Category Archives: Around The World

Tunisia Dumps Madagascar Out Of AFCON, Proceeds To Semi-final

Tunisia were simply too good for Madagascar. But Madagascar were once again disciplined, organised and enterprising, the undisputed sensation of their first Cup of Nations, but Tunisa deservedly advance to meet Senegal in the first of Sunday’s semi-finals. The early stages of the game were tight, with neither side so much as creating and opportunity…

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Panic As Twitter Outage Affects Some Users

Twitter said on Thursday that some users could not access the messaging service amid reports of an outage in some parts of the world. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” a spokesperson said in an email. “We’ll keep you updated on what’s happening.” The monitoring website DownDetector showed a series of…

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Senegal Proceeds To AFCON Semi-final After 1-0 Win Over Benin

10-man Benin was brushed aside by Senegal in 1-0 defeat on Wednesday at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, making the Senegalese team progress to the semifinals of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Everton midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye scored the only goal of the match in the 69th minute. Senegal dominated the first…

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Tunisia Edge Ghana in AFCON Penalty Shoot-out To Proceed To Quater-finals

Tunisia were not made to pay for an injury-time own goal as they went on to beat Ghana 5-4 on penalties to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. Alain Giresse’s side were on the brink of reaching the last eight thanks to Taha Khenissi’s strike in the 73rd minute, but they were denied when Rami Bedoui headed the…

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Brazil Clinch First Copa America Title In 12 Years, Jesus Sent Off

Host, Brazil has clinched the 2019 Copa America trophy after defeating Peru 3-1 in a thrilling final match in Maracana on Sunday, ending a 12-year trophy drought for the samba boys. Goals from Everton, Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison, was enough to declare the host as champions of the continental tournament. Brazil took the lead in…

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