AFCON 2021

Sadio Mane won the CAF Player of the Year Award for the second year in a row. (Image: twitter/caf_online)
Sadio Mane

Mane Named African Footballer of the Year for Second Consecutive Time

Sadio Mane was crowned African Footballer of the Year at the CAF (Confederation of African Football) awards in Rabat, Morocco. Mane scored the decisive penalty in the Africa Cup of Nations shootout against Egypt as Senegal won the trophy for the first time in the country’s history. Mane recently switched […]

After his win in November 2021, Lionel Messi presented the Ballon d'Or trophy to Paris Saint Germain's supporters at Parc des Princes. (Image: Youtube)
Ballon d'Or

Major Changes at Ballon d’Or, Here’s How it Will Be Awarded from Now On

Through a letter, France Football, the award’s patron, announced four important changes for the future of the Ballon d’Or. Starting 2022, the award will be given for merits achieved during a season, and not a full calendar year. “For more clarity, it has appeared more relevant to now assess players […]

Comoros beat Ghana 3-2 to throw the Black Stars out from AFCON 2021 in the group stage. (Image: Twitter/caf_online)

AFCON 2021: Ghana Shocked by Comoros, Exits Early

Ghana lost its final group match at the Africa Cup of Nations 3-2 against Comoros, finishing at the bottom of Group C with just one point from three games. Previously in the tournament, The Black Stars lost 1-0 to Morocco and drew 1-1 against Gabon. Comoros, an AFCON first-timer, hadn’t […]