Islam Slimani

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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 22nd, 2013
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Tunisia’s Youssef Msakni settled a drab North African derby against Algeria when curling home in stoppage time to earn a crucial 1-0 win in Rustenburg. The Carthage Eagles join Ivory Coast, who beat Togo 2-1 earlier, at the top of Group D after a barely-deserved win. Algeria started the brighte...
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Jan 19th, 2013
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You can’t bet against the Ivorians but, with Ghana, Algeria and Nigeria looking strong, it would still be no surprise if they failed once more. Ivory Coast can call upon Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou for their Africa Cup of Nations campaign. Photograph: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images Ah, Ivory ...
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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...
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In News
Jun 16th, 2012
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SATURDAY’S NATIONS CUP TIES (aggregate scores in brackets) Malawi (2) v Chad (3) Uganda (1) v Congo (3) Cameroon (1) v Guinea Bissau (0) Sierra Leone (1) v Sao Tome (2) Namibia (0) v Liberia (1) Nigeria (0) v Rwanda (0) Cape Verde (4) v Madagascar (0)...
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Jun 16th, 2012
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Algeria have eased into the final round of qualification for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after a 4-1 win over Gambia on Friday night. Leading 2-1 from the first leg, it means the North Africans were comfortable 6-2 aggregate winners in the tie. Foued Kadir gave them an early lead in the second leg...
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In Soccer
Jun 16th, 2012
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Central African Republic pulled off a remarkable upset on Friday by inflicting a first home defeat on Egypt in 47 years of African Nations Cup qualifying. Hilare Momi scored twice and David Manga grabbed the winner as the visitors came from 2-1 down, and the setback of having a player sent off in the...