WRAP: AFCON

2017-01-23 08:14

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, scores and match reports of the second round of AFCON matches.

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Renard, Morocco hoping to dump out Ivory Coast

2017-01-23 10:17

Having guided Ivory Coast to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, Herve Renard is hoping to end his former side's defence when they face his Morocco team.

 
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Egypt strike late to dump out Uganda out of AFCON

2017-01-22 06:05

Abdallah El Said scored with a minute left as Egypt snatched a late win over Uganda to eliminate their rivals from AFCON.

 
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Zimbabwe learn their lesson

2017-01-22 05:53
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Zimbabwe captain Willard Katsande has expressed disappointment and anger at their overall showing at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

 
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Hackers claim to have shut down AFCON website

2017-01-21 20:46

A group of hackers in Russia say they have shut down the website of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in protest for holding it in Gabon.

 
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Morocco battle back to beat Togo

2017-01-21 08:13

Herve Renard's Morocco have came roaring back from behind to beat Togo 3-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations.

 
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Germany to apply to host Euro 2024

2017-01-20 21:37

The German Football Association has announced it is applying to host the 2024 European Championships.

 
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Senegal end dismal run by reaching last 8

2017-01-20 06:36

Senegal put a string of disastrous Afcon campaigns behind them by beating Zimbabwe 2-0 and becoming the first qualifiers for the 2017 quarter-finals.

 
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Burkina Faso top table, dodge Senegal

2017-01-23 06:53

Burkina Faso struck early in each half to defeat Guinea-Bissau, win Group A of the Afcon and dodge title favourites Senegal in the quarter-finals.

 
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Backfire of the big shots

2017-01-22 05:52

If anything, the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon has once again proven that the gap between the top countries and small ones has narrowed, writes Timothy Molobi.

 
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Chapecoense play first match since plane crash

2017-01-21 20:46

Chapecoense, the Brazilian club cruelly decimated by a plane crash, stride back on the field in a new line-up for their first match since the tragedy.

 
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Injured Iniesta irreplaceable - Enrique

2017-01-21 16:07

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique believes there isn't a player in world football who can replace what injured captain Andres Iniesta brings the Catalan giants.

 
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Ivory Coast hit back to hold DR Congo

2017-01-20 21:23

Defending champions the Ivory Coast had to come from behind twice to earn a draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo in their AFCON clash.

 
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Gourcuff calls rule changes "immeasurable bulls**t"

2017-01-20 18:31

Rennes coach Christian Gourcuff has slammed Marco van Basten's proposed rule changes, labelling his ideas as "immeasurable bulls**t".

 
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Ghana target last-eight berth, Egypt chase first win

2017-01-20 08:26

Ghana can secure a place in the quarter-finals of the Afcon with a group game to spare if they beat Mali in Group D in Port-Gentil.

 
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Hosts Gabon suffer group-stage exit

2017-01-23 06:48

There was agony for Gabon on Sunday as the Africa Cup of Nations hosts were condemned to a group-stage exit following a goalless draw with Cameroon.

 
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Pressing Issues: Afcon fails to score high in quality stakes

2017-01-22 05:53
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I’m sure that you have to agree with me that the 31st Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon are a bit of a disappointment, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
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Gyan steers Ghana into AFCON quarters

2017-01-21 20:54

Ghana secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations as Asamoah Gyan's goal was enough for them to beat Mali.

 
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Balotelli blasts Bastia fans' 'monkey' chants

2017-01-21 16:07

Italian striker Mario Balotelli slammed Bastia fans and accused them of making "monkey" chants throughout the draw against Ligue 1 leaders Nice.

 
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Worker falls to his death at Qatar SWC site

2017-01-20 21:15

A British worker has fallen to his death from a suspended platform at a Qatar 2022 Soccer World Cup stadium site.

 
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FIFA bans Bin Hammam aide for life

2017-01-21 16:08

FIFA's ethics watchdog has slapped a lifetime ban on Najeeb Chirakal, an aide to disgraced ex-Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hammam.

 
 

 
 
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