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BREAKING: Egypt To Host 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations

Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13, Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad announced in Dakar Tuesday. The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for original hosts Cameroon, who were dropped due to delays in preparations and concerns over security. DETAILS LATER.

2018 AWCON: Super Falcons Will Fight Back — Coach Dennerby

Super Falcons Coach, Thomas Dennerby has turned his focus on Wednesday’s second leg fixture in the ongoing 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals in Ghana. Recall that South Africa’s Bayana Bayana had beat the eight-time African champions, Falcons in Cape Coast on Sunday through an 85th-minute goal by Thembi Kgatlana in their group B opening game. Nigeria will now have to win their next game against the dreaded Shepolopolo of Zambia to boost their hopes of making it to the semi-finals of the biennial competition.…

Gernot Rohr Pleased With Young Super Eagles Despite Wobble

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has praised the effort and quality of his young team after they secured a vital 3-2 road win against Libya in Sfax on Tuesday, thus taking a step closer towards booking their spot at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon next year. The Super Eagles were missing a number of first-team regulars for the qualifier through injury, notably experienced pair John Obi Mikel and Ogenyi Onazi, and for long periods chased the game, but ultimately secured a doubleheader victory. Speaking with reporters…
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