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Euro 2020 draw live as nations discover play-off fate – Mirror.co.uk
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Euro 2020 draw live as nations discover play-off fate – Mirror.co.uk

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Africa Cup of Nations: five talking points – Vanguard
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Africa Cup of Nations: five talking points – Vanguard

Africa Cup of Nations AFCONDefending champions Algeria were among six of the 48 contenders for places at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations who completed the first two qualifying rounds with perfect records this week. For another 10 teams, including shock 2012 champions Zambia, it was a miserable time as they lost both matches to…

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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Ethiopia shock Ivory Coast – BBC News
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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Ethiopia shock Ivory Coast – BBC News

Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu led Yemen to its first ever Asian Cup finalsEthiopia under the guidance of local coach Abraham Mebratu, caused an upset in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with a 2-1 win over visiting Ivory Coast.That loss allowed Madagascar to go to the top of Group K when they thrashed hosts Niger…

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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Comoros hold Egypt as Ghana edge to win – BBC News
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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Comoros hold Egypt as Ghana edge to win – BBC News

Comoros captain Jimmy Abdou now plays in France after 11 years playing in EnglandEgypt were held to their second successive draw of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying as hosts Comoros, with Jimmy Abdou as captain, battled to a 0-0 stalemate.There were also draws as Cape Verde took on Mozambique, Kenya played Togo and…

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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal’s Diedhiou hits hat-trick as Osimhen inspires Nigeria – BBC News
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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal’s Diedhiou hits hat-trick as Osimhen inspires Nigeria – BBC News

Famara Diedhiou of Bristol City scored a hat-trick for Senegal away to eSwatiniA hat-trick from Famara Diedhiou helped Senegal win 4-1 away to eSwatini as the second round of group games in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying got underway. In other matches on Sunday, in-form Lille striker Victor Osimhen struck twice to help Nigeria…

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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast and Madagascar win qualifiers – BBC News
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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast and Madagascar win qualifiers – BBC News

Ivory Coast’s Franck Kessie scored from the penalty spotIvory Coast and Madagascar both produced 1-0 victories on Saturday in the first round of Group K matches in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying. Ivory Coast beat Niger 1-0 in Abidjan thanks to a second half penalty from AC Milan’s Franck Kessie. It was the second…

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Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Egypt held as Comoros win – BBC News
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Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Egypt held as Comoros win – BBC News

Algeria striker Baghdad Bounedjah scored the winning goal in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finalKenya held Egypt 1-1 and defending champions Algeria crushed Zambia 5-0 in Thursday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.Debutant Mohammed Kudus clinched victory for Ghana over South Africa while Mali and Guinea ended 2-2 after four goals in 19 minutes.Elsewhere…

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2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast shock Nigeria in Group B opener – BBC News
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2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast shock Nigeria in Group B opener – BBC News

The top three teams at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations will qualify for the men’s football tournament at the Tokyo Olympics.Ivory Coast surprised Nigeria 1-0 in Cairo on Saturday in the Group B opener at the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations – the continent’s qualifying tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.Later, South Africa…

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Pulisic to miss US Nations League games vs Canada, Cuba – Washington Post

DAVENPORT, Fla. — Christian Pulisic will miss the United States’ CONCACAF Nations League games against Canada and Cuba after leaving Chelsea’s match against Crystal Palace with a hip injury.The 21-year-old attacker from Hershey, Pennsylvania, appeared to get hurt when he scored his fifth goal in three Premier League matches, colliding with goalkeeper Vicente Guaita during…

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U23 Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria lose to Ivory Coast – Premium Times
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U23 Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria lose to Ivory Coast – Premium Times

The Nigeria U23 team suffered a 1-0 defeat to Cote d’Ivoire in their opening Group B tie at the U23 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. The West African derby saw a lot of missed chances in the first half with both sides unable to find the back of the net after 45…

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U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt open with win over Mali as Cameroon and Ghana draw – BBC Sport
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U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt open with win over Mali as Cameroon and Ghana draw – BBC Sport

The top three teams at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations will qualify for the men’s football tournament at the 2020 Olympics in TokyoA goal from Mostafa Mohamed gave hosts Egypt a 1-0 win over Mali as the continent’s Olympic football qualifying tournament – the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations – got underway on Friday.…

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Fifa move could “kill” Africa Cup of Nations – LeRoy – BBC Sport

Algeria won the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt but there are concerns about the next tournament clashing with the Club World Cup.Fifa’s decision to play the 2021 Club World Cup in June and July could ‘kill’ the Africa Cup of Nations, veteran coach Claude Le Roy has claimed.Set to be played in China between 17…

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U-23 Nations Cup: Nigeria to battle Zambia, South Africa – The Nation Newspaper
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U-23 Nations Cup: Nigeria to battle Zambia, South Africa – The Nation Newspaper

Nigeria’s Under 23 side will face Zambia, South Africa and Cote d Ivoire in Group B of this year’s U-23 Nations Cup holding in Egypt. The draw for the championship was held yesterday in Alexandria with host country Egypt pitched against Mali, Cameroon and Ghana in Group A. The championship proper which will hold from…

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2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations: Nigeria paired with Cote d’Ivoire, Zambia and South Africa – Goal.com
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2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations: Nigeria paired with Cote d’Ivoire, Zambia and South Africa – Goal.com

The reigning African champions have been handed tough opponents in the tournament to serve as qualifiers for Tokyo 2020 Olympics Nigeria will face 2015 third-placed time South Africa, Cote d’Ivoire and Zambia in Group B of the preliminary round of 201 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.The draw conducted by Caf director of competitions,…

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How the 2020/21 UEFA Nations League will line up – UEFA.com
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How the 2020/21 UEFA Nations League will line up – UEFA.com

The four leagues for the 2020/21 UEFA Nations League have been confirmed following an adjustment to the competition format. The groups within each league will be decided by a draw on 3 March 2020 in Amsterdam.The new league structure comprises 16 teams in Leagues A, B and C and seven teams in League D, as…

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