Tagged in: 2012 Nations Cup Preview


Who Conquers The Summit?

The absence of Egypt ends a unique era but the inheritor of the crown is far from certain.…

2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola – Unfinished Business

After the unprecedented, tragic prelude to the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola, in which the travelling Togo team’s bus was caught in a deadly crossfire of separatists seeking independence for the volatile oil-rich region of Cabinda, members of the football fraternity can only hope that no such act of terror occurs in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

The Fall Of The Pharaohs

After winning the last three Cup of Nations tournaments, an unprecedented feat in the event’s 55-year history, Egypt’s absence from this year’s finals is not as shocking as it appears.…

Tournament Venues


The capital of the country, with 120,000 people, is located on the north coast of Bioko Island (off the continental mainland in the Gulf of Guinea) and on the rim of a sunken volcano.