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Comoros grab fairytale place at AFCON finals

The tiny Comoros Islands qualified for the African Cup of Nations for the first time with a 0-0 draw against Togo at home on Thursday.

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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.