1. 6 Headlines to Watch in the Midweek Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers

    Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers return on Wednesday with a full schedule of matches across the continent. The weekend’s fixtures brought some fine matches, spectacular goals and dramatic shocks...

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  2. Best and Worst of Weekend's Afcon Qualifiers

    Cup of Nations qualifiers resumed this weekend with a full schedule across the continent. We are currently at the halfway point of qualification for the continental showpiece in Morocco and the seven groups are beginning to take shape...

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  3. African Giants Set to Miss out on Cup of Nations

    At the halfway point of the group stage of 2015 Cup of Nations qualification, some of Africa’s major sides are in danger of missing out on the January showpiece in Morocco...

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  4. Yaya Toure's Form and Issues to Watch in AFCON 2015 Qualifiers

    The African Cup of Nations is only three months away, but as of yet, only hosts Morocco have been confirmed as participants at the continental high table. In a week’s time, that should all change...

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  5. 10 Players with Points to Prove in AFCON Qualifiers on October 10-11

    International football returns to Africa this weekend with rounds three and four of Cup of Nations qualification. During the opening series of matches, various players shone and several sides performed exceptionally...

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  6. 5 Players to Watch in AFCON Qualifiers on October 10-11

    African international football returns this week with the first of a series of Cup of Nations qualification doubleheaders...

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  7. 10 Key Talking Points in World Football for Weekend of September 27

    It was another intriguing weekend in world football. There were a number of intense derby matches, transfer rumours aplenty and a pair of continental Champions League semi-finals...

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  8. Top 15 African Players in the Champions League in the Past 10 Years

    During the first round of Champions League group-stage matches, two African players particularly stood out. As discussed in the African Football Weekly podcast , Gervinho and Yacine Brahimi both excelled for AS Roma and FC Porto respectively...

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  9. Samuel Eto'o and 5 African Players to Make an Impact on Major Derby Matches

    There are a number of engrossing derbies taking place in the football world this weekend. In the Premier League, Merseyside pair Liverpool and Everton will lock horns on Saturday ...

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  10. Ranking the Top 20 Africans to Play in Serie A

    This article profiles the top 20 Africans to have played in Serie A. Over the years, many of the continent’s stars have plied their trade in Italy, and we hope to celebrate the best of them in this feature...

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  11. Yaya Toure's Manchester City Form Threatens Ivory Coast Rebuilding Operation

    Anyone who still believes in the fallacy of immortality in football ought to take a look at Yaya Toure. At the end of last season, the Ivorian midfielder was untouchable at Manchester City ...

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  12. What Can AC Milan Realistically Expect from Michael Essien This Season?

    Nine years after he first arrived at Chelsea , Michael Essien left Stamford Bridge on a free transfer to AC Milan ...

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  13. Gervinho and the 5 African Players to Watch in the 2014-15 Champions League

    The Champions League returns tonight, with Europe’s finest beginning to contest the group stage, all with the ambition of competing in the final on June 6 at the Olympiastadion in Berlin...

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  14. 10 Players with Points to Prove in 2014-15 Champions League

    The Champions League group stage returns this week with an enticing collection of high-profile matches. Real Madrid’s dramatic victory over city rivals Atletico in last season's ...

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  15. Top 10 Transfers of African Players in the 2014 Summer Window

    The transfer window has now closed, and the international break has given new recruits a chance to bed-in at their new clubs and reflect on their futures within a fresh environment...

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  16. Winners and Losers from Afcon Qualifiers on September 10

    The African Cup of Nations qualifiers continued on Wednesday with a full programme of matches. Once again, as the groups begin to take shape, the contests were filled with goals and drama...

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  17. Yaya Toure and the Stars to Watch in AFCON Qualification This Week

    Qualification for the 2015 African Cup of Nations continues on Wednesday with a whole selection of matches across the continent...

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  18. AFCON Review: Cameroon on Track After World Cup Woe, but Nigeria Embarrassed

    Africa’s nations were in action on Saturday as qualification for the 2015 African Cup of Nations began with a bang...

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  19. Winners and Losers from Euro 2016 Qualifiers on September 7

    The World Cup remains fresh in the memory, but already competitive international football has returned with the beginning of qualification for Euro 2016...

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  20. Premier League Stars Who Could Be Decisive in AFCON Qualifiers

    African international football returns this weekend with a double series of qualifiers for the African Cup of Nations...

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  21. 5 Bold Predictions for Samuel Eto'o's Everton Career

    Once Liverpool secured the signing of Mario Balotelli , the path was cleared for local rivals Everton to step in to secure a move for free agent Samuel Eto ’o...

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  22. Biggest Star in World Football in August

    In selecting world football’s star man for August, it was perhaps inevitable that a Chelsea player would come under consideration...

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  23. 15 Transfer Deadline Day Loan Deals That Would Make Sense

    The transfer window is drawing to a close. While the big-money moves and high-profile switches have attracted the most attention, a number of important loan deals will likely take place between now and September 1...

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  24. African Players to Watch in Champions League This Season

    The pool of African players at the truly elite end of the European game appears to be diminishing. Legendary forwards Samuel Eto’o and Didier Drogba are now 33 and 36, ...

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  25. Samuel Eto'o and African Players That Could Transfer Before the Window Closes

    There is less than a week to go before the summer transfer window closes across Europe. However, the next few days promise to be frantic and fraught as clubs across the world seek ...

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