African Cup of Nations

Zambia 0-0 Ivory Coast (8-7 pen) – Highlights

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Zambia 0-0 Ivory Coast (8-7 pen) – Highlights

Zambia won their first African Cup of Nations title as Ivory Coast lost a penalty shoot-out for the second time in recent history, after Didier Drogba missed a spot-kick in normal time. After a goalless draw in Libreville – during which Drogba cannoned over from 12 yards – Stophira Sunzu netted the winning penalty in […]

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Ghana 0-2 Mali – Highlights

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Ghana 0-2 Mali – Highlights

Two goals from Cheick Diabate gave Mali a comfortable 2-0 win over 10-man Ghana in the African Cup of Nations third-place play-off in Malabo. The rangy Bordeaux striker showed a poacher’s instinct to finish from close range in each half, with Ghana up against it after Isaac Vorsah was dismissed just after the hour mark. […]

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Ivory Coast 1-0 Mali – Highlights

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Ivory Coast 1-0 Mali – Highlights

Ivory Coast will meet Zambia in the African Cup of Nations final on Sunday after a fine solo effort from Gervinho helped them to a 1-0 win over Mali in Libreville. The Arsenal forward settled the semi-final moments before half-time as he carried the ball from his own half before curling a low effort beyond […]

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Zambia 1-0 Ghana – Highlights

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Zambia 1-0 Ghana – Highlights

Ghana paid the penalty as Asamoah Gyan saw a spot kick saved before Zambia scored with their only attack of the second half in a surprise 1-0 win in their African Cup of Nations semi-final in a sodden Bata. Zambia substitute Emmanuel Mayuka completed a smash-and-grab victory for the underdogs as he tucked the ball […]

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Ghana 2-1 Tunisia – Highlights

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Ghana 2-1 Tunisia – Highlights

Ghana are through to the semi finals of the African Cup of Nations after creeping past Tunisia 2-1 in extra time after a bad-tempered match at the Stade de Franceville. It was a tight and often cynical match, and the winning goal came courtesy of an awful error from Tunisia goalkeeper Aymen Mathlouthi, spilling the […]

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Gabon 1-1 Mali (4-5 pen) – Highlights

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Gabon 1-1 Mali (4-5 pen) – Highlights

Mali eliminated African Nations Cup co-hosts Gabon 5-4 penalties in their quarter-final after the two sides had played out a 1-1 draw in Libreville. Seydou Keita scored the decisive kick after Gabon’s talisman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had his effort saved, the only player to fail in the nail-biting shootout. The shock loss for Gabon, who were […]

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Zambia 3-0 Sudan – Highlights

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Zambia 3-0 Sudan – Highlights

Zambia reached the last four of the African Cup of Nations for the first time since 1996 with a comfortable 3-0 quarter-final win against Sudan in Bata. Stophira Sunzu put the Zambians into a first-half lead before a rash Saideldin Ali Idris Farah challenge on the game’s stand-out player Rainford Kalaba in the box earned […]

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Ivory Coast 3-0 Equatorial Guinea – Highlights

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Ivory Coast 3-0 Equatorial Guinea – Highlights

Ivory Coast made it through to the last four of the African Cup of Nations following a comfortable 3-0 victory over co-hosts Equatorial Guinea in Malabo. Didier Drogba missed a penalty before capitalising on a Rui Da Gracia mistake to break and put the Elephants into the lead ten minutes before the interval. The Chelsea […]

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Botswana 1-2 Mali – Highlights

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Botswana 1-2 Mali – Highlights

Midfielder Seydou Keita scored 15 minutes from time as Mali came from behind to beat Botswana 2-1 in Libreville to advance to the African Nations Cup quarter-finals. Mali finished second in Group D, behind Ghana, and set up a meeting on Sunday with co-hosts Gabon in Libreville. Mali proved unconvincing in the match, watched by […]

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Ghana 1-1 Guinea – Highlights

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Ghana 1-1 Guinea – Highlights

Ghana secured top spot in Group D with a 1-1 draw against Guinea in the African Cup of Nations, a result which eliminated their opponents. Emmanuel Agyemang Badu gave Ghana the lead with one of the best goals of the tournament, flicking the ball up and volleying home from just outside the area on 28 […]

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Gabon 1-0 Tunisia – Highlights

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Gabon 1-0 Tunisia – Highlights

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was helped by a goalkeeping blunder as co-hosts Gabon beat Tunisia 1-0 to top African Cup of Nations Group C, probably avoiding a quarter-final clash with Ghana. On a humid night in Libreville, the St Etienne forward took a weak shot straight at reserve Tunisia keeper Rami Jridi on 65 minutes, who let […]

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Niger 0-1 Morocco – Highlights

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Niger 0-1 Morocco – Highlights

Younes Belhanda’s goal 11 minutes from time earned Morocco a 1-0 win over Niger in an African Cup of Nations tie involving two Group C teams already eliminated. It was the last game of the tournament for both nations who finished behind group winners Gabon, the co-hosts, and Tunisia. Morocco were one of the pre-tournament […]

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Ivory Coast 2-0 Angola – Highlights

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Ivory Coast 2-0 Angola – Highlights

Goals from Emmanuel Eboue and Wilfried Bony gave Ivory Coast’s second string a 2-0 win over Angola in African Cup of Nations Group B, sending Lito Vidigal’s side crashing out of the tournament in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. In a half-empty Estadio de Malabo, Angola appeared to freeze, unable to get the point needed to […]

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Sudan 2-1 Burkina Faso – Highlights

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Sudan 2-1 Burkina Faso – Highlights

Sudan are through to the last eight of the African Cup of Nations after beating Burkina Faso 2-1 in the final Group B game in Bata. The result, allied to Ivory Coast’s 2-0 in over Angola, means that Sudan make the last eight as east Africa’s sole representatives. Mudather Eltaib El Tahir netted twice for […]

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Libya 2-1 Senegal – Highlights

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Libya 2-1 Senegal – Highlights

Libya won an African Cup of Nations match on foreign soil for the first time as they beat Senegal 2-1 in a Group A match in Bata. However, the Libyans failed to qualify for the quarter-finals because of Zambia’s 1-0 win over hosts Equatorial Guinea in the other Group A encounter. Ihab Albosefe scored both […]

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