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Africa Cup of Nations – Tunisia 0-1 Nigeria: Odion Ighalo pounces on error to snatch third place – Eurosport.com
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Africa Cup of Nations – Tunisia 0-1 Nigeria: Odion Ighalo pounces on error to snatch third place – Eurosport.com

Africa Cup of Nations, Third-place play-off, Al Salam Stadium, Cairo – Tunisia 0 Nigeria 1 (Ighalo 3′)Video – AFCON 2019: Best goals so far – Salah v Mahrez and more03:28 Any hopes that this goal would spark a high-scoring, entertaining encounter were quelled over time, though. Tunisia recovered from their shaky start to find their…

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CAF Expands Africa Women Cup of Nations, Changes Champions League Final Format – Soccernet.ng
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CAF Expands Africa Women Cup of Nations, Changes Champions League Final Format – Soccernet.ng

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the expansion of Africa Women Cup Of Nations from eight teams to 12 teams.  The African football governing body made this decision among many others in its exco meeting on Wednesday. Previous editions of AWCON has seen eight teams of two groups represented, but this latest decision…

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Africa Cup of Nations – Five Things We Learned On Day 24 – AllAfrica.com
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Africa Cup of Nations – Five Things We Learned On Day 24 – AllAfrica.com

Photo: allafrica.com Super Eagles, Carthage Eagles Battle for Bronze. By Paul Myers in CairoTo celebrate his last minute winner, Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez showed a turn of speed unseen during the match against Nigeria. Senegal and Tunisia seemed to be running scared. They both fluffled penalties. Martial aid Six military aircraft and 10 commercial planes from…

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Africa Cup of Nations: Guinea sack coach Paul Put amidst air of “mistrust” – BBC Sport
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Africa Cup of Nations: Guinea sack coach Paul Put amidst air of “mistrust” – BBC Sport

As well as Guinea Paul Put has coached The Gambia, Burkina Faso, Jordan and Kenya at international levelBelgian coach Paul Put has been sacked as coach of Guinea after the team’s elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.The country’s football federation, Feguifoot, said in a statement that it was due to “poor results”.It…

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Africa Cup of Nations final 2019, Senegal vs Algeria prediction: LIVE stream, TV, lineups, tickets, odds – Evening Standard
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Africa Cup of Nations final 2019, Senegal vs Algeria prediction: LIVE stream, TV, lineups, tickets, odds – Evening Standard

Senegal vs AlgeriaAfrica Cup of Nations Final Venue: Cairo International Stadium Kick-off: 8.00pm (BST), Friday 19 June Senegal and Algeria meet in the Africa Cup of Nations final this week. Algeria couldn’t have planned a more dramatic semi-final victory if they tried – with Riyad Mahrez slamming home a sensational free kick with virtually the last…

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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Rohr in no hurry to decide future – BBC Sport
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Rohr in no hurry to decide future – BBC Sport

Gernot Rohr took over as Nigeria coach in August 2016Gernot Rohr says there is “no hurry” for him to make a decision on his future as Nigeria coach after the team’s defeat to Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final on Sunday.The 66-year-old, who still has a year left on his contract, has faced…

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Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – Senegal beat Tunisia after extra-time to reach AFCON final – Eurosport.com
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – Senegal beat Tunisia after extra-time to reach AFCON final – Eurosport.com

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Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – Senegal beat Tunisia after extra-time to reach AFCON final – Eurosport.com
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – Senegal beat Tunisia after extra-time to reach AFCON final – Eurosport.com

FootballAfrica Cup of NationsWatch EurosportSportsAlpine SkiingBiathlonBobsleighCross-Country SkiingCurlingFigure SkatingFreestyle SkiingIce HockeyLugeNordic CombinedShort TrackSkeletonSki JumpingSnowboardSpeed SkatingFootballHome footballTransfersPremier LeagueThe Emirates FA CupLeague CupChampions LeagueEuropa LeagueUEFA Nations LeagueLigaBundesligaSerie ALigue 1ChampionshipLeague OneLeague TwoScottish FootballMLSWorld CupEuro QualifyingEuroCopa AméricaAfrica Cup of NationsNational competitionsInternational competitionsOlympicsHome olympicsOlympic ChannelYouth Olympics 2018PyeongChangWinter SportsHome winter sportsAlpine SkiingBiathlonNordic CombinedCross-Country SkiingSki JumpingIce HockeyFigure SkatingCurlingSpeed SkatingBobsleighVideosTennisHome tennisRoland-GarrosAustralian OpenWimbledonUS OpenATP CalendarATP…

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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal reach semifinals for first time in 13 years – FRANCE 24 English
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal reach semifinals for first time in 13 years – FRANCE 24 English

Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENAfrica Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal reach semifinals for first time in 13 yearsVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.Eng…Follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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Afcon 2019: Africa says farewell to Madagascar and toasts Tunisia’s progress – Goal.com
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Afcon 2019: Africa says farewell to Madagascar and toasts Tunisia’s progress – Goal.com

We came across more Tweets thanking Madagascar for lighting up Afcon, than those celebrating with the Carthage Eagles Tunisia thrashed Madagascar 3-0 at Al-Salam Stadium in Cairo on Thursday night. The Carthage Eagles progress to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations, where they will face Senegal. We do provide a strong compilation of…

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Africa Cup of Nations: Arrests as Algerian football fans in France celebrate their team’s progress – euronews (in English)
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Africa Cup of Nations: Arrests as Algerian football fans in France celebrate their team’s progress – euronews (in English)

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Africa Cup of Nations: Tunisia end Madagascar’s Afcon run with 3-0 win – BBC Sport
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Africa Cup of Nations: Tunisia end Madagascar’s Afcon run with 3-0 win – BBC Sport

Youssef Msakni scored the goal to guarantee Tunisia’s progressTunisia reached their first Africa Cup of Nations semi-final since 2004 as they ended Madagascar’s fairytale run.The Eagles of Carthage, who will face Senegal in Sunday’s last-four tie, led through Ferjani Sassi’s deflected shot from the edge of the box.Youssef Msakni then doubled their lead after Wahbi…

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Afcon 2019: How Africa reacted to Algeria knocking out Ivory Coast – Goal.com
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Afcon 2019: How Africa reacted to Algeria knocking out Ivory Coast – Goal.com

Three Africa Cup of Nations semi-finalists have already been confirmed and the excitement is beginning to build toward a climax Algeria squeezed into the last four of Afcon after beating Ivory Coast 4-3 on penalties at New Suez Stadium in Egypt on Thursday night. The match was locked at 1-1 after extra-time. Sofiane Feghouli placed…

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Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria lead Ivory Coast in quarter-finals – BBC Sport

5,7665,766viewing this pageGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreLive ReportingBy Emlyn BegleyAll times stated are UK69 minsGREAT DEFENDING!As good a clearance as you’ll see. Riyad Mahrez hits a perfect shot past the goalkeeper but Mamadou Bagayoko is…

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My goal against South Africa was a dream moment – Troost-Ekong – The Punch
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My goal against South Africa was a dream moment – Troost-Ekong – The Punch

Nigeria’s defender William Ekong celebrates his goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) quarter final football match between Nigeria and South Africa at Cairo international stadium on July 9, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP) William Troost-Ekong said his late goal that earned Nigeria a 2-1 victory over South Africa and a…

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