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5dIan Holyman

Cameroon will be ready for AFCON - Eto'o

Samuel Eto'o, Cameroon's all-time leading goalscorer, is certain the Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead as planned.

197dIan Holyman

Continue AFCON work, Cameroon told

Last summer, Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad challenged Cameroon to show it would complete preparations.

379dIan Holyman

Benin at risk of ANC exclusion - report

Benin are reportedly facing exclusion from qualifying for the 2019 African Nations Cup unless they pay money owed to former coach Didier Olle-Nicolle.

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387dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Mourinho happy with 'fantastic' Afcon change

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described the change in schedule for the Afcon to the summer months as 'fantastic' news for European clubs

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Micho: Africa succumbed to Europe

Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic has hit out at CAF's changes to the Nations Cup, saying pressure from Europe is behind the decision.

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392dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

Badu welcomes Afcon date switch

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu has welcomed the changes to the Africa Cup of Nations and says that CAF's decision will ease the pressure on players.

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393dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Five questions about CAF's Afcon expansion

CAF have decided to expand the Africa Cup of Nations and change the tournament's dates, but there remain some burning questions. Here are five of them

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Nations Cup expansion ratified by CAF

The Confederation of African Football have ratified a tournament expansion to 24 teams and will move the competition to June-July.

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394dAssociated Press

African Nations Cup mulling major changes

African football's biggest tournament could be moved from the start of the year to the European summer months of June and July, with more teams.

395dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

Will CAF finally change Nations Cup timing?

The January timing is hurting the very actors African football needs for the competition to thrive - the players - which is why it must change.

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433dNick Said, KweséESPN

Guinea, South Africa triumph on day of shocks

Guinea stunned Ivory Coast and South Africa ended their Nigerian hoodoo on a day of shocks in the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers on Saturday.

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433dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Baxter's boys stun Super Eagles in Uyo

South Africa ended their 25-year winless streak against Nigeria in spectacular fashion, winning 2-0 in a 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier in Uyo.

434dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

Ethiopia game is vital for Ghana, says Ayew

It's been a massive homecoming all round for the Black Stars in Kumasi as they face Ethiopia in a 2019 Nations Cup qualifier at the Baba Yara Stadium.

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434dNick Said, KweséESPN

Rantie, Zungu return for South Africa

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has named his side for the Nations Cup qualifier against Nigeria on Saturday, restoring Tokelo Rantie to the line-up.

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434dNick Said, KweséESPN

Stuart Baxter calls for smart, brave Bafana

Stuart Baxter believes South Africa are as prepared as they could be for the African Nations Cup qualifier against Nigeria in Uyo on Saturday.