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Nigeria leap up rankings after Nations Cup win

Reuters: Sports News Nigeria leap up rankings after Nations Cup win ZURICH (Reuters) – Nigeria leapt 22 places up the FIFA rankings on Thursday following their win at the African Nations Cup, but the continent remained without a team in the top ten. more info… ...

Mali sink Ghana in Nations Cup third-place playoff

Reuters: Sports News Mali sink Ghana in Nations Cup third-place playoff PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (Reuters) – Goals by Mahamadou Samassa, Seydou Keita and Sigamary Diarra gave Mali a 3-1 victory over Ghana in the African Nations Cup third-place playoff on Saturday. more info… ...

Tunisia coach resigns after Nations Cup flop

Reuters: Sports News Tunisia coach resigns after Nations Cup flop TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia have accepted the resignation of coach Sami Trabelsi following their failure to get past the first round at the African Nations Cup in South Africa, a federation statement said. more info… ...

Referee banned after controversial Nations Cup semi-final

Reuters: Sports News Referee banned after controversial Nations Cup semi-final JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi has been banned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after his controversial performance in Wednesday’s African Nations Cup semi-final between Burkina Faso and Ghana. more...

Adebayor steps on to centre stage at Nations Cup

Reuters: Sports News Adebayor steps on to centre stage at Nations Cup NELSPRUIT, South Africa (Reuters) – Emmanuel Adebayor will be the key figure at the African Nations Cup on Wednesday as he seeks to lead Togo to their first quarter-final place at the expense of Tunisia. more info… ...