African Cup of Nations hosts Equatorial Guinea have been handed a $100,000 fine after fan violence in the semi-final match against Ghana. 36 people were injured after the Ghana supporters were attacked by their opposites.
Ghana becomes the first team to reach the AFCON Final on nine occasions going ahead of Egypt who reached the final eight times The post AFCON 2015: Crowd disturbances mar semifinal game as Ghana scale through appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The qualifying round of the quarter-final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) last Saturday went on smoothly with the Tunisian team taking a lead over the host nation until the 93rd minute when the referee gave a time penalty stoppage. This enabled an advantaged Equatorial Guinea to continue playing the game and
Host nation for the African Nations Cup, Equatorial Guinea that played against Burkina Faso in the Group A match on Wednesday were locked in a stalemate. The final minute of the finishing session of the game was locked in a fruitless 0 – 0 draw. Both teams had slogged it out intensely
The result means Congo are now without a win in 13 Nations Cup matches, a run that stretches back to 1974. The post AFCON 2015: Equatorial Guinea, Congo share spoils appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.