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#African Cup of Nations

# african-cup-of-nations - 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 9,253 Views 11 Comments

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

# african-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Villa's spending spree continues as Trezeguet becomes ninth summer signing
# Latest Recruit
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# Latest Recruit

Villa's spending spree continues as Trezeguet becomes ninth summer signing

Jul 24th 2019, 10:37 AM 9,899 Views 11 Comments

The 24-year-old, real name Mahmoud Hassan, arrives at the Premier League new boys from Turkish club Kasimpasa.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 22 July, 2019

Mane will miss Liverpool's season opener against Man City
# Community Shield
From The42
# Community Shield

Mane will miss Liverpool's season opener against Man City

Jul 22nd 2019, 11:59 AM 11,164 Views 20 Comments

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

# african-cup-of-nations - 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 7,107 Views 0 Comments

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

# african-cup-of-nations - Friday 28 June, 2019

Egypt do a U-turn and recall midfielder banned over sexual harassment claims
# AFCON 2019
From The42
# AFCON 2019

Egypt do a U-turn and recall midfielder banned over sexual harassment claims

Jun 28th 2019, 12:46 PM 5,039 Views 23 Comments

Amr Warda has also had his suspension reduced, meaning he will now be available to play in the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations.

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

Salah on target to send hosts Egypt through to last 16
# AFCON
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# AFCON

Salah on target to send hosts Egypt through to last 16

Jun 27th 2019, 9:02 AM 2,982 Views 0 Comments

The Liverpool striker got off the mark in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, as Egypt beat DR Congo.

# african-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Egypt footballer banned over sexual harassment claims
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Egypt footballer banned over sexual harassment claims

Jun 26th 2019, 8:14 PM 9,032 Views 5 Comments

Amr Warda won’t be playing in any further matches at the African Cup of Nations.

# african-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Algeria midfielder dropped from African Cup of Nations squad for flashing his arse on Fortnite
# Full Moon
From The42
# Full Moon

Algeria midfielder dropped from African Cup of Nations squad for flashing his arse on Fortnite

Jun 12th 2019, 5:20 PM 11,923 Views 13 Comments

Haris Belkebla’s team-mate was gaming online when he decided to show his backside.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 29 April, 2019

Man United defender Bailly out for remainder of the season after suffering ligament damage
# Injury
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# Injury

Man United defender Bailly out for remainder of the season after suffering ligament damage

Apr 29th 2019, 5:50 PM 4,573 Views 11 Comments

The 25-year-old defender will also miss the Ivory Coast’s participation in the African Cup of Nations this summer.

# african-cup-of-nations - Friday 7 December, 2018

Congo Brazzaville emerges as unlikely candidate to host 2019 African Nations Cup
# Replacements
From The42
# Replacements

Congo Brazzaville emerges as unlikely candidate to host 2019 African Nations Cup

Dec 7th 2018, 8:34 PM 5,310 Views 4 Comments

Cameroon lost the right to host the tournament due to delays with preparations and security concerns.

# african-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

13 Premier League clubs affected as these 23 players are off to Africa Cup of Nations
# African Cup Of Nations
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# African Cup Of Nations

13 Premier League clubs affected as these 23 players are off to Africa Cup of Nations

Jan 3rd 2017, 3:47 PM 6,907 Views 3 Comments

Sadio Mane, Eric Bailly and Riyad Mahrez are among those who will be involved at the tournament.

# african-cup-of-nations - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Goalkeeper scores winning penalty as Ivory Coast's 23-year wait for African glory ends
# Dramatic
From The42
# Dramatic

Goalkeeper scores winning penalty as Ivory Coast's 23-year wait for African glory ends

Feb 8th 2015, 10:45 PM 8,635 Views 7 Comments

After a goalless draw, penalties were needed to decide the final.

# african-cup-of-nations - Saturday 24 January, 2015

'Obliged attendance' and full houses cover over Cup of Nations cracks
# AFCON 2015
From The42
# AFCON 2015

'Obliged attendance' and full houses cover over Cup of Nations cracks

Jan 24th 2015, 11:19 AM 6,048 Views 4 Comments

Equatorial Guinea was a late choice to host this year’s tournament.

# african-cup-of-nations - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Two days before kicks off there's a hotel shortage at the African Cup of Nations
# Messy
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# Messy

Two days before kicks off there's a hotel shortage at the African Cup of Nations

Jan 15th 2015, 3:10 PM 3,927 Views 2 Comments

Congo are still looking for a hotel two days before the event starts.

# african-cup-of-nations - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Premier League clubs set to lose up to 30 players for African and Asian cups
# Exodus
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# Exodus

Premier League clubs set to lose up to 30 players for African and Asian cups

Dec 31st 2014, 6:30 AM 7,187 Views 10 Comments

Big players such as Yaya Toure, Papiss Cisse and Mame Biram Diouf will miss most of next month.

# african-cup-of-nations - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Here's why Ivory Coast spent 2 minutes passing the ball unchallenged in their AFCON qualifier
# Sham
From The42
# Sham

Here's why Ivory Coast spent 2 minutes passing the ball unchallenged in their AFCON qualifier

Nov 20th 2014, 12:16 PM 10,676 Views 6 Comments

Their game had echoes of the infamous 1982 World Cup clash between West Germany and Austria.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 27 October, 2014

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa shot dead 'while trying to protect his girlfriend'
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa shot dead 'while trying to protect his girlfriend'

Oct 27th 2014, 12:05 PM 83,895 Views 57 Comments

27 year-old played for Orlando Pirates and was recently made skipper of the national team.

