Africa Cup of Nations

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Afcon exits of Algeria and Ghana a shock but traditional minnows are catching up | Jonathan Wilson
Debutants Comoros and the Gambia reaching the last 16 should not be a surprise and make the case for further expansion

Jonathan Wilson

22, Jan, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Africa Cup of Nations: Pépé caps Ivory Coast win to send dismal Algeria home
Nicolas Pépé capped a fine display as Ivory Coast sent the defending Afcon champions hope in the group stages

Reuters and Guardian sport

20, Jan, 2022 @6:36 PM

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Ivory Coast 3-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened
Minute-by-minute report: The defending champions, Algeria, are out after a comprehensive 1-3 defeat by Ivory Coast, who qualify from Group E as winners and will play Egypt next

Tom Davies

20, Jan, 2022 @6:05 PM

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Egypt 1-0 Sudan: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened
Egypt beat Sudan to ensure their progress to the knockout stages, finishing second behind Nigeria in Group D after another laboured performance

Paul Doyle

19, Jan, 2022 @8:51 PM

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The Fiver | Comoros and an Africa Cup of Nations upset for the ages
In today’s Fiver: Our new favourite football team, Mikel Arteta bites back and a new role for Boris Johnson?

Barry Glendenning

19, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Malawi 0-0 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened
Senegal struggled to convince in a goalless draw with impressive Malawi, but still go through as group B winners after surviving a penalty scare

Nick Ames

18, Jan, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Cape Verde 1-1 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened
Cameroon won Group A with a 1-1 draw against Cape Verde, who finish third but must wait to see if they reach the last 16

Nick Ames

17, Jan, 2022 @5:55 PM

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Algeria 0-1 Equatorial Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened
Esteban Obiang’s second-half goal delivered a huge shock, leaving the defending champions needing to beat the Ivory Coast in their final match

John Brewin

16, Jan, 2022 @9:02 PM

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Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Egypt: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened
Mohamed Salah got the winner but Egypt earned a reprieve when a late Guinea-Bissau equaliser was chalked off by VAR

Will Unwin

15, Jan, 2022 @8:51 PM

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When football’s laws are so inflexible, referees’ gaffes are harder to swallow | Jonathan Wilson
A zealous and over-literal refereeing culture is undermining the authority of officials whether they make mistakes or not

Jonathan Wilson

15, Jan, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Sierra Leone’s Mustapha Bundu on his rise from YouTube star to Afcon ace
Forward discuses his remarkable journey from playing at Wembley with Hereford to aiming to upset Ivory Coast

Nick Ames

15, Jan, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Afcon roundup: Morocco into last 16, Ghana in trouble after heated draw
Morocco booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations knockouts while Ghana were angered by Gabon’s late equaliser

Reuters and Guardian sport

14, Jan, 2022 @9:36 PM

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