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  1. AFCON: Tunisia, DR Congo into quaterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | New Vision

    Democratic Republic of the Congos forward Cedrick Mabwati jumps over Tunisias midfielder Yassine Chikhaoui during the Group B football match between in Bata. AFP Photo TUNISIA and DR Congo became the latest two teams to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday after playing out a 1-1 draw in Bata.

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  2. Eagles and Leopards through to Cup of Nations quartersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Tunisia and DR Congo became the latest two teams to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday after playing out a 1-1 draw in Bata. Tunisia's forward Ahmed Akaichi celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group B football match between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tunisia in Bata on January 26, 2015 The result, coupled with a goalless stalemate between Cape Verde and 2012 champions Zambia under a tropical deluge in Ebebiyin, allowed the two nations to secure their berths in the last eight of the competition.

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  3. Unfancied hosts, Congo advance in Cup of NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    Hosts Equatorial Guinea and Claude Le Roy's Congo Brazzaville defied the odds to become the first teams to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. The duo were considered the outsiders in Group A when the competition began, but Congo advanced in first place after beating Burkina Faso 2-1 in Ebebiyin while Equatorial Guinea sunk Gabon 2-0 amid emotional scenes in Bata.

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  4. Ibenge happy to see DR Congo scrape throughRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | West Australian

    DR Congo coach Florent Ibenge was not worried about the narrow margin by which his team qualified for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday. The Leopards, who only made it to the finals in the first place as the best third-placed side in qualifying, scraped through in second place in Group B thanks to a 1-1 draw with Tunisia in Bata.

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  5. Draw enough to take Tunisia and DR Congo throughRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Tunisia and DR Congo both advanced to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday after drawing 1-1 in their final Group B game in Bata. Tunisia's forward Ahmed Akaichi celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group B football match between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tunisia in Bata on January 26, 2015 The Tunisians started the day on top of the section and were on their way to securing top spot when Ahmed Akaichi headed home in the 31st minute in Equatorial Guinea's largest city.

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  6. E. Guinea, Congo qualify for CAN last 8Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Arab Times

    The duo were considered the outsiders in Group A when the competition began, but Congo advanced in first place after beating Burkina Faso 2-1 in Ebebiyin while Equatorial Guinea sunk Gabon 2-0 amid emotional scenes in Bata. After drawing their first two matches at the tournament, the Nzalang Nacional had to beat Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's Gabon to go through and did so to match their achievement of reaching the last eight as co-hosts in 2012.

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  7. Netballers honoured at Liberation Day celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New Vision

    By David Namunyala The national netball players were recognised at the 29th NRM Liberation Day celebrations in Soroti on Monday. The celebrations that were held under the theme 'A steady and sustainable transformation of Uganda' saw over 300 people decorated with medals of honour at the main sports grounds.

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  8. Rugby: Mongers give up title chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New Vision

    By Johnson Were Table Standing: Heathens 45pts Kobs 43 Rhinos 34 Buffaloes 31 Mongers 28 Pirates 19 Warriors 8 Impis 4 Former Entebbe based Sadolin Mongers team captain Ronald Adigas has admitted his side be regarded as title contenders after their 33-5 defeat to Heathen on Saturday at Kyadondo Rugby Club. The loss puts Mongers in fifth position behind table leaders Heathens, Kobs, Rhinos and Buffaloes.

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  9. Cheptegei third in Spain cross countryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New Vision

    By Norman Katende 72th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza Men : 1 Teklemariam Medhin 33:02 2 Polat Kemboi Arikan 33:04 3 Joshua Cheptegei 33:05 4 Goitom Kifle 33:06 5 Jairus Birech 33:30 6 Paul Tanui 33:45 7 Antonio Abada 33:49 8 Javier Guerra 33:52 9 El Hassan Oubaddi 34:10 10 Adam Hickey 34:14 Uganda's junior athlete Joshua Cheptegei managed a third place finish in the 72th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the sixth IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings, in the Spanish town Elgoibar on Sunday. This was Cheptegei's second race, having finished fifth in Sevilla last week.

