Africa

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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With Cote d'Ivoire trailing 1-0, the Roma attacker lost his head and attacked an opponent, but his blushes were spared later on by Seydou Doumbia's leveller

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Goal took in the action at the Nuevo Estadio de Malabo, where the below-par Elephants still managed to come back from a goal and a man down to take a point in their opener

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SPECIAL REPORT: Juan Manuel Rojas formed one of the most curiously named clubs in world football - and has spent recent years creatively protesting against corruption in India

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With Wilfried Bony, Yaya Toure, Gervinho and Salomon Kalou all likely to feature for the favourites, our tipster is backing Herve Renard's men to enjoy a comfortable win

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EXCLUSIVE: The Manchester City midfielder hopes the Elephants can finally deliver in the Africa Cup of Nations after a quarter-final exit in 2013 and a near miss the year before

Monday, January 19, 2015

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The Ebola outbreak forced them to play qualifiers away from their own country but Michel Dussuyer's side are now determined to make a footballing statement against Cote d'Ivoire

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The Desert Warriors were forced to come from behind but a trio of goals after a missed penalty by Tokelo Rantie ensured they took all three points in their Afcon Group C opener

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The midfielder, though suspended for Tuesday's clash, says the squad is united behind their coach after their dismal campaign at the World Cup last summer

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With the Chelsea striker having retired from international football, his former club team-mate has called on the Elephants to show a united front in Equatorial Guinea

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Moussa Sow's gave the Lions of Teranga a much-deserved victory with the last kick of the game as they get a leg up on their Group C competition

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Andre Ayew put the Black Stars in the lead with a first-half penalty before Mame Biram Diouf levelled the score, with the Fenerbahce man popping up late to steal the win

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The Zambia player picked up a knee injury during the 1-1 draw with DR Congo on Sunday and will play no further part in the competition

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The Desert Warriors arrive in Equatorial Guinea on the crest of a wave after last year's World Cup heroics and Al Hain-Cole expects them to get off to a winning start

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The Frenchman could miss out on the chance to battle Sepp Blatter for the presidency of the world governing body if he fails to gain support from FA heads

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EXCLUSIVE: The former Manchester United midfielder is concerned about the lack of Bafana Bafana players playing outside their home country and bemoaned the absence of the Ajax star