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Ivory Coast officials have revealed a five-man shortlist as they seek to appoint Sabri Lamouchi's successor as the country's head coach.
Equatorial Guinea was disqualified from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations for fielding an ineligible player.

Injured Traore out of AFCON

Lorient striker Alain Traore is facing a spell on the sidelines after suffering a torn thigh muscle on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Auxerre's Traore ruled out

Auxerre midfielder Alain Traore will be out of action for at least three weeks after sustaining a thigh injury during African Cup of Nations duty, the Ligue 1...

Essien out for six weeks

Chelsea and Ghana midfielder Michael Essien will be out of action for up to six weeks after returning from the Africa Cup of Nations with a knee injury, his club...
South Africa has been named as host of the 2013 African Cup of Nations after the Confederation of African Football confirmed a swap with war-torn Libya which had...

Zambians' quest continues

Victory over Sudan on Sunday (AEDT) will take Zambia into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals for the first time in 16 years.

Rodriguez inspired by Madrid Galacticos

James Rodriguez says he was inspired by Real Madrid greats such as Zinedine...

Dunga awarded second stint as Brazil boss

The Brazilian football confederation confirmed 1994 World Cup winning captain...

Inzaghi has nothing against Balotelli

AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi insists that Mario Balotelli's reputation doesn'...

Bayer Leverkusen v Lokomotiv Moscow

Pre-season trial: Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 Lokomotiv Moscow

Controversy, courts and cost of Neymar

Neymar's transfer from Santos to Barcelona last year brought the issue of third...

Rodriguez signs for Real Madrid

Real Madrid continued its big budget spending with the signing of James...

Liverpool legends salute Gerrard

Liverpool legends Robbie Fowler and Ian Rush voiced their appreciation for...

Evra completes Juventus move

With one hotly touted left-back coming in at Manchester United, it was only a...

Drogba weighs up Chelsea return

The winning penalty to lift the Champions League for Chelsea in 2012 may not be...

Brazil celebrates Selecao centenary

Exeter City and Fluminense Under-23's played out a 0-0 draw, in what was a...

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Adebayor baffled by ban

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has slated the decision to ban Togo from the next two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Adebayor expected to die

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed he sent his parents a text message saying he was about to die in last month's terrorist attack on the Togo...

Keshi does u-turn on Nigeria role

Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations-winning coach Stephen Keshi has performed a u-turn and rescinded his resignation as boss of the Super Eagles.

Keshi quits Nigeria post

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has told a South African radio station that he has resigned, less than 24 hours after leading his country to the Africa Cup of Nations...
The Confederation of African Football has congratulated South Africa for hosting a 'largely successful' Africa Cup of Nations, with record ticket sales, organised...
Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Super Eagles for winning the Africa Cup of Nations title with a 1-0 final victory over Burkina Faso.

Pitroipa voted top AFCON player

Burkina Faso midfielder Jonathan Pitroipa has been voted 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Man of the Tournament after his country lost the final 1-0 to Nigeria.

Nigeria wins Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria claimed its third Africa Cup of Nations title with a 1-0 win in a dominant performance over Burkina Faso in Johannesburg.

Mali beats Ghana to finish third

Mali enjoyed a second successive third-place play-off victory over Ghana at the Africa Cup of Nations in Port Elizabeth with a 3-1 victory.
A referee has admitted he made a mistake, meaning red-carded Burkina Faso star striker Jonathan Pitroipa can play in the Africa Cup of Nations final.
Nigeria striker Victor Moses is still bothered by a left ankle injury and his presence in the Africa Cup of Nations final remains uncertain.

Burkina Faso coach slams referee

Burkina Faso head coach Paul Put was critical of Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi in the wake of his side's penalty shootout success over Ghana which booked it a first...
Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi has been suspended in the wake of his contentious handling of the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final in Nelspruit.

Burkina Faso wins on penalties

Burkina Faso survived the controversial late dismissal of Jonathan Pitroipa to book its first ever appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations final with a 3-2...
Nigeria sealed its place in the Africa Cup of Nations final after brushing aside Mali 4-1 in convincing fashion in Durban.

All eyes on AFCON semi-finals

Nigeria hopes to extend an unbeaten run over Mali in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final while odds-on favourite Ghana is looking to secure its ninth final...

Adebayor slams Togo coach

Star striker Emmanuel Adebayor has slammed Togo coach Didier Six's management of the team at the African Cup of Nations.

Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana favourites

Zambia coach Herve Renard admits he would be mocked for suggesting the African Cup of Nations title holder can hold on to its trophy in South Africa.
Thunderstorms predicted for the opening day of the Africa Cup of Nations in Johannesburg evoke the difficult build-up to the event.

South Africa held in AFCON opener

Host South Africa got its Africa Cup of Nations campaign off to a limp start when tournament debutant Cape Verde held the disappointing former champion to a...