Category: Africa

Gambia claim historic first Africa Cup of Nations win against Mauritania

By Beng Emmanuel Debutants Gambia won their first ever match at the Africa Cup of Nations after edging group F rivals Mauritania 1-0 at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium on Wednesday.  …

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Disturbing scenes at the end of group F opener in Limbe as Mali edged Tunisia

By Beng Emmanuel Mali narrowly edged Tunisia 1-0 in a nerve-racking Africa cup of Nations group F Opener at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium.   The game which started with fireworks…

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Tunisia face Mali in clash of Eagles, Gambia makes Afcon debut against Mauritania

By Beng Emmanuel The final first round games of the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon are in action today.  There will be just a single fixture…

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Iheanacho’s goal hands Nigeria narrow win over rivals Egypt

By Beng Emmanuel Nigeria produced a commanding display to beat record 7-times winners Egypt 1-0 in their Africa Cup of Nations group D opener. Kelechi Iheanacho scored a sublime…

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Holders Algeria held to stalemate by Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone held defending Africa Cup of Nations champions Algeria to a goalless stalemate on their return to the biennial continental tournament after 1996. By Beng Emmanuel Defending Africa Cup…

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Fascinating ties as Algeria begins title defence against Sierra Leone, Nigeria to battle Egypt in group D opener

By Beng Emmanuel The opening group D and E matches of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations kick-off today with some enthralling fixtures.   Algeria vs Sierra Leone (Japoma Stadium,…

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Boupendza’s winner ruins Comoros Afcon debut

By Beng Emmanuel Gabon inflicted debutants Comoros their first ever defeat at the Africa Cup of Nations after Aaron Boupendza scored a brilliant goal in their group C opener on Monday at…

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Morocco makes winning start to Nations Cup with win against Ghana

By Beng Emmanuel Sofiane Bufal scored a late winner as Morocco beat Ghana 1-0  at the Ahmadou Ahidjou Stadium to grab their first three points of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.…

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Sadio Mane scores stoppage time penalty as Senegal edge Zimbabwe in group B opener

Senegal began their quest for a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title with a hard fought 1-0 win against Zimbabwe in their opening group B fixture of the tournament in…

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Covid-19 hit Cape Verde edged 10-man Ethiopia to make winning return to Afcon

Covid-19 hit Cape Verde edged 10-man Ethiopia to make winning return to Afcon

By Beng Emmanuel Cape Verde marked their return back to the Africa Cup of Nations after missing out in 2017 and 2019 with a slim 1-0 win against 10-man Ethiopia…

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