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Cameroon get their first Nations Cup win against Guinea-Bissau | #CAN2017

Cameroon get their first Nations Cup win against Guinea-Bissau | #CAN2017 Underdogs Guinea-Bissau were denied a sensational Africa Cup of Nations point after Cameroon came from a goal down to claim a dramatic late victory. Piqueti had given Guinea-Bissau the most stunning of leads after just 13 minutes of the tie. The midfielder, who plays his football for Braga’s B ...

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Aubameyang scores as Gabon draw against Burkina Faso

Aubameyang scores as Gabon draw against Burkina Faso Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored his second goal of the Africa Cup of Nations to earn hosts Gabon a point from their match with Burkina Faso. The Borussia Dortmund striker scored a 38th-minute penalty to secure his side’s second 1-1 draw in Group A. Burkina Faso took the lead when Prejuce Nakoulma latched on ...

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LIVE: Gabon vs Burkina Faso | Africa Cup of Nations | #CAN2017

LIVE: Gabon vs Burkina Faso | Africa Cup of Nations | #CAN2017 Match info: AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS – GROUP A Match K.O. @ 18:00 Cairo Local Time Venue: Stade d’Angondjé Hosts Gabon will be looking for a vastly improved performance when they take on Burkina Faso in their second Group A game on Wednesday. Giving away a late equaliser ...

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RECORD BREAKING: El Hadary becomes Africa Cup of Nations’ oldest player

RECORD BREAKING: El Hadary becomes Africa Cup of Nations’ oldest player Egypt goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary became the oldest player at an Africa Cup of Nations tournament as he kept a clean sheet in their draw against Mali. El-Hadary turned 44 on Sunday and came on in the first half after an injury to Ahmed El-Shenawy, who collided with the post ...

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Egypt’s Counter attacks didn’t work out for Hector Cuper against Mali | #CAN2017

Egypt’s Counter attacks didn’t work out for Hector Cuper against Mali | #CAN2017 Egypt defended hard but failed to launch Hector Cuper’s trademark counter attacks to settle for a 0-0 draw with Mali in their first African Cup of Nations clash in seven years on Tuesday. The Pharaohs, who last took part in the Nations Cup when they lifted a record seventh ...

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#Ghana wins their opening match against #Uganda 1-0 | #CAN2017

#Ghana wins their opening match against #Uganda 1-0 | #CAN2017 Andre Ayew scored the only goal of the game to give Ghana a 1-0 victory over Uganda in their opening Group D match at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. The West Ham winger slotted in a penalty on 32 minutes after captain Asamoah Gyan had been pulled back. ...

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LIVE: MALI v Egypt | Africa Cup of Nations | #CAN2017

LIVE: MALI v Egypt | Africa Cup of Nations | #CAN2017 Match Info: AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS – GROUP D TUE, 17 JAN 2017 TIME: 21:00 Cairo Local Time Venue: Stade de Port-Gentil Egypt coach Hector Cuper expects a tough challenge against Mali in the opening game of the African Cup of Nations on Tuesday. The Egyptian team will be ...

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LIVE: Ghana v Uganda | Africa Cup of Nations | #CAN2017

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LIVE: Ghana v Uganda | Africa Cup of Nations | #CAN2017 Match Info: AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS – GROUP D Match K.O @ 18:00 Cairo Local Time Venue: Stade de Port-Gentil, Gabon Ghana and coach Avram Grant want to go one better than in 2015 when they lost the final to Ivory Coast on penalties. Striker Asamoah Gyan and West ...

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EGYPT v MALI | Match Preview | Africa Cup of Nations 2017 | #CAN2017

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EGYPT v MALI | Match Preview | Africa Cup of Nations 2017 | #CAN2017 TUE, 17 JAN 2017AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS – GROUP D TIME: 21:00 Cairo Local Time Venue: Stade de Port-Gentil Egypt expects a tough challenge against Mali in the opening game of the African Cup of Nations on Tuesday. The Egyptian team will be eyeing a winning ...

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DR Congo beat Morocco in their Group C opening | #CAN2017

DR Congo beat Morocco in their Group C opening | #CAN2017 DR Congo put their difficult Africa Cup of Nations build-up behind them to beat Morocco in their Group C opening fixture, despite finishing with 10 men. Florent Ibenge’s side, who went on strike over unpaid bonuses on Friday, almost trailed early on at Stade d’Oyem when Mbark Boussoufa struck ...

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