Africa Nations Cup

By IndepthAfrica
In Botswana
Mar 24th, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG – Ethiopia’s chances of reaching the 2014 World Cup in Brazil became a little more realistic on Sunday after beating Botswana to open a two-point gap at the top of its group in African qualifying. Ghana beat Sudan 4-0 to apply the pressure on leader Zambia in their group afte...
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In Djibouti
Mar 23rd, 2013
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ETHIOPIA and history are synonymous. And the East Africans look set to write another story in the continent’s football annals. Not long ago, they qualified for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations – which was for the first time in 31 years . Now the Black Lions are on the verge of stretching their lead ...
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In East Africa
Mar 21st, 2013
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2013 AFCON entertainers Ethiopia’s 2014 World Cup prospects will be tested on Sunday when they host Botswana in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia resumes its quest to reach the Brazil finals next year with their reputation enhanced after playing some entertaining football at the Africa Cup of Nations last ...
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In Nigeria
Mar 16th, 2013
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Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike has criticised the country’s coach Stephen Keshi for ignoring him. The Spartak Moscow striker is nursing a long-term hamstring injury which he suffered during the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. He scored four goals to emerge as top scorer at the tourname...
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In Nigeria
Mar 7th, 2013
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LAGOS — Injured Spartak Moscow striker Emmanuel Emenike has been left out of Nigeria’s squad for the World Cup qualifier against Kenya on March 23. Emenike, who was top scorer in the recent Africa Cup of Nations winning campaign, is nursing a long-term hamstring injury which he suffered during ...
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In Nigeria
Feb 25th, 2013
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I share in the joy. Growing up in Nigeria, I thought rewarding the players should be a national responsibility because then I thought the world bowed to Nigeria for its superior talents in soccer. I saw Christian Chukwu as a president given his accomplishment in the sector. But then I came to US and ...
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In Europe Soccer
Feb 24th, 2013
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One that got away: Victor Moses speaks of Fabio Capello’s snub, England’s loss and Nigeria’s gain The Chelsea star represented England at every level up to Under-21, but turned to Nigeria after being given the silent treatment by Capello and Stuart Pearce Victor Moses has ­revealed ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
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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In Kenya
Feb 17th, 2013
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Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and the Kenyan government are in the process of submitting a bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and the 2015 Africa Youth Championships. “After the opening of bids by CAF, football Kenya has been seeking government guarantees to solidify the bid a...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
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...