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Huge celebrations: Cape Verde, Bafana Bafana makes it to Quarterfinals

999 ViewsCape Verde joined hosts South Africa in the quarterfinals of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Angola at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday evening. A first half own-goal from Cape Verde captain Nando had put the Sable Antelopes in charge, but late strikes from Fernando Varela […]

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Hero Mweene keeps Zambia’s hope at AFCON

1,252 ViewsKennedy Mweene, Zambia’s Goalkeeper was a hero at the Chipolopolo Boys second encounter at the AFCON 2013 tournament against Nigeria. Mweene saved a penalty in the 25th Minute of the first half and later in the 85th minute scored a penalty to equalize and keep the country’s hope at AFCON. The Zambian team was […]

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CAF fines Ethiopia US$10, 000

1,044 ViewsThe Confederation of African Football has fined Ethiopia $10,000 for the incident where fans threw vuvuzelas and bottles onto the pitch during the 1-1 draw against Zambia on Monday. BBC Sports reports that objects were thrown after the Ethiopia goalkeeper was red-carded and when Zambia scored. However, CAF has decided to suspend $5,000 USD […]

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We got what we deserved, Renard

1,453 ViewsCoach Herve Renard says the reigning champions got what they deserved when they were held to a 1-1 draw by a spirited Ethiopian side in a Group C match at Mbombela Stadium on Monday. Renard told fazfootball.com in a post-match interview that his team paid the price for failing to kill the match but […]

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943 ViewsThe Zambia National Soccer Team has been held to a one all draw by their Ethiopian counter parts. The Team which was not so impressive in its performance was the first to score just before the end of the first half through Collins Mbesuma. The Ethiopians were down to 10 men following the sending […]

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We  will not underrate our opponents, Renard

1,822 ViewsAfrica Cup of Nations winning coach Herve Renard will not underrate any opponents at the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations and is looking beyond past performances to motivate Zambia for a win when the African champions kick-off the tournament against Ethiopia on Monday. Renard spoke highly of the East African side and brushed […]

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Keita helps Mali record first win at AFCON

1,136 ViewsMali has recorded a first win at the AFCON 2013 tournament underway in South Africa by beating Niger 1 – 0 on a Western African derby played at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth on Sunday evening. The game started on a slow note and could not produce any goal in the first […]

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Mbesuma tells President Sata, “I am King David.”

1,198 ViewsTop striker Collins Mbesuma this afternoon told Republican President Michael Sata that his new name was King David and had stopped being identified as Ntonfontofo or Air Force One. This was at the Chipolopolo team hotel in Mbombela when President Sata went to meet and encourage Zambia ahead of their title defense opener against […]

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DR Congo fightback to draw with Ghana

798 ViewsDemocratic Republic of Congo recovered from a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 with title favourites Ghana as the African Cup of Nations burst into life on Sunday after two goalless draws on Saturday’s rain-sodden opening day. Ghana scored the first goal of the competition in the Group B game at the sun-drenched Nelson Mandela […]

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AFCON: Zambian Team promised US$ 90, 000 per player

1,075 ViewsThe Zambian government has promised to give 90, 000 US dollars to each player if the team retains the trophy at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations – AFCON in South Africa. The government has also pledged 20, 000 US dollars to each player if the team goes upto the finals. The promise was […]

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