Africa Cup of Nations 2017

Latest Africa Cup of Nations 2017 news

Africa Cup of Nations 2017 news from Saturday, May 27, 2017

- Ghanaian match officials headed by Daniel Laryea will handle Guinea-Bissau's opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Namibia. His assistants will be David Agyin and Paul Atimaka with William Agbovi as the fourth referee. Togolese Latre-Kayi Edzona Lawson-Hogban has been appointed Match Commissioner. The match will be played at the Estadio 24 de Setembro in the capital Bissau on 10

- Premier League-bound Newcastle United are eyeing up a summer move for Anderlecht winger Frank Acheampong, according to Belgian newspaper DH (via Sport Witness).The 23-year-old has enjoyed a fine season with the Belgian giants, bagging six goals in 47 appearances in all competitions to help the club win the Belgian First Division title, as well as reach the quarter-final of the Europa League.His th

- Former Ghana Football Association vice president Fred Crentsil has been appointed Match Commissioner for Burkina Faso's 2019 AFCON qualifier against Angola next month. Crentsil is expected to co-ordinate affairs at the Stade du 4 Aout on 10 June. He will liaise with Egyptian match officials headed by Mahmoud Zakaria and his assistants Tahssen Abo El Sadat Bedyer and Ayman Degaish. Crentsil has

- Senegalese Maguette Ndiaye will referee Ghana's opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia at home next month. The 31-year-old will be supported by countrymen Ababacar Sene and Serigne Cheikh Toure. Ndiaye is not new to Ghana's football as he officiated Medeama's final 2016 CAF Confederation Cup Group A match at MO Bejaia. The Black Stars will face the Walia Antelopes at the

- Hearts of Oak want to start the second round on a high note with the continuation of their recent surge which has seen them score 12 goals in their last four games. They face Liberty Professionals at the Accra sports stadium this Sunday in the crunchy regional derby. The Phobians are six points behind league leaders WAFA SC in a third place. They approach Sunday's game with a major boost after

- Tema Youth FC will be hosting Asante Kotoko at the Tema stadium on Sunday with the chance of leaping into the middle of the league table. The Harbour City boys are only two points above the drop zone and will need a win on Sunday to cushion their top flight survival bidding. They are also in to protect their home unbeaten form. Key player Joseph Paintsil looks very doubtful for Sunday's fixtur

- Persib Bandungmidfield lynchpin Michael Essien talks about potential talent of young players at the club. The former Chelsea ace in an interview with the club's official mouthpiece was asked to pick his best best young player amongFebri Hariyadi, Gian Zola, and Billy Paji Keraf. ButInstead of choosing one of these three young players, Essien believes the trio have a bright future. It's a tough q