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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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(Reuters) – African kings Nigeria were rescued by a last-gasp equalizer on Saturday while other heavyweight contenders Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Tunisia won their games to remain on course for World Cup qualification. Samuel Eto’o scored twice to lead Cameroon to a 2-1 victory in Yaounde ...
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Feb 17th, 2013
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Ethiopia has a rich and complicated history, one that is best described as “a contested terrain.” If this landlocked Horn of Africa country is known for anything though, soccer surely isn’t one of them. But if you ask about an African country known for recurrent famine, long distance runners, beautif...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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Nigeria reach the final with a convincing 4-1 win over Mali. The Eagles go out at the semi-final stage for the second tournament running. The Nigeria players, with an average age of 23.5 years, gather around in a huddle to g over how they cruised past Mali. A very mature performance from Stephen Kesh...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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In Summary Latest: Mali 1-4 Nigeria Nigeria were 3-0 up at half-time Burkina Faso v Ghana (1830)   [View the story "Afcon matchday 15: live blog" on Storify]As the dust settles after the quarter-finals, the landscape looks strangely unfamiliar. The favourites, Ivory Coast, have gone; the hosts, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 5th, 2013
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Didier Drogba and Ivory Coast’s ‘golden generation’ headed off into the sunset having come up short yet again in their quest to be crowned kings of Africa. For Drogba, who turns 35 next month, this was the last opportunity to lift the Africa Cup of Nations, but all the hype and hope...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 4th, 2013
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Togo’s icon Emmanuel Adebayor criticises coach Didier Six finding him primarily responsible for team’s exit from Nations Cup Despite guiding Togo for their first Africa Cup of Nations’ quarter ever, coach Didier Six was severely criticised by striker Emmanuel Adebayor following to T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 4th, 2013
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By Hindessa Abdul The 29th edition of the African Cup of Nations has been historic for Ethiopians as it was a once in a generation event. The country managed to qualify for the tournament for the first time in 31 years. All the beautiful and colorful fans by their side, the endangered Walia Antelopes...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Nigeria have knocked favorites Ivory Coast out of the Africa Cup of Nations. With a 2-1 win, the Super Eagles move into the semifinal for the sixth time in the last eight tournaments. It was an impressive performance from Nigeria Sunday in front of 20,000 fans at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenb...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 3rd, 2013
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The likes of Boubacar Barry, Yaya Toure and Gervinho are expected to return after being rested against Algeria. Nigeria’s Fedor Ogude is suspended but John Mikel Obi can play after it was confirmed he has been booked only once. Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo is still not fully fit after picki...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 2nd, 2013
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Underdogs Cape Verde take on Ghana in the first Africa Cup of Nations quarter final on Saturday 2 February,  from 2.30pm. Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has warned his side against complacency when they face Cape Verde in the African Nations Cup quarter-finals. Cape Verde have reached the last eight on the...