African Nations Cup Feed An RSS feed of the teams competiting in the Africa Cup of Nations en-us Odemwingie Leads Nigeria To Victory Thu, 21 Jan 2010 12:38:57 +0000 gavh Nigeria successfully defeated Mozambique, as they secured their quarter final place thanks to a brilliant double strike from Peter Odemwingie and a late goal from Obafemi Martins. The Super Eagles made light work of Mart Nooij’s side, as they dominated the second half of proceedings, as fit again striker Obafemi Martins netted Nigeria’s third goal. Mozambique did [...] Win or bust for Tunisia Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:50:14 +0000 fishera Tunisia’s young squad have battled their way to two draws so far in this years African Nations Cup but they will have to go one better and beat pre-tournament favourites Cameroon in Lubango on 21st January. Faouzi Benzarti’s inexperienced side have performed well so far but have struggled to create too many chances to win games. [...] Les Pantheres can seal qualification with win or draw Wed, 20 Jan 2010 16:45:26 +0000 alimcl24 Gabon go into their last first round fixture knowing that a draw will be sufficient to ensure qualification to the quarter finals.  If they lose to Zambia they shall have four points, and if Cameroon win against Tunisia, Cameroon shall have six and Tunisia just the two. If Tunisia win their last game they shall have [...] Can Renard shoot the Copper Bullets into the quarter finals? Wed, 20 Jan 2010 16:17:23 +0000 mackemjimmy Zambia coach Herve Renard is confident of a victory over Gabon that would put his side into the African Nations Cup quarter-finals. The two sides meet in Benguela with plenty still to play for heading into the final matches of Group D, which is currently led by the Panthers on four points from two games. The Zambians [...] ‘Mambas’ Aim For Historical Quarter-Final Slot Tue, 19 Jan 2010 23:28:32 +0000 rushden-till-i-die The situation facing Mozambique coach Mart Nooij is simple. A win against Nigeria will see them qualify – bar a shock result for Benin against Egypt – whilst a draw or defeat will send them home. But can the ‘Mambas’ pull off one of the victories of the tournament against the ‘Super Eagles’? Why not? Shaibu [...] Two Second Half Goals Secure Egypt Progression Tue, 19 Jan 2010 15:48:19 +0000 juandeful A 2-0 victory over Mozambique was enough for Egypt to attain a quarter-final place in the 2010 African Cup of Nations. The breakthrough didn’t come until the second half, when Dario Khan diverted an awkward Fathi cross into the back of the Mozambique net. Mohamed Gedo made it 2-0 late on, after he hit a superb [...] Ivoirians Shine as Black Stars Fail to Sparkle Mon, 18 Jan 2010 19:26:29 +0000 juleswhinfield GHANA’S hopes of ANC (African Nations Cup) glory were dealt a severe blow as a 10-man Ivory Coast side despatched of the youthful Black Stars 3-1 in Cabinda. Ghana went into the match with numerous injury problems, forcing head-coach Milovan Rajevac to name a starting line-up which was missing eight first-team regulars. Amongst those not included [...] ‘Elephants’ Dominate Depleted Ghana Mon, 18 Jan 2010 16:43:23 +0000 rushden-till-i-die Who cares if Ghana were severely depleted? Ivoirian Coach Vahid Halilhodžić certainly doesn’t, after the ‘Elephants’ triumphed 3-1, becoming the first side to qualify for the quarter-finals in the process. Despite being reduced to ten men following the dismissal of Emmanuel Eboue, the Ivory Coast dominated the ‘Black Stars’ from start to finish, with goals [...] Could Angola Win Somethink?… Mon, 18 Jan 2010 13:28:13 +0000 Oliver Angola look to continued their winning form and qualify for their second successive knockout round as they take on their biggest threat Algeria. Form Angola have had a partly successful start to the season campaign with a 4-4 and a 2-0 on their belt but they will be looking to at least take a point from [...] D-Day for Mali and Keshi Sun, 17 Jan 2010 22:47:19 +0000 seanbhoy Mali take on Malawi on Monday knowing only a win will give them a chance of reaching the African Cup of Nations quarter-finals. Thus far, the Eagles have lived up to their perennial underachievers tag. However, a remarkable four goal comeback against Angola and Malawi’s surprising 3-0 thumping of Algeria means they still retain a [...]