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Nigeria confirm Finidi George as new head coach

Nigeria have confirmed Enyimba coach Finidi George as their new coach to replace Portuguese Jose Peseiro, whose contract was not renewed when it expired in February.

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Cameroon FA shocked as gov't hires new coach

Cameroon's football federation expressed its "great astonishment" after learning that the sports ministry had hired Marc Brys as the new coach of the country's national team.

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Cameroon suspend player for alleged false ID

Cameroon have suspended a player they took to the Africa Cup of Nations in the Ivory Coast earlier this year for allegedly falsifying his name and date of birth, which could see them face a future ban from the tournament.

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Faé appointed permanent Ivory Coast coach

Ivory Coast have appointed Emerse Faé as their permanent head coach after he led them to the title at the Africa Cup of Nations earlier this month, the country's football federation president said.

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94dEd Dove

Was this the best AFCON of the 21st century, or ever?

Why exactly was this year's Africa Cup of Nations such a resounding success, and will the tournament be remembered in years to come as one of - if not the - best edition of the continental showpiece?

Dortmund welcome back Haller from AFCON in style (0:44)
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99dColin Udoh

Nigeria awarded national honours for AFCON run

Nigeria's silver medal-winning team at the Africa Cup of Nations have been rewarded with national honours and gifts by the country's president Bola Tinubu.

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Everything you need to know about AFCON 2023

It's being played in 2024, we know, because of scheduling delays, but the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast is finally here.

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100dEd Dove

Comeback kid Haller 'showed incredible mental strength' at AFCON

Less than two years after a cancer diagnosis, and a serious ankle injury in December, Ivory Coast's Sebastien Haller led his side to AFCON glory. But he was plagued with self-doubt before the tournament, says teammate Seko Fofana.

The breakout star of Ivory Coast's AFCON triumph (2:01)
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102dColin Udoh

Musa, Omeruo making history an added motivation for Nigeria

The Super Eagles have a rare opportunity to have two players join an exclusive club: Ahmed Musa and Kenneth Omeruo will be looking to be the first Nigerians to win the Africa Cup of Nations twice.

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102dEd Dove

Olembe tragedy families invited to AFCON final

Families of the victims of the Stade d'Olembe tragedy that took place during the last Africa Cup of Nations have been invited to Sunday's final in Abidjan, according to CAF president Patrice Motsepe.

102dESPN

S. Africa keeper shootout hero again to finish 3rd

South Africa took third place at the Africa Cup of Nations finals in the Ivory Coast when they edged the Democratic Republic of Congo 6-5 on penalties after a goalless draw at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium on Saturday.

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103dEd Dove

Broos: Players must go overseas for SA to grow

South Africa's run to the Africa Cup of Nations semifinals may have been inspired by the team's majority home-based contingent, but head coach Hugo Broos still believes that players need to play overseas if Bafana Bafana are to realise their potential.

How Ivory Coast went from the cusp of elimination to the AFCON final (1:52)
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105dColin Udoh

Troost-Ekong's superb leadership puts Nigeria on the brink

Nigeria's march to a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title continues apace, as they made their way to the final on the back of a 4-2 penalty shootout win over South Africa, and again it came down to the defence.

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Guinea Bissau's Cande is 8th AFCON coach sacked

Long-serving Guinea-Bissau coach Baciro Cande will not have his contract renewed when it expires next month, the country's football federation said on Wednesday.

The personalities that have impressed in Ivory Coast's run to finals (1:48)
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Africa Cup of Nations Ladder

Group AGPWDLGDP
Equatorial Guinea3210+67
Nigeria3210+27
Ivory Coast3102-33
Guinea-Bissau3003-50
Group BGPWDLGDP
Cape Verde Islands3210+47
Egypt303003
Ghana3021-12
Mozambique3021-32
Group CGPWDLGDP
Senegal3300+79
Cameroon3111-14
Guinea3111-14
Gambia3003-50
Group DGPWDLGDP
Angola3210+37
Burkina Faso3111-14
Mauritania3102-13
Algeria3021-12
Group EGPWDLGDP
Mali3120+25
South Africa3111+24
Namibia3111-34
Tunisia3021-12
Group FGPWDLGDP
Morocco3210+47
Congo DR303003
Zambia3021-12
Tanzania3021-32