9.11.2019 07:47 am
Bafana Bafana’s opening 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Ghana on Thursday is in danger of not being televised in South Africa after SuperSport announced on Friday that they would no longer be broadcasting any Confederation of African Football (Caf) content.
“Due to the termination by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) of its agency agreement with Lagardere, SuperSport will not be broadcasting CAF content, commencing with the Afcon under-23 championship, starting in Egypt this weekend, until further notice. This also extends to the Afcon qualifiers, which resume on Wednesday, 13 November, read a SuperSport statement.
Sadio Mane’s Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday’s final in Cairo.
Bafana Bafana will renew their rivalry with the Black Stars of Ghana after the qualifying draw for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations took place in Cairo on Thursday evening.
“Our game has got to be based on our strengths and not in the way that Germany plays or the way that other team plays,” says Da Gama.
Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria’s winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia.
Cameroon crashed out 3-2 to Nigeria last Saturday, an exit the federation described as “premature” in its statement.
Gernot Rohr believes Nigeria will be stronger for their experience at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations after his side suffered a painful, last-gasp defeat to Algeria in the semi-finals.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said Algeria were worthy winners after Riyad Mahrez’s last-gasp free-kick sent his team through to a first Africa Cup of Nations final in 29 years.
Algeria will take on Sadio Mane’s Senegal for the title on July 19, in a repeat of a group stage clash they won 1-0.
Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time with a Dylan Bronn own goal giving them a 1-0 win over Tunisia on Sunday in a tense last-four clash in Cairo.
Algeria take on Nigeria in the second semifinal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations at Cairo International Stadium this evening.
Senegal will be looking to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time in their history when they play Tunisia in the semifinals tonight.
Nigeria are dreaming of a fourth title in their history of the continent’s flagship football competition ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) semifinal against Algeria in Cairo on Sunday.
Aliou Cisse stepped up to take Senegal’s fifth penalty in that infamous 2002 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final at the Stade du 26 Mars in Bamako, Mali.
It will be a particularly significant Africa Cup of Nations semifinal for Tunisia coach Alain Giresse as his side take on Senegal in Cairo on Sunday.