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By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 30th, 2013
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Liam McGrath Peter Odemwingie has been a firm favourite at West Bromwich Albion for three seasons, since his move from Lokomotiv Moscow for £2.5 million back in 2010, producing some of his best football in his career with the West Midlands team. In his two full seasons at the club, the Nigerian inter...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 15th, 2013
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Ivorian defender Kolo Toure says “it was very important” to beat Egypt in Monday’s friendly game. Monday’s victory over a “fantastic” Egypt side will boost the confidence of Ivory Coast ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations, defender Kolo Toure said on Tuesday. Arsenal striker Gervinho scored twice as I...
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In Eritrea
Oct 20th, 2012
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By Durosimi Thomas, BBC Sport To aim high sometimes pays dividends. Ethiopia were busy planning how to qualify for their first ever World Cup in 2014. Now they are celebrating a return to the Africa Cup of Nations after a wait of three decades. The Waliya Antelopes are top of Group A in the African [...
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In News
Aug 14th, 2012
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Nigeria international goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has completed a season-long loan move to Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv from French side Lille. The deal had been delayed after Enyeama became the target of a hate campaign by fans of Maccabi’s arch-rivals Hapoel Tel Aviv, the club he left last su...
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In Soccer
Jul 31st, 2012
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Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev have taken Nigeria defender Taye Taiwo from AC Milan on a season-long loan. The 27-year-old joined Milan from Marseille last summer but struggled for a regular first-team place, spending the second half of the campaign on loan at Premier League club QPR. After being frozen ...
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In News
Jun 17th, 2012
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Ethiopia held on to a 1-1 draw against Benin to go through to the next round of Africa Cup of Nations qualifying, and knock out their hosts. Other teams celebrating after Sunday’s qualifiers are Zimbabwe, Mozambique, DR Congo and Togo, who all made sure of their progress. But Kenya, Tanzania, S...
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In Cape Verde
Jun 16th, 2012
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Cape Verde Islands completed a comfortable 3-1 victory over Madagascar on Saturday to advance to the final round of qualifying for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. The result gave the Cape Verdiens a 7-1 aggregate victory, after they had demolished their hosts 4-0 in the away leg in February. Their he...
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In Cameroon
Jun 16th, 2012
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Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions made hard work of beating Guinea-Bissau 1-0 in a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Cameroon had to wait until the 80th minute before Benjamin Moukandjo finally broke the deadlock against a team ranked 169th in the world. Fans in Yaounde chanted for the suspended...
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In East Africa
Jun 16th, 2012
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Malawi beat Chad 2-0 today in Blantyre to qualify for the final qualifying round of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Chad had won the first leg 3-2 played in N’Djamena three months ago but with an aggregate score of 4-3 Malawi sail through. Malawi should have scored more goals with Joseph Kamwen...
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In Hottest News
Jun 16th, 2012
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SATURDAY’S NATIONS CUP RESULTS (aggregate scores in brackets) Namibia 0-0 Liberia (0-1 on aggregate) Liberia’s Lone Star are celebrating the narrowest of wins as they put themselves in contention for a first Nations Cup finals since 2002. They may not have scored today but their 1-0 win at home...