ayew finish ruled out for handball – no VAR until quarter-finalsGhana have won Afcon four times,…

Madagascar were 190th in Fifa’s world rankings five years agoAfrica Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar produced another upset to beat DR Congo 4-2 on penalties after a 2-2 draw and seal a quarter-final spot.In a thriller, Madagascar took a surprise lead through Ibrahim Amada’s superb 20-yard strike before Cedric Bakambu equalised with a header.The Indian…

Aguirre was only appointed last August on a four-year dealEgypt have sacked head coach Javier Aguirre after the hosts suffered a shock defeat by South Africa in the last-16 of the Africa Cup of Nation.The Pharaohs were the pre-tournament favourites but lost 1-0 in Cairo after Thembinkosi Lorch’s 85th minute winner.Egypt Football Association president Hany…

Thembinkosi Lorch struck an 85th-minute winner in CairoSouth Africa knocked hosts Egypt out of the Africa Cup of Nations and booked their place in the quarter-finals with a late winner in Cairo.With Egypt throwing players forward, Thembinkosi Lorch struck on the counter-****** after 85 minutes.Mahmoud Trezeguet had the hosts’ best chance, but he fired at…

SAT 06 Jul 2019Africa Cup of Nations – Round of 16Egypt0South Africa073 minsHT 0-0Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryAfrica Cup of Nations last-16 tieSalah fit to start for hosts Egypt after illnessEgypt won all three group…

Nigeria are three-time winners of the Africa Cup of Nations – with their most recent triumph in 2013Holders Cameroon were knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations by Nigeria in a five-goal last-16 thriller.Goals from Stephane Bahoken and Clinton Njie saw Cameroon lead 2-1 at half-time after Odion Ighalo had put Nigeria ahead in…

Sadio Mane is playing at his second Africa Cup of Nations tournament after missing the 2015 edition through injurySadio Mane scored the winner before missing another penalty as Senegal beat Uganda in Cairo to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.Liverpool’s Mane produced a clinical low finish then won a penalty after being fouled by…