Nations Cup

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Burkina Faso are in trouble having taken only one point from two Group E games, and that was later forfeited because they fielded ineligible defender Herve Zengue in a 0-0 home draw with Congo Brazzaville. Belgian coach Paul Put’s side created one of the biggest upsets in Nations Cup history by...
By IndepthAfrica
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 4th, 2013
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Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has strongly criticised the role of some white coaches in African football just weeks before the Africa Cup of Nations. Frenchman Herve Renard coached Zambia to the 2012 title but Keshi has concerns about some who work on the continent. “The white guys are coming to ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 19th, 2012
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Nigeria’s sports minister Bolaji Abdullahi believes the Super Eagles could benefit from having no expectations on them heading into the 2013 African Cup of Nations. The team failed to qualify for the last tournament in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea but the two-time winners are still rated as one ...
By benim
In News
Oct 8th, 2011
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1502 Guinea are through to the finals – Nigeria are out of the Nations Cup finals. The Super Eagles can no longer qualify for Equatorial Guinea and Gabon as one of the best runners-up. This is because their points tally means they trail both Sudan and Libya at present. Zambia qualify for the fi...