Africa

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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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

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The ex-Porto forward is excited to see which players will emerge at this year's Africa Cup of Nations but says the most talented need to be part of strong teams to really thrive

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While Avram Grant's side are more comfortable going forward than defending, Alain Giresse boasts an embarrassment of riches in attack, meaning Al Hain-Cole expects goals

Sunday, January 18, 2015

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Mohamed Manser struck first just after the hour mark but his side were punished for failing to build on their lead in their Africa Cup of Nations opener

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While Dortmund faced freezing temperatures, the forward got Gabon off to a flyer at the Africa Cup of Nations in the tough conditions of Equatorial Guinea