Herve Renard, protagonist-in-chief of Zambia's AFCON
heroics, had football fever running so high that attendance at the stadium's inaugural international match exceeded its 40,000 capacity.
At the start, it did not go so well, but after the AFCON
, I am full of confidence to give my best to Everton.
19, play against South Africa in Uyo, capital of the southern state of Akwa-Ibom, to know their actual fate ahead of AFCON
and the Samsung brand to the Southern African region and showcase our world class products
And Cape Verde, with a population of just 565,000 compared to South Africa's 52 million, held on for a memorable draw in their first AFCON
fixture, leaving Bafana Bafana with it all to do if they want to advance from Group A.
Pipe fittings company Anvil International reported on Monday the completion of the acquisition of AFCON
for an undisclosed amount.
The Egyptian Football Federation reported Monday evening that Coach of Egypt, Hector Cooper has agreed to playing a warmup game with Tunisia next January 8 without specifying the venue of the match, as part of both teams' preparations for the AFCON
2017 scheduled from January 14 to February 5, 2017 in Gabon.
Nigeria's longest-serving captain, for 13 years, Keshi--an outstanding central defender--won every honour, as a player, at the AFCON
--two silver medals (at Cote d'Ivoire '84 & Morocco '88), a bronze (at Senegal '92) and the winner's trophy at Tunisia '94.
When asked about the upcoming AFCON
and Algeria's grouping with Ivory Coast, Tunisia and Togo Halihodzic observed that he did know it was a very difficult group and they hadn't come to South Africa just to visit.
Tunisia were drawn in Group B at AFCON
2017 alongside Senegal, Algeria and Zimbabwe.
Since their historic treble, AFCON
wins in 2006, 2008 and 2010, both have gone through a rather stormy patch--the Pharaohs unable to qualify for the three AFCON
tournaments that have followed--2012,2013 and 2015, while Shehata has been unable to replicate his sterling achievements with the national team, since stepping down from the post.