African Nations Cup

Saturday, 08 October 2011

Who Will Take Africa's Biggest Prize?

The semi-finals of Africas Champions League areunder wayand there will be new champions of the Continent this year after the sensational disqualification of holders TP Mazembe. The DR Congo club lifted the trophy in 2009 and 2010; more significantly, they became the first African side to reach the ...

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Monday, 11 July 2011

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Do you live, breathe and sleep football? Do you have a passion for writing and want your views to be read by a potential audience of millions? Then we at Squarefootball Towers would love to hear from you. Whether you follow Aberdeen or Accrington Stanley, West Ham United or Wolfsburg, we can offer ...

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Saturday, 09 February 2008

5355 Moments Of Madness- When Playe

by : Hugh Larkin Andre Bikey’s African Nations Cup tournament ended when he delivered a firm push on a Ghanaian medical attendant in injury time. It cost him a place in the Final and called to mind other moments when players have suffered a moment of complete madness. Paulo Di Canio- Sheffield Wed...

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Thursday, 07 February 2008

5348 African Nations Cup Semi-Final

by : Hugh Larkin Though the 2008 African Nations Cup has provided many exciting games the last four line up is probably one that quite a few observers would have predicted before the tournament began. Ghana, Ivory Coast and Egypt have been the three most accomplished teams among the competitors, w...

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Sunday, 03 February 2008

5329 Africa Cup of Nations: Last 8

by : Hugh Larkin After the first round of group games the last eight line up for the African Cup of Nations looked likely to contain several unfamiliar names but some of the elite teams under threat survived. Most of the Continent’s major powers are represented, though Senegal and Morocco missed o...

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Saturday, 19 January 2008

5238 African Nations Cup Group D: S

by : Alex Wolstenholme Latest Odds 7/2 Ivory Coast, Ghana 9/2 Cameroon 13/2 Nigeria 11/1 Egypt 12/1 Morocco 14/1 Senegal 16/1 Tunisia, Mali 25/1 South Africa, Guinea 40/1 Angola 80/1 Zambia 100/1 Sudan, Namibia 250/1 Benin Preview African Cup of Nations 2008 Group A African Cup of Nations 200...

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Thursday, 16 February 2006

2798: Lomana Tresor Lua Lua: Sports

by : Kieran McHugh The African Nations Cup of 2006 will be remembered for illustrating all that is good and bad in African football today. A full stadium for the Cairo final saw two highly skilful, highly committed teams play out a tense goalless draw, before a dramatic shootout win for the hosts,...

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Friday, 10 February 2006

2774: African Nations Cup: The Fina

by : Kieran McHugh So, the Ivory Coast’s semi final victory means that one of Africa’s representatives for the World Cup has the chance to be crowned the Continents’ Champions after all. By overcoming Nigeria, without the need for penalties, the Ivory Coast are one match from emulating the 1992 te...

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Thursday, 19 January 2006

2678: African Nations Cup: D – Niger

by : Chris Sherrard NIGERIA SENEGAL ZIMBABWE GHANA Deemed to be the obligatory "Group of Death", largely on account of the historic rivalry between Nigeria and Ghana, but also taking into account the presence of a third West African power in Senegal. Nigerian politics routinely have an adverse ...

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Wednesday, 18 January 2006

2677: African Nations Cup: C – Tunis

by : Chris Sherrard TUNISIA SOUTH AFRICA ZAMBIA GUINEA Tunisia look well set to dominate in Group C, with the defending champions having been handed a relatively easy looking draw. Their French coach Roger Lemerre is vastly experienced, having guided his home nation to victory in the European Ch...

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Tuesday, 17 January 2006

2676: African Nations Cup: B - Camer

by : Chris Sherrard CAMEROON TOGO ANGOLA CONGO DR Cameroon will be determined to put Togo and Angola in their place here, as they attempt to make up for their failure to qualify for the World Cup finals. It would be understandable were Togo and Angola both to already have their minds on events ...

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Monday, 16 January 2006

2674: African Nations Cup: A - Egypt

by : Chris Sherrard EGYPT MOROCCO IVORY COAST LIBYA It would be a surprise were the host nation not to qualify from this group, so the other place looks like being a straight fight between Morocco and a strong Ivory Coast. On paper you would have to fancy the latter, but the location, the fact ...

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Friday, 06 January 2006

2632: African Nations Cup: The field

by : Chris Sherrard Football in Africa is in a state of clear shifting sands. Four of the five African nations which qualified for the World Cup in Germany, are first time qualifiers. So the upcoming African Nations Cup is a great opportunity to assess whether the balance of power has made a sign...

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Wednesday, 28 December 2005

2609: African Nations Cup: let the p

by : Olly Wright It’s nearly that time of year again, and I don’t just mean the countless unwanted presents being unwrapped and turkeys all over the country being stuffed in a few days time. After the packed Christmas football programme, Premiership managers will start to moan again about their pla...

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