Friday, 30 January 2015

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The ex-France international, whose inclusion as a candidate was criticised due to backing from a bookmaker, has confirmed suspicions he cannot battle with Sepp Blatter

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Mali were denied a last eight spot when they and Guinea finished with an identical record but the latter progressed after drawing lots, though it could be the last time it happens

Thursday, 29 January 2015

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A random draw was conducted on Thursday to determine who would advance from Group D with Cote d'Ivoire following the 1-1 stalemate between the sides

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The man who awarded Geoff Hurst's infamous World Cup final goal in 1966 has never been forgotten in England and Germany - but in Azerbaijan, he is a national hero

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The Kaizer Chiefs midfielder scored one of the goals of the group stage against Ghana but Avram Grant’s side hit back with two late efforts to progress to the second round

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Progression to the second round could be decided by the drawing of lots after four 1-1 draws but the Manchester City midfielder will hope not to leave it to chance against Cameroon

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COMMENT: The outstanding player of the Cup of Nations has been man-of-the-match in both of his country's games but is focusing his attention on a surprise quarter-final berth

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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The pitches in Ebebiyin and Mongomo have been deemed too badly damaged following group-stage matches and all latter games will now be held in Bata and Malabo

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The midfielder called to speak to his injured brother and will be cheering on the Syli Nationale in their crucial third game at the Africa Cup of Nations

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Cameroon's media pack are becoming increasingly hostile towards the German boss but he is sticking to his principles ahead of their AFCON clash with Ivory Coast

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The host nation will face South Korea in the tournament decider after overcoming Mahdi Ali's men thanks to early goals from defensive duo Trent Sainsbury and Jason Davidson

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COMMENT: Sadio Mane is seen as Alain Giresse's most valuable player but the defender, who can also play in midfield, can score goals and stop them and will be vital against Algeria

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Having come from behind in both matches to lead Group C heading into the final game, Al Hain-Cole expects Alain Giresse's team to find the net in the second half yet again

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Even if Ephraim Mashaba's men pick up all three points, they must hope that Senegal defeat Algeria in Group C's other encounter to ensure they progress to the next round

Monday, 26 January 2015

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The Dutchman has been alarmed at the lack of candidates bidding to oust the current head of the game's world governing body and has decided to take matters into his own hands

Sunday, 25 January 2015

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A draw will be enough for the Carthage Eagles to progress, but their coach has demanded that his men go out to take all three points from the match and secure top spot

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Substitute Fabrice Ondama's late winner secured first place for the Red Devils in Group A, while capping off an abysmal tournament for Paul Put's men