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AFCON

Mahrez versus Mane

Manchester City’s £60m winger and Liverpool’s No10 spent the 2018/19 campaign engrossed in an enrapturing, nip-and-tuck battle for Premier League glory. Now they are set to meet for the second at this CAF Africa Cup of Nations – Algeria...

Clarence Seedorf and Patrick Kluivert sacked by Cameroon

Former Netherlands midfielder Clarence Seedorf has been sacked as Cameroon coach after the side failed to defend their Africa Cup of Nations title. The former Real Madrid player, 43, had been in charge for under a year. His assistant Patrick Kluivert,...

Africa Cup of Nations: Egypt sack head coach Javier Aguirre after last-16 exit

Egypt have sacked head coach Javier Aguirre after the hosts suffered a shock defeat by South Africa in the last-16 of the Africa Cup of Nation. The Pharaohs were the pre-tournament favourites but lost 1-0 in Cairo after Thembinkosi Lorch's 85th minute...

Africa Cup of Nations: Five things we learned on Day 16

Time lord And so the champions were undone. Nigeria beat Cameroon 3-2 in a thrilling tussle in Alexandria. Nigeria led, were led and then led again. Fantastic stuff for the neutral or a Nigerian. Not so good for Cameroonians. Still,...

Mane misses penalty, scores twice as Senegal qualify

Liverpool star Sadio Mane scored twice after having a penalty saved as Senegal defeated Kenya 3-0 in Cairo Monday to book an Africa Cup of Nations last-16 place. The Champions League-winning forward had a timidly-struck first half penalty saved by...

Ivory Coast’s Aurier out for next game but not the tournament

Ivory Coast captain Serge Aurier will miss his team’s next Africa Cup of Nations match but his tournament is not necessarily over as he had previously suggested. Aurier suffered an ankle injury as his side went down 1-0 to Morocco...

Wilfried Zaha wants Arsenal to speed up transfer negotiations with Crystal Palace

Wilfried Zaha is hoping that Arsenal will submit their first offer to Crystal Palace before the start of next week, according to reports. The 26-year-old made it clear that he wants to join a Champions League club earlier this year...

Samuel Eto’o: Barcelona a good fit for Salah

Mohamed Salah is currently playing in the Africa Cup of Nations, where Egypt kicked the tournament off with a 1-0 victory against Zimbabwe. And while we’re all watching the Reds kick up a storm in international friendlies, Samuel Eto’o has...

Aguirre not worried about performance, praises Zimbabwe

Photo: Oliver Weiken/picture alliance via Getty Images Egypt boss Javier Aguirre has revealed his satisfaction with his side’s performance following their 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in the 2019 AFCON. Hosts Egypt have got off to a great start after beating Zimbabwe in the opening game of the 2019...

Egypt beats Zimbabwe 1-0 in AFCON opener

Egypt defeated Zimbabwe 1_0 on Friday night at the opening game of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Mahmoud Hassan known as Trezeguet scored Egypt's winning goal seven minutes before half time after a wonderful play with Ayman Ashraf. Egyptian players, who...

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