African Nations Championship
The African Championship of Nations is an African National Football tournament held every 2 years. Its first edition was in the Ivory Coast. Participating nations include the top football nations in Africa. This championship alternates with the African Cup of Nations. The Qualification phase occurs during the even year i.e., 2010. The Final will take place in the odd year. The next tournament will be in Sudan 2011.
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The world is now watching African soccer
Perhaps the most colorful of international soccer tournaments, the African Cup of Nations began on Saturday in Bata, Equatorial Guinea. On the pitch, a new champion is guaranteed after Nigeria was knocked out in the qualifiers and millions will be ...
Equatorial Guinea stun Tunisia
Equatorial Guinea were one of the lowest ranked teams in the Africa Cup of Nations. They will now play the winner of Ghana and Guinea, who play Sunday. Congo v Congo. The Democratic Republic of Congo also made it to the semifinals after a dramatic 4-2 ...
16 Players to Watch at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations
Every two years, Africa's best soccer players leave take a three-week hiatus from their club teams to compete in the Cup of Nations. While their club managers may loathe the tournament, it's a great chance to see the continent's premier players all in ...
Africa Cup of Nations 2015 group-by-group preview
The Guardian (blog)
The teams who tend to do well in the Africa Cup of Nations are those with well-established methods, invigorating spirit and players with proven understandings and, for that reason, Burkina Faso are a reasonable tip to go far. Paul Put's team played ...
Soccer-South Africa win African Nations Cup warm-up
JOHANNESBURG Jan 4 (Reuters) - Substitute Thuso Phala came on to score an 81st minute winner for South Africa as they began their African Nations Cup preparations with a 1-0 home win over fellow finalists Zambia at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto on ...
Senegal winger Mane out of African Nations Cup
Yahoo Canada Sports
LONDON (Reuters) - Southampton's Senegal winger Sadio Mane has been ruled out of this month's African Nations Cup after picking up a knee injury in a Premier League win over Arsenal on New Year's Day. "Sadio has an injured calf muscle, it will be four ...
Algeria eliminate Senegal to reach African Nations Cup quarter-finals
Sydney Morning Herald
In the last 16 of the World Cup in Brazil, Algeria came as close as anyone to knocking out eventual champion Germany with some attractive, attacking soccer. Although the Algerians failed to really shine in their first two matches in Equatorial Guinea ...
Madrid Maintains First Place With Win
New York Times
CONGO RALLIES FROM 2 DOWN Congo surged back from 2-0 down and into the semifinals after beating Republic of Congo, 4-2, in an Africa Cup of Nations thriller in Bata, Equatorial Guinea. Dieumerci Mbokani scored his second in stoppage time as ...