Africa

Monday, February 2, 2015

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The Roma coach has lauded his side's business in the winter transfer window, insisting new arrival Victor Ibarbo will become a 'champion' in Rome

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The Madrid-born midfielder's spectacular free kick sealed victory over Tunisia, who had looked set for victory until the captain's last-gasp penalty forced extra time

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The former Metz forward scored the winning goal against Bristol City despite being ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations and could now be punished by the world's governing body

Sunday, February 1, 2015

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The Elephants booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals at the expense of the Fennec Foxes with Gervinho adding to a double from Wilfred Bony

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Manchester City's latest signings showed his quality with two of his side's goals to move the Elephants to within one game of the final

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Christian Atsu gave the Black Stars the lead and they never looked back, trouncing the National Elephants en route to a fifth consecutive semi-final appearance

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Christian Atsu broke the deadlock just four minutes into the last-eight encounter and struck again in the second half, after Kwesi Appiah had netted just before the break

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REPORT: Seechurn Rajindaparsad, who denied Tunisia a place in the semi-finals with a highly contentious penalty decision, was at the centre of a previous officiating storm in 2011

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Ghana and Guinea collide for a place in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations - Follow it LIVE with Goal

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COMMENT: The 20-year-old Algerian ranks among the finest young midfielders in Africa but faces a huge challenge on Sunday against the continent's Player of the Year

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The nation have plenty of quarter-final experience to call upon as Avram Grant bids to guide his side into the last four

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The Elephants were beaten in the final of the 2006 and 2012 Africa Cup of Nations and their boss says the nation must win the tournament this time around

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Tunisia were leading until the dying seconds of the Afcon quarter-final, when the official made a highly controversial decision which sparked fighting on the pitch

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The Afcon veteran was gutted that his team surrendered a two-goal lead to DR Congo, which was in sharp comparison to the joyous mood of counterpart Florent Ibenge