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  10. Africa: Drama Looms At Africa Cup of NationsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    With the final round of pool matches under way, one of the major features of the African Nations Cup finals in Equatorial Guinea has been the inability of teams to hold onto a lead. As we have now entered last-chance saloon for the 16 competing sides, keeping hold of what you have got becomes crucial.

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  11. Congo-Brazzaville: Thievy Bifouma Leads Congolese Strike ForceRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Group A at the African Nations Cup finals in Equatorial Guinea proved to be something of a surprise with the two less fancied sides advancing to the quarter-finals. Not many would have put their money on Congo-Brazzaville and the hosts advancing at the expense of more fancied Burkina Faso, finalists in 2013, and a Gabon team with the excellent Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leading their line.

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  12. Ainemani wins White Horse Inn OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    By Michael Nsubuga Entebbe based golfer Abraham Ainemani returned 76 gross to win the Kabale Golf Club, White Horse Inn golf tournament played on Sunday in Kabale. The handicap 2 national team golfer beat a strong field of golfers from across the country to emerge champion of the annual event.

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  13. Emotional Le Roy hails Congo achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea---Veteran French coach Claude Le Roy struggled to contain his emotion on Sunday after his Congo Brazzaville side qualified for the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations. "It's incredible.

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  14. Defeated Gabon rage at penalty callRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Bata, Equatorial Guinea---Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang blamed a crucial penalty decision as his side exited the Africa Cup of Nations at the expense of hosts Equatorial Guinea on Sunday. Javier Balboa won and then converted a 55th-minute penalty that set the Nzalang Nacional on the way to a 2-0 victory in Bata as they advanced to the last eight.

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  15. AFCON: Equatorial Guinea truimphs against the oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

    Equatorial Guinea coach Esteban Becker says their achievement in reaching the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations as a "Cinderella story" "It's a Cinderella story; the poor team beating the rich team on merit, thanks to their sacrifice, their commitment, their pride and their passion," said the Argentine, whose side progressed from Group A as runners-up behind Congo Brazzaville with a win and two draws. Congo are leading Group A with seven points from an unbeaten three-match run and are joined in the last eight by Equatorial Guinea, 2-0 winners over Gabon in Bata.

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  16. Namboole Stadium sues Pioneer Bus over parking feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    By Michael Odeng Mandela National Stadium management has sued Pioneer Easy Bus Limited over failure to pay sh221m in accumulated office and parking rental fees. The stadium's management indicated that before PEBL was closed down in 2013 over non-payment of taxes to Uganda Revenue Authority , it was renting the premises at Namboole at sh4.4m per month.

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  17. 'Get off your f***ing phone mate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NEWS.com.au

    IT TRULY was an incredible spectacle. As Nick Kyrgios abused the crowd at the Australian Open last night, they responded with even more love.

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  18. afcon-Hosts win through to Cup of Nations quartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Namibian

    The people who authorised the purchase of the faulty Chinese locomotives must be held accountable. They caused this whole scenario.

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  19. Equatorial Guinea triumph a 'Cinderella story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Yahoo!

    Equatorial Guinea coach Esteban Becker described the host nation's achievement in reaching the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations as a "Cinderella story" after they beat Gabon 2-0 on Sunday. "It's a Cinderella story, the poor team beating the rich team on merit, thanks to their sacrifice, their commitment, their pride and their passion," said the Argentine, whose side progressed from Group A as runners-up behind Congo Brazzaville with a win and two draws.

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  20. Africa Cup of Nations last eight takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Age

    French coach Claude le Roy enhanced a remarkable record as Congo Brazzaville defeated Burkina Faso 2-1 on Sunday to reach the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. It is the seventh time in eight attempts with five different countries that the 66-year-old has reached the knockout stage of the African soccer showcase.

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