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Senegal World Cup hero Diop dies at 42

Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who scored the winner to defeat World Cup holders France in the 2002 tournament, has died aged 42.

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Auba, Gabon team forced to sleep on airport floor

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and the Gabon team had to spend the night sleeping on the airport floor ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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CAF postpones AFCON until 2022 due to virus

Next January's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon has been postponed by one year and will now take place in 2022, CAF has announced.

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CAF suspends AFCON qualifiers due to coronavirus

The Confederation of African Football has suspended the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers over the FIFA break due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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FIFA president wants AFCON every four years

The Africa Cup of Nations tournament should be played every four years instead of two, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said.

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AFCON a 'catastrophe' for Liverpool - Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has called the decision to move AFCON to January a "catastrophe" as Liverpool will likely have to go without key players for a month.

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AFCON switch could cause chaos for Liverpool

Liverpool are facing the prospect of going a month without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane when the Africa Cup Of Nations returns in 2021.