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#Africa Cup of Nations

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Chelsea's Ziyech 'will not return' to Morocco duty
# Unhappy
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# Unhappy

Chelsea's Ziyech 'will not return' to Morocco duty

Feb 8th 2022, 11:10 PM 6,414 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old was omitted from his country’s squad for the recent Africa Cup of Nations.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Mane converts winning spot-kick as Senegal win first AFCON after penalties
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

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

Feb 6th 2022, 10:19 PM 25,243 Views 18 Comments

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

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Egypt boss Queiroz blasts Eto'o for describing AFCON semi-final as 'a war'
# Videogate
From The42
# Videogate

Egypt boss Queiroz blasts Eto'o for describing AFCON semi-final as 'a war'

Feb 2nd 2022, 12:27 PM 6,712 Views 1 Comment

The former Real Madrid coach has called on the Confederation of African Football to take action.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Reigning champions Algeria crash out of Africa Cup of Nations
# Disappointment
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# Disappointment

Reigning champions Algeria crash out of Africa Cup of Nations

Jan 20th 2022, 6:04 PM 4,088 Views 0 Comments

The holders had to beat the Ivorians to go through.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 16 January, 2022

The Benin international who lit up Irish football
# Fan Favourite
From The42
# Fan Favourite

The Benin international who lit up Irish football

Jan 16th 2022, 10:00 AM 25,987 Views 2 Comments

Romuald Boco recalls his League of Ireland days and the three times he played in the Africa Cup of Nations.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 14 January, 2022

Liverpool team-mates Mane and Keita become rivals in goalless draw at AFCON
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

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

Jan 14th 2022, 3:32 PM 3,369 Views 1 Comment

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

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Tunisian press slams 'scandal' at Africa Cup of Nations
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Tunisian press slams 'scandal' at Africa Cup of Nations

Jan 13th 2022, 8:42 PM 4,593 Views 1 Comment

Mali were leading 1-0 when Janny Sikazwe signalled the end of the match after 85 minutes.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

More chaos at AFCON as wrong anthem played three times before Gambia defeat Mauritania
# Messy
From The42
# Messy

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

Jan 12th 2022, 7:24 PM 5,341 Views 5 Comments

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

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Iheanacho hits winner against Salah's Egypt as Nigeria move past troubled AFCON build-up
# Off The Mark
From The42
# Off The Mark

Iheanacho hits winner against Salah's Egypt as Nigeria move past troubled AFCON build-up

Updated Jan 11th 2022, 10:33 PM 5,298 Views 0 Comments

Guinea-Bissau couldn’t capitalise on Egypt’s defeat despite their best efforts against Sudan.

Algeria begin Africa Cup of Nations title defence with underwhelming draw
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Algeria begin Africa Cup of Nations title defence with underwhelming draw

Jan 11th 2022, 6:21 PM 2,503 Views 0 Comments

The champions played out a 0-0 stalemate with Sierra Leone.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Second Africa Cup of Nations row for Watford as club accused of refusing to release Senegal winger
# Conflict
From The42
# Conflict

Second Africa Cup of Nations row for Watford as club accused of refusing to release Senegal winger

Jan 2nd 2022, 7:33 PM 6,791 Views 1 Comment

Nigeria previously suggested Watford were ‘baring fangs’ when the club objected to Emmanuel Dennis being named in their squad.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Africa Cup of Nations coverage 'completely tinged with racism' - Wright
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Africa Cup of Nations coverage 'completely tinged with racism' - Wright

Dec 30th 2021, 7:53 PM 39,844 Views 22 Comments

The tournament gets underway in Cameroon on 9 January.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Europe's top clubs threaten not to release players for Africa Cup of Nations
# Argument
From The42
# Argument

Europe's top clubs threaten not to release players for Africa Cup of Nations

Dec 15th 2021, 1:30 PM 5,463 Views 1 Comment

Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, as well as Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City are among the footballers due to feature.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 26 March, 2021

Shamrock Rovers defender makes competitive international debut in vital win over Cameroon
# Ireland's Eye
From The42
# Ireland's Eye

Shamrock Rovers defender makes competitive international debut in vital win over Cameroon

