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Mba tips Foxes for Afcon glory

Mba tips Foxes for Afcon glory

Super Eagles midfielder Sunday Mba has tipped Algeria to emerge as champions at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. The Fennecs started the competition in solid fashion with a 3-1 dismantling of South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, thanks to goals from Faouzi Ghoulam, [...]

Kenya’s Marwa on receiving end of Guinean wrath

Kenya’s Marwa on receiving end of Guinean wrath

Malabo residents on Saturday evening vented their frustration on Kenyan assistant referee Aden Marwa, whom they accused of “foul play” after he disallowed what most believed was a clean goal during the home team’s one-all draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo in the opening [...]

Ivorians shaken by Guinea

Ivorians shaken by Guinea

The Ivory Coast needed a second-half equaliser by substitute Seydou Doumbia to rescue a point after Guinea had struck first through Mohammed Yattara in their opening Group D African Cup of Nations (Afcon) game in Malabo. Ivory Coast were down to ten men when Gervinho [...]

Ghoulam and Slimani on target as Desert Foxes storm back for decisive win

Algeria’s forward Islam Slimani (centre) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during their 2015 African Cup of Nations group C match against South Africa in Mongomo

Africa Cup of Nations title favourites Algeria got off to a winning start in Group C Monday with a come-from-behind 3-1 triumph over South Africa in Mongomo. It was an impressive fight back by the Desert Foxes, who went top of the table on goal [...]


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