Posts tagged: Egypt

Why Africa wasn’t watching the Africa Cup of Nations

On Sunday night we decided to go to the pub to watch the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. There are dozens of bars in Nairobi with big screens which show football. How hard could it be to find one showing Africa’s biggest football match? As it turned out, pretty much impossible. Ghana versus [...]

Africa Cup of Nations: What we’ve learnt so far

The favourites could be knocked out in the first round Ivory Coast are in trouble. Togo’s disqualification/withdrawal (see below) has left Group B with just three teams. Ivory Coast, the tournament favourites, drew their opening match with Burkina Faso meaning they need to beat Ghana tomorrow to guarantee a place in the quarter-finals. Anything less [...]