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2010 World Cup finals draw is in 2 days

Written on December 2nd, 2009 by
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The 2010 World Cup Draw takes place in Cape Town on December 4, 2009. The 32 nations will be drawn into eight groups of four with the top two in each group progressing to the Round of 16. The nine chosen South African cities to host the matches next summer are Johannesburg, which will have two venu...
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Egypt Winds Africa Nations Cup Final Over Cameroon

Written on February 10th, 2008 by
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Defending champions Egypt won a record sixth Africa Cup of Nations with a fully-deserved victory over Cameroon.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/africa/7236614.stm...
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Agogo puts Ghana 2-1 over Nigeria to get to Semi-finals

Written on February 3rd, 2008 by
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Ghana came from behind to earn a semi-final place with victory over Nigeria in a game full of drama.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/africa/7224153.stm...
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Mother of All Matches – Nigeria Vs. Ghana (Sunday, February 3, 2008]

Written on February 1st, 2008 by
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African football has over the years served up its fair share of compelling rivalries, but Ghana versus Nigeria outshines them all. "We have the game plan that will ensure that we prick the eyes of the Stars to gather enough clouds to cover their glitter." - Nigeria assistant coach Austin EguavoenRe...
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Africa Cup of Nations Begins January 20, 2008

Written on January 19th, 2008 by
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Anxiety levels are high as Africa braces itself for another round of Cup of Nations starting January 20, 2008.Read More:http://www.thefootie.com/africa-cup-of-nations-begins-january-20/...
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Nigeria still on top of rankings going into African Cup of Nations tourney

Written on January 16th, 2008 by
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Nigeria will go to the Africa Cup of Nations as the continent's top team on the Fifa rankings. The latest standings, issued by the game's world governing body on Wednesday, see the Super Eagles maintaining top spot ahead of Cameroon's Indomitable Lions.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/footb...
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Yobo sure of Nations Cup title

Written on December 1st, 2007 by
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Nigeria defender Joseph Yobo thinks 2008 will be the year the Super Eagles reclaim the Cup of Nations. The 26-year-old, who plays for Everton, said the timing is right for serial third-place finishers Nigeria to go all the way in next year's finals in Ghana. Yobo said: "I have played in three Cup ...
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Heroes' welcome for SA Springboks

Written on October 23rd, 2007 by
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Thousands of fans have greeted the South African rugby team as they arrived home after winning the Rugby World Cup in France on Saturday.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7057682.stm...
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US Reaches Women's Football World Cup Quarterfinals w/ 1-0 Victory Over Nigeria

Written on September 18th, 2007 by
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USA defeats Nigerian Women's side in the FIFA Women's World Cup, on a goal in the first minute of the game, to advance to the Quarterfinals of the tournamentRead More:http://www.voanews.com/english/2007-09-18-voa61.cfm...
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Miyama shares Smith`s limelight: Japan 2, England 2 [September 11, 2007]

Written on September 11th, 2007 by
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Miyama shares Smith's limelight Aya Miyama was the hero for Japan as her injury-time free-kick earned the Asian side a 2-2 draw with England in a dramatic Group A encounter in Shanghai. England looked to have won the game after Kelly Smith's two quick-fire goals on 81 and 83 minutes, but Miyama, wh...
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