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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... Read More | Share

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... Read More | Share

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... Read More | Share

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/... Read More | Share

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... Read More | Share

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... Read More | Share

Gore and UN panel win Nobel prize

Written on October 12th, 2007 by
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BBC NEWS Gore and UN panel win Nobel prize Climate change campaigner Al Gore and the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The committee cited "their efforts to build up and disseminate... Read More | Share

Yar`Adua Makes First Ever Visit to the United States

Written on September 23rd, 2007 by
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Ahead of his address to the United Nations (UN) on Wednesday, President Umaru Musa Yar... Read More | Share

Nigeria edge closer to CAN 2008

Written on June 18th, 2007 by
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Nigeria edged closer to qualifying for the finals of the African Nations Cup with a 3-1 win over Niger - but they were made to work for it by their neighbours. Niger held Nigeria's famous attack - which included England-based strikers Kanu, Obafemi... Read More | Share

Teams close in on Ghana 2008

Written on May 31st, 2007 by
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Angola and Nigeria could be the first two sides to clinch places at the 2008 African Cup of Nations finals if results go in their favour. Both sides need to win their weekend qualifiers and hope that their closest challengers are beaten if they are to... Read More | Share

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