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2019 AFCON: Ighalo scores as Nigeria defeat tournament debutants Burundi

Source: bbc.com Three-time winners and 2013 champions Nigeria edged past tournament debutants Burundi at the Africa Cup of Nations. Second half substitute Odion Ighalo scored the only goal after 77 minutes in Alexandria with a curled finish past Burundi goalkeeper Jonathan Nahimana. Burundi – the lowest-ranked side at the tournament – had struck the crossbar in the first half through ...

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Uganda opens AFCON with 2-0 win over DR Congo

Source: citinewsroom.com Uganda began their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a deserved win over DR Congo to move level on points with hosts Egypt at the top of Group A. The Cranes’ 23-year-old forward Patrick Kaddu opened the scoring, heading in from a corner after a well-timed run to the near post after 14 minutes. Strike partner Emmanuel Okwi’s ...

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AFCON 2019: Atsu wants Black Stars players to sponsor journalists to tournament

Source: Footballmadeinghana.com Newcastle United star Christian Atsu wants Black Stars players to sponsor Ghanaian sports journalists to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to court their support for the team during the tournament. To the Ghana winger who will be making his fourth consecutive AFCON tournament, journalists will play a vital role in helping the team realised their ...

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2019 AFCON: Black Stars players to receive $80,000 appearance fees

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Black Stars players will receive an appearance fee of $80,000 at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this summer, GHANAsoccernet.com can report. Each member of the 23-man squad will be smiling to the bank after reaching an agreement with the country’s Sports Ministry. The West African nation has moved to avert the 2014 FIFA World Cup ...

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Ghana 0-1 Namibia: Wakaso’s missed penalty leaves Black Stars stunned in AFCON tune-up

Source: Goal.com 2019-06-10  Ghana have been given a wake-up call ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following a surprising 1-0 defeat to Namibia in a pre-tournament friendly on Sunday. Mubarak Wakaso’s missed penalty meant Manfred Starke’s lone goal made the difference in the warm-up game played behind closed doors in Dubai. The match was the last ...

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30 million Ghanaians are solidly behind you…. President exalts Black Stars !

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured the senior national football team, the Black Stars, of the unflinching support of government and the people of Ghana, ahead of their participation in the 2019 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.   According to President Akufo-Addo “it sounds almost unbelievable when we think its 37 ...

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