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South Africa international Lebogang Mothiba has urged his team-mates to forget about their defeat to Ivory Coast.

Afcon: South Africa need better strategy against Namibia – Lebogang Mothiba

South Africa international Lebogang Mothiba has urged his team-mates to forget about their defeat to Ivory Coast.

Afcon: Wilfried Bony shifts focus to ‘difficult’ Morocco after South Africa win

Wilfried Bony has refused to dwell on Cote d’Ivoire’s victory over South Africa as he turns his attention to the clash against Morocco.
Franck Kessie says he accepts criticism of his display against South Africa, as it is part of playing for a 'big club' in Serie A.

Afcon: Cote d’Ivoire’s Franck Kessie accepts criticism after South Africa display

Franck Kessie says he accepts criticism of his display against South Africa, as it is part of playing for a 'big club' in Serie A.
Ibrahim Kamara

Afcon: Ivory Coast coach aims to solve defensive problems against Bafana Bafana

Ivory Coast head coach Ibrahim Kamara has highlighted their defensive problem ahead of their first game at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals.
ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - JUNE 04: Nicolas Pepe of the Ivory Coast in action during the International Friendly match between the Netherlands and Ivory Coast held at De Kuip or Stadion Feijenoord on June 4, 2017 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Afcon: Ivory Coast ‘babes’ bank on sharpshooter Nicolas Pepe

Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara sees Nicolas Pepe as one the young stars who can banish the memories of a disastrous Africa Cup of Nations title defence two years ago.
Madagascar targets to win all its three fixtures in the group stage of the forthcoming Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt despite losing to Kenya in their last warm-up match in Paris on Friday night.

Madagascar upbeat against Super Eagles after slim loss to Kenya

Madagascar targets to win all its three fixtures in the group stage of the forthcoming Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt despite losing to Kenya in their last warm-up match in Paris on Friday night.
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2019 Africa Cup of Nations fixtures

Updated fixtures for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after organisers announced details of knockout rounds (all kick-off times GMT).
Mohamed Salah

Mo Salah hopes for goal magic as Egypt battle eSwatini

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah gets a chance to rediscover his scoring touch tomorrow when he plays for Egypt against eSwatini, formerly Swaziland, in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Africa Nations Cup offers Mo Salah chance to regain scoring touch

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah gets a chance to rediscover his scoring touch when he plays for Egypt against eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) in the Africa Cup of Nations this week.

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Paul Put

Afcon: I hope Super Eagles’ injuries, sicknesses benefit us to win – Guinea coach

Guinea head coach Paul Put says his team have what it takes to beat three-time African champions, the Super Eagles in Wednesday’s AFCON 2019/Group B clash at the Alexandria Stadium, and hopes too that the Nigerian team’s current injury and sickness situation will aid their victory.

Edo records 83 deaths in road crashes

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said no fewer than 83 persons died in road accidents in Edo between January and May, 2019.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army issues 24-hour ultimatum to bandits in Zamfara

The Force Commander, Operation Hadarin Daji, Maj.-Gen. Jide Ogunlade on Tuesday issued a 24-hour ultimatum to bandits in Zamfara state to either surrender or face “unprecedented fire-fight”.

Ex-AGF Malami leads panel to submit report to President Buhari

The immediate past Attorney-General of the Federation and minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday led members of the Presidential Committee on Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and Judiciary to submit its report to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Addressing a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday, Chairman of the Forum of Presidential candidates, Alhaji Shittu Muhammed, said it was out of place for the PDP to be insisting on inspecting INEC server when the commission informed all parties before the elections that it will no deploy the server for the election because it was not backed by law.

Forum: PDP was informed that there won’t be an electronic transmission of results

The Joint Forum of Presidential candidates and Chairmen of 60 political parties that took part in the last Presidential election have said that before the conduct of the 2019 Presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) informed political parties that it will not be using electronic transmission of result for the election because there was no legal instrument backing it.