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Africa Cup of Nations expands to 24 teams for 2019

Rabat, Morocco | AFP |  The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will expand from 16 to 24 teams and be staged in June and July, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Thursday. The tournament has traditionally been held in January and February, with the timing of the tournament …

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AFCON: Kabushenga orders……

TODAY: Uganda vs Ghana 7pm You know a nation is excited when the CEO of one of the country’s leading companies tweets this: “I have ordered all @newvisionwire staff to wear the @UgandaCranes jersey to work tomorrow when our team plays #AFCON2017. U do the same.” The tweet by Vision …

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Aubameyang scores but hosts Gabon held in AFCON opener

RESULT: Gabon held 1-1 by Guinea-Bissau in Africa Cup of Nations opener. Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the tournament’s opening goal, before Guinea-Bissau equalized in the last minute. FULL TIME | Gabon – Guinea-Bissau 1-1 #CAN2017 #GABGNB pic.twitter.com/cA8Hvu1owd — CAF (@CAF_Online) January 14, 2017 **** Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Gabon …

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Ivory Coast name team ahead of Uganda Cranes friendly

Ivory Coast warm up with friendlies against Sweden and Uganda Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | A cluster of Premier League stars including Eric Bailly and Wilfried Zaha was named Wednesday in defending champions the Ivory Coast’s 24-player squad for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations. The Ivory Coast warm …

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Uganda draws Ghana, Egypt again in AFCON finals

AFCON2017 DRAW Group A – Gabon, Guinea Bissau, Cameroon, Burkina Faso Group B -Algeria, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Tunisia Group C – Ivory Coast, Togo, Morocco, DRC Group D – Ghana, Uganda, Egypt, Mali January 17  – Uganda vs Ghana January 21– Uganda vs Egypt January 25  – Uganda vs Mali Uganda Cranes will come up …

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Gabon president insists AFCON finals on course

Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Gabon president Ali Bongo has insisted that that the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) will go ahead in his crisis-ridden country. The CAN is due to take place from January 14 to February 5 next year but was thrown into doubt after violence broke …

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Drama as Africa Cup finals line-up completed

List of qualifiers for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon: Tunisia (Group A winners) Democratic Republic of Congo (Group B winners) Mali (Group C winners) Burkina Faso (Group D winners) Guinea-Bissau (Group E winners) Morocco (Group F winners) Egypt (Group G winners) Ghana (Group H winners) Ivory Coast …

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