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#Africa Cup of Nations

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Mo Salah U-turn on team-mate's harassment scandal divides Egyptians

The Liverpool star sent controversial tweets that demanded the disgraced player be given a ‘second chance’.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 19 July, 2019

Bizarre deflected early goal enough for Algeria to claim AFCON glory in scrappy final Champions This post contains videos

Bizarre deflected early goal enough for Algeria to claim AFCON glory in scrappy final

On the back foot for the majority of the game, Algeria defended their early lead against Senagal to lift the title for the second time.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Dutch legends Seedorf and Kluivert sacked after Cameroon crash out of Africa Cup of Nations P45

Dutch legends Seedorf and Kluivert sacked after Cameroon crash out of Africa Cup of Nations

The defending champions bowed at the last-16 stage of the competition.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Man City's Mahrez hits late winner to send Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final

Senegal await in the decider which will take place on Friday.

Extra-time own goal sends Mane's Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations final amid VAR controversy

They await the winners of the clash of Nigeria and Algeria.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Madagascar fairytale ends in Africa Cup of Nations quarters

Tunisia swept aside their opponents to reach the semi-finals.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Gueye breaks Benin's resolve and books Senegal's AFCON semi-final spot

Senegal were 1-0 winners in Cairo to become the first side advance to the final four.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 8 July, 2019

Tunisia end 54-year losing streak with shoot-out success over Ghana

They’ll now face Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar in the quarter-finals.

Zaha goal takes Ivory Coast through to quarter-finals of African Cup of Nations

The Crystal Palace star, who is being linked with a move to Arsenal, scored a decisive goal on Monday.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 7 July, 2019

One of the favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations seal quarter-final spot

Algeria will face either Ivory Coast or Mali in the last eight after seeing off Guinea.

Madagascar's sensational Africa Cup of Nations journey continues

They beat two-time winners DR Congo to reach the competition’s quarter-finals

Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit

The Pharaohs last-16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations proved costly for Javier Aguirre and his staff.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset

Thembinkosi Lorch scored the winner in the last-16 encounter.

Holders crash out as Arsenal star Iwobi grabs winner to send Nigeria through

Nigeria beat holders Cameroon 3-2 in Saturday’s thrilling Africa Cup of Nations last-16 tie.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 5 July, 2019

Morocco beaten on penalties in huge AFCON shock

Hakim Ziyech missed a penalty in normal time as one of the favourites were knocked out by Benin.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Which of these 16 teams will triumph at the Africa Cup of Nations?

The knockout stages of the competition begin on Friday.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Mohamed Salah scores free-kick as Egypt maintain perfect Africa Cup of Nations record

Pre-tournament favourites Egypt have booked their place in the knockout stages.

Ranked 108th in the world, Madagascar stun Nigeria to seal Africa Cup of Nations progress Upset This post contains videos

Ranked 108th in the world, Madagascar stun Nigeria to seal Africa Cup of Nations progress

Unbeaten Madagascar defeated the Super Eagles 2-0 to top Group B on Sunday.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Sadio Mane struggles to impress as Mahrez's Algeria bag important Africa Cup of Nations win

Two of the Premier League’s most highly-rated forwards went head-to-head in Cairo on Thursday.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 24 June, 2019

Aston Villa star on target as Ivory Coast earn opening Africa Cup of Nations victory

Jonathan Kodjia’s second-half strike saw them edge to a 1-0 win over South Africa.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 21 June, 2019

The French coach seeking an Africa Cup of Nations hat-trick, an AC Milan legend and others bidding for glory

Herve Renard is one of the most high-profile managers at this year’s tournament.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'Salah is now one of the best three players in the world'

Egypt captain Ahmed Elmohamady feels the Liverpool star has few peers.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

After losing arm, Zimbabwean footballer returns to pitch

Hardlife Zvirekwi is a former regular of the national side.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 30 November, 2018

Cameroon stripped of hosting next year's Africa Cup of Nations CAF

Cameroon stripped of hosting next year's Africa Cup of Nations

South Africa and Morocco are two frontline contenders to step in as hosts.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 16 November, 2018

Late drama as Mo Salah secures win for Egypt in Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Difference Maker This post contains videos

Late drama as Mo Salah secures win for Egypt in Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

The Liverpool star chipped the ball into the net to complete the scoring in a seesaw matchday 5 struggle.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Egypt assistant coach plays down Salah injury concerns after Liverpool star limps off

Liverpool will be breathing a sigh of relief after Egypt confirmed Mohamed Salah’s injury is not a serious one.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 9 September, 2018

At least one person killed and nearly 40 injured after stampede at Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

Fans had queued outside the stadium nine hours before the start of the eagerly-awaited match.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 6 August, 2018

Dutch legends Seedorf and Kluivert take charge of Cameroon national team

The Africa Cup of Nations champions have announced the appointments of the former Netherlands duo as their new coaching team.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Cameroon edge Avram Grant's Ghana to book a place in 2017 Africa Cup of Nations decider

Their 2-0 win sets up a clash with Egypt in a repeat of the 2008 final.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Penalty shootout drama sees Egypt reach Africa Cup of Nations final Joy This post contains videos

Penalty shootout drama sees Egypt reach Africa Cup of Nations final

The match in Libreville ended in a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes and extra time.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Good news for Liverpool but despair for Sadio Mane as he's the villain in Senegal's Africa exit

The attacker was the only player to miss in the penalty shootout with Cameroon, who now progress to the semi-finals.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'I'm blessed with golden genes' - Adebayor ready for new Premier League chance

Having impressed for Togo this month despite being without a club, Adebayor hopes he has won some suitors in England.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 23 January, 2017

Togo fans attack player's home after Cup loss

The 38-year-old was blamed by Togolese fans for his role in the 3-1 defeat to Morocco.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Liverpool's Mane stars as Senegal progress in Africa Cup of Nations Sticking Around This post contains videos

Liverpool's Mane stars as Senegal progress in Africa Cup of Nations

Saint-Etienne’s Henri Saivet was also on target as Zimbabwe were easily beaten.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Klopp unhappy as Matip could miss 8 games 'without doing anything wrong'

The Liverpool manager is frustrated at the lack of clarity from Fifa as his defender remains unavailable.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 16 January, 2017

Fifa warn Liverpool over Joel Matip selection

The key central defender missed the Reds’ 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Sunday.

Champions Ivory Coast disappoint in Africa Cup of Nations opener Falling Flat This post contains videos

Champions Ivory Coast disappoint in Africa Cup of Nations opener

Meanwhile, Junior Kabananga scored to give the Democratic Republic of Congo an upset 1-0 win over Morocco.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 13 January, 2017

Ranking the 10 best players set to compete at the Africa Cup of Nations

Premier League PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez is among the footballers to feature in our list.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Hughes unhappy with 'unfair' AFCON inconsistencies

Disparity surrounding the Africa Cup of Nations has the Stoke City manager unhappy.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Ex-England international Zaha named in Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations squad

The winger is likely to miss a number of key games for Crystal Palace.

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