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  1. Tunisia/Equatorial Guinea: Equatorial Guinea Stun Tunisia to Reach SemisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Former Real Madrid winger Javier Balboa scored twice as hosts Equatorial Guinea reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals with a stunning 2-1 extra-time victory over Tunisia on Saturday. The quarter-final winner came 12 minutes into extra time in port city Bata when Balboa superbly curled a free-kick into the top corner of the net past goalkeeper Aymen Mathlouthi.The result was among the greatest upsets in the 58-year competition with Tunisia 96 places above Equatorial Guinea in the FIFA world rankings.

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  2. Congo-Kinshasa/Congo-Brazzaville: DR Congo Come From Behind to Win Classic TieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    DR Congo ended the fairytale run of neighbours Congo Brazzaville on Saturday when they came from behind to win 4-2 and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Congo, who were only reinstated in the qualifying tournament of this competition after Rwanda were disqualified for fielding an ineligible player, led this battle of the Congos 2-0 before DRC fought back to win with four goals in the last 25 minutes.

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  3. UN chief backs regional African force to fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Korea Herald

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Saturday backed an African Union proposal to send a regional force to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria, as warplanes from Chad carried out airstrikes against the Islamists. Support for the initiative, announced at an African Union summit being held in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, comes amid an upsurge in fighting with the group that has also drawn in Nigeria's neighbours.

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  4. Equatorial Guinea stun Tunisia to reach semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Former Real Madrid winger Javier Balboa scored twice as hosts Equatorial Guinea reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals with a stunning 2-1 extra-time victory over Tunisia on Saturday. The quarter-final winner came 12 minutes into extra time in port city Bata when Balboa superbly curled a free-kick into the top corner of the net past goalkeeper Aymen Mathlouthi.

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  5. DR Congo come from behind to win classic tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    DR Congo ended the fairytale run of neighbours Congo Brazzaville on Saturday when they came from behind to win 4-2 and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Democratic Republic of the Congo's forward Yannick Bolasie vies with Congo's defender Boris Moubio Ngonga during their 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter final football match in Bata, on January 31, 2015 Congo, who were only reinstated in the qualifying tournament of this competition after Rwanda were disqualified for fielding an ineligible player, led this battle of the Congos 2-0 before DRC fought back to win with four goals in the last 25 minutes.

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  6. Afcon: DR Congo come from behind to win classic tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Vanguard

    DR Congo ended the fairytale run of neighbours Congo Brazzaville on Saturday when they came from behind to win 4-2 and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Congo, who were only reinstated in the qualifying tournament of this competition after Rwanda were disqualified for fielding an ineligible player, led this battle of the Congos 2-0 before DRC fought back to win with four goals in the last 25 minutes.

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  7. Congo-Brazzaville/Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo in Dramatic 2nd Half Afcon ComebackRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    DR Congo came back from 2-0 down to grab a place in the African Nations Cup semi-finals with a 4-2 success over neighbours Congo-Brazzaville in Bata on Saturday. They looked dead and buried when they conceded twice in seven second-half minutes as Fode Dore and tournament leading scorer Thievy Bifouma netted for Congo-Brazzaville.

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  8. 'A clash of two countries whose fortunes are forever bound'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Yahoo!

    A Democratic Republic of the Congo fan cheers for his team during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group B football It will be a tale of two cities, and perhaps a tale of two hotels too. When Democratic Republic of the Congo and Republic of the Congo meet at Estadio de Bata in Saturday afternoon's quarter-final, it will be a clash of two countries whose fortunes are forever bound.

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  9. AFCON 2015 enters quarter finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Equatorial Guinea fans celebrate after winning the Group A soccer match against Gabon in the African Cup of Nations in Bata Tunisia reached the last eight by topping Group 'B' with a win over Zambia and draws against Cape Verde and DR Congo while Equatorial Guinea booked their place in the last eight after finishing second in group 'A'. The match will be preceded in the Bata stadium by the quarter-final between Congo and their neighbors DR Congo.

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  10. UN chief urges African leaders not cling to powerRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Ban Ki-moon said undemocratic constitutional changes and legal loopholes should never be used by leaders to stay in power. Speaking at the summit of the 54-nation African Union, Ban urged African leaders to listen to their people saying that modern leaders cannot ignore the wishes of those they represent. 1 comment

  11. Congos collide in Africa Cup of NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The China Post

    Hosts Equatorial Guinea are hoping the decision to relocate Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal against Tunisia to Bata gives them the edge over the Carthage Eagles. The Nzalang Nacional were initially due to tackle Tunisia in Ebebiyin, more than 200 kilometers by road inland from Bata, before tournament organizers moved it to the port city, citing concerns over the pitch.

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  12. Congo v DR CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Newsday

    DR Congo will be without injured skipper Youssouf Mulumbu, who also missed the final group game against Tunisia with a hamstring injury. Congo hope coach Claude LeRoy's two stints as DR Congo coach will give them some inside knowledge and an advantage.

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  13. Africa: Clash of the Congos at AFCON Quarter-FinalsRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Congo-Brazzaville coach Claude LeRoy hopes his in-depth knowledge of Saturday's African Nations Cup quarterfinal opponents DR Congo will help his to another surprise victory and a place in the last four in Equatorial Guinea. The pair meet in a derby match in Bata that has the potential to be a classic and LeRoy may hold the upper hand in that he led DR Congo at the previous finals in South Africa two years with most of the same players.

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  14. Micho summons 100 for Olympic QualifiersRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Umukino

    Ugandan Serbian head coach MilutinSredojovicMicho has summoned One hundred players for the upcoming All Africa Games qualifiers that kick off on the weekend of 20th - 22nd February 2015. The FUFA technical committee chairman Hamid Juma released the training programme for the youngsters during Wednesday's FUFA Weekly press conference at FUFA House in Mengo.

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  15. .com | Don't cling to power, UN chief tells African leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | News24

    Addis Ababa The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday told African leaders gathered for an annual summit to not cling to power and respect the wishes of their people. "People around the world have expressed their concern about leaders who refuse to leave office when their terms end.

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  16. Claude Le Roy - 50 years in football and the coaching King of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Goal.com

    Claude Le Roy prides himself on being the opposite of what he calls "the Club Med coaches". He has worked in Africa for over four decades, and for most of that time he has lived in Africa as have his family.

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  17. Test of the best cheats Afcon finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    The way looks much clearer for Ghana to advance to the title match after their rousing comeback against South Africa. Algeria and Cte d'Ivoire have emerged as the top two sides to beat at the Africa Nations Cup but have been pitted against each other on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the tournament in Equatorial Guinea.

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  18. Mali/Guinea: By the Luck of the Draw, Guinea Wins Afcon PlaceRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Guinea had the luck of the draw to win a berth in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations and will now meet Ghana in Malabo on Sunday. Unlucky Mali will head home.

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  19. Coaches slam Africa Cup lot drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The coaches of Mali and Guinea have criticised drawing lots to decide which country reaches the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. A 1-1 draw in Mongomo between the west African countries left them joint runners-up behind Ivory Coast in Group D, level on points, goal difference and goals scored.

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  20. Swimmers get result oriented training programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | New Vision

    Swimming coach Ronah Kabajumba takes kids through drills during the 'January Swim Week' training program at Hill Preparatory School. PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga By Michael Nsubuga The Swim Fit group has designed a swimming training program for beginners that will not only keep them fit but also take them through systematic training to achieve better results.

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