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17dReuters

Napoli owner: African stars need AFCON waiver

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis said he would not sign any more African players unless they agreed to not take part in the Africa Cup of Nations.

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19dReuters

AFCON qualifiers postponed for WC prep

The African Cup of Nations qualifiers in September have been postponed to allow their World Cup-bound teams to prepare for the tournament.

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39dReuters

Mane heads African POTY award shortlist

Sadio Mane heads a list of 10 nominees for the African Footballer of the Year award, the Confederation of African Football announced on Monday.

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47dReuters

AFCON finals moved to January 2024

The African Football Confederation (CAF) has switched the dates of the next Africa Cup of Nations finals to January 2024.

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67dReuters

Nigeria secure record win in AFCON qualifying

Victor Osimhen scored four goals as Nigeria completed a record 10-0 thrashing of Sao Tome & Principe in their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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71dReuters

Egypt suffer shock loss to Ethiopia

Egypt suffered a shock 2-0 loss to Ethiopia as World Cup-bound Morocco and Cameroon recorded narrow victories in Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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73dReuters

Mane scores last-gasp pen to secure Senegal win

Sadio Mane slotted home a penalty seven minutes into stoppage time to hand reigning African champions Senegal a narrow 1-0 win over Rwanda at home.

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77dReuters

Ivory Coast make winning start under new coach

Africa Cup of Nations hosts Ivory Coast beat Zambia 3-1 at home on Friday to hand new coach Jean-Louis Gasset a winning start to his tenure.

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135dReuters

Spanish club accused of bullying over AFCON row

Nigeria's Kelechi Nwakali said his contract with Spanish side Huesca was terminated because he refused to bow to pressure not to play at AFCON.

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Senegal players gifted land after AFCON win

Senegal Head of State Macky Sall has gifted Senegal's victorious Africa Cup of Nations squad with financial rewards and land.