AFCON 2023

AFCON 2023 top scorer Emilio Nsue suspended indefinitely by Equatorial Guinea

Emilo Nsue: AFCON 2023 top scorer retires from international football

Equatorial Guinea forward Emilo Nsue has announced his retirement from international football. The 34-year-old's retirement comes after he was suspended by his country’s football association for misconduct, with the nation's vice president, Teodora Nguema confirming the news. “After discussions, captain Emilio Nsue López has declared his retirement from the national team. I acknowledge his contributions over the 12 years he has represented the Nzalang Nacional and...

Senegal’s Diatta banned for derogatory AFCON 2023 comments

Senegal’s Diatta banned for derogatory AFCON 2023 comments

Senegal midfielder Krepin Diatta has been hit with a four-game ban and fine for his derogatory comments about the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Diatta featured prominently for Aliou Cisse’s team in Ivory Coast but could not control his anger after their elimination to host nation Ivory Coast in the round of 16. The Monaco star slammed CAF as being corrupt and he blamed Gabonese referee...

AFCON 2023: Troost-Ekong wins Best Player award, Adingra crowned Best Young Player

No Osimhen, no Haller as Nigeria & Ivory Coast dominate AFCON 2023 Best XI

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), through its Technical Study Group has revealed the best XI players at the just-concluded 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.  The squad is dominated by Nigeria and Ivory Coast who have three players each as Equatorial Guinea’s Emilio Nsue also made the cut as the tournament’s top goalscorer with five goals.  Reigning African Footballer of the Year, Victor Osimhen who played...

AFCON 2023: Adingra labels tournament as best moment of his career

AFCON 2023: Adingra labels tournament as best moment of his career

Simon Adingra has labelled the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations as one of the best moments of his career after his instrumental role in Ivory Coast's victory over Nigeria in Sunday's final. The Brighton and Hove Albion man provided two assists that led to the goals by Franck Kessie and Sebastian Haller to complete the comeback 2-1 win. Adingra's performance across the entire tournament on home...