Seventh time lucky for Togo as they qualify

Seventh time lucky for Togo as they qualify

Togo drew 1-1 with Tunisia to become the last team into the CAF Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals and eliminate their opponents.

Algeria salvage pride Ivory Coast draw

Algeria salvage pride Ivory Coast draw

Côte d'Ivoire scored twice inside four minutes to snatch a 2-2 draw with Algeria on Wednesday at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

Algeria first out of CAN

Algeria first out of CAN

Emmanuel Adebayor's first-half strike and a stoppage-time clincher from Dove Wome earned Togo their first win and sent Algeria tumbling out of the competition.

Ivory Coast post a warning

Ivory Coast post a warning

A vastly improved Côte d'Ivoire put themselves within touching distance of the quarter-finals with an impressive 3-0 win over Tunisia.

Gervinho strikes fragile balance

Gervinho strikes fragile balance
Before the Cup of Nations a journalist on a certain Sunday morning discussion programme joked that Arsene Wenger would drive Gervinho to the Nations Cup.

Vahid Halilhodzic looks for AFCON redemption

Vahid Halilhodzic looks for AFCON redemption

Vahid Halilhodzic remained in the dugout long after the final whistle, trickles of sweat pouring down his face, staring into space.

Msakni strike lights up Rustenburg night

Msakni  strike lights up Rustenburg night

Youssef Msakni scored a brilliant last-gasp winner for Tunisia to give them a Group D victory over Algeria in Rustenburg.

Late late Gervinho

Late late Gervinho

Gervinho volleyed in a late winner to help Côte d'Ivoire begin their campaign with a hard-fought victory over Togo in Rustenburg.

Adebayor returns to the party

Adebayor returns to the party

One man stands over Togolese football like a 6’4 colossus: Emmanuel Adebayor.

Group stage ambition for Stallions

Group stage ambition for Stallions

For Burkina Faso, 2012 was a less than satisfying year. Their results were poor and even their qualification for South Africa 2013 was stuttering.

Zambia Squad

Zambia Squad

The 23 who'll defend the trophy for Zambia

Ethiopia's new emperor

Ethiopia's new emperor

If Ethiopia are going to pull up any trees on their return to the African elite then it’s more than likely Saladin Said, the best known name in Ethiopian football, will be to the fore.

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