Hosts Gabon's continued participation in the Africa Nations Cup was put in serious jeopardy after they were held 1-1 by Burkina Faso on Wednesday, their second consecutive draw in Group A.
Ghana's Andre Ayew scored a first-half penalty to secure victory over Uganda in the opening Group D match at the African Nations Cup in Port Gentil's new stadium on Tuesday. The penalty came after Uganda centre back Isaac Isinde, lost possession to Asamoah Gyan, who he then pulled back.
All eyes on Africa as the eagerly anticipated 2017 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off this Saturday 15 January, when hosts Gabon will be counting on their talisman and Dortmund Forward Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (left) to
Uganda will kick off their Afcon campaign in Gabon today when they take on Ghana in a game that has been subject of attention. The Uganda cranes have come out as a surprise package for this year's AFCON and the continent is keen to see how they fair in the tournament. Cranes coach Milutin "Micho" Sredojevic during the CAF press conference
Many Ugandans who subscribe to and are counting on UBC TV to watch their national side, Uganda Cranes compete at the Afcon Finals for the first time in 39 years will be left stranded, because the national broadcaster will not be able to telecast the 2017 African Cup of Nations (Afcon), after government failed to pay Shs 2.5 billion for broadcasting rights.
In a letter dated January 11 and addressed to the minister of Education and Sports, Janet Kataha Museveni