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Football: African Nations Championship fixtures

Fixtures for 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) between January 11 and February 1 in South Africa (times GMT): Group A (Seeding: 1. South Africa, 2. Mali, 3. Nigeria, 4. Mozambique) Matches at Cape Town Stadium unless noted Jan 11: South Africa v Mozambique 1600, Mali v Nigeria 1900 Jan 15: South Africa v Mali 1500, Nigeria v Mozambique 1800 Jan 19: South Africa v Nigeria 1700, Mali v Mozambique, Athlone Stadium, Cape Town 1700 Group B (Seeding: 1. Zimbabwe, 2. Uganda, 3. Burkina Faso, 4. Morocco)

Football: African Nations Championship fixtures

Fixtures for 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) between January 11 and February 1 in South Africa (times GMT): Group A (Seeding: 1. South Africa, 2. Mali, 3. Nigeria, 4. Mozambique) Matches at Cape Town Stadium unless noted Jan 11: South Africa v Mozambique 1600, Mali v Nigeria 1900 Jan 15: South Africa v Mali 1500, Nigeria v Mozambique 1800 Jan 19: South Africa v Nigeria 1700, Mali v Mozambique, Athlone Stadium, Cape Town 1700 Group B (Seeding: 1. Zimbabwe, 2. Uganda, 3. Burkina Faso, 4. Morocco)

Football: World Cup Africa zone play-offs dates

Dates, venues and GMT kick-off times for 2014 World Cup Africa zone play-offs during October and November: First legs Oct 12 At Ouagadougou: Burkina Faso v Algeria 1600 At Abidjan: Ivory Coast v Senegal 1700 Oct 13 At Addis Ababa: Ethiopia v Nigeria 1400 At Rades: Tunisia v Cameroon 1700 Oct 15 At Kumasi: Ghana v Egypt 1600 Second legs Nov 16 At Calabar: Nigeria v Ethiopia 1500 At Casablanca: Senegal v Ivory Coast 1900

Football: South Africa, Nigeria to meet at CHAN

Major rivals South Africa and Nigeria were drawn together on Wednesday in the first round of the 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN). Mali and Mozambique complete a tough Group A in a tournament for home-based footballers to be staged between January 11 and February 1 in South Africa. The rivalry between South Africa and Nigeria is among the most intense on the continent with the west Africans having a distinct advantage since it began 21 years ago.

Football: African Nations Championship fixtures

Complete fixtures for 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) between January 11 and February 1 in South Africa (times GMT): Group A (Seeding: 1. South Africa, 2. Mali, 3. Nigeria, 4. Mozambique) Matches at Cape Town Stadium unless noted Jan 11: South Africa v Mozambique 1600, Mali v Nigeria 1900 Jan 15: South Africa v Mali 1500, Nigeria v Mozambique 1800 Jan 19: South Africa v Nigeria 1700, Mali v Mozambique, Athlone Stadium, Cape Town 1700 Group B (Seeding: 1. Zimbabwe, 2. Uganda, 3. Burkina Faso, 4. Morocco)

Football: Ethiopia face Nigeria for World Cup place

Giantkillers Ethiopia were drawn against Nigeria Monday in the 2014 World Cup Africa zone play-offs. Ivory Coast face Senegal, Tunisia meet Cameroon, Ghana tackle Egypt and Burkina Faso play Algeria in the other ties created by a draw in Cairo. The two-leg showdowns are set for October and November and the winners qualify for the World Cup in Brazil next June and July. Ethiopia were the only side to upset the seeding in the mini-league previous stage, finishing two points ahead of top-ranked South Africa.

Football: World Cup Africa qualifying results - 1st update

World Cup qualifying results in Africa Tuesday: Group G At Alexandria Egypt 2 (Abd Rabou 65, Abou Trika 88-pen) Zimbabwe 1 (Musona 75) Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points) Egypt 3 3 0 0 7 3 9 Guinea 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 Mozambique 3 0 2 1 0 2 2 Zimbabwe 3 0 1 2 1 3 1 Fixtures June 7-11 Guinea v Mozambique, Zimbabwe v Egypt Group H At Blida Algeria 3 (Feghouli 10, Taider 60, Slimani 90+2) Benin 1 (Gestede 26)

Football: African youth championship results

African youth championship results in Algeria: Group A At Oran Egypt 1 (Abdelmonem 22) Benin 0 At Ain Timouchent Ghana 2 (Seidu 5, Assifuah 29) Algeria 0 Final standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points) Egypt 3 3 0 0 4 1 9 Ghana 3 2 0 1 4 2 6 Benin 3 0 1 2 0 2 1 Algeria 3 0 1 2 0 3 1 Group B At Oran Nigeria 3 (Ajagun 32-pen, Umar 38, 47) Democratic Republic of Congo 1 (Pembele 72) At Ain Timouchent

Football: Africa Cup of Nations factfile

Factfile for 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa after Mali finished third Saturday: Third-place play-off Saturday At Port Elizabeth Mali 3 (Samassa 21, Keita 48, Diarra 90+3) Ghana 1 (Asamoah 82) Final Sunday At Soweto Burkina Faso v Nigeria 1830GMT Semi-finals Feb 6 At Durban Nigeria 4 (Echiejile 25, Ideye 30, Emenike 44, Musa 60) Mali 1 (Diarra 75) At Nelspruit Burkina Faso 1 (Bance 60) Ghana 1 Wakaso 13-pen) aet Burkina win 3-2 on penalties Quarter-finals Feb 2

Football: Africa Cup of Nations at a glance

The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa at a glance (times GMT): Quarter-finals Sunday At Rustenburg Nigeria 2 (Emenike 43, Mba 78) Ivory Coast 1 (Tiote 50) At Nelspruit Burkina Faso v Togo 1830 Saturday At Port Elizabeth Ghana 2 (Wakaso 54-pen, 90+5) Cape Verde 0 At Durban South Africa 1 (Rantie 31) Mali 1 (Keita 58) aet Mali win 3-1 on penalties Semi-finals Wednesday At Durban Mali v Nigeria 1500 At Nelspruit Burkina Faso/Togo v Ghana 1830 Third place play-off
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