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Gabon stunned by Thailand in King's Cup

Gabon were defeated 4-2 on penalties by Thailand following a 0-0 draw in the semi final of the King's Cup in Bangkok on Thursday.

The Panthers struggled to forge chances in the absence of their talismanic forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while Thailand created a lot but were unable to open the scoring.

The Arsenal hitman has missed the tournament following the passing of his grandmother.

However, goalkeeper Kawin Thamsatchanan saved Gabon's first two spot kicks during the shootout as the War Elephants...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang eclipses Tony Yeboah record

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang eclipsed Tony Yeboah as the top-scoring African player in Bundesliga history this weekend, earning the Ghana legend's praise in the process.

For 16 years, the former Black Stars forward had stood as the undisputed king of African strikers in the German top flight after netting 96 goals during notable spells with Eintracht Frankfurt and Hamburg.

Over the last three seasons, however, Aubameyang has gradually eaten away at Yeboah's record, and overtook it this weekend when...

Where was African World Cup qualification won and lost?

Africa's World Cup qualifying campaign is almost over, with only two more matches to play and all five of the continent's representatives in Russia already decided.

Over the last year, we've been treated to a fascinating tangle between Africa's top sides, with Nigeria, Senegal and Egypt securing their spots in Russia with a game to spare, and Morocco and Tunisia booking their tickets in their final fixtures.

In this feature, KweséESPN review the African qualifying campaign in its entirety and...

Gabon boss Camacho backs Aubameyang dodgy orange juice claim

Gabon coach Jose Antonio Camacho has backed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's claim that the nation's World Cup qualifying bid was sabotaged by dodgy orange juice.

Gabon striker Aubameyang complained in a tweet that the orange juice at breakfast had left half the team and staff with stomach problems ahead of their crucial African Group C qualifier in Morocco on Saturday.

Gabon lost 3-0 in Casablanca to see their hopes of qualifying for next summer's World Cup ended.

"I also was affected," Camacho told...

 By Ian Holyman

Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang teased over orange juice claim

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang couldn't muster a winner against Burkina Faso.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Gabon were beaten by Morocco.

Morocco defender Medhi Benatia teased Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang over his claim that his country's World Cup qualifying bid had been sabotaged by dodgy orange juice.

In a tweet posted hours before the teams met in a crucial African zone Group C qualifier in Morocco on Saturday, Aubameyang wrote: "Half of the team and staff with upset stomachs. Incredible on matchday...Oh no, it's a good one! What orange juice this morning!"

Gabon lost 3-0, ending their hopes of reaching the finals...