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Seven more teams qualify for Afcon

Tokelo Rantie

After match day five in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying, seven teams in the form of South Africa, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Tunisia and Senegal added their name to Algeria’s for the tournament proper in Equatorial Guinea next year. In Group A, [...]

Muller better than Messi – Henry

Thomas Muller and Lionel Messi

  Thomas Muller is a better role model than Lionel Messi, according to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, who spoke to Henry praised the completeness of Mullers’ game and believes the Germany forward is underrated and doesn’t get the recognition he deserves. “Stepovers, tricks, that’s [...]

Short of Suarez, Uruguay brace for Colombia

Colombia fans

Rocked by the Luis Suarez biting affair, Uruguay will attempt to make light of their star player’s absence when they tackle Colombia in the World Cup’s last 16 on Saturday.   When Uruguay’s players should be focusing solely on the threat posed by James Rodriguez [...]

We’re not gamblers we’re footballers, says Keshi

We're not gamblers we're footballers, says Keshi

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi launched a furious defence of his players following Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with Scotland in a match whose build-up had been disrupted over a matchfixing investigation being launched.  Keshi, who captained Nigeria at the 1994 World Cup finals, said his World Cup [...]

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