5 minutes read February 9, 2015 Here are our Africa Cup of Nations 2015 Awards That was AFCON 2015. It was like 1992 all over again. The Ivorians are African champions after a nerve-shredding penalty shoot-out, and a Black Stars side led by an outstanding Number 10….. Read More 4 minutes read January 27, 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Memories: When Sudan scored their first AFCON goal in 32 years Sudan had entered AFCON 2012 with 23 home-based players, all playing in Sudan. It was the first time they had qualified since 2008, and before that it was 1976. We were….. Read More 3 minutes read January 16, 2015 COMPETITION: What is your favourite Africa Cup of Nations memory? The best football tournament in the world, the Africa Cup of Nations, starts on Saturday. Forget the Premier League, for the next few weeks, it’s all about what happens in….. Read More 6 minutes read February 1, 2013 Why do African countries hire non-African football coaches so much? It seemed strange when in the run-up to Afcon 2013, Nigeria’s coach Stephen Keshi forcefully criticised African football associations for their preference for white coaches. That when Zambia, until this….. Read More 3 minutes read January 20, 2013 Afcon 2013 Preview: Bamako expects experienced Mali team to go far Guest Post by Samira Sawlani* We won’t be surprised if Malians don’t care much for football right now as conflict ravages through the country’s north and east (separatists and Islamists….. Read More 5 minutes read January 17, 2013 African Cup of Nations Preview: Nigeria’s Super Eagles back; cautiously optimistic (for once) Post written by Cheta Nwanze from Lagos* Nigeria has not done well on the continent for quite a while. And by well, we mean we have not won it since….. Read More 7 minutes read January 17, 2013 Our African Cup of Nations 2013 predictions So first we gave you the back story. Now here’s our official predictions for the African Cup of Nations 2013. We’ll have more detailed team profiles by fans of each….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.