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This Is Terrible
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This Is Terrible

I wish I was writing about Egypt’s African Cup title, however it pales in importance to another African Cup story. On January 30, 2010 Togo was suspended by the Confederation of African Football for the 2012 and 2014 African Nations’ Cups. The official explanation cited Article 78 of the Cup […]

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Daily news roundup

All draft, all the time, as Philadelphia spent Thursday as the center of the American soccer world: Soccer America wraps up yesterday’s MLS amateur draft. For a full list of those drafted, click here. ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle breaks down each first round pick. For the local wraps, check out the […]

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African Cup of Nations Update

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRAv5AL2UJQ] The surprises just keep on coming in the first round of the ACN. Yesterday Gabon dispatched highly-rated Cameroon 1-0 behind a Daniel Cousin goal in the 17th minute. In the other Group D matchup, Zambia and Tunisia split the points with a 1-1 draw. A fair result by all […]

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African Nations Cup Update

Two games yesterday in Angola saw all of Group C in action. Group D takes center stage today with an exciting Cameroon squad taking on Gabon before Zambia and Tunisia take the field. Mozambique and Benin tied 2-2 with most of the action occurring in the first half hour. Egypt […]

Cabinda Province and the African Cup of Nations
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Cabinda Province and the African Cup of Nations

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African Cup of Nations Underway

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trpybgJ7Dhw] On Sunday the 2010 African Cup of Nations kicked off with hosts Angola blowing a 4 goal lead against Mali in the final 12 minutes. Two early headers coupled with a pair of penalty kicks gave Angola a 4 goal cushion in by the 73rd minute, but Keita and […]

Togo withdraws from cup after 4 die
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Togo withdraws from cup after 4 die

Four have died after a rebel assault on the Togo national soccer team, including goalkeeper Kodjovi Obilale, prompting the team to withdraw from the African Cup of Nations in Angola. (Update: Togo decides to stay. Togo’s request to return to tournament turned down.) Some professional clubs are now calling for […]