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#AFCON

# afcon - Monday 13 June, 2022

Napoli forward scores four goals as Nigeria earn AFCON record in 10-0 win
# Emphatic
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# Emphatic

Napoli forward scores four goals as Nigeria earn AFCON record in 10-0 win

Jun 13th 2022, 10:42 PM 6,687 Views 2 Comments

Nigeria crushed Sao Tome e Principe in Morocco on Monday.

# afcon - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Mane converts winning spot-kick as Senegal win first AFCON after penalties
# Historic
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# Historic

Mane converts winning spot-kick as Senegal win first AFCON after penalties

Feb 6th 2022, 10:19 PM 25,256 Views 18 Comments

Sadio Mane had previously missed a penalty in the first half of normal time before later sealing the winner against Egypt.

# afcon - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Egypt beat Cameroon on penalties to reach African Cup of Nations final
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# AFCON

Egypt beat Cameroon on penalties to reach African Cup of Nations final

Feb 3rd 2022, 10:21 PM 6,247 Views 1 Comment

Mo Salah will come up against his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and Senegal in the final.

# afcon - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Mane and Senegal break Burkina Faso hearts to reach AFCON final
# Back Once Again
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# Back Once Again

Mane and Senegal break Burkina Faso hearts to reach AFCON final

Feb 2nd 2022, 9:53 PM 4,946 Views 1 Comment

Abdou Diallo, Idrissa Gana Gueye and Mane scored second-half goals to secure a 3-1 victory.

# afcon - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Mane and Senegal march on to African Cup of Nations semis
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# AFCON

Mane and Senegal march on to African Cup of Nations semis

Jan 30th 2022, 9:17 PM 5,610 Views 0 Comments

They enjoyed a 3-1 win over Equatorial Guinea in the last eight.

Salah inspires Egypt to place in Cup of Nations semi-finals
# AFCON
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# AFCON

Salah inspires Egypt to place in Cup of Nations semi-finals

Jan 30th 2022, 6:31 PM 6,424 Views 0 Comments

The Egypt captain scored the equaliser before setting up the extra-time winner.

# afcon - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Burkina Faso defeat Tunisia again as hero Ouattara turns villain
# AFCON
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# AFCON

Burkina Faso defeat Tunisia again as hero Ouattara turns villain

Jan 29th 2022, 10:32 PM 4,163 Views 1 Comment

Burkina Faso held on to repeat 1998 and 2017 last-eight triumphs over Tunisia.

Lyon striker scores twice in eight minutes to send Cameroon into AFCON semi-final
# Last Four
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# Last Four

Lyon striker scores twice in eight minutes to send Cameroon into AFCON semi-final

Jan 29th 2022, 6:19 PM 4,504 Views 0 Comments

It was the hosts’ first game at the tournament since the deadly crush in Yaounde.

# afcon - Friday 28 January, 2022

'Reckless' opening of stadium gate caused deadly Cameroon crush
# Tragic
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# Tragic

'Reckless' opening of stadium gate caused deadly Cameroon crush

Jan 28th 2022, 10:04 PM 3,365 Views 0 Comments

The country’s sports minister has spoken out about the AFCON tragedy.

# afcon - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Mohamed Salah scores winning spot-kick as Egypt edge past Ivory Coast
# The Egyptian King
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# The Egyptian King

Mohamed Salah scores winning spot-kick as Egypt edge past Ivory Coast

Updated Jan 26th 2022, 10:24 PM 7,670 Views 4 Comments

The sides remained locked together at 0-0 after 120 minutes.

'Unacceptable' - Fifa president Infantino comes under fire for remark on African migrants
# Not On
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# Not On

'Unacceptable' - Fifa president Infantino comes under fire for remark on African migrants

Jan 26th 2022, 4:24 PM 5,811 Views 4 Comments

Infantino controversially referenced migrants risking drowning in the Mediterranean during a speech.

# afcon - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Hakimi stunner sends Morocco into quarter-finals after spectacular Malawi scare
# Highlight Reel
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# Highlight Reel

Hakimi stunner sends Morocco into quarter-finals after spectacular Malawi scare

Jan 25th 2022, 9:56 PM 5,054 Views 2 Comments

Gabadinho Mhango had given outsiders Malawi a shock lead with an astonishing 40-yard strike.

Shamrock Rovers' Roberto Lopes subject to interest from European clubs after AFCON performances
# In Demand
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# In Demand

Shamrock Rovers' Roberto Lopes subject to interest from European clubs after AFCON performances

Jan 25th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,850 Views 2 Comments

Lopes and Cape Verde face Sadio Mane’s Senegal in the last-16 later today.

# afcon - Monday 24 January, 2022

AFCON hosts Cameroon labour to beat Comoros side deprived of goalkeeper
# Fly Goalie
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# Fly Goalie

AFCON hosts Cameroon labour to beat Comoros side deprived of goalkeeper

Updated Jan 24th 2022, 9:42 PM 7,924 Views 1 Comment

Two of their goalkeepers are ruled out due to Covid-19, while another is missing because of injury.

