FIFA chief Sepp Blatter praises Ghana's AFCON performance

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter praises Ghana's AFCON performance

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has lauded the performance of Ghana at the just-concluded 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Equatorial Guinea, where the Black Stars finished runners-up to Cote d'Ivoire.

President pardons 149 fans arrested during AFCON clashes

President pardons 149 fans arrested during AFCON clashes

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang has pardoned 149 people who were arrested following clashes during the host country`s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final defeat to Ghana.

I knew DR Congo would win Nations Cup shootout: Chancel Mbemba

I knew DR Congo would win Nations Cup shootout: Chancel Mbemba

Chancel Mbemba, who converted a penalty in Democratic Republic of Congo`s win over Equatorial Guinea in Saturday`s third-place playoff, said he knew his side would win the shootout.

Africa Cup of Nations: Mauritian referee banned for controversial officiating

Africa Cup of Nations: Mauritian referee banned for controversial officiating

Mauritian referee Rajindraparsad Seechurn has been banned for six months and fined $50,000 for his controversial officiating in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) quarter-final in Equatorial Guinea.

Africa Cup of Nations: Yaya Toure's  injury worries Cote d' Ivoire

Africa Cup of Nations: Yaya Toure's injury worries Cote d' Ivoire

The Cote d' Ivoire football team is having injury concerns with skipper Yaya Toure struggling after a knock in their 1-0 win over Cameroon in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Africa Cup of Nations winner to reap financial rewards

Africa Cup of Nations winner to reap financial rewards

The 16 teams at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea will share a total of $10 million with the champions earning $1.5 million (1.3m euros, £990,000) the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said.

Manuel Pellegrini frets over Yaya Toure`s City absence

Manuel Pellegrini frets over Yaya Toure`s City absence

Manuel Pellegrini has challenged his Manchester City players to show they can cope without Yaya Toure as the Premier League champions try to keep pace with leaders Chelsea.

Ghanaian players settle bonus payment issue

Ghanaian players settle bonus payment issue

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has promised a positive impact at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after Ghana's football team settled its payment issue with the government.

Ghana to train in Spain ahead of 2015 AFCON

Ghana to train in Spain ahead of 2015 AFCON

The head coach of Ghana's senior national football side, Black Stars, Avram Grant has picked Spanish city of Seville as venue for the team's pre-Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) camp.

Avram Grant takes the reins in Ghana

Avram Grant takes the reins in Ghana

 Ghana`s new coach Avram Grant on Thursday warned fans of the burden of expectation after his side was given a tough draw in next year`s Africa Cup of Nations finals.

CAF requests Ghana to host 2015 AFCON

CAF requests Ghana to host 2015 AFCON

Ghana has been requested by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to consider hosting the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), Mahama Ayariga, the minister for youth and sports has confirmed.

FIFA conducts management course in Botswana

The world football governing body FIFA Monday opened a management and administration course in Botswana as a way of improving the level of the game in the country through commercialisation.

Botswana sack football coach Stanley Tshosane

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) on Monday confirmed the sacking of national team coach Stanley Tshosane.