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#Africa Cup of Nations

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

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

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

Mar 26th 2021, 8:08 PM 12,617 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 14,013 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 6,295 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 9,566 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 27,412 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 5,951 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 16,616 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 8,270 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 9,201 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 5,640 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 6,860 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 6,155 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 3,573 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 6,870 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 5,185 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 6,408 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 10,285 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 9,577 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 8,292 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 8,281 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 9,769 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 4,229 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 5,650 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 8,129 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 7,997 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 5,493 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 5,042 Views 1 Comment

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

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'Salah is now one of the best three players in the world'
# Superstar
From The42
# Superstar

'Salah is now one of the best three players in the world'

Jun 20th 2019, 5:44 PM 8,536 Views 33 Comments

Egypt captain Ahmed Elmohamady feels the Liverpool star has few peers.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

After losing arm, Zimbabwean footballer returns to pitch
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

After losing arm, Zimbabwean footballer returns to pitch

Jun 19th 2019, 8:49 PM 6,392 Views 6 Comments

Hardlife Zvirekwi is a former regular of the national side.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 30 November, 2018

Cameroon stripped of hosting next year's Africa Cup of Nations
# CAF
From The42
# CAF

Cameroon stripped of hosting next year's Africa Cup of Nations

Nov 30th 2018, 7:14 PM 9,360 Views 6 Comments

South Africa and Morocco are two frontline contenders to step in as hosts.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Friday 16 November, 2018

Late drama as Mo Salah secures win for Egypt in Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
# Difference Maker
From The42
# Difference Maker

Late drama as Mo Salah secures win for Egypt in Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

Nov 16th 2018, 9:32 PM 6,978 Views 9 Comments

The Liverpool star chipped the ball into the net to complete the scoring in a seesaw matchday 5 struggle.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Egypt assistant coach plays down Salah injury concerns after Liverpool star limps off
# Nothing Major
From The42
# Nothing Major

Egypt assistant coach plays down Salah injury concerns after Liverpool star limps off

Oct 13th 2018, 9:35 AM 4,255 Views 3 Comments

Liverpool will be breathing a sigh of relief after Egypt confirmed Mohamed Salah’s injury is not a serious one.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Sunday 9 September, 2018

At least one person killed and nearly 40 injured after stampede at Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
# Madagascar
From The42
# Madagascar

At least one person killed and nearly 40 injured after stampede at Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

Sep 9th 2018, 5:01 PM 6,712 Views 2 Comments

Fans had queued outside the stadium nine hours before the start of the eagerly-awaited match.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 6 August, 2018

Dutch legends Seedorf and Kluivert take charge of Cameroon national team
# Dynamic Duo
From The42
# Dynamic Duo

Dutch legends Seedorf and Kluivert take charge of Cameroon national team

Aug 6th 2018, 4:41 PM 7,029 Views 5 Comments

The Africa Cup of Nations champions have announced the appointments of the former Netherlands duo as their new coaching team.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Cameroon edge Avram Grant's Ghana to book a place in 2017 Africa Cup of Nations decider
# Indomitable Lions
From The42
# Indomitable Lions

Cameroon edge Avram Grant's Ghana to book a place in 2017 Africa Cup of Nations decider

Feb 2nd 2017, 11:33 PM 3,581 Views 0 Comments

Their 2-0 win sets up a clash with Egypt in a repeat of the 2008 final.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Penalty shootout drama sees Egypt reach Africa Cup of Nations final
# Joy
From The42
# Joy

Penalty shootout drama sees Egypt reach Africa Cup of Nations final

Feb 1st 2017, 9:59 PM 5,084 Views 1 Comment

The match in Libreville ended in a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes and extra time.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Good news for Liverpool but despair for Sadio Mane as he's the villain in Senegal's Africa exit
# Eliminated
From The42
# Eliminated

Good news for Liverpool but despair for Sadio Mane as he's the villain in Senegal's Africa exit

Jan 28th 2017, 11:39 PM 10,443 Views 18 Comments

The attacker was the only player to miss in the penalty shootout with Cameroon, who now progress to the semi-finals.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'I'm blessed with golden genes' - Adebayor ready for new Premier League chance
# Confidence
From The42
# Confidence

'I'm blessed with golden genes' - Adebayor ready for new Premier League chance

Jan 24th 2017, 12:21 PM 10,310 Views 10 Comments

Having impressed for Togo this month despite being without a club, Adebayor hopes he has won some suitors in England.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Monday 23 January, 2017

Togo fans attack player's home after Cup loss
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Togo fans attack player's home after Cup loss

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:33 PM 7,325 Views 5 Comments

The 38-year-old was blamed by Togolese fans for his role in the 3-1 defeat to Morocco.

# africa-cup-of-nations - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Liverpool's Mane stars as Senegal progress in Africa Cup of Nations
# Sticking Around
From The42
# Sticking Around

Liverpool's Mane stars as Senegal progress in Africa Cup of Nations

Jan 19th 2017, 9:36 PM 6,526 Views 8 Comments

Saint-Etienne’s Henri Saivet was also on target as Zimbabwe were easily beaten.

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