African Cup of Nations: Congo DR and Ghana closely matched
Stuart Walker 28.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Congo DR and Ghana closely matched

The African Cup of Nations quarter-finals continue on Sunday with two more fascinating contests as the race to succeed Ivory Coast as champions hots up. Here’s our best bets from these matches: Congo DR and Ghana to draw after 90 minutes @ 2/1 Congo DR can boast the better form in Gabon so far after More...
African Cup of Nations: Senegal can continue to impress
Andrew McDermott 26.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Senegal can continue to impress

We’ve reached the quarter-final stage of the 2017 African Cup of Nations and this tournament looks wide open after defending champions Ivory Coast and hosts Gabon both failed to make the last eight. Here’s our top tips for Saturday’s first two knockout matches: Burkina Faso to draw with Tunisia @ 21/10 The Stallions showed plenty More...
African Cup of Nations: Tactical draw on the cards
Andrew McDermott 24.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Tactical draw on the cards

Ghana have already booked their place in the African Cup of Nations knockout stages and Egypt are expected to follow them through from Group D. Here’s our tips for the final round of pool fixtures: Egypt to draw with Ghana @ 19/20 Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory and this match is certainly set up More...
African Cup of Nations: Morocco to make a point
Andrew McDermott 23.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Morocco to make a point

Congo DR go into the final round of Group C fixtures in pole position with four points, one ahead of Morocco, two in front of Ivory Coast and three clear of Togo. Here are our tips for Tuesday’s games: Morocco to draw with Ivory Coast @ 11/4 A point would be enough to see Morocco More...
African Cup of Nations: Tunisia to follow Senegal through
Stuart Walker 20.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Tunisia to follow Senegal through

Senegal have safely qualified from Group B thanks to two straight wins but there is still plenty of interest in who will join them in the knockout stages. Here are our tips for Monday’s final round of matches in this pool: Senegal to draw with Algeria @ 9/4 Senegal will be able to rest some More...
African Cup of Nations: Hosts tipped to crash out
Stuart Walker 20.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Hosts tipped to crash out

Cameroon head into Sunday’s final round of Group A fixtures as odds-on favourites to top the table but there is still plenty to play for, with all four teams capable of qualifying for the knockout stages. Here’s how we think the pool will play out: Cameroon to draw with Gabon @ 21/10 The Indomitable Lions More...
African Cup of Nations: Salah one to watch for Egypt
Stuart Walker 19.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Salah one to watch for Egypt

Ghana go into Saturday’s second round of Group D fixtures as odds-on favourites to top the table after opening with a win over Uganda while Egypt and Mali each have a point on the board. Here are our top tips for the next set of games in this section: Ghana to beat Mali @ 23/20 More...
African Cup of Nations: Atlas Lions ready to roar
Stuart Walker 19.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Atlas Lions ready to roar

Congo DR lead the way in Group C of the 2017 African Nations Cup going into the second round of fixtures but now face defending champions Ivory Coast, while Morocco must bounce back from an opening defeat when taking on Togo. Here are our best bets for Friday’s games:  Ivory Coast to draw with Congo More...
African Cup of Nations: Algeria to make amends
Andrew McDermott 17.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Algeria to make amends

Senegal set the early pace in Group B of the African Cup of Nations by beating Tunisia, while Zimbabwe secured a surprise point against Algeria. Here’s our tips for the second round of games in this section: Algeria to beat Tunisia @ 23/20 The Desert Foxes will have finished their 2-2 draw against Zimbabwe with More...
African Cup of Nations: Aubameyang the man to follow
Andrew McDermott 17.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Aubameyang the man to follow

Day five of the 2017 African Cup of Nations features the second round of games in Group A and there is everything to play for in this pool after both opening fixtures finished tied at 1-1. Here are our top tips for Wednesday’s action: Gabon to draw with Burkina Faso @ 21/10 Burkina Faso battled More...
African Cup of Nations: Black Stars to edge out Cranes
Stuart Walker 16.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Black Stars to edge out Cranes

Group D of the 2017 African Cup of Nations gets under way on Tuesday with four-time champions Ghana taking on unfancied Uganda while seven-time winners Egypt face Mali. Here are our top tips for the Stade de Port-Gentil double-header. Ghana to beat Uganda @ 87/100 The Black Stars have a proud record in this tournament More...
African Cup of Nations: Elephants can coast to victory
Andrew McDermott 15.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Elephants can coast to victory

Monday’s African Cup of Nations action kicks off with Ivory Coast beginning the defence of their title by taking on Group C outsiders Togo. Congo DR and Morocco both qualified for this tournament in smooth fashion and look well matched in the second tie. Here are our top tips for day three. Ivory Coast to More...
African Cup of Nations: Mahrez to inspire Algeria romp
Andrew McDermott 14.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Mahrez to inspire Algeria romp

Group B of the 2017 African Cup of Nations kicks off with 1990 champions Algeria as hot favourites to brush aside outsiders Zimbabwe, while 2004 winners Tunisia then take on 2002 runners-up Senegal. Here’s our selections for Sunday’s action. Algeria to win by more than one goal @ 8/5 Zimbabwe upset Algeria 2-1 in their More...
African Cup of Nations: Hosts can get off to flying start
Andrew McDermott 14.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Hosts can get off to flying start

Day one of the 2017 African Cup of Nations features tournament hosts Gabon taking on Guinea Bissau and four-time champions Cameroon versus 2013 runners-up Burkina Faso. Here’s our top five bets from Saturday’s Group A action. Gabon to be leading at half-time and full-time @ 21/20 The Panthers are bidding to become the 12th host More...
African Cup of Nations: Ghana fancied for fifth title
Andrew McDermott 10.01.2017

African Cup of Nations: Ghana fancied for fifth title

After knocking on the door in recent years, Ghana look a value bet to claim outright glory in the 2017 African Cup of Nations. The Black Stars lifted this trophy for the fourth time back in 1982 but have been kept waiting for more success. However, a consistent run of bold showings has seen them finish More...
Who will miss their African stars the most?
Andrew McDermott 10.01.2017

Who will miss their African stars the most?

