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#African Cup of Nations

# african-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Villa's spending spree continues as Trezeguet becomes ninth summer signing

The 24-year-old, real name Mahmoud Hassan, arrives at the Premier League new boys from Turkish club Kasimpasa.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 22 July, 2019

Mane will miss Liverpool's season opener against Man City

The Senegalese forward won’t return to training until days before the beginning of the Premier League campaign, Jurgen Klopp revealed.

# african-cup-of-nations - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Two ex-Premier League players gunning for African Cup of Nations glory as managers

Senegal boss Aliou Cisse comes up against a man he knows well, Djamel Belmadi of Algeria, in tomorrow evening’s final.

# african-cup-of-nations - Friday 28 June, 2019

Egypt do a U-turn and recall midfielder banned over sexual harassment claims

Amr Warda has also had his suspension reduced, meaning he will now be available to play in the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations.

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

Salah on target to send hosts Egypt through to last 16

The Liverpool striker got off the mark in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, as Egypt beat DR Congo.

# african-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Egypt footballer banned over sexual harassment claims

Amr Warda won’t be playing in any further matches at the African Cup of Nations.

# african-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Algeria midfielder dropped from African Cup of Nations squad for flashing his arse on Fortnite

Haris Belkebla’s team-mate was gaming online when he decided to show his backside.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 29 April, 2019

Man United defender Bailly out for remainder of the season after suffering ligament damage

The 25-year-old defender will also miss the Ivory Coast’s participation in the African Cup of Nations this summer.

# african-cup-of-nations - Friday 7 December, 2018

Congo Brazzaville emerges as unlikely candidate to host 2019 African Nations Cup

Cameroon lost the right to host the tournament due to delays with preparations and security concerns.

# african-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

13 Premier League clubs affected as these 23 players are off to Africa Cup of Nations

Sadio Mane, Eric Bailly and Riyad Mahrez are among those who will be involved at the tournament.

# african-cup-of-nations - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Goalkeeper scores winning penalty as Ivory Coast's 23-year wait for African glory ends

After a goalless draw, penalties were needed to decide the final.

# african-cup-of-nations - Saturday 24 January, 2015

'Obliged attendance' and full houses cover over Cup of Nations cracks

Equatorial Guinea was a late choice to host this year’s tournament.

# african-cup-of-nations - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Two days before kicks off there's a hotel shortage at the African Cup of Nations

Congo are still looking for a hotel two days before the event starts.

# african-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Premier League clubs set to lose up to 30 players for African and Asian cups

Big players such as Yaya Toure, Papiss Cisse and Mame Biram Diouf will miss most of next month.

# african-cup-of-nations - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Here's why Ivory Coast spent 2 minutes passing the ball unchallenged in their AFCON qualifier

Their game had echoes of the infamous 1982 World Cup clash between West Germany and Austria.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 27 October, 2014

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa shot dead 'while trying to protect his girlfriend' RIP

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa shot dead 'while trying to protect his girlfriend'

27 year-old played for Orlando Pirates and was recently made skipper of the national team.

# african-cup-of-nations - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Our favourite moments so far from this year's African Cup of Nations

Oddly, most of them involve goalkeepers.

# african-cup-of-nations - Sunday 27 January, 2013

It’s Sunday so here’s 10 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days Images This post contains images

It’s Sunday so here’s 10 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days

From the Capital One Cup to the Australian Open and everything in between.

# african-cup-of-nations - Sunday 20 January, 2013

AFCON round-up: Ghana denied by Congo, Eagles flying high

After no goals on the opening day, there were five scored in Group B’s first set of matches.

VIDEO: Is this the best goalkeeper celebration you've ever seen? Bonkers This post contains videos

VIDEO: Is this the best goalkeeper celebration you've ever seen?

Please explain to us exactly what Congo DR keeper Muteba Kidiaba is doing here.

# african-cup-of-nations - Saturday 19 January, 2013

5 things you are likely to see at the African Cup of Nations

On of our favourite tournaments begins later this afternoon.

# african-cup-of-nations - Friday 18 January, 2013

Here's everything you need to know about the African Cup of Nations AFCON This post contains images

Here's everything you need to know about the African Cup of Nations

We’ve put together a bluffer’s guide to this month’s tournament, which begins tomorrow. You’re welcome.

# african-cup-of-nations - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Africa Cup of Nations match abandoned after fans riot

As Senegal trailed 2-0 at home to the Ivory coast, fans in the Dakar stadium turned to violence.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 30 April, 2012

United v City: Win this and be forever remembered Title Decider This post contains videos

United v City: Win this and be forever remembered

What better way that predicting the title-decider than rating the participants out of 10 and getting the abacus out?

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 9 January, 2012

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up

A certain Mr Trapattoni may not be over the moon upon reading today’s top story…

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

WATCH: World amputee soccer players show off their crazy skills Paralympic This post contains videos

WATCH: World amputee soccer players show off their crazy skills

There was some serious talent on show at the African Cup of Nations for Amputee Football last weekend.

# african-cup-of-nations - Friday 30 December, 2011

Wenger confirms Henry's return to Arsenal

The 34-year-old will join up with his old club on a two-month loan deal according to the Gunners boss.

# african-cup-of-nations - Saturday 24 December, 2011

WATCH: All 226 of Thierry Henry's Arsenal goals in 14 minutes Don't Call It A Comeback This post contains videos

WATCH: All 226 of Thierry Henry's Arsenal goals in 14 minutes

With Wenger confirming he will consider re-signing the striker, we decided to revisit his career highlights with the club.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 10 October, 2011

WATCH: South Africa's Cup of Nations Idiocy Fail This post contains videos

WATCH: South Africa's Cup of Nations Idiocy

Bafana Bafana, thinking they’d sealed qualification on goal difference, celebrated their 0-0 draw with Sierra Leone for several minutes before realising they’d actually been eliminated.

# african-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

FIFA to compensate Togo keeper shot at Cup

Kodjovi Obilale, who was shot when the Togolese bus was attacked by gunmen, will receive €18,500 from FIFA.