Posts Tagged 'African Cup of Nations'

AFCON 2010: Well Done Ghana But Egypt Deserve It

Egypt: 2010 AFCON Champions

Ghana lost to Egypt in a 1-0 game to give the Pharaohs their third time win in a row to become the 2010 champions of the African Cup of Nations. Continue reading ‘AFCON 2010: Well Done Ghana But Egypt Deserve It’

African football rivals in cliffhanger

Northern African bitter rivals – Egypt and Algeria – and West African football giants Ghana and Nigeria are expected to showcase the finest African football today in the two semi-finals that have heightened tension.  It is repeat or revenge in both games that would decide who goes to the finals of the African Cup of Nations in Angola. Continue reading ‘African football rivals in cliffhanger’

Black Stars prove critics wrong in a nervy game

The Black Stars of Ghana slip through to the quarter finals of the African Cup of Nations after racing over the Stallions of Burkina Faso in a 1-0 game. It was a nervy game that saw the Stallions taking over the midfield in most parts of the game but Ghana’s youngster Dede Ayew was too much for the experience opponents. Continue reading ‘Black Stars prove critics wrong in a nervy game’

Angola 2010: Row over office TV ban in Ghana

Ghanaian civil servants have received a directive from President John Atta-Mills to switch off all television sets during working hours to ensure productivity. However, this has not gone down well with the government workers some of whom enjoy watching local movies even at the expense of work.
Continue reading ‘Angola 2010: Row over office TV ban in Ghana’

Angola 2010: My Heart Goes To…

Black Stars of Ghana celebrate World Cup berth

Black Stars of Ghana celebrate World Cup berth

All too soon another African Cup of Nations is here with us again. I love football and it is the passion of most Africans. Next to religion is football in most African countries.

“We love football. We eat football and eat football. We can even commit suicide if our club loses a crucial league game,” I remember Mohammed Mould, a Zamalek fan telling me when I was doing a sports piece in Egypt last year. Continue reading ‘Angola 2010: My Heart Goes To…’


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