Tag: Africa Cup of Nations

LONDON, ENGLAND: Thomas Partey of Arsenal shoots during the warm up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021. (Photo by Justin Setterfield / Getty Images)

CAF make key AFCON decision ahead of Arsenal vs Manchester City

Arsenal could be set to keep their AFCON attendees for one more game against Manchester City, after a decision from CAF.
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Update on Partey’s departure for AFCON: Can he face Norwich?

Thomas Partey hasn't joined up with the Ghana squad yet, and will be available to face Norwich City on Boxing Day before leaving.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Thomas Partey of Arsenal shoots during the warm up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021. (Photo by Justin Setterfield / Getty Images)

FIFA president supports AFCON postponement

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is supporting a postponement to AFCON, reportedly because he's prioritising the Club World Cup.
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AFCON in doubt

The planned Africa Cup of Nations tournament could be set for an indefinite postponement, according to some reports on Wednesday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads Gabon out (Photo via FEGAFOOT on Facebook)

Aubameyang could face AFCON expulsion over eligibility issue

Gabon and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are at risk of expulsion from the Africa Cup of Nations next January, amid an appeal over a player's eligibility.
Mohamed Elneny

When will Elneny return for Arsenal?

With Granit Xhaka sidelined for the next four matches and Santi Cazorla out, many Arsenal fans are wondering when will Mohamed Elneny will be back from the Africa Cup of Nations?
Ismael Bennacer in his sole appearance for the Arsenal first-team

Arsene Wenger – This Arsenal youngster isn’t spectacular but…

Arsene Wenger has used this week’s programme notes to speak about Ismael Bennacer, the Arsenal youngster who got a surprise call-up to the Africa Cup of Nations.
Ismael Bennacer in his sole appearance for the Arsenal first-team

All you need to know about Arsenal's Algerian midfielder

Fresh after receiving a call-up to join the Algeria squad ahead of this year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon, here is a profile of the 19-year-old midfielder and why you should keep an eye on him in future.

Arsenal without Elneny for a month next year as Egypt beat Nigeria

Facing each other for the second time in a week on international duty, Egypt beat Nigeria on Tuesday to qualify for the next African Cup of Nations tournament.