2013 Africa Cup of Nations

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Nigeria will face Mexico in a high-profile friendly in the United States on 31 May as part of their preparations for the Confederations Cup. The match will be held at the at the Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. “We are pleased that the reigning African champions will have such a high-quality ...
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Feb 22nd, 2013
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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released seeding teams for the draw of the 2015 African nations Cup championship to be hosted by Morocco. The full draw will be released on March 10 in Rabat during a CAF’s general assembly and the qualification procedures. The qualification will return...
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Feb 19th, 2013
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AC Milan will need to continue this year’s good form if they are to have any chance of defeating their UEFA Champions League nemesis, Barcelona. Milan are on a six-game unbeaten run, including four wins but head coach Massimiliano Allegri will have to rejig his forward set-up against Barcelona ...
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Feb 19th, 2013
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Ahmed Musa has told MTNFootball.com Ethiopia posed a much tougher challenge for the Eagles than Cote d’Ivoire at the recent AFCON. The CSKA Moscow star also admitted he was not at his best in South Africa, but has promised a better outing at the FIFA Confederations Cup in June as well as the 2014 Wor...
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Feb 16th, 2013
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By Gowon Akpodonor, who was in Jo’burg HE stormed the dressing room of the Super Eagles looking cheerful despite his team’s unexpected elimination in the quarterfinal. His teammates, many of them looking dejected and frustrated, had to wait inside the Marcopolo bus parked in front of the Media centre...
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Feb 16th, 2013
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Cheta Nwanze for Africa is a Country, Brilliant goal by Sunday Mba ends 13 years of pain for Nigeria. Nigeria’s forward Sunday Mba celebrates after scoring the game’s only goal against Burkina Faso. Photograph: ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images Make una no vex, I’m running on less than...
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Feb 16th, 2013
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The Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi, has won the Africa Cup of Nations and overcome the country’s political hurdles – so far. Stephen Keshi is carried aloft as Nigeria celebrate beating Burkina Faso in the Africa Cup of Nations final in Johannesburg. Photograph: Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images Back...
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Feb 11th, 2013
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Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has resigned from his position less than 24 hours after he had guided his nation to the Africa Cup of Nations title. The 51-year-old, whose future had been the subject of much speculation during the tournament, has admitted that the time was right for him to step down. ...
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Feb 11th, 2013
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The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations ended Sunday with Nigeria taking the title and AFP reviews who said what during the three-week competition: You don’t want to know what was going through my mind in the last few minutes — Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi after a tense finish to a 1-0 final win over Burkina [...
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Feb 11th, 2013
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From a player stuck in the obscurity of the French second division to one from a collection of millionaires at Champions League winners Chelsea, Reuters’ selection of a ‘dream team’ for the African Nations Cup reflects the wide diversity of the players who competed at the finals in South Africa over ...