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Gervinho, Iheanacho lose out in Africa Cup of Nations selections

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Ivorian Gervinho and Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho were significant casualties as 11 coaches named 23-man squads for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, which kicks off on June 21. A 32-year-old veteran of five Cup of Nations, winger Gervinho was hopeful his impressive Serie A form …

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South Africa blame ‘politics’ for humiliating loss to Egypt

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | As South Africa reeled Wednesday after a humiliating defeat by Egypt in a contest to decide the new 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts, the blame game began. South African football officials said the 16-1 vote in favour of Egypt in Senegal Tuesday was “political” without offering insight. Confederation of …

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AFCON: Burkina Faso beats Comoros, Uganda to wait

Qualifiers for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after penultimate round of group matches this weekend: Guinea-Bissau (Group E winners) Morocco (Group F winners) Egypt (Group G winners) Ghana (Group H winners) Algeria (Group J winners) Senegal (Group K winners) Zimbabwe (Group L winners) Cameroon (Group M winners) **Mali  …

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Headache for Micho as Zimbabwe mauls Uganda Cranes

Friendly result TUESDAY: Zimbabwe 2 Uganda 0 Nations Cup fixture SATURDAY: Botswana vs Uganda (live on SuperSport 5pm) Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic was left with a headache that he must sort in three days ahead of  his team’s 2017 AFCON qualifier against Botswana. Micho must ensure Cranes …

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Cranes and Lorenzen off to Zimbabwe

The Uganda Cranes team flew to Zimbabwe Sunday night enroute to their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Botswana this weekend.   @AFCON_2017 Last training before flying to Harare.Botswana we’re coming for you @OfficialFUFA @Airtel_Ug pic.twitter.com/7mjmaVT64k — Uganda Cranes (@UgandaCranes) May 29, 2016 Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic named …

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