African Nations Cup roundup

Togo gains African Cup quarters

January 30, 2013
By Associated Press
NELSPRUIT, South Africa -- Togo advanced to the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations for the first time at the expense of Tunisia with a controversy-filled 1-1 tie Wednesday night.

South African referee Daniel Bennett was the focus of attention, awarding two questionable penalty kicks to Tunisia and turning down several pleas by both teams for spot kicks.

Tunisia's Khaled Mouelhi converted a penalty kick in the 30th minute but hit an upright with the second in the 78th, ...

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