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Nigeria beat Burkina Faso to win African Nations Cup

Feb 11, 2013

Nigeria beat Burkina Faso to win African Nations Cup

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi became only second individual to win the African Nations Cup as player and coach. #NewsTracker #Nigeria #KickingAround #African Nations Cup #Burkina Faso
Decision on Drogba awaited, but does Ivory Coast need him?

Feb 03, 2013

Decision on Drogba awaited, but does Ivory Coast need him?

The decision on whether to start Didier Drogba is eagerly awaited as the Ivory Coast proved in the group stage that they could do without a player who previously had a talismanic influence on the team. #KickingAround #Ivory Coast #Port Elizabeth #African Nations Cup #Drogba
Togo join succession of outsiders into last eight

Jan 31, 2013

Togo join succession of outsiders into last eight

Togo now join the other unfancied countries, the Cape Verde Islands and Burkina Faso, in the knockout stage of a tournament strewn with upsets. #NewsTracker #Tunisia #Togo #African Nations Cup
Adebayor steps on to centre stage at Nations Cup

Jan 30, 2013

Adebayor steps on to centre stage at Nations Cup

Emmanuel Adebayor will be the key figure at the African Nations Cup as he seeks to lead Togo to their first quarter-final place at the expense of Tunisia. #football #KickingAround #Emmanuel Adebayor #African Nations Cup
African Nations Cup: Ghana beats Mali as Congo slips up

Jan 25, 2013

African Nations Cup: Ghana beats Mali as Congo slips up

Ghana's Mubarak Wakaso scored, was suspended and then carried off on a stretcher yet ultimately put the revived title contender in control of Group B at the African Cup of Nations on Thursday. #NewsTracker #Mali #Congo #African Nations Cup

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African Nations Cup: Ghana beats Mali as Congo slips up

Sep 18, 2014

McKinstry sacked as coach of Sierra Leone

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's Northern Irish coach Johnny McKinstry has lost his job after two African Nations Cup qualifying defeats this month, the country’s sports ministry said on Thursday. Sierra Leone lost 2-1 to the Ivory Coast after lea... #Democratic Republic of the Congo #Sierra Leone
African Nations Cup: Ghana beats Mali as Congo slips up

Sep 19, 2014

Five countries in battle to be named Nations Cup hosts

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The hosts of the 2019 and 2021 African Nations Cup finals will be decided on Saturday with Algeria, Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Zambia all competing to stage the biennial tournament. The executive committee of the Confed... #Addis Ababa #Zambia national football team #Republic of Guinea
African Nations Cup: Ghana beats Mali as Congo slips up

Sep 17, 2014

There is an African answer to terror

Last week Ugandan authorities discovered an al-Shabab terrorist cell operating in our biggest city, Kampala. Explosives were discovered in the raid, and there is little doubt that this group of terrorists had no other intention but to cause carnage o... #Uganda #East Africa #Somalia #Al-Shabab