Gambia capitalise on Naby Keita's absence as Guinea crash out of AFCON
# Report
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# Report

Gambia capitalise on Naby Keita's absence as Guinea crash out of AFCON

Jan 24th 2022, 6:32 PM 5,454 Views 0 Comments

The Liverpool midfielder was suspended for his side’s stunning loss to the lowest-ranked team remaining.

# afcon - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Burkina Faso beat Gabon on penalties to reach AFCON quarter-finals
# AFCON
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# AFCON

Burkina Faso beat Gabon on penalties to reach AFCON quarter-finals

Jan 23rd 2022, 7:28 PM 2,365 Views 0 Comments

Qualification is a huge boost for Burkina Faso as the west African state deals with a jihadist insurgency.

Comoros to use outfield player in goal for historic AFCON clash with Cameroon
# Fly Goalie
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# Fly Goalie

Comoros to use outfield player in goal for historic AFCON clash with Cameroon

Jan 23rd 2022, 4:33 PM 7,226 Views 0 Comments

Covid-19 cases and injuries leave them with no other choice.

# afcon - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Roberto Lopes' Cape Verde to face Sadio Mane and Senegal in AFCON last-16
# The Big Time
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# The Big Time

Roberto Lopes' Cape Verde to face Sadio Mane and Senegal in AFCON last-16

Jan 20th 2022, 9:39 PM 4,250 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, Tunisia will face in-form Nigeria while Mo Salah’s Egypt will play Ivory Coast.

# afcon - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Seven-time AFCON champions Egypt book last-16 spot as Cape Verde and Malawi also advance
# Round-Up
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# Round-Up

Seven-time AFCON champions Egypt book last-16 spot as Cape Verde and Malawi also advance

Jan 19th 2022, 9:58 PM 4,508 Views 0 Comments

It’s great news for Dublin-born defender Roberto Lopes who plays for Cape Verde.

# afcon - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Four-time champions Ghana eliminated from AFCON
# Thats Ghana Hurt
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# Thats Ghana Hurt

Four-time champions Ghana eliminated from AFCON

Jan 18th 2022, 9:37 PM 4,192 Views 0 Comments

The Black Stars lost 3-2 to Comoros, while Morocco and Gabon both qualified for the round of 16 after drawing 2-2.

Senegal and Guinea into last 16 as Rwandan woman Salima Mukansanga makes AFCON history
# Latest
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# Latest

Senegal and Guinea into last 16 as Rwandan woman Salima Mukansanga makes AFCON history

Jan 18th 2022, 6:43 PM 7,410 Views 0 Comments

It was an afternoon of surprises in Cameroon.

# afcon - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Holders Algeria stunned by Equatorial Guinea at Africa Cup of Nations
# AFCON
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# AFCON

Holders Algeria stunned by Equatorial Guinea at Africa Cup of Nations

Jan 16th 2022, 10:42 PM 5,758 Views 0 Comments

Esteban Obiang’s goal ends Algeria’s 35-game unbeaten record.

Ivory Coast goalkeeping error gifts draw to Sierra Leone as Tunisia recover with 4-0 win
# Round-Up
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# Round-Up

Ivory Coast goalkeeping error gifts draw to Sierra Leone as Tunisia recover with 4-0 win

Jan 16th 2022, 6:49 PM 2,750 Views 0 Comments

Sierra Leone played out a draw against the Ivory Coast while Tunisia defeated Mauritania.

Gambia score late equaliser penalty against Mali as both sides look set to progress at AFCON
# All Square
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# All Square

Gambia score late equaliser penalty against Mali as both sides look set to progress at AFCON

Jan 16th 2022, 3:39 PM 1,626 Views 0 Comments

Ibrahima Kone put Mali in front before Musa Barrow drew the sides level in the 90th minute.

# afcon - Friday 14 January, 2022

Tempers flare after Gabon strike late to secure draw against Ghana
# Fiesty
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# Fiesty

Tempers flare after Gabon strike late to secure draw against Ghana

Jan 14th 2022, 9:27 PM 4,969 Views 4 Comments

Jim Allevinah’s superb late strike earned Gabon a point.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang misses Gabon fixture due to heart condition
# Precaution
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# Precaution

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang misses Gabon fixture due to heart condition

Jan 14th 2022, 9:06 PM 6,566 Views 1 Comment

Arsenal are reportedly satisfied the player’s condition is not serious.

Liverpool team-mates Mane and Keita become rivals in goalless draw at AFCON
# All Square
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# All Square

Liverpool team-mates Mane and Keita become rivals in goalless draw at AFCON

Jan 14th 2022, 3:32 PM 3,395 Views 1 Comment

Senegal and Guinea played out a stalemate in their Group B clash.

