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Coronavirus sees African Nations Championship postponed indefinitely

The African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Confederation of African Football said in a statement on Tuesday.

The decision to delay the CHAN, scheduled for April, came after a medical appraisal of the situation in Cameroon, where 10 cases of COVID-19 have been reported.

The 16-team tournament is held every two years and restricted to quasi-national teams, made up of home-based players only.

It was due also to test Cameroon's...

African football continues as CAF monitors coronavirus spread

The Confederation of African Football on Thursday stated that while they were monitoring the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, which was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on Wednesday, all competitions were going ahead.

The CAF Champions League and Confederations Cup, as well as the upcoming African Nations Championship (CHAN) are going ahead as it stands, with CAF saying: "No African country [to date] has been declared a high risk."

CHAN is slated to be played in Cameroon from...

Ghana's Konadu eyes WAFU Cup gold... and CHAN redemption

To say that Ghana entered the WAFU Cup of Nations at a low ebb would be an understatement, yet the Black Stars are growing into the tournament and are emerging as dark horses for the West African title ahead of Tuesday's semifinal meeting with the Ivory Coast.

That they haven't arrived in Senegal with the swagger and confidence of defending champions is understandable; the Ghana Premier League has been suspended since June 2018, following the dissolution of the Ghana Football Association.

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How Nigeria rated against Equatorial Guinea

Dayo Ojo took the official Man of the Match honours, but Osas Okoro should have taken the accolades as Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea at the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco.

The Super Eagles showed character to shake off a early setback and post their biggest win of the tournament so far, hammering the group's whipping boys 3-1 to finish top.

It was a commendable end to their group phase campaign, which they finished as the only unbeaten team in the group. But how did the players fare?

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Home-based Eagles begin CHAN quest against Rwanda

Salisu Yusuf & Ikechukwu Ezenwa of Nigeria
Salisu Yusuf & Ikechukwu Ezenwa of Nigeria

Nigeria begin their battle for a first African Nations Championship (CHAN) title with an opening group C game against Rwanda in Tangier on Monday.

The present team are managed by coach Salisu Yusuf, and will aim to better the record of their predecessors who exited at the group-stage two years ago.

The Eagles are making a third successive tournament appearance, but worryingly haven't had the best of preparations ahead of the championship, with observers writing off their title aspirations.

Opponents,...