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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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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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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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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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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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Waris dropped as Grant names final 23

January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ghana coach Avram Grant has named his final 23-man squad for the 2017 African Cup of Nations to be played in Gabon in a fortnight. Schalke 04 forward Bernard Tekpetey and AIK Stockholm midfielder Ebenezer...

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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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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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Gabon to appoint new coach

July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Gabon Football Federation have announced they will appoint a new coach on 30 July. The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations hosts are seeking to fill the role made vacant when Portuguese coach Jorge Costa...

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ROUND-UP: Sunday’s AFCON 2017 Qualifiers

September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The road to AFCON 2017 continued on Sunday with Africa’s top-ranked team Algeria and champions Ivory Coast all in action. Africa Football Shop‘s comprehensive round-up on Sunday’s round of AFCON 2017 qualifier’s below. Algeria secured...

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