Mar 26th 2021, 8:08 PM 12,663 Views 2 Comments

Roberto Lopes’ Cape Verde are closing in on qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Arsenal star Aubameyang's fury at airport drama
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Arsenal star Aubameyang's fury at airport drama

Nov 18th 2020, 11:33 PM 14,036 Views 1 Comment

Gambian authorities would not allow the visiting Gabonese to leave the terminal

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Ex-Waterford star Hery in line for international debut against Ivory Coast
# African Mission
From The42
# African Mission

Ex-Waterford star Hery in line for international debut against Ivory Coast

Mar 3rd 2020, 11:33 AM 6,324 Views 3 Comments

The French-born midfielder has been called up by Madagascar for the upcoming double-header.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 17 January, 2020

Klopp seething as rescheduling of Africa Cup of Nations looks set to hurt Liverpool
# AFCON
From The42
# AFCON

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

Jan 17th 2020, 6:18 PM 9,596 Views 15 Comments

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

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

'This is a big job and there are big expectations' - the Irishman chasing World Cup dreams in Africa
# It's Waiting There For You
From The42
# It's Waiting There For You

'This is a big job and there are big expectations' - the Irishman chasing World Cup dreams in Africa

Dec 25th 2019, 5:00 PM 27,435 Views 1 Comment

34-year-old Johnny McKinstry was appointed manager of the Uganda national team at the very end of September and has already tasted success.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Liverpool stars up for African Player of the Year
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Liverpool stars up for African Player of the Year

Dec 22nd 2019, 9:54 PM 5,968 Views 3 Comments

Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez has also been nominated.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Mo Salah U-turn on team-mate's harassment scandal divides Egyptians
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Mo Salah U-turn on team-mate's harassment scandal divides Egyptians

Aug 20th 2019, 6:16 PM 16,671 Views 10 Comments

The Liverpool star sent controversial tweets that demanded the disgraced player be given a ‘second chance’.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 19 July, 2019

Bizarre deflected early goal enough for Algeria to claim AFCON glory in scrappy final
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Bizarre deflected early goal enough for Algeria to claim AFCON glory in scrappy final

Jul 19th 2019, 10:22 PM 8,296 Views 9 Comments

On the back foot for the majority of the game, Algeria defended their early lead against Senagal to lift the title for the second time.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Dutch legends Seedorf and Kluivert sacked after Cameroon crash out of Africa Cup of Nations
# P45
From The42
# P45

Dutch legends Seedorf and Kluivert sacked after Cameroon crash out of Africa Cup of Nations

Jul 16th 2019, 7:34 PM 9,261 Views 0 Comments

The defending champions bowed at the last-16 stage of the competition.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Man City's Mahrez hits late winner to send Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Man City's Mahrez hits late winner to send Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final

Jul 14th 2019, 10:16 PM 5,661 Views 1 Comment

Senegal await in the decider which will take place on Friday.

Extra-time own goal sends Mane's Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations final amid VAR controversy
# Result
From The42
# Result

Extra-time own goal sends Mane's Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations final amid VAR controversy

Jul 14th 2019, 8:09 PM 6,879 Views 5 Comments

They await the winners of the clash of Nigeria and Algeria.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Madagascar fairytale ends in Africa Cup of Nations quarters
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

Madagascar fairytale ends in Africa Cup of Nations quarters

Jul 11th 2019, 10:30 PM 6,178 Views 3 Comments

Tunisia swept aside their opponents to reach the semi-finals.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Gueye breaks Benin's resolve and books Senegal's AFCON semi-final spot
# Final Four
From The42
# Final Four

Gueye breaks Benin's resolve and books Senegal's AFCON semi-final spot

Jul 10th 2019, 8:37 PM 3,641 Views 0 Comments

Senegal were 1-0 winners in Cairo to become the first side advance to the final four.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 8 July, 2019

Tunisia end 54-year losing streak with shoot-out success over Ghana
# Africa Cup Of Nations
From The42
# Africa Cup Of Nations

Tunisia end 54-year losing streak with shoot-out success over Ghana

Jul 8th 2019, 11:57 PM 6,888 Views 2 Comments

They’ll now face Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar in the quarter-finals.

