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Entries Tagged as 'African Cup Of Nations'

Newcastle Worried About Tiote And Cisse

October 17th, 2014 · 21 Comments

Newcastle are being very responsible with our two African players – Cheick Tiote and Papiss Cisse – and the club have concerns for the players at the African Cup of Nations In Morocco in January and February, with the Ebola outbreak in western Africa expected to expand further before then. Papiss Cisse and Cheick Tiote […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · International News · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Big Shocks For Both Tiote And Cisse

October 16th, 2014 · 5 Comments

There were shocks for both Newcastle players Cheick Tiote and Papiss Cisse in their African Cup of Nations qualifiers last night,  as both the Ivory Coast and Senegal were beaten,  and  Tiote and Cisse both started for their countries. Cheick Tiote – 49 caps for Ivory Coast

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · International News · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Newcastle Will Be Without Two Best Players Soon

October 12th, 2014 · 61 Comments

The African Cup of Nations takes place every two years, rather than the other major International competitions like the European Championships and the World Cup,  which take place every four years. Papiss Cisse – has been in sparkling form for Newcastle

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · FA Cup · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Premier League

Tiote Plays Full 90 Minutes In Ivory Coast Victory

October 11th, 2014 · 50 Comments

The Ivory Coast beat DR Congo 2-1 tonight, to move to second top of their Group D in qualifying for the finals of the African Cup of Nations, which will take place in Morocco in January and February of next year. Cheick Tiote – played the full 90 minutes against DR Congo tonight

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Ivory Coast Hammered 4-1 – Cheick Tiote Involved Again

September 11th, 2014 · 12 Comments

Cameroon continued their much improved form since their disaster at the World Cup, to beat Ivory Coast 4-1 last night in their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Group D qualifier in Yaounde, and they now lead the group with 6 points from their first two games, with Ivory Coast in joint second  place with 3 points. […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · International News · Newcastle News · Premier League

Surprise – Newcastle Midfielder Could Make Saints Game

September 10th, 2014 · 111 Comments

There’s  news today that Newcastle are hoping that local lad Jack Colback will be fit to face Southampton on Saturday afternoon, and that’s good news since he was supposed to be very doubtful for the game at St. Mary’s. Jack Colback – fit for Saturday’s game?

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Injuries · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

It’s Good News Bad News On Newcastle’s Injury Front

September 8th, 2014 · 13 Comments

It looks like Jack Colback – probably our best player so far this season – is doubtful for the game at Southampton on Saturday, after he came back crocked from the England training camp – and that’s always (very) frustrating for clubs – when their players get injured while on International duty. Jack Colback – […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Injuries · International News · Jack Colback · Newcastle News

Surprise – Newcastle International Plays First Game Of The Season

September 7th, 2014 · 12 Comments

We don’t always like to see this,  but Cheick Tiote played on Saturday for the Ivory Coast in their 2-1 win against Sierra Leone in the African Cup of Nations qualifying games, with the Newcastle man starting the game for his 47th cap. Cheick Tiote – in Ivory Coast colors

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · International News · Newcastle News

Swan Song – From Walker To Rio – It’s Now One Step Closer

November 16th, 2013 · 103 Comments

Shola Ameobi was included in the Nigerian squad for the home game against Ethiopia today, which was the second leg of the two game tie, after Nigeria won the first leg 2-1 in Addis Ababa last month. And the game has just finished at the U.J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar, and Nigeria won by 2-0 […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Premier League · Shola Ameobi · World Cup 2014

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