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Nigeria’s Football Body Declares Godswill Akpabio International Stadium Ready For AFCON 2019 Qualifier

Nigeria's football governing body on Wednesday said a team of inspectors has declared the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in southern city of Uyo ready for next month's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier. The...

Coutinho Receives Klopp Backing But The German Urges His Star Not To Force Himself...

Jurgen Klopp has advised Phillipe Coutinho not to try too hard and force things as the club struggles to find consistency this term.

Egypt Go Into Finals Of AFCON 2017 As Thousands Flood Streets In Celebration

Thousands of euphoric Egyptians flooded the streets of Cairo Wednesday night to celebrate their win over Burkina Faso in the AFCON semi's.

AFCON: Algeria On Brink Of Elimination With 2-1 Defeat To Tunisia

Two goals in the second half were enough to give Tunisia a 2-1 win over Algeria in a tense Group B game at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations.
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Sadio Mane Backs Liverpool To Remain In Title Race As He Departs For AFCON

Reds star Sadio Mane has left England to join the Senegal squad for the African Cup of Nations tournament.