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Manucho’s brace secure Rayo point

February 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Angola international Manucho struck a second half brace to help Rayo Vallecano snatch a point at Real Betis on Saturday night. Manucho who was brought on for injured Miku scored two goals within six minute...

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ROUND-UP: World Cup 2018 qualification

November 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A late comeback by Senegal earned them a point away to Madagascar, thanks to an 80th-minute strike by Southampton winger Sadio Mane. The Teranga Lions took a shock 2-0 setback when Faneva Andriatsima and Njiva Rakotoharimalala...

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ROUND UP: Africans in La Liga – week 36

May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Youssef El-Arabi and Manucho were on target for their respective clubs as they claimed important victories in a busy weekend for Africans in La Liga. Here is Africa Football Shop’s round-up of the continents players...

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Group Review: Group C

November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gabon secured qualification for the Cup of Nations in a six-goal thriller against Lesotho in Group C, with Burkina Faso dropping to second. The Panthers had all to play for on Wednesday evening, knowing that...

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Are Equatorial Guinea worthy AFCON hosts?

November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday named Equatorial Guinea as hosts of the 2015 Nations Cup but was it the best available choice? By the time you are reading this, I am sure...

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Group Report: Group C

November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Both qualification places were sown up in Group C on Saturday following a goalless stalemate between Angola and Gabon. The result sees Burkina Faso cement a place at Equatorial Guinea 2015 as group winners with...

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CAF to reveal AFCON hosts by Saturday

November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Confederation of African Football is expected to name new hosts for January’s Africa Cup of Nations by Saturday. CAF president Issa Hayatou has confirmed the original dates of 17 January to 8 February remain in...

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La Liga African Round-up

November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Not so much joy for African players in La Liga over the weekend. Cordoba forward Nabil Ghilas fired blanks against Deportivo La Coruna. It ended 0-0. Thievy Bifouma’s blistering counter-attacking goal, which was started off...

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Vetokele scores sixth of the season

October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Angola forward Igor Vetokele scored the opener as Charlton Athletic managed a home draw with Birmingham City. Charlton will have been unhappy at having failed to beat Birmingham in South London this afternoon. The visitors...

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Vetokele faces late fitness test

September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Charlton Athletic striker Igor Vetokele faces a late race to be fit for Saturday’s trip to Rotherham in the Championship. The 22-year-old Angola international has been in fine early season form, contributing five of the...

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