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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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Andre Ayew

REPORT: Ghana win as Egypt and Mali draw

January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

A first-half penalty from forward Andre Ayew proved enough to give Ghana a 1-0 victory over Uganda in their Africa Cup of Nations Cup Group D opener at Port Gentil. The Black Stars, who were...

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Algeria

REPORT: Mahrez brace claims point for Algeria

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria left it late to earn a 2-2 draw with Zimbabwe at the Africa Cup of Nations. The reigning CAF Player of the Year put his side ahead with a...

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Sadio Mane

REPORT: Mane inspires Senegal to beat Tunisia

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sadio Mane scored one and made another as Senegal beat Tunisia 2-0 to go top of Africa Cup of Nations Group B. After Algeria and Zimbabwe had drawn in the opening match of the pool...

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Joel Matip

Liverpool withdraw Matip from squad

January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Liverpool withdrew Cameroonian Joel Matip from their squad to face Manchester United on Sunday because they are unsure about his international clearance. Matip, 25, was named in Cameroon’s preliminary squad for this month’s Africa Cup...

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Jeffrey Schlupp

DONE DEAL: Crystal Palace sign Jeffrey Schlupp

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Crystal Palace have signed Ghanaian international Jeffrey Schlupp from Leicester City for an initial £9m on a four-and-a-half-year contract in a deal that could be worth up to £12m. Ghana international Schlupp has rarely featured...

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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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Amrabat

Morocco’s Amrabat ruled out of AFCON

January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Morocco international Nordin Amrabat has been ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after failing to recover from an ankle injury. The Watford winger will be replaced in the Morocco squad for...

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obi-mikel

DONE DEAL: Obi Mikel joins Tianjin TEDA

January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi has passed his medical and signed for Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA from English Premier League giants Chelsea. A picture was shared on Chinese website Webo of former Chelsea...

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