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Egypt 1-2 Cameroon: Aboubakar seals AFCON title for Indomitable Lions

Mohammed Elneny gave Hector Raul Cuper’s men the lead, but they could not hold on and Cameroon came through at the end to prevail Vincent Aboubakar was the hero with a brilliant late goal, firing Cameroon to a dramatic 2-1

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AFCON Day 15: Egypt seal passage into the final

Egypt progress to the final after veteran goalkeeper Essam El Hadary’s penalty shootout heroics.  On Wednesday night Gabon’s capital Libreville played host to the first semi-final of Afcon 2017. The match had the most successful team in African Cup of

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AFCON: Egypt back in final, stop Burkina Faso on penalties

Egypt have qualified for the final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Burkina Faso 4-3 in a penalty shootout after regulation time ended 1-1 in Libreville, Gabon on Wednesday. Egypt’s veteran keeper Essam El Hadary was the

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AFCON Day 12: The Pharaohs advance as group winners

Egypt defeated the Black Stars as Uganda broke their 39-year Afcon finals goal drought to eliminate Mali. Wednesday evening saw the final round of Afcon 2017 group stage fixtures. The eyes of Africa fell on Group D as Egypt took

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2017 AFCON: Mali, Egypt draw as El Hadary sets record

Seven-time Africa Cup of Nations champions Egypt were held to an exciting 0-0 draw by Mali in Group D of the Gabon 2017 AFCON on Tuesday.  It was a game that was full of intensity but saw little in terms

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Afcon 2017: Ghana, Uganda, Egypt, Mali battle in Group D

GHANA: Nickname: Black Stars Africa Cup of Nations High Point: Champions (1963, 1965, 1978, 1982) How they qualified: Won four of their six games and dropped their only points in draws with Mozambique and Rwanda. A 7-1 thrashing of Mauritius

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France warns IS fighters could flee Libya to Tunisia, Egypt

Islamic State group fighters could flee to Egypt or Tunisia after being flushed from their former Libyan stronghold of Sirte, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned Monday. “We should begin to look seriously at the question of the spread

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