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Entries Tagged as 'African Cup Of Nations'

Mohamed Diame Considering His Future

February 17th, 2017 · 34 Comments

Mo Diame has 32 caps with one goal for Senegal and was in the Senegal squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon in January and played one full game for them in the tournament. But today he has revealed he is considering his International future at 29 years of age, after he made […]

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Another Honor For Newcastle’s Christian Atsu

February 6th, 2017 · 7 Comments

Newcastle’s on-loan winger from Chelsea – Christian Atsu – has been named in the Africa Cup on Nations’ team of the tournament, after playing so well for Ghana and helping them through to the semifinals of the tournament. Ghana lost to the eventual winners of the tournament – Cameroon- who beat Egypt 2-1 in yesterday’s […]

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Ghana Beaten 2-0 In AFCON Semi-Final – Atsu To Return

February 2nd, 2017 · 40 Comments

Christian Atsu played the whole game for Ghana tonight in the semi-final of the African Cup of Nations but they lost 2-0 to Cameroon. Two goals in the last 20 minutes got the job done for Cameroon with Ngadew putting Cameroon ahead after 72 minutes. And then in the third minute of stoppage time the […]

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Ghana Beat DR Congo 2-1, Mbemba To Return To Newcastle

January 29th, 2017 · 56 Comments

Ghana have just beaten DR Congo in the quarter-final of the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon by a 2-1 scoreline with all three goals coming in the second half. The scorers for Ghana were the two Ayew brothers with Jordan of Aston Villa putting his country ahead after 63 minutes. Christian Atsu – helped […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Chancel Mbemba · Christian Atsu · Loan Moves · Newcastle News

Senegal Out Of Africa Cup Of Nations – Lose 5-4 On Penalties

January 28th, 2017 · 66 Comments

Senegal drew with Cameroon 0-0 after extra time tonight in Gabon and Cameroon went through to the last four winning 5-4 on penalties. That means Mohamed Diame will be on his way back to Newcastle and although it’s unlikely he will be available for the game against QPR at home on Wednesday nigh. he could be […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Chancel Mbemba · Christian Atsu · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News

African Star – Here’s Why Rafa’s One Of The World’s Best Managers

January 22nd, 2017 · 14 Comments

Christian Atsu is at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon as his country Ghana have qualified for the quarter-finals of the competitions and he has played very well for them so far. Ghana got their second win of the tournament yesterday with another 1-0 win in Group D – this time over Mali – […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Championship · Christian Atsu · Newcastle News