Latest African Nations Cup News

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Referee Jdidi apologises for AFCON semi-final

ESPN staff | February, 20 2013

Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi has apologised for his "substandard conduct" during the African Nations Cup semi-final between Ghana and Burkina Faso.

Keshi performs U-turn over Nigeria resignation

ESPN staff | February, 12 2013

Stephen Keshi has performed a dramatic U-turn on his decision to quit as Nigeria coach, with the Africa Nations Cup-winning boss revealing he will now continue in the post after talks with the country's sports minister.

Keshi quits Nigeria post after ANC win

ESPN staff | February, 11 2013

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has told South African radio station Metro FM that he has resigned, less than 24 hours after leading his country to the African Nations Cup title.

AFCON winner Moses 'proud to be Nigerian'

ESPN staff | February, 10 2013

Victor Moses dedicated Nigeria's African Nations Cup triumph to all of his compatriots following the Super Eagles' 1-0 win over Burkina Faso in Sunday's final.

Match-winner Mba toasts dream come true

ESPN staff | February, 10 2013

Nigeria match-winner Sunday Mba described his side's 1-0 African Nations Cup final win over Burkina Faso as "a dream come true.''

Nigeria's Keshi not underestimating Burkina Faso

ESPN staff | February, 10 2013

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has warned his players that reputation will count for nothing when they take on Burkina Faso in the African Nations Cup final.

Burkina Faso's Pitroipa cleared for final

ESPN staff | February, 8 2013

Burkina Faso striker Jonathan Pitroipa has been cleared to play in the African Nations Cup final after his appeal to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) was successful.

Referee suspended after AFCON semi-final

ESPN staff | February, 7 2013

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has suspended Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi following his performance in the African Nations Cup semi-final between Burkina Faso and Ghana.

Adebayor plans to play on with Togo

ESPN staff | February, 4 2013

Emmanuel Adebayor says he has no plans to retire from international football despite Togo's recent African Nations Cup exit.

Psychologist helped Adebayor get over Togo shooting

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | January, 30 2013

Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed he felt he had been in an episode of '24' after the Togo team coach came under fire ahead of the 2010 Nations Cup, and that only the help of a psychologist exorcised the painful memories of the fatal attack.

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