Michel Platini

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 27th, 2013
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Debutants Cape Verde qualified for the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations after coming from behind to beat 2-1 in Port Elizabeth. The Angolans took the lead on 33 minutes through an own goal from Cape Verde defender Neves. The Blue Sharks equalised with nine minutes left, after defender Fernando...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 27th, 2013
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Cape Verde go into their final group game unbeaten, having defied pre-tournament predictions with two draws. The debutants impressed against South Africa and Morocco and will again look to Ryan Mendes and Platini for inspiration. Angola need a win, as they sit bottom of Group A after a 2-0 defeat to ...
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In Soccer
Jul 6th, 2012
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Soccer’s rulemakers and its governing body FIFA bowed to pressure on Thursday when they finally approved the use of goal-line technology and agreed to allow Muslim women players to wear a headscarf. The first decision followed widespread calls from players, coaches and the media, after a series...