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Benjamin Moukandjo in action in Lorient's 2-0 win against Caen.

Round-Up: Africans in Ligue 1- Week 7

September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The first midweek round of fixtures made for an enthralling week seven of the French domestic league for Ligue 1’s African stars. Africa Football Shop’s Ligue 1 correspondent, Jamie Barlow, reports all the action; including...

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AFCON 2017 Qualifiers Fixtures & Results

September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the AFCON 2017 qualifiers in full swing this weekend, we bring you fixtures and results as the battle for a ticket to Gabon intensifies. Friday 4/09/15 Djibouti 0-2 Togo Saturday 5/09/15 Namibia 0-2 Senegal...

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AFCON 2017 Qualifiers Round-Up

September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

It has been an entertaining weekend of AFCON 2017 qualifiers as South Sudan gained their first competitive victory since joining international football in 2012. Find Africa Football Shop’s comprehensive round-up of AFCON qualifiers over Friday...

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Olympique Lyonnais centre back Bakary Kone looks likely to be heading to Istanbul side Besiktas with a deal close to being finalised for the player. Le Parisien reported that talks are believed to be ongoing...

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Chelsea’s Traore granted work permit

June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chelsea and Burkina Faso teenager Bertrand Traore has finally been granted a work permit which allows him to play in England. Traore will now travel with Chelsea’s first-team squad next month on their tour of...

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Rohr named new Burkina Coach

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

German Gernot Rohr has been named as the new head coach of the Burkina Faso national team replacing Belgian Paul Put. Paul Put left vacated his role as coach of The Stallions after their group...

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Hayatou seeks leadership until 2021

February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou seeks to extend his leadership of the governing body until 2021. The 68-year-old believes he can continue in his role until he is 75, with his current presidency...

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REPORT: Gabon 0 Equatorial Guinea 2

January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hosts Equatorial Guinea secured a quarter-final spot by beating Gabon 2-0 in Bata, sending fans into ecstasy. It’s been called ‘the AFCON Miracle’, and understandably so. Equatorial Guinea pipped their more illustrious neighbors, Gabon, to...

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Dark Horses in Danger

January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two of the Cup of Nations Dark Horses, Gabon and Burkina Faso, are in danger of dropping out of the competition this evening. Group A has not followed the form guide. Equatorial Guinea—with a new...

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REPORT: Burkina Faso 0 Equatorial Guinea 0

January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Burkina Faso were left frustrated as they played out a goalless draw with Equatorial Guinea at the Nations Cup. The Stallions remain at the bottom of the Group A standings after failing to overcome the...

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