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How Nigeria rated against Equatorial Guinea

Dayo Ojo took the official Man of the Match honours, but Osas Okoro should have taken the accolades as Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea at CHAN 2018.

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Home-based Eagles begin CHAN quest against Rwanda

Nigeria begin their battle for a first African Nations Championship (CHAN) title with an opening group C game against Rwanda in Tangier on Monday.

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Angola appoint new coach ahead of CHAN

Angola have appointed Srdjan Vasiljevic to replace Beto Bianchi as head coach just weeks before the African Nations Championship.

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Ghana miss out on CHAN 2018

Ghana will miss the 2018 Africa Nations Championships in Kenya after Burkina Faso stunned the Black Stars B in the final qualifier in Kumasi.

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2018 CHAN qualification explained

The qualifiers for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) got underway this past weekend; the start of a not-so-long road to the finals in Kenya

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Zimbabwe match-fixing scandal widens

Match-fixers "within and outside" the Zimbabwe FA targeted games in Africa's two biggest competitions and in South Africa, documents say.

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Guinea (4)1-1(5) DR Congo

Togo won their second straight game to open African Nations Cup qualifying, 2-0 at Djibouti on Friday.

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ANC: Mali, Guinea through to the semis

Aliou Dieng and Sekou Diarra starred as Mali overhauled Tunisia at the African Nations Championship on Sunday while Guinea beat Zambia on penalties.

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ANC: Ivory Coast, DR Congo reach semis

Ivory Coast scored all three of their goals in extra time to defeat Cameroon and advance to the African Nations Championship semifinals on Saturday.

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ANC: Zambia, Mali advance after draw

Zambia and Mali advanced to the knockout stage of the African Nations Championship despite a 0-0 draw in their final Group D game on Wednesday.

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ANC: Zambia advance, Mali beat Zimbabwe

Zambia secured their place in the African Nations Championship quarterfinals with a second straight win in the tournament, 1-0 over Uganda on Saturday

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ANC: Nigeria held; Guinea, Niger draw

Nigeria drew 1-1 with Tunisia and Guinea drew with Niger in their second Group C games at the African Nations Championship on Friday.

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ANC: DR Congo through to knockout stage

DR Congo advanced to the knockout stage of the African Nations Championship by beating Angola 4-2 on Thursday for their second straight win.

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Udoh: Nigeria benefiting from improved NPL

The improvements made by the Nigerian Premier League is bearing fruit, as evidenced by Nigeria's performance at the CHAN, writes Colin Udoh.

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ANC: Cameroon, DR Congo win openers

Cameroon edged Angola 1-0 in Group B action at the African Nations Championship, while DR Congo thrashed Ethiopia 3-0 on Sunday.