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AFCON 2010

The 27th African Cup of Nations 2010

Essien says he can't wait to meet Drogba

Michael Essien writes: Nations Cup will be full of shocks

  Having touched down in Angola only a matter of hours ago, Michael Essien has already posted his first blog entry from the Africa Cup of Nations. The Chelsea midfielder was a latecomer to the Afri ...


Pantsil haunted by Togo Nations Cup tragedy

Ghana's John will have been affected more than most by the horrific events at the African Cup of Nations in Angola last weekend, according to Fulham team-mate Chris Baird. A knee injury kept the ...

Essien expects Nations Cup upsets

Essien expects Nations Cup upsets

The opening round of matches at the African Cup of Nations has recorded some upsets as the established nations record mixed results. Though too early to conclude a balance of power or a t ...

Essien has arrived in Angola

Essien arrives in Angola for Nations Cup

Ghana have received a major boost at the African Cup of Nations after midfield dynamo Michael Essien arrived in Angola on Wednesday for the tournament.   Bad weather in Britain prevented the Ch ...

Adebayor and his team-mates are in Lome

Togo be to expelled from African Cup of Nations

Togo will be disqualified from the African Nations Cup finals if they do not show up for Monday's Group B match against Ghana in Cabinda, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Monday. ...

Ghezzal of Algeria and Elvis Kafoteka of Malawi

Malawi stun World Cup bound Algeria at Nations Cup

Malawi provided the first major upset of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations, defeating Algeria 3-0 at the Estadio 11 de Novembro in Luanda on Monday afternoon. Goals from Russel Mwafulirwa and Elvis ...

Black Stars training in Cabinda yesterday

Ghana boosted by Sarpei, Annan return at Nations Cup

Ghana's two injured players Hans Sarpei and Anthony Annan have returned to full fitness at the African Cup of Nations.   The two foreign-based players were major doubts for the opening Group B ...

Issas Hayatou visited the Black Stars

Hayatou visits Ghana camp at African Cup of Nations

Issa Hayatou, the president of the Confederation of Africa Football (Caf), has visited the players of Ghana in their Cabinda base at the African Cup of Nations. The Cameroonian administrator was ...

Adbeayor and his teammates are out

Togo squad finally leave African Cup of Nations but could return

The Togo squad flew home on Sunday although their African Nations Cup future remains shrouded in uncertainty after it emerged they have asked to return to Angola at a later date.   The players ...

Group A

Country P W D L GF GD PTS
AO.png AGO 3 1 2 0 6 2 5
ML.png MLI 3 1 1 1 7 1 4
DZ.png DZA 3 1 1 1 1 -2 4
MW.png MWI 3 1 0 2 4 -1 3

Group B

Country P W D L GF GD PTS
CI.png CIV 2 1 1 0 3 2 4
GH.png GHA 2 1 0 1 2 -1 3
BF.png BFA 2 0 1 1 0 -1 1

Group C

Country P W D L GF GD PTS
EG.png EGY 3 3 0 0 7 6 9
NG.png NGA 3 2 0 1 5 2 6
BJ.png BEN 3 0 1 2 2 -3 1
MZ.png MOZ 3 0 1 2 2 -5 1

Group D

Country P W D L GF GD PTS
CM.png CMR 3 1 1 1 5 0 4
ZM.png ZMB 3 1 1 1 5 0 4
GA.png GAB 3 1 1 1 2 0 4
TN.png TUN 3 0 3 0 3 0 3

Quarter finals (Knockout Matches)

1/24/2010 AO.pngAGO 0-1 GH.pngGHA
1/24/2010 CI.pngCIV 2-3 DZ.pngDZA
1/25/2010 NG.pngNGA 0-0 ZM.pngZMB
1/25/2010 CM.pngCMR 1-3 EG.pngEGY

Semi-finals (Knockout Matches)

1/28/2010 GH.pngGHA 1-0 NG.pngNGA
1/28/2010 DZ.pngDZA 0-4 EG.pngEGY

Third place (Knockout Matches)

1/30/2010 NG.pngNGA 1-0 DZ.pngDZA

Final (Knockout Matches)

1/31/2010 GH.pngGHA 0-1 EG.pngEGY