# african-cup-of-nations - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Our favourite moments so far from this year's African Cup of Nations
# Recap
From The42
# Recap

Our favourite moments so far from this year's African Cup of Nations

Feb 9th 2013, 8:30 AM 1,463 Views 0 Comments

Oddly, most of them involve goalkeepers.

# african-cup-of-nations - Sunday 27 January, 2013

It’s Sunday so here’s 10 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days
# Images
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# Images

It’s Sunday so here’s 10 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days

Jan 27th 2013, 8:01 AM 2,346 Views 0 Comments

From the Capital One Cup to the Australian Open and everything in between.

# african-cup-of-nations - Sunday 20 January, 2013

AFCON round-up: Ghana denied by Congo, Eagles flying high
# Day 2
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# Day 2

AFCON round-up: Ghana denied by Congo, Eagles flying high

Jan 20th 2013, 8:34 PM 1,345 Views 0 Comments

After no goals on the opening day, there were five scored in Group B’s first set of matches.

VIDEO: Is this the best goalkeeper celebration you've ever seen?
# Bonkers
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# Bonkers

VIDEO: Is this the best goalkeeper celebration you've ever seen?

Jan 20th 2013, 5:14 PM 7,328 Views 2 Comments

Please explain to us exactly what Congo DR keeper Muteba Kidiaba is doing here.

# african-cup-of-nations - Saturday 19 January, 2013

5 things you are likely to see at the African Cup of Nations
# AFCON
From The42
# AFCON

5 things you are likely to see at the African Cup of Nations

Jan 19th 2013, 9:06 AM 1,356 Views 0 Comments

On of our favourite tournaments begins later this afternoon.

# african-cup-of-nations - Friday 18 January, 2013

Here's everything you need to know about the African Cup of Nations
# AFCON
From The42
# AFCON

Here's everything you need to know about the African Cup of Nations

Jan 18th 2013, 8:30 AM 1,320 Views 0 Comments

We’ve put together a bluffer’s guide to this month’s tournament, which begins tomorrow. You’re welcome.

# african-cup-of-nations - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Africa Cup of Nations match abandoned after fans riot
# Stadium Violence
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# Stadium Violence

Africa Cup of Nations match abandoned after fans riot

Oct 14th 2012, 12:44 AM 1,576 Views 1 Comment

As Senegal trailed 2-0 at home to the Ivory coast, fans in the Dakar stadium turned to violence.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 30 April, 2012

United v City: Win this and be forever remembered
# Title Decider
From The42
# Title Decider

United v City: Win this and be forever remembered

Apr 30th 2012, 9:10 AM 964 Views 0 Comments

What better way that predicting the title-decider than rating the participants out of 10 and getting the abacus out?

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 9 January, 2012

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up
# Where Next?
From The42
# Where Next?

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up

Jan 9th 2012, 2:56 PM 886 Views 0 Comments

A certain Mr Trapattoni may not be over the moon upon reading today’s top story…

# african-cup-of-nations - Thursday 5 January, 2012

WATCH: World amputee soccer players show off their crazy skills
# Paralympic
From The42
# Paralympic

WATCH: World amputee soccer players show off their crazy skills

Jan 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 295 Views 0 Comments

There was some serious talent on show at the African Cup of Nations for Amputee Football last weekend.

# african-cup-of-nations - Friday 30 December, 2011

Wenger confirms Henry's return to Arsenal
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Wenger confirms Henry's return to Arsenal

Dec 30th 2011, 9:59 AM 384 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old will join up with his old club on a two-month loan deal according to the Gunners boss.

# african-cup-of-nations - Saturday 24 December, 2011

WATCH: All 226 of Thierry Henry's Arsenal goals in 14 minutes
# Don't Call It A Comeback
From The42
# Don't Call It A Comeback

WATCH: All 226 of Thierry Henry's Arsenal goals in 14 minutes

Dec 24th 2011, 11:12 AM 769 Views 5 Comments

With Wenger confirming he will consider re-signing the striker, we decided to revisit his career highlights with the club.

# african-cup-of-nations - Monday 10 October, 2011

WATCH: South Africa's Cup of Nations Idiocy
# Fail
From The42
# Fail

WATCH: South Africa's Cup of Nations Idiocy

Oct 10th 2011, 3:25 PM 623 Views 0 Comments

Bafana Bafana, thinking they’d sealed qualification on goal difference, celebrated their 0-0 draw with Sierra Leone for several minutes before realising they’d actually been eliminated.

# african-cup-of-nations - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

FIFA to compensate Togo keeper shot at Cup
# Kodjovi Obilale
From The42
# Kodjovi Obilale

FIFA to compensate Togo keeper shot at Cup

Sep 28th 2010, 8:15 AM 148 Views 0 Comments

Kodjovi Obilale, who was shot when the Togolese bus was attacked by gunmen, will receive €18,500 from FIFA.