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FUFA’s Magogo explains Cape Verde match postponment

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed by 24 hours the‎ Group L Day One clash between Cape Verde and Uganda, originally scheduled for Saturday, 10 June 2017 in Praia . The decision was taken by the Organising Committee for the Total Africa Cup of Nations due to the …

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Another ACFON qualifier begins with spotlight on minnows

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations begins on Wednesday, just 45 days after Cameroon snatched victory over Egypt in the final of the previous edition. The “Indomitable Lions” of Cameroon and the “Pharaohs” of Egypt will not be involved, however, as they …

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AFCON: Egypt salutes team ‘dignity’ after agonising loss

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | The Egyptian president and newspapers applauded the “dignity” of the national football team on Monday, calling them champions despite agonisingly losing the Africa Cup of Nations final 2-1 to Cameroon. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny gave Egypt the lead midway through the first half on Sunday …

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Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

Libreville, Gabon | AFP | FT Cameroon 2 Egypt 1: Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had …

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AFCON: It is the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon

FULL TIME: Egypt 1 Cameroon 2   #CamerúnCampeónCAN2017 ¡La imagen del día! N’Koulou y Moukandjo levantan el trofeo — Camino a Rusia (@caminoarusia) February 5, 2017 Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Vincent Aboubakar scored the winner as Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations …

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Indomitable Lions in AFCON final vs Egypt

Cameroon 2 (Ngadeu 72, Bassogog 90+3) Ghana 0 Franceville, Gabon | AFP | Michael Ngadeu and Christian Bassogog both netted in the second half as Cameroon beat Ghana 2-0 in Franceville on Thursday to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final. A finely-poised tie remained goalless until the 72nd minute, …

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