Africa

Monday, January 26, 2015

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A draw is enough for Tunisia to progress, but the coach demands his men go out to take all three points and secure top spot

Sunday, January 25, 2015

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COMMENT: A shock win for the team ranked 118 in the world puts them into the quarter-finals and sends a TV commentator into a frenzy, while the people of Bata and Malabo celebrate

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Substitute Fabrice Ondama's late winner secured first place for the Red Devils in Group A, while capping off an abysmal tournament for Paul Put's men

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A fantastic goalkeeping performance from Felipe Ovono allowed for the tournament hosts to grow into a hard-fought game and net two second-half goals to seal their qualification

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The striker returns to Serie A after a short spell at Everton and, alongside fellow new signing Luis Muriel, was presented to the club's fans by the owner Massimo Ferrero

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The forward opted out of the Africa Cup of Nations after picking up a knee injury but was fit enough to play and score in Leicester's FA Cup win over Tottenham on Saturday

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The Borussia Monchengladbach winger somehow found the space and angle to unleash a brilliant left-footed shot that flew past Fabrice Ondoa as Cameroon were held to a draw

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EXCLUSIVE: The teenage Equatorial Guinea defender already has a hard-man image, but he was so young when he made his Vegetarian Lions debut that he cannot recall his actual age

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The hosts of the tournament have made it into the last eight only once and will be hopeful of seizing the home advantage and progressing beyond the group stage

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The Cote d'Ivoire coach shows his frustration over the opposition's physical approach, but is pleased with the performance from Yaya Toure, who helped set up a late equaliser

Saturday, January 24, 2015

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The Manchester City striker showed just what his new club had paid all that money for with a stunning elastico to nutmeg a defender in Ivory Coast's 1-1 draw with Mali on Saturday

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Neither side could take advantage of a wide open group, as goals from Bejamin Moukandjo and Ibrahima Traore result in a fourth consecutive 1-1 draw in Group D

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Benjamin Moukandjo opened the scoring early on but an Ibrahima Traore goal just before half time ensured the points were shared in the fourth 1-1 draw in Group D

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After a third 1-1 draw in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations, one of these two sides can seize control of the pool before the final round of matches

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Bakary Sako had looked like giving Henryk Kasperczak's men maximum points until a fine finish in the closing minutes from the Saint-Etienne forward

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The former Cameroon striker had not featured for the Toffees since the end of December as a move away from the club, which he only joined last summer, became increasingly likely

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A win for either nation would put them in a commanding position in Group D, with all the sides level on one point