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Haller in, Zaha out of Ivory Coast AFCON squad

Ivory Coast coach Jean-Louis Gasset omitted former Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zahasquad from the African Cup of Nations final squad that starts on Jan. 13.

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1yEd Dove

Morocco await CAF ruling after CHAN no-show

Reigning African Nations Championship holders Morocco await an imminent ruling from CAF after failing to turn up for the tournament in Algeria.

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3yEd Dove

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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6yColin Udoh, KweséESPN

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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6yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

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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6yKweséESPN Reporter

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.

7yMichael Oti Adjei

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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7yNick Said

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.