# afcon - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Gradel stunner gives Ivory Coast victory over Equatorial Guinea
# Gradel Rocks
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# Gradel Rocks

Gradel stunner gives Ivory Coast victory over Equatorial Guinea

Jan 12th 2022, 9:33 PM 2,469 Views 1 Comment

The latest game at the Africa Cup of Nations finished, you guessed it, 1-0.

More chaos at AFCON as wrong anthem played three times before Gambia defeat Mauritania
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# Messy

More chaos at AFCON as wrong anthem played three times before Gambia defeat Mauritania

Jan 12th 2022, 7:24 PM 5,350 Views 5 Comments

There were two unsuccessful attempts made to play the Mauritanian national anthem before a third one was also abandoned.

Controversy at AFCON as referee blows for full-time twice before 90 minutes
# Timekeeping
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# Timekeeping

Controversy at AFCON as referee blows for full-time twice before 90 minutes

Jan 12th 2022, 3:43 PM 39,561 Views 32 Comments

Mali won 1-0 and Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri had a penalty saved, but the major talking point was Janny Sikazwe’s watch.

Ivory Coast dealt a blow ahead of AFCON opener as first-choice goalkeeper handed doping ban
# Suspended
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# Suspended

Ivory Coast dealt a blow ahead of AFCON opener as first-choice goalkeeper handed doping ban

Jan 12th 2022, 11:22 AM 4,313 Views 1 Comment

The Elephants play Equatorial Guinea this evening.

# afcon - Monday 10 January, 2022

Ex-Southampton midfielder's late goal settles AFCON's first heavyweight contest
# Clash Of Titans
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# Clash Of Titans

Ex-Southampton midfielder's late goal settles AFCON's first heavyweight contest

Jan 10th 2022, 6:40 PM 10,850 Views 0 Comments

Morocco got the better of Ghana this afternoon.

Mane's 97th-minute penalty sees Senegal edge past Zimbabwe
# Last Gasp
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# Last Gasp

Mane's 97th-minute penalty sees Senegal edge past Zimbabwe

Jan 10th 2022, 3:20 PM 5,331 Views 7 Comments

The Lions of Teranga were fortunate to get off to a winning start at the Africa Cup of Nations.

# afcon - Friday 31 December, 2021

Watford striker Dennis to miss African Cup of Nations as Nigeria accuse club of 'baring fangs'
# Club V Country
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# Club V Country

Watford striker Dennis to miss African Cup of Nations as Nigeria accuse club of 'baring fangs'

Dec 31st 2021, 2:30 PM 5,954 Views 0 Comments

Hornets boss Claudio Ranieri insists they have not disrespected the tournament, however.

# afcon - Thursday 2 December, 2021

European clubs seek urgent Fifa talks over Africa Cup of Nations safety concerns
# AFCON
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# AFCON

European clubs seek urgent Fifa talks over Africa Cup of Nations safety concerns

Dec 2nd 2021, 7:18 PM 5,228 Views 0 Comments

The European Club Association is understood to be desperate to avoid a repeat of the problems which surrounded the September international window.

# afcon - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

African Cup of Nations postponed until 2022
# AFCON
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# AFCON

African Cup of Nations postponed until 2022

Jun 30th 2020, 5:38 PM 2,470 Views 4 Comments

Cameroon had been slated to host the tournament in January.

# afcon - Friday 17 January, 2020

Klopp seething as rescheduling of Africa Cup of Nations looks set to hurt Liverpool
# AFCON
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# AFCON

Klopp seething as rescheduling of Africa Cup of Nations looks set to hurt Liverpool

Jan 17th 2020, 6:18 PM 9,603 Views 15 Comments

The Liverpool manager could lose several key players to the rescheduled Africa Cup of Nations next January.

# afcon - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Clubs to lose stars mid-season as African Cup of Nations switches back to January
# Club V Country
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# Club V Country

Clubs to lose stars mid-season as African Cup of Nations switches back to January

Jan 15th 2020, 5:08 PM 9,305 Views 11 Comments

A number of top players will be unavailable due to today’s decision ahead of the 2021 tournament in Cameroon.

# afcon - Monday 22 July, 2019

Mane will miss Liverpool's season opener against Man City
# Community Shield
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# Community Shield

Mane will miss Liverpool's season opener against Man City

Jul 22nd 2019, 11:59 AM 11,186 Views 20 Comments

The Senegalese forward won’t return to training until days before the beginning of the Premier League campaign, Jurgen Klopp revealed.

# afcon - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Two ex-Premier League players gunning for African Cup of Nations glory as managers
# Old Acquaintances
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# Old Acquaintances

Two ex-Premier League players gunning for African Cup of Nations glory as managers

Jul 18th 2019, 3:03 PM 7,148 Views 0 Comments

Senegal boss Aliou Cisse comes up against a man he knows well, Djamel Belmadi of Algeria, in tomorrow evening’s final.

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