2013 Nations Cup

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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 17th, 2013
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Chelsea winger Victor Moses, who fled to England after his parents were killed in sectarian riots, hopes to crown his debut at the Africa Cup of Nations by helping Nigeria win the trophy. Moses has come a long way since his father and mother were slain in northern Nigerian city Kaduna, forcing him to...
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Jan 9th, 2013
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Nigeria will play Africa Cup of Nations debutant Cape Verde Wednesday night in Portugal, in its second friendly match in as many weeks, in preparation for the 2013 edition of the continental tournament. Analysts said the match is very crucial for Nigeria, as it will be the last to be played before th...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 23rd, 2012
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African champions Zambia lost 1-0 in Tanzania on Saturday as they continued their preparations to defend their title next month. In Saturday’s other friendlies there were wins for the Africa Cup of Nations hosts South Africa as well as Angola. The 2013 Nations Cup kicks off on 19 January in Joh...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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Group D, undoubtedly the “group of death” for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, includes the two highest ranked teams in Africa, tournament favourites Côte d’Ivoire (16th in the world) and Algeria (24th). Tunisia (45th) has also been in good form this year, but Togo’s challenge ...
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Jul 12th, 2012
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Forward Asamoah Gyan has ended his self-imposed exile from Ghana’s national team. The 26-year-old took a break from international football in February after the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. He blamed ‘psychological reasons’ for his break, after his missed penalty in the semi-final co...
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May 20th, 2012
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The Nigerian football team failed to depart for Peru for a friendly after a passenger on the Madrid-bound flight was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of drugs, an official has confirmed. Nigeria team spokesman Ben Alaiya said the Iberia flight was cancelled after the Nigerian drugs enforc...
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Apr 20th, 2012
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As controversy rages over the choice of Kaduna to host the 2013 Nations Cup qualifier against Rwanda billed for June, FIFA and CAF Technical Adviser, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to make a final pronouncement on the actual venue to avoid confusion in t...