Ghana has produced some of Africa’s greatest boxers, including former world champions Azumah “The Professor” Nelson, Ike “Bazooka” Quartey and Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko. The 54-year-old Nelson, who had his last professional fight in 2008, is regarded as the patriarch of Ghana boxing. The former WBC featherweight and super featherweight champion learned to box in […]
Sixteen teams. 28 matches. Three weeks. One winner. Champion of Africa.
Follow all the action in the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 with Voice of America. Led by on-the-ground coverage by Abdushakur Aboud from Equatorial Guinea, VOA’s reporters, producers and bloggers will be watching and reporting—here and on-the-air—as the sides look for bragging rights to be called the best in Africa, and look toward World Cup 2018.
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Schedule — All Times UTC
Saturday, 31 Jan.
4 p.m. - Congo v. Democratic Republic of Congo
7 p.m. - Tunisia v. Equatorial Guinea
Sunday, 1 Feb.
4 p.m. - Ghana v. Group D Second Place
7:30 p.m. - Group D Winner v. Algeria
Wednesday, 4 Feb.
7 p.m. - Quarterfinal 1 Winner v. Quarterfinal 4 Winner
Thursday, 5 Feb.
7 p.m. - Quarterfinal 2 Winner v. Quarterfinal 3 Winner
Saturday, 7 Feb.
6 p.m. - 3rd Place Playoff 1 v. 3rd Place Playoff 2
Sunday, 8 Feb.
7 p.m. - Finalist 1 v. Finalist 2