Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach semi-finals
Africa Cup of Nations title favourites Algeria defeated the Ivory Coast 4-3 on penalties in Suez Thursday to the relief of Baghdad Bounedjah and set up a semi-final showdown with Nigeria.
Zaha sends Ivory Coast through to quarter-finals
Crystal Palace winger Zaha ensured the Ivorians remained unbeaten against Mali at the tournament as he squeezed home on 76 minutes to book a quarter-final showdown with Algeria.
The AFCON 2019 stars with the highest social media marketability
As the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt enters its second week, lots of buzz is being generated on social media platforms by the tournament. Fans cannot get enough of the action and are turning to their second screens to share the excitement and the controversies with their networks. Sponsors are also plugging in to…
African players in Europe: 'Diving' Salah under fire
Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah was compared to British Olympic diver Tom Daley at the weekend after winning the penalty that sealed...
Hodgson promises Zaha full backing over online attacks
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has promised Wilfried Zaha the club's full backing after the forward received racist abuse and threats on social media following his side's Premier League draw with Arsenal.
African players in Europe: Salah back on goal trail
Reigning African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah got back on the goal trail at the weekend, scoring the English Premier League winner for Liverpool at Huddersfield.
Ivory Coast star Zaha commits to Crystal Palace
Wilfried Zaha gave Crystal Palace a huge boost on Wednesday by signing a new contract which will see him tied to the Premier League club till the end of the 2022/23 campaign.
Zaha inspires Palace to Chelsea win
Wilfried Zaha returned to inspire bottom club Crystal Palace to their first win and first goals of the Premier League campaign with a shock 2-1 defeat of champions Chelsea on Saturday.