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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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Resurgent Cameroon stand in Ghana’s path

Ghana vs Cameroon 10pm Franceville, Gabon | AFP | The nearly men of African football in recent years, Ghana go into a sixth consecutive semi-final at the Cup of Nations when they face Cameroon in Franceville on Thursday. The Black Stars have not won the trophy since 1982, instead gaining …

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The rise of Denis Masinde Onyango

The Independent reflects on his journey to being Africa’s best footballer Denis Masinde Onyango was on Jan.5 crowned the Confederation of African Football (CAF) African Player of the Year – Based in Africa. Uganda’s talismanic shot-stopper made history as the first goalkeeper ever to win CAF’s topmost honour; a prestigious …

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Cameroon defy Senegal, storm AFCON semis

Cameroon 0 (5) Senegal 0 (4) Burkina Faso 2 Tunisia 0 Sunday Egypt vs Morocco DRC vs Ghana Franceville, Gabon | AFP |  Sadio Mane agonisingly missed from the spot to allow Cameroon to beat Senegal 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out in their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final tie on …

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Cameroon favourites, insists coach of rivals Senegal

Africa Cup of Nations quarters Saturday Burkina Faso v Tunisia 7pm; Senegal v Cameroon 10pm Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Senegal coach Aliou Cisse insists Africa Cup of Nations opponents Cameroon are favourites to win the eagerly-awaited quarter-final in Franceville on Saturday. Pundits beg to differ, though, making the Senegalese Teranga Lions …

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Uganda Cranes back home from historic AFCON

Uganda Cranes are back home after their historic return to the high table of African football – The African Cup of Nations finals. Uganda played three games, losing two and drawing their final game against Mali. They flew out of Gabon Thursday via Addis Ababa and arrived Entebbe Airport Friday …

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