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FIFA postpones international matches for all confederations except UEFA in bid to reduce travel of athletes
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FIFA postpones international matches for all confederations except UEFA in bid to reduce travel of athletes

FIFA said in a statement it was replacing the period scheduled from 31 August to 8 September with a new window from 24 January to 1 February next year "for all confederations except UEFA."

Africa Cup of Nations 2021 Qualifying: Congo keep Sadio Mane in check, but Senegal cruise to victory
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Africa Cup of Nations 2021 Qualifying: Congo keep Sadio Mane in check, but Senegal cruise to victory

Sidy Sarr and Habibou Diallo netted within three minutes during the first half in Thies near Dakar to ensure Senegal collected maximum points.

FIFA says votes from Egypt for Mohamed Salah were not signed by federation general secretary, hence not counted in Best Player ballot
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FIFA says votes from Egypt for Mohamed Salah were not signed by federation general secretary, hence not counted in Best Player ballot

FIFA noted that Egypt was first contacted for confirmation of the ballots and received two reminders to submit the properly signed voting forms on 19 August

Algeria vs Senegal, African Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane duel in rematch for glory
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Algeria vs Senegal, African Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane duel in rematch for glory

The African Cup of Nations final between Algeria and Senegal is headlined by Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez and Liverpool's Sadio Mane in a repeat duel - one that they played through in the English Premier League.

African Cup of Nations 2019: Hakim Ziyech's missed penalty in stoppage time proves costly as Benin stun Morocco to reach quarter-finals
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African Cup of Nations 2019: Hakim Ziyech's missed penalty in stoppage time proves costly as Benin stun Morocco to reach quarter-finals

Hakim Ziyech's missed stoppage-time spot-kick proved extremely costly as 10-man Benin stunned Africa Cup of Nations title contenders Morocco in a penalty shootout on Friday to reach the quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw in Cairo.

African Cup of Nations 2019: Disgraced footballer Amr Warda kickstarts fresh #MeToo debate in Egypt
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African Cup of Nations 2019: Disgraced footballer Amr Warda kickstarts fresh #MeToo debate in Egypt

Multiple women had posted screenshots and testimonies of Amr Warda's alleged lewd comments, as well as explicit videos attributed to the player. He apologised in a Facebook video but did not mention his victims.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Banned striker Amr Warda recalled by Egypt after players demand reprieve
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Banned striker Amr Warda recalled by Egypt after players demand reprieve

Amr Warda will still be banned for Egypt’s final pool match against Uganda on Sunday, but is available for the second round, with the Egypt having already sealed a knockout place.

Mohamed Salah says Egypt teammate Amr Warda 'shouldn't be sent to guillotine' over sexual harassment allegations
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Mohamed Salah says Egypt teammate Amr Warda 'shouldn't be sent to guillotine' over sexual harassment allegations

Mohamed Salah said exiled Egypt teammate Amr Warda 'shouldn't be sent straight to the guillotine' after being banished from the squad over sexual harassment allegations.

African Cup of Nations: Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang among key players to miss club action
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African Cup of Nations: Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang among key players to miss club action

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sadio Mane will be among key players who will miss action for their respective clubs during the African Cup of Nations.

Former Cameroon captain Rigobert Song 'back from the brink' after suffering stroke
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Former Cameroon captain Rigobert Song 'back from the brink' after suffering stroke

Former Cameroon captain Rigobert Song is fit again after a narrow brush with death when suffering a stroke in early, he explained.

AFCon: Five things you need to know about Burkina Faso
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AFCon: Five things you need to know about Burkina Faso

Here's a quick roundup of some things you should know about the Burkina Faso -- the ultimate underdogs who are now in the final of the African Cup of Nations.

Referee banned after controversial decisions in African Cup
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Referee banned after controversial decisions in African Cup

Among the contentious issues during the Burkina Faso-Ghana semifinal was the red card given to Burkina's Jonathan Pitroipa that could mean he will miss the final.

Burkina Faso stun Ghana to enter African Cup finals
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Burkina Faso stun Ghana to enter African Cup finals

Burkina, who will meet Nigeria at Soccer City, edged their neighbours 3-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at the end of extra time.

African Cup: Nigeria dump favourites Ivory Coast to reach semis
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African Cup: Nigeria dump favourites Ivory Coast to reach semis

Nigeria were given just a 20 percent chance by their own coach Stephen Keshi of overcoming the Ivorians... and they did it.

African Nations Cup: Holders Zambia in must-win situation
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African Nations Cup: Holders Zambia in must-win situation

Zambia have shown little of the form that saw them win the Nations Cup one year ago.

Best of sport 2012: Bolt's gold, Zambia's destiny, Mary's spirit
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Best of sport 2012: Bolt's gold, Zambia's destiny, Mary's spirit

Usain Bolt's lightening speed at the Olympics, Zambia's fairy tale win at the African Cup of Nations and Mary Kom's indomitable spirit at the Games make up our best sports moments of 2012.

Calendar switch gives Drogba generation another chance
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Calendar switch gives Drogba generation another chance

This year's tournament looked to be the last chance for the likes of Drogba, Didier Zokora and Kolo Toure. But the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has switched the competition to odd years rather than even.

Zambia ride on destiny, crowned Champions of Africa
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Zambia ride on destiny, crowned Champions of Africa

A personal account of how much the African Cup of Nations victory means to Zambia.

Zambia win African Cup of Nations via penalty shootout
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Zambia win African Cup of Nations via penalty shootout

Zambia's first African title came, poignantly, in Libreville and just a few kilometers from where almost the entire Zambian team was killed in a plane crash 19 years ago off the coast of the Gabon capital.

Ivory Coast to face-off against Zambia in African Cup finals
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Ivory Coast to face-off against Zambia in African Cup finals

The Ivorians reached the deciding game with five straight wins and without conceding a single goal at the tournament.