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Mohamed Salah angers fans by doubling back on sexual harassment stance in new interview about Amr Warda scandal
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Mohamed Salah angers fans by doubling back on sexual harassment stance in new interview about Amr Warda scandal

Mohamed Salah explained his stance on his teammate Amr Warda's sexual harassment scandal, saying that the perpetrator should get help and assistance

India slip two places to 103 in FIFA rankings, Algeria leapfrog 28 places after Africa Cup triumph
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India slip two places to 103 in FIFA rankings, Algeria leapfrog 28 places after Africa Cup triumph

In the recent rankings released by FIFA, India fell two places to 103 after it lost two matches and drew one in the Intercontinental Cup earlier this month

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Final: Algeria's Baghdad Bounedjah redeems himself after horrid quarter-final with winning goal in summit clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Final: Algeria's Baghdad Bounedjah redeems himself after horrid quarter-final with winning goal in summit clash

On Friday, Baghdad Bounedjah’s tears of despair after quarter-finals turned to unmitigated joy as he scored the goal which won Algeria the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time and the first in 29 years.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria clinch title after Baghdad Bounedjah's freak early goal sinks Senegal in final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria clinch title after Baghdad Bounedjah's freak early goal sinks Senegal in final

Algeria, who committed 32 fouls according to official match statistics, sat back after the early goal against Senegal and had to scrap for their win in a match that was certainly not a classic but was tense and gripping throughout.

Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel calls time on international career with Nigeria after Africa Cup of Nations
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Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel calls time on international career with Nigeria after Africa Cup of Nations

John Obi Mikel won 89 caps and scored six goals between 2005 and 2019 for the Super Eagles during which he won a winners’ medal at the 2013 Africa Cup in South Africa

FIFA President Gianni Infantino dismisses Sepp Blatter's allegations of 'colonialism' over FIFA's intervention in African football
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino dismisses Sepp Blatter's allegations of 'colonialism' over FIFA's intervention in African football

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said that the state of African football wasn't as bad as the FIFA corruption scandal of 2015

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament top-scorer Odion Ighalo helps Nigeria beat Tunisia in third-place playoff
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament top-scorer Odion Ighalo helps Nigeria beat Tunisia in third-place playoff

Nigeria beat Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place playoff of the Africa Cup of Nations on the back of Odion Ighalo's fifth goal of the tournament

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria, Senegal coaches headline tournament final ahead of Riyad Mahrez vs Sadio Mane battle
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria, Senegal coaches headline tournament final ahead of Riyad Mahrez vs Sadio Mane battle

Both Algeria and Senegal will play their only second Africa Cup final, with Algeria having won once while Senegal will be vying for their maiden title

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Sadio Mane strengthens case for Ballon d'Or with string of excellent performances for Senegal
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Sadio Mane strengthens case for Ballon d'Or with string of excellent performances for Senegal

Victory in two days' time would put Sadio Mane in esteemed company as one of just a handful of players with both Champions League and Cup of Nations honours

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Historic tensions dissipate as Egyptian fans debate cheering for arch-rivals Algeria in final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Historic tensions dissipate as Egyptian fans debate cheering for arch-rivals Algeria in final

Egyptians are debating cheering for Algeria, even as the bloody clashes between both sides' fans in a World Cup qualifier ten years back continue to haunt

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cameroon sack head coach Clarence Seedorf, assistant Patrick Kluivert after 'premature' exit
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cameroon sack head coach Clarence Seedorf, assistant Patrick Kluivert after 'premature' exit

Failures with Milan and Shenzhen, relegation with Deportivo La Coruna and early elimination with Cameroon have clouded the reputation of Clarence Seedorf as a manager

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says team will emerge stronger from narrow semi-final loss to Algeria
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says team will emerge stronger from narrow semi-final loss to Algeria

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said that there were plenty of positives to take from his side's Africa Cup campaign after their exit in the semifinals

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal to miss defender Kalidou Koulibaly in final against Algeria
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal to miss defender Kalidou Koulibaly in final against Algeria

Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly has been suspended for the final after his second violation in three matches came in the semifinal against Tunisia

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez's last-minute stunning free-kick helps Algeria beat Nigeria in semi-final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez's last-minute stunning free-kick helps Algeria beat Nigeria in semi-final

Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic 2-1 victory over three-time champions Nigeria on Sunday and set up a rematch with Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi says 'Desert Foxes' 'two very difficult steps' away from scripting history
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi says 'Desert Foxes' 'two very difficult steps' away from scripting history

Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi said his players are "two very difficult steps" away from writing history as they prepare to face Nigeria in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria's Samuel Chukwueze's man of the match performance against South Africa highlights youngster's growth at Villareal
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria's Samuel Chukwueze's man of the match performance against South Africa highlights youngster's growth at Villareal

Samuel Chukwueze became the youngest scorer in this year's tournament, leading many to foresee great things for the 20-year-old Villareal player

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal striker Sadio Mane says it would be an 'absolute dream' to guide his team to glory
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal striker Sadio Mane says it would be an 'absolute dream' to guide his team to glory

Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his absolute dream is parading the Africa Cup of Nations trophy through the streets of Dakar.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria ride on late goal by William Troost-Ekong to beat South Africa in quarter-final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria ride on late goal by William Troost-Ekong to beat South Africa in quarter-final

Nigeria beat surprise quarter-finalists South Africa by a slender one-goal margin 2-1 to advance to their 15th semifinals of the tournament

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis says 'it will be difficult to do better' after quarter-final run
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis says 'it will be difficult to do better' after quarter-final run

Dupuis took over as coach of Madagascar in 2017 and has transformed a nation once ranked as low as 190th, and which had to come through a preliminary round just to take part in qualifying for this tournament, into the surprise package at this year's finals

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara defends team selection after quarter-final exit, says tournament an internship for youngsters
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara defends team selection after quarter-final exit, says tournament an internship for youngsters

Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara appeared confident that his side were on the right path for the future despite quarter-final exit against Algeria