How double CHAN champions Morocco set a new standard (1:30)
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Morocco, DRC set for deep CHAN runs

The African Nations Championship kicks off in Cameroon this weekend, with Africa's best home-based players contesting the biennial tournament.

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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.