Zaha goal takes Ivory Coast through to quarter-finals of African Cup of Nations
# Going Through
From The42
# Going Through

Zaha goal takes Ivory Coast through to quarter-finals of African Cup of Nations

Jul 8th 2019, 7:07 PM 5,203 Views 2 Comments

The Crystal Palace star, who is being linked with a move to Arsenal, scored a decisive goal on Monday.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 7 July, 2019

One of the favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations seal quarter-final spot
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

One of the favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations seal quarter-final spot

Jul 7th 2019, 10:29 PM 6,421 Views 0 Comments

Algeria will face either Ivory Coast or Mali in the last eight after seeing off Guinea.

Madagascar's sensational Africa Cup of Nations journey continues
# Dream
From The42
# Dream

Madagascar's sensational Africa Cup of Nations journey continues

Jul 7th 2019, 8:13 PM 10,314 Views 3 Comments

They beat two-time winners DR Congo to reach the competition’s quarter-finals

Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit
# Over And Out
From The42
# Over And Out

Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit

Jul 7th 2019, 11:57 AM 9,626 Views 5 Comments

The Pharaohs last-16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations proved costly for Javier Aguirre and his staff.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset
# No Mo
From The42
# No Mo

Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset

Jul 6th 2019, 10:15 PM 8,313 Views 4 Comments

Thembinkosi Lorch scored the winner in the last-16 encounter.

Holders crash out as Arsenal star Iwobi grabs winner to send Nigeria through
# AFCON
From The42
# AFCON

Holders crash out as Arsenal star Iwobi grabs winner to send Nigeria through

Jul 6th 2019, 9:27 PM 8,303 Views 0 Comments

Nigeria beat holders Cameroon 3-2 in Saturday’s thrilling Africa Cup of Nations last-16 tie.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 5 July, 2019

Morocco beaten on penalties in huge AFCON shock
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Morocco beaten on penalties in huge AFCON shock

Jul 5th 2019, 8:23 PM 9,801 Views 1 Comment

Hakim Ziyech missed a penalty in normal time as one of the favourites were knocked out by Benin.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Which of these 16 teams will triumph at the Africa Cup of Nations?
# Contenders
From The42
# Contenders

Which of these 16 teams will triumph at the Africa Cup of Nations?

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:05 PM 4,250 Views 1 Comment

The knockout stages of the competition begin on Friday.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Mohamed Salah scores free-kick as Egypt maintain perfect Africa Cup of Nations record
# The Egyptian King
From The42
# The Egyptian King

Mohamed Salah scores free-kick as Egypt maintain perfect Africa Cup of Nations record

Jun 30th 2019, 10:34 PM 5,669 Views 3 Comments

Pre-tournament favourites Egypt have booked their place in the knockout stages.

Ranked 108th in the world, Madagascar stun Nigeria to seal Africa Cup of Nations progress
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Ranked 108th in the world, Madagascar stun Nigeria to seal Africa Cup of Nations progress

Jun 30th 2019, 9:16 PM 8,144 Views 7 Comments

Unbeaten Madagascar defeated the Super Eagles 2-0 to top Group B on Sunday.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Sadio Mane struggles to impress as Mahrez's Algeria bag important Africa Cup of Nations win
# Premier League Stars
From The42
# Premier League Stars

Sadio Mane struggles to impress as Mahrez's Algeria bag important Africa Cup of Nations win

Jun 27th 2019, 8:33 PM 8,009 Views 6 Comments

Two of the Premier League’s most highly-rated forwards went head-to-head in Cairo on Thursday.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 24 June, 2019

Aston Villa star on target as Ivory Coast earn opening Africa Cup of Nations victory
# Good Start
From The42
# Good Start

Aston Villa star on target as Ivory Coast earn opening Africa Cup of Nations victory

Jun 24th 2019, 6:35 PM 5,496 Views 2 Comments

Jonathan Kodjia’s second-half strike saw them edge to a 1-0 win over South Africa.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 21 June, 2019

The French coach seeking an Africa Cup of Nations hat-trick, an AC Milan legend and others bidding for glory
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

The French coach seeking an Africa Cup of Nations hat-trick, an AC Milan legend and others bidding for glory

Jun 21st 2019, 11:32 AM 5,056 Views 1 Comment

Herve Renard is one of the most high-profile managers at this year’s tournament.

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