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2019 African Cup of Nations

Statistics after the Group Stage

A total of 68 goals have been scored from the 36 matches of the group stage, an average of 1.9 goals per match Four teams are yet to concede - Algeria, Morocco, Egypt and CameroonA historic moment in African football. Madagascar are the first debutants at the finals...

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East End Lions 1 FC Kallon 0 Pictures

A sold-out Siaka Stevens Stadium for the encounter on Saturday 29th June Intense encounter with Lions scoring the only goal in the second half East End Lions victory takes them 4 points clear of FC Kallon in second place

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Africa Cup of Nations: What to look out for on day four

Algeria defeated Kenya 2-0 on Sunday to move level with Senegal at the top of Group C 2019 Africa Cup of NationsHost nation: Egypt Dates: 21 June - 19 July 2019Coverage: Text commentary and selected match reports on the BBC Sport website and app...

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Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa

Fifa Secretary General Fatma Samoura will assist the Confederation of African Football By Piers Edwards BBC Sport Africa Football's world governing body has confirmed that its secretary general Fatma Samoura has been appointed as 'Fifa General Delegate for Africa' in...

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June’s African football news in brief

BBC Sport African football stories in short for June as the countdown to the Cup of Nations in Egypt continues. Monday 17 June: Former Paris Saint Germain defender Jordan Ikoko has moved to Bulgarian champions Ludogorets where he believes he can...

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June’s African football news in brief

Senegal lost to South Korea on penalties in their Fifa Under 20 World Cup quarter-final. African football stories in short for June as the countdown to the Cup of Nations in Egypt continues. Sunday 9 June: There was heartbreak for Senegal on Saturday after...

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Fifa propose nine African World Cup spots

An African nation has never lifted the World Cup trophy in its 87 year history BBC Sport Fifa is proposing that Africa gets nine automatic places when the World Cup expands to 48 teams in 2026. That would be an increase from the tally of five places that the continent...

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Sierra Leone football set for fresh start

The Sierra Leone Football Association President Isha Johansen By Mohamed Fajah Barrie, BBC Sport Sierra Leone football looks set for a new start after years of problems and infighting within its governing body. An extraordinary congress in Freetown on Thursday ended...

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Madagascar FA chief Ahmad elected as new Caf president

Ahmad is held aloft after being elected Caf president BBC Sports Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou's 29-year reign. Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes in the election, which was held...

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‘Wind of change blowing in African football’

Ahmad (left) and Hayatou go head-to-head this week for the Caf presidency By Piers Edwards BBC Africa "It's time we introduce a new regime," says Liberian Football Association president Musa Bility ahead of what has been described as the most important Confederation...

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