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Joel Matip

FIFA clear Matip to play for Liverpool

January 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cameroon’s Joel Matip has been cleared to play for Liverpool by FIFA following confusion over the defender’s availability during the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon said he had refused a call-up, and FIFA rules state...

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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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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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Mahrez crowned African Player of the Year 2016

January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Algeria and Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the Confederation of African Football’s player of the year award for 2016. Mahrez, 25, who inspired Leicester to the Premier League title, is already the English...

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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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Rwandan FA ban witchcraft in football

December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rwandan football chiefs have been forced to outlaw witchcraft – over fears players are using it to gain an unfair advantage in matches. In a game between Rwandan Premier League teams Mukura Victory and Rayon...

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Gabon name final AFCON 2017 squad

December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads the cast for Gabon as the hosts became the first team to name their final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations squad. The team captain and Borussia Dortmund star will lead the home...

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Mahrez wins BBC African POTY

December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Algerian Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016. The BBC award involved fans from across the world voted for the Algeria and Leicester midfielder ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre...

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Aurier accepts Drogba advice

November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Didier Drogba has told Serge Aurier to clean up his act and the defender claims he will listen to the former Ivory Coast captain. Serge Aurier says he welcomed the advice of Didier Drogba over...

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Egypt name squad for Ghana clash

November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Egypt coach Hector Cuper has named a 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ghana on 13 November. The two heavyweights will meet at the Borg El-Arab Stadium in Alexandria and Egyptian authorities...

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