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#AFCON

# 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

Thu 9:39 PM 4,114 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

Wed 9:58 PM 4,441 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

Tue 9:37 PM 4,177 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

Tue 6:43 PM 7,385 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 5,738 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
From The42
# Round-Up

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

Jan 16th 2022, 6:49 PM 2,697 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 1,579 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 4,944 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 6,283 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
From The42
# All Square

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

Jan 14th 2022, 3:32 PM 3,339 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 2,451 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
# Messy
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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 5,324 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 39,381 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 4,262 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 10,841 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 5,259 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
From The42
# 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 5,916 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 5,205 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 2,460 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
From The42
# AFCON

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

Jan 17th 2020, 6:18 PM 9,578 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 9,278 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
From The42
# Community Shield

Mane will miss Liverpool's season opener against Man City

Jul 22nd 2019, 11:59 AM 11,167 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 7,113 Views 0 Comments

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

# afcon - Saturday 6 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 6th 2019, 9:27 PM 8,289 Views 0 Comments

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

# afcon - Friday 5 July, 2019

Mane scores and misses penalty as Senegal nudge into AFCON quarter-finals
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

Mane scores and misses penalty as Senegal nudge into AFCON quarter-finals

Jul 5th 2019, 10:25 PM 5,076 Views 1 Comment

The Liverpool forward made the difference to set up a last-eight clash with surprise package Benin.

# afcon - 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 2,987 Views 0 Comments

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

# afcon - 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 11,942 Views 13 Comments

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

# afcon - 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 4,576 Views 11 Comments

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

# afcon - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ireland down 2 places in Fifa rankings as Afcon finalists surge up the table
# On The Move
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# On The Move

Ireland down 2 places in Fifa rankings as Afcon finalists surge up the table

Feb 9th 2017, 10:30 AM 6,901 Views 9 Comments

The latest world table has been released by football’s governing body this morning.

# afcon - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Aboubakar screamer delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon
# AFCON
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# AFCON

Aboubakar screamer delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

Feb 5th 2017, 10:04 PM 9,596 Views 11 Comments

The Indomitable Lions won it in style tonight.

Two powerhouses lock horns in the Africa Cup of Nations final this evening
# Preview
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# Preview

Two powerhouses lock horns in the Africa Cup of Nations final this evening

Feb 5th 2017, 8:00 AM 5,426 Views 0 Comments

Egypt and Cameroon, who have 11 titles between, meet in Libreville.

# afcon - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Matip avoids club v country row after Liverpool defender left out of Cameroon's AFCON squad
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Matip avoids club v country row after Liverpool defender left out of Cameroon's AFCON squad

Jan 5th 2017, 11:40 AM 6,212 Views 4 Comments

The Reds will breathe a sigh of relief after Cameroon threatened to get Fifa involved.

# afcon - 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 6,910 Views 3 Comments

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

# afcon - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Mourinho airs his frustrations at Ivory Coast over Bailly departure
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Mourinho airs his frustrations at Ivory Coast over Bailly departure

Jan 1st 2017, 6:45 PM 12,003 Views 27 Comments

The defender will miss tomorrow’s meeting with West Ham as he must meet up with his international team-mates.

# afcon - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Ex-England international Zaha named in Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations squad
# AFCON
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# AFCON

Ex-England international Zaha named in Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations squad

Dec 29th 2016, 1:50 PM 5,282 Views 1 Comment

The winger is likely to miss a number of key games for Crystal Palace.

# afcon - Monday 9 February, 2015

Three Premier League players named in AFCON team of the tournament
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Three Premier League players named in AFCON team of the tournament

Feb 9th 2015, 4:27 PM 7,883 Views 4 Comments

A couple of Ghanaians — defender Jonathan Mensah and midfielder Andre Ayew — were also included.

# afcon - 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 8,646 Views 7 Comments

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

It's Sunday so here's 7 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days
# Picture Perfect
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# Picture Perfect

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

Feb 8th 2015, 7:00 AM 4,218 Views 1 Comment

‘Look at his face. Just look at his face.’

# afcon - Friday 6 February, 2015

African Cup of Nations hosts fined $100,000 after 36 people injured in 'war zone'
# Unrest
From The42
# Unrest

African Cup of Nations hosts fined $100,000 after 36 people injured in 'war zone'

Feb 6th 2015, 9:15 PM 5,390 Views 4 Comments

Riot police and helicopters were needed during last night’s semi-final in Equatorial Guinea.

# afcon - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Chaotic scenes as African Cup of Nations semi-final interrupted by crowd trouble
# Distruption
From The42
# Distruption

Chaotic scenes as African Cup of Nations semi-final interrupted by crowd trouble

Feb 5th 2015, 9:28 PM 27,529 Views 16 Comments

Ghana have booked their place in the final but only after a lengthy stoppage in play in the Equatorial Guinean city of Malabo.

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