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Ivory Coast twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Democratic Republic of Congo in their second Group C game at the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday. Neeskens Kebano’s brilliant strike and Junior Kabananga’s...

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Franck Kessie

REVEALED: Ten youngsters to watch at AFCON 2017

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

This weekend marks the start of the 2017 AFCON, with the final squads having been announced and players now preparing for the start of the tournament in Gabon. Having last month looked into the highest...

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Afobe

Afobe pulls out of AFCON

January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe has spoken about his decision to stay with the Cherries and not go to this month’s Africa Cup of Nations with DR Congo. The 23-year-old was selected in DR Congo’s provisional...

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Yannick Bolasie

Bolasie facing months on sidelines

December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Everton have confirmed that DR Congo winger Yannick Bolasie will require surgery on what they describe as a “serious” injury to his knee. The 27-year-old was substituted in the 68th minute of Sunday’s 1-1 Premier...

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African deadline day transfers summer 2016

August 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Transfer Deadline Day is here again. The window officially closes at midnight on Wednesday 31 August 2016 across the top leagues around the world. We’ve got all the latest news, gossip and rumours of the...

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Yannick Bolasie

Everton confirm Bolasie capture

August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Democratic Republic of Congo winger Yannick Bolasie is a blue after completing his move from Crystal Palace to Merseyside club Everton. Everton confirmed the capture of Bolasie on a a five-year contract on Tuesday after...

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TP Mazembe

ACL: TP Mazembe crash out to Wydad

April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Holders TP Mazembe crashed out of the African Champions League after a 3-1 aggregate loss to Wydad Casablanca. The Moroccans , coached by former Real Madrid boss John Toshack, scored late in DR Congo to...

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Afobe

Afobe named in DR Congo squad

March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

London-born Benik Afobe has been given his first DR Congo call-up, turning down the chance to represent England. The former Arsenal man admitted that if he was to lack opportunities with the Three Lions senior...

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Diafra Sakho

ROUND-UP: Africans in the EPL – Week 29

March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leicester City’s fairytale EPL form continued as star man Riyad Mahrez’s goal against Watford was enough to get take them five points clear at the top. Africa Football Shop‘s EPL correspondent Ravi Palawani reports all...

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Kolo-Touro

ROUND-UP: Africans in the EPL – Week 28

March 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

EPL sides returned to action midweek with Leicester still living the fairytale and champions Chelsea on a run of back to back victories for the first time this season. Africa Football Shop’s EPL correspondent reports...

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