africa cup of nations 2013

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Jan 18th, 2013
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ZAMBIA coach, Herve Renard has predicted a tough 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group C opener against Ethiopia on Monday as the 29th edition of the continent’s premier football showpiece finally blasts off tomorrow in South Africa. And in-form striker, Collins Mbesuma says the Chipolopolo are no...
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Jan 18th, 2013
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As Nigeria prepares for the Afcon with a relatively young and inexperienced tournament team, it is difficult to assess whether Nigeria is indeed one of the favorites or should be simply considered a team that is being rebuilt for a run at qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. The roster has one player w...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Julian Finney/Getty Images The Africa Cup of Nations 2013 gets underway in South Africa on Saturday, with Ghana one of the biggest favourites for success even though they have not won the competition since 1982. There was plenty of speculation over the final squad until it was named last week, with p...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Ethiopia hold the dubious record of being runners-up in the Africa Cup of Nations without winning a game or even scoring a goal. That came at the inaugural tournament, held in 1957, after the Confederation of African Football was established by the Egyptian, Ethiopian, South African and Sudanese Foot...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Former Nigerian stars have admitted that the Super Eagles will face a tough challenge at the South Africa 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as the team aim at winning the tournament for the third time. The ex-internationals advised the Super Eagles against underrating Group C opponents Burkina Faso and Ethi...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 17th, 2013
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Ask any average person on the street if they’re aware that a continental football showpiece is about to kick off in South Africa in just a few days, and chances are at least a few of them will raise their eyebrows and tell you to stop talking like a crazy person. But, no, nobody is […]...
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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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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 13th, 2013
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The Super Eagles hold the record of the highest number of bronze medals won by any team at the Africa Cup of Nations-seven. Can the two-time African champions, now tagged bronze specialists, prove their critics wrong this time at the 2013 edition in South Africa by winning the trophy? ’TANA AIYEJINA ...
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Jan 12th, 2013
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Johannesburg – Bafana Bafana completed their preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament by holding fancied Algeria to a goalless draw at Orlando Stadium, in Soweto, on Saturday evening. South Africa, who are 68 places below Algeria in the world rankings, had the better chance...
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Jan 11th, 2013
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Ethiopia ended their pre-2013 Africa Cup of Nations build-up on a high with a win over Tanzania on Friday. The Walia Antelopes beat Tanzania 2-1 in Addis Ababa. It was a great day for new boy and ex-USA junior international striker Fuad Ibrahim of American second tier side Minnesota Stars who scored ...