Ivory Coast hope to avoid early exit

Supersport– Morocco will be targeting a place in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals when they face Ivory Coast at the Stade d’Oyem on Tuesday. Kick-off is at 9:00pm (CAT). Aziz Bouhaddouz, Romain Saiss and Youssef En-Nesyri all netted for the Lions of the Atlas as they beat Togo 3-1 in their previous Group

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Togo look to stun Congo to advance

Togo will be eyeing their first 2017 Africa Cup of Nations win when they face Democratic Republic of Congo at the Stade de Port-Gentil on Tuesday. Kick-off is at 9:00pm (CAT). Mathieu Dossevi scored for the Sparrow Hawks as they suffered a 3-1 defeat to Morocco in their last Group C game which was played

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Algeria coach quits after Afcon exit

Algeria’s Belgian coach Georges Leekens quit on Tuesday after the side crashed out of the Africa Cup of nations. Algeria were one of the pre-tournament favourits for the tournament in Gabon but crashed out after failing to win a game in the group. “For the good of all I decided to quit even though I

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Messi renewal progressing ´very, very well´ – Robert

Talks over a new contract for Lionel Messi are progressing “very, very well”, according to Barcelona first-team secretary Robert Fernandez. The latest reports in Catalonia claim that Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu is in possession of a firm proposal to extend Messi’s stay and will handle negotiations with the Argentina star’s management personally. Speculation that

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Neuer expects Clement success at Swansea

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer believes Paul Clement will be a success as Swansea City head coach. The former Bayern assistant took over at the Premier League club at the start of the year, overseeing his first win in a shock 3-2 victory at Liverpool on Saturday. Neuer backed Clement, who is hoping to guide

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