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#Africa Cup of Nations

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

Fifa warn Liverpool over Joel Matip selection
# Stumbling Block
# Stumbling Block

Fifa warn Liverpool over Joel Matip selection

Jan 16th 2017, 11:05 PM 10,648 Views 17 Comments

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
# Falling Flat

Champions Ivory Coast disappoint in Africa Cup of Nations opener

Jan 16th 2017, 9:32 PM 4,572 Views 2 Comments

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
# Stars
# Stars

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

Jan 13th 2017, 8:30 PM 10,035 Views 7 Comments

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
# Out Of Africa
# Out Of Africa

Hughes unhappy with 'unfair' AFCON inconsistencies

Jan 7th 2017, 11:24 AM 5,244 Views 2 Comments

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
# AFCON
# AFCON

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

Dec 29th 2016, 1:50 PM 5,272 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Zaha switches allegiance to Ivory Coast despite two England caps
# Côte D'Ivoire
# Côte D'Ivoire

Zaha switches allegiance to Ivory Coast despite two England caps

Nov 28th 2016, 8:21 AM 11,880 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Oops
# Oops

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

Nov 23rd 2016, 4:58 PM 6,970 Views 9 Comments

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)
# Upset
# Upset

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

Apr 1st 2015, 10:16 AM 7,932 Views 7 Comments

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
# AFCON 2015
# AFCON 2015

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

Jan 29th 2015, 8:22 AM 3,081 Views 0 Comments

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 Old Guard
# The Old Guard

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

Jan 9th 2015, 7:38 PM 5,130 Views 6 Comments

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
# Cup Crisis
# Cup Crisis

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

Nov 11th 2014, 2:13 PM 5,928 Views 4 Comments

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
# Turnaround
# Turnaround

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

Oct 30th 2014, 5:17 PM 2,831 Views 2 Comments

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
# Prize
# Prize

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

Mar 11th 2014, 1:19 PM 3,048 Views 7 Comments

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
# Arrest
# Arrest

Former Premier League star John Pantsil denies stabbing wife

Feb 25th 2013, 10:26 AM 1,935 Views 3 Comments

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
# Take A Bow

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

Feb 10th 2013, 9:49 PM 3,854 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Flossing
# Flossing

Is this the ultimate footballing wedgie?

Feb 3rd 2013, 4:47 PM 4,320 Views 2 Comments

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
# ACN

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

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:35 PM 2,674 Views 4 Comments

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

Yes, Didier Zokora's jersey does say 'Maestro' on the back of it
# AFCON 2013
# AFCON 2013

Yes, Didier Zokora's jersey does say 'Maestro' on the back of it

Jan 22nd 2013, 3:43 PM 3,707 Views 1 Comment

Emmmm, what?

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

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

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

Feb 14th 2012, 6:14 AM 406 Views 1 Comment

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
# ACN2012

Fairytale ending as Zambia win emotional AFCON shootout

Feb 13th 2012, 9:36 AM 462 Views 0 Comments

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
# Well Read
# Well Read

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

Feb 12th 2012, 9:20 AM 1,044 Views 0 Comments

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
# ACN2012

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

Feb 6th 2012, 2:33 PM 251 Views 0 Comments

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
# ACN2012

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

Feb 2nd 2012, 2:15 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

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
# ACN2012

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

Jan 31st 2012, 3:47 PM 150 Views 0 Comments

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
# ACN2012

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

Jan 27th 2012, 12:20 PM 174 Views 0 Comments

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
# ACN2012
# ACN2012

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

Jan 26th 2012, 12:02 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

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
# ACN2012

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

Jan 25th 2012, 2:47 PM 202 Views 0 Comments

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
# Warm-up
# Warm-up

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

Jan 25th 2012, 8:30 AM 222 Views 0 Comments

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
# ACN2012

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

Jan 24th 2012, 1:15 PM 223 Views 0 Comments

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
# Gone
# Gone

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

Jan 5th 2012, 2:14 PM 285 Views 0 Comments

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