By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Oct 13th, 2012
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The crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Senegal and Ivory Coast has been abandoned due to crowd trouble. Violent scenes occurred after Didier Drogba scored two goals to dash the hopes of Senegal, who now needed five goals to find their way to South Africa 2013. The match officials, includ...
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In Cote d'Ivoire
Oct 13th, 2012
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A crucial Africa Cup of Nations football match between Senegal and Ivory Coast has been abandoned after fans rioted at a stadium in Dakar. Home fans started fires in the stands and threw objects on the pitch as Senegal were losing 2-0, a result which would have eliminated the team. Ivorian fans jumpe...
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In Nigeria
Oct 13th, 2012
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FULL-TIME It’s all over in Nigeria – and Liberia will certainly be grateful to hear the final whistle. A brilliant attacking display has booked Nigeria’s place in South Africa, and on this form they might just have a chance at being crowned champions. GOAL – Nigeria 6-1 Liberia Nigeria’s five-goal ma...
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In Algeria
Oct 13th, 2012
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The second leg of the final round of 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifiers take place on Sunday. Seven ties were concluded on Saturday and there are eight more on Sunday – Cameroon wil be looking to overturn a two-goal deficit against Cape Verde, while Algeria go into the home leg of their nor...
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In Article
Oct 13th, 2012
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Tension as federal police banned the yellow flag.                                                                By Getahune Bekele On Sunday, October 14, 2012, the Ethiopian national soccer team will do battle in tense Addis Ababa to qualify for South Africa 2013 against the Sudan who won the first ...
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In Mali
Oct 13th, 2012
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A rampant Mali side beat Botswana 4-1 on Saturday to ensure their progress to next year’s African Nations Cup finals. Goals from Cheikh Tidiane Diabate, Modibo Maiga, Mahamadou Samassa and Abdou Traore secured a 7-1 aggregate triumph in their final round qualifying tie in Lobatse. Mali led 1-0 ...
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In Uganda
Oct 13th, 2012
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By Joseph Kizza Reigning Africa champions Zambia have beaten Uganda in a 17-goal nail-biting thriller that ended in penalties at Namboole Stadium to continue defense of their title upon advancing to next year’s Africa Nations Cup finals in South Africa. In a do-or-die fierce second-leg encounter, Coa...
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In Soccer
Oct 13th, 2012
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Lionel Messi guided Argentina past a tough Uruguay side in the final half hour with two brilliant goals for a 3-0 win on Friday that keeps them top of South America’s World Cup qualifiers. Argentina lead the nine-nation South American group with 17 points from eight matches at the halfway stage...
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In Ghana
Oct 13th, 2012
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Ghana became the first country to qualify for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations when beating Malawi 1-0 in Lilongwe on Saturday afternoon. The Black Stars braved the intimidating crowd and bumpy pitch at the Civo Stadium to clinch their ticket with an early goal from debutant Afriyie Acquah. Ghana thus ...
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In Egypt
Oct 13th, 2012
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Opponents and supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi clashed in Cairo on Friday in the first street violence between rival factions since the Islamist leader took office. Islamists and their opponents threw stones, bottles and petrol bombs, and some fought hand-to-hand, showing how feelings s...