Ivorian president Alassane Quattara awards house & cash worth $100k to the National Team for AFCON win

According to BBC Africa, Ivorian president Alassane Quattara is giving each member of the Ivory Coast 23-man Squad team, a house worth $52,000, and same amount in cash for their AFCON 2015 victory. The Ivorian Football Federation and the team’s technical staff also got rewards. In all, the Ivorian government gave out $3million in celebration […]

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Morocco banned from Africa Cup of Nations in 2017 and 2019

Morocco have been banned from the 2017 and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournaments after refusing to host the competition this year. The scheduled hosts withdrew from the role amid concerns over the Ebola virus and, following disagreements with the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF), Equatorial Guinea stood in at late notice. However, CAF confirmed via its Twitter account that Morocco […]

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