AFCON 2019

Algeria v Senegal

Algeria v Senegal: A final of two sides looking up again

In a tournament in which the hosts were changed late on, it’s perhaps fitting that it will be settled by two sides who seem to have enjoyed a reversal in fortune from their recent past

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Algeria 2-1 Nigeria

Super Eagles fall short against Algeria, but will know they could have done more

Nigeria got away with unconvincing displays for most of the tournament, but it wouldn’t suffice against the Desert Foxes

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Nigeria 3-2 Cameroon

Eagles yet to convince in Egypt, but who really has?

This topsy turvy game doesn’t mask Nigeria’s continued uncertainty in this competition, but no side has really looked convincing

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Nigeria 1-0 Guinea

Enough might be more than enough: No real fluidity yet but Eagles show improvement in Guinea win

Nigeria’s performance wasn’t the most convincing, but this was an improvement and a win on the back of the bonus stand-off

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Nigeria 1-0 Burundi, Nigeria drop in FIFA ranking

Less Godspeed more stagger, as Nigeria get off to laboured – but victorious – start against Burundi

The men’s senior team have only won their opening game of any major tournament once since 2006, and struggled against the AFCON debutants in Alexandria

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Ghana v Cameroon - AFCON 2019 Group F

AFCON 2019 Rough Guide – Group F

Ghana and Cameroon come into this tournament amidst upheaval, but both sides seem to go far despite the chaos

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AFCON 2019 Group E

AFCON 2019 Rough Guide – Group E

Tunisia have Youssef Msakni, but haven’t reached the last four in 15 years, while Mali have gone out in the first round of the last two tournaments

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AFCON 2019 Group D

AFCON 2019 Rough Guide: Group D

If any group will be called the overused ‘group of death’, it would be Group D, which contains three previous winners

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AFCON 2019 Group C

AFCON 2019 Rough Guide – Group C

Group C of our Nations Cup preview sees us talk Senegal, Algeria, Kenya and Tanzania

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Jay Jay Okocha - AFCON goal scorers

Yekini, Okocha, Odegbami…. Nigeria’s top scorers in the history of the African Cup of Nations

Ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup, here’s the Super Eagles’ top scorers in AFCON history

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