With clubs around Europe having waved goodbye to most of their African stars – departing for three weeks to the African Cup of Nations in Gabon – there will be a few holes for managers to fill. The graphic below outlines which squads in the major European leagues will be most heavily affected, based on More...
Close-but-no-cigar Chelsea boss to guide Ghana past Equatorial Guinea…but only just
James Middleton 05.02.2015

Close-but-no-cigar Chelsea boss to guide Ghana past Equatorial Guinea…but only just

Africa Cup of Nations hosts Equatorial Guinea, benefactors of some refereeing decisions of stupefying dubiousness in the quarter-final, are set to collide with a Ghana-shaped brick wall constructed by English football nearly man Avram Grant in the final four. After coming desperately close to winning the Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup with Chelsea More...
ACoN Shopping List: Why Everton should be monitoring in form Tunisia with interest
Iain Houten 28.01.2015

ACoN Shopping List: Why Everton should be monitoring in form Tunisia with interest

After watching Samuel Eto’o hop off to Sampdoria on a free transfer, Everton are undoubtedly short of quality up front; beyond Romelu Lukaku, who has yet to justify his £28m summer transfer fee, only the oft-injured Arouna Kone inhabits the Toffees senior centre-forward ranks. If Blues boss Roberto Martinez is in the market to remedy More...
ACoN transfer gossip: Past and potential future West Brom wide men among the goals
Thomas Reynolds 26.01.2015

ACoN transfer gossip: Past and potential future West Brom wide men among the goals

West Brom’s transfer brains trust will doubtless be feeling fairly smug after the weekend’s Africa Cup of Nations action in Equatorial Guinea. It can be taken as a fair vindication of their eye for a goal-scoring winger after a former Hawthorns loanee and a widely reported January target were both among the goals. The latter More...
ACoN transfer gossip: West Brom target sparkles as Congo’s scorer is ideal Newcastle fit
Thomas Reynolds 22.01.2015

ACoN transfer gossip: West Brom target sparkles as Congo’s scorer is ideal Newcastle fit

The longer the 2015 African Cup of Nations goes on, the more likely it looks that Monday January 19 goes down as a marquee day in the tournament’s history. After the latest games in the competition saw Group A protagonists Equatorial Guinea, Burkina Faso, Gabon and Congo score one goal between them, the two matches More...
Africa Cup of Nations: Lightning strikes twice in 8/1 matchday 6 double
Thomas Reynolds 22.01.2015

Africa Cup of Nations: Lightning strikes twice in 8/1 matchday 6 double

The second round of fixtures in Africa Cup of Nations Group B finds Zambia, Tunisia, Cape Verde and DR Congo locked in a tense stand-off and eyeing each other warily. Two 1-1 draws in the opening games of the section have combined to create an itchy trigger-finger atmosphere, with all four sides knowing one false More...
ACoN transfer gossip: Liverpool and Spurs shortlist striker nets as Watford possible shines
Thomas Reynolds 21.01.2015

ACoN transfer gossip: Liverpool and Spurs shortlist striker nets as Watford possible shines

Africa Cup of Nations matchday four brought with it a double dose of draws and two more useful showings from players linked with English moves. The Ivory Coast ground out a 1-1 stalemate with Guinea after losing Gervinho to a first-half red card, while Mali and Cameroon shared the spoils of an identical score line. More...
ACoN transfer gossip: Spurs target slams South Africa, Arsenal fancy shines for Senegal
Iain Houten 20.01.2015

ACoN transfer gossip: Spurs target slams South Africa, Arsenal fancy shines for Senegal

After his starring role in Algeria’s African Cup of Nations win over South Africa, Sporting’s Islam Slimani has leapt to the top of Tottenham’s list of centre-forward targets, according to the Daily Express at least. Richard Desmond’s rag reports that Spurs will sell, sell, sell in order to acquire the signatures of striker Slimani, Everton More...
Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal have mettle and magic to defy group of death for glory
Thomas Reynolds 19.01.2015

Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal have mettle and magic to defy group of death for glory

Many wise owls have been predicting a shock winner of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations with all the traditional CAF powerhouses, save perhaps Tunisia, stationed cheek by jowl in the lower half of the draw. Every tournament has a ‘group of death’ and it’s Group C in Equatorial Guinea, with Algeria (4/1 to win More...
Africa Cup of Nations Betting Preview
Rich Hook 20.01.2012

Africa Cup of Nations Betting Preview

Rich Hook explains Morocco can conquer favourites Ivory Coast to become the new kings of the plateau continent. More...
1 Your selection
2 £10 back-up bet!
Min. deposit £10. If your bet loses we’ll give you an extra £10 free bet!
3 Sign up now!
Registration only takes 2 minutes, so register and place your bet now! T&Cs apply
Bet now!
X