Africa Cup of Nations

Africa Cup of Nations

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AS the countdown for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations football qualifiers begins, Warriors coach Ian Gorowa says he needs foreign-based players. ...
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HARD-TACKLING former Chicken Inn central defender Herbert Dick has joined a group of Premiership players that are training with top-flight football debutants How Mine before the Zifa transfer window closes next month. ...
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So the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament has come and gone with the Super Eagles of Nigeria being crowned the new African champions after a 19-year wait. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — Sunday Mba scored a magnificent winner as Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament for the third time by beating Burkina Faso 1-0 last night. ...
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PORT ELIZABETH - Mali finished third a second consecutive time at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon)football finals by defeating Ghana 3-1 Saturday at rain-drenched Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. ...
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Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has played down his heroics against Cape Verde which sent the Black Stars through to the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations. ...
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DURBAN— South Africa will do battle against Mali in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban tonight, with both sides hoping to inspire their fans for different reasons South Africa were able to reach the last eight stage of the tournament after sealing a 2-2 draw in a scintillating tie against Morocco, silencing their critics and finishing top of Group A. ...
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JOHANNESBURG - One of three all-west African quarter-final clashes, between Ivory Coast and Nigeria, will headline the first knockout round of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) this weekend. ...
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JOHANESBURG - Siphiwe Tshabalala said “unity and hunger” were key driving factors behind Bafana Bafana during the first round of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). ...
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TWO local football supporters have been afforded a lifetime opportunity to watch the final match of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa early next month. ...
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NELSPRUIT — Zambian goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene wants to ensure there is no division in the Chipolopolo camp after a first round exit at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) for the defending champions. ...
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Bafana Bafana returned to serious training on Tuesday after being given a day off on Monday with the good news that striker Lehlohonolo Majoro is fit to return for the quarterfinal match against Mali on Saturday. ...
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Defending champions Zambia crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after a goalless draw with Burkina Faso last night, who progressed to the quarter-finals. ...
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RUSTENBURG - Algeria have been eliminated from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) following their losses to Tunisia and Togo in their first two games, but bowing out in a bright fashion could define new horizons for the Fennec Foxes. ...
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PORT ELIZABETH - The meeting between Togo and Tunisia will take centre stage today at the Mbombela Stadium since the other Group D game involving Ivory Coast and Algeria can be described as a mere formality. ...
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PORT ELIZABETH — Ghana believe a physical and defensive Niger will pose their biggest challenge yet when the teams clash in a decisive Africa Cup of Nations Group B tie today. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — Flamboyant Frenchman Claude Le Roy puts a proud Africa Cup of Nations coaching record on the line today when his Democratic Republic of Congo outfit tackle Mali in a must-win Group B game. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has officially written to the Confederation of African Football (Caf) over the refereeing in Friday’s game against Zambia at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. ...
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NELSPRUIT — Zambia goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene scored a late penalty to rescue a point for the Africa Cup of Nations football champions against Nigeria at the Mbombela Stadium last night. ...
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NELSPRUIT — Niger earned their first point at the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after holding DR Congo to a draw on Thursday night. ...
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RUSTENBURG — A win for Ivory Coast or Tunisia, who meet here today, could secure a pass to the Africa Cup of Nations last eight with one throw of the Group D dice still to roll. ...
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RUSTENBURG — Togo tactician Didier Six has identified today’s Afcon 2013 Group D football encounter with Algeria as a must-win game. ...
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PORT ELIZABETH — Ghana took a big stride towards the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup when they beat Mali 1-0 last night to go top of Group B with four points from their two matches. ...
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NELSPRUIT — Minnows Ethiopia and Burkina Faso lock horns in a must-win encounter for both teams tonight, as far as qualification to the quarter-finals of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations is concerned. ...
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DURBAN — Bafana Bafana boss Gordon Igesund insisted that changes made to the starting line-up that went on to beat Angola 2-0 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium were not an indication of a coach in panic mode, but rather a calculated risk. ...
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NELSPRUIT — Two bruised egos in the form of Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the defending champions Zambia will clash today at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, and the likelihood is that whoever loses the match may be on the way out of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. ...
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DURBAN — A late goal from Youssef El-Arabi rescued Morocco a 1-1 draw against a determined Cape Verde side at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Wednesday evening. ...
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DURBAN - South Africa won an Africa Cup of Nations match for the first time in nine years by outplaying Angola 2-0 to go top of Group A on Wednesday. ...
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RUSTENBURG — Youssef Msakni struck in the final minute to hand Tunisia a 1-0 win in an Afcon football match over Algeria in a scrappy Maghreb derby on Tuesday. ...
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PORT ELIZABETH — Former Nigerian captain Sunday Oliseh believes the Super Eagles may have blown their chance of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in South Africa. ...
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