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Eritrea withdraw from qualifiers over defection fears

Eritrea, who have a history of players defecting when on international duty, have withdrawn from the African Nations Cup qualifiers.

 

 
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Adel Taarabt has won a recall to the Morocco national team nine months after being asked to apologise for insulting the coach.

 

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Kenya have appointed Algerian Adel Amrouche as manager to replace Frenchman Henri Michel who quit in December.

 

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Nabil Maaloul has become the new coach of Tunisia, replacing Sami Trabelsi, who resigned last month.

 

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Nigeria arrived home to wild celebrations as tens of thousands lined the streets to catch a glimpse of their heroes.

 

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Nigeria leapt 22 places up the FIFA rankings following their win at the African Cup of Nations.

 

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We select the 11 top players from the African Cup of Nations, which Nigeria won on Sunday.

 

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Nigeria1 - 0Burkina Faso

Nigeria beat Burkina Faso 1-0 to win the African Cup of Nations thanks to a fabulous goal from Sunday Mba.

 

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Nigeria's players and supporters celebrate after the Super Eagles won the African Cup of Nations in South Africa.

 

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Nigeria cemented their position as the best team at the African Nations Cup with a deserved title victory.

 

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Mali3 - 1Ghana

Mali beat Ghana to third place in the African Cup of Nations for a second year running with a 3-1 victory.

 

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Injured Alain Traore will return to South Africa to cheer on Burkina Faso against Nigeria in the African Nations Cup final.

 

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Burkina Faso winger Jonathan Pitroipa, sent off in a semi-final win over Ghana, has had his dismissal rescinded by CAF.

 

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Controversial refereeing performances should not detract from an overall improvement in the standard of officiating says Issa Hayatou.

 

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Tunisia have accepted the resignation of coach Sami Trabelsi following their failure to get past the first round in South Africa.

 

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Nigeria are one win away from ending a 19-year wait to but the favourites are wary of the threat posed by Burkina Faso.

 

 
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