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#Africa Cup of Nations

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 28 November, 2016

Zaha switches allegiance to Ivory Coast despite two England caps

Ivory Coast have secured the international future of Wilfried Zaha, who had previously played in two friendlies for England.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Bournemouth star missed World Cup qualifier after FA sent paperwork to 'the wrong Congo'

Benik Afobe has revealed he was prevented from taking part in the latest round of international fixtures.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Cape Verde beat Portugal last night (this is not an April Fools' joke)

Fernando Santos’ side, who are top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group, rested star player Cristiano Ronaldo for the game.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Injury scare for Manchester City as Yaya limped off last night in Africa Cup Of Nations

The Ivory Coast midfielder left the pitch clutching his hamstring.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 9 January, 2015

Veterans! Equatorial Guinea's squad list says 14 players were born in 1900

The bulk of the group may need a couple of naps during the games to pull them through.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Morocco dropped as Africa Cup of Nations hosts and disqualified from tournament

CAF says other nations are willing to host the tournament in early 2015.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Stephen Keshi to return as Nigeria boss two weeks after being sacked

The team has a lot of work to do to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Nigeria on $100,000-a-man bonus to win World Cup

The total amount of win bonuses and allowances for the 32-day competition is $2.6 million.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 25 February, 2013

Former Premier League star John Pantsil denies stabbing wife

The former West Ham and Fulham man’s wife was stabbed in the eye on Friday.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Super Eagles: Mba's moment of brilliance wins the African Cup of Nations Take A Bow This post contains videos

Super Eagles: Mba's moment of brilliance wins the African Cup of Nations

NIgeria won the competition for the first time in 19 years this evening.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Is this the ultimate footballing wedgie?

Seydou Keita was bossing the show at the African Cup of Nations.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Hey Arsenal fans, why can Gervinho score goals like this in an Ivory Coast jersey? ACN This post contains videos

Hey Arsenal fans, why can Gervinho score goals like this in an Ivory Coast jersey?

The Emirates Stadium misfit scored the winner for the Elephants against Togo today.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Heroes’ welcome: Zambian champions returns home after African Cup win

They’ll be dancing on the streets of Lusaka, Trevor.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 13 February, 2012

Fairytale ending as Zambia win emotional AFCON shootout ACN2012 This post contains videos

Fairytale ending as Zambia win emotional AFCON shootout

WATCH: Zambia celebrate their first Africa Cup of Nations win in Libreville, site of the plane crash which killed 18 of the national team in 1993.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 12 February, 2012

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and put your feet up for a couple of minutes – here’s what sport’s finest scribblers produced this week.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 6 February, 2012

Out of Africa: here's your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations ACN2012 This post contains videos

Out of Africa: here's your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations

With only four teams remaining, we’re getting down to the business end of the Africa Cup of Nations. Here’s how yesterday’s quarter-finals played out.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Out of Africa: here’s your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations ACN2012 This post contains videos

Out of Africa: here’s your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations

There was plenty of drama in Group D last night as the sides fought it out for the two remaining quarter-final spots at the Africa Cup of Nations.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Out of Africa: here's your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations ACN2012 This post contains videos

Out of Africa: here's your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations

There was drama in Group B last night as Sudan and Angola tussled over the runner-up spot and a place in the quarter-finals. Here are the details.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 27 January, 2012

Out of Africa: here’s your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations ACN2012 This post contains videos

Out of Africa: here’s your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations

Salomon Kalou helped Ivory Coast book their place in the quarter-finals last night. Here’s how it all went down in Libreville last night.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Out of Africa: here’s your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations

The rain in Africa falls mainly on the plain – or something like that. One of the pre-tournament favourites is going home following yesterday’s slightly damp Group B action.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Out of Africa: here’s your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations ACN2012 This post contains videos

Out of Africa: here’s your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations

There were wins for Ghana and Mali as the first round of pool games came to a close at the African Cup of Nations. Here’s how it all went down.

On song: here's how Ghana prepared for their ACN opener

The Black Stars warmed up for yesterday’s win over Botswana with this musical performance.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Out of Africa: here’s your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations ACN2012 This post contains videos

Out of Africa: here’s your daily round-up from the Africa Cup of Nations

There were wins for co-hosts Gabon and Tunisia on day three of the Africa Cup of Nations. Here’s what you need to know.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 5 January, 2012

O brother, where art thou? Toure boys to miss Manchester derby

Kola and Yaya are off to the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the the FA Cup clash with city rivals, United, it seems.