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2019 African Cup of Nations

Kei Kamara waits to react to Sierra Leone disciplinary axe

Kei Kamara has 27 international caps for Sierra Leone By Mohamed Fajah Barrie BBC Sport Kei Kamara says he is yet to be officially informed of his axing from the Sierra Leone squad for disciplinary reasons. The Colorado Rapids striker added he will not react until he...

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Ghanaian Sellas Tetteh named as Sierra Leone head coach

Sellas Tetteh will take charge of Sierra Leone's 2021 Nations Cup and 2022 World Cup campaigns By Mohamed Fajah Barrie BBC Sport, Saudi Arabia Ghanaian Sellas Tetteh has been appointed as head coach of Sierra Leone for the second time by the county's football...

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August’s African football news in brief II

Mohamed Fares was part of Algeria's squad as they won Africa Cup of Nations African football stories in short for August including some of the transfers as new seasons begin around the world. Monday 12 August: Africa Cup of Nations winner Mohamed Fares faces a...

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August’s African football news in brief

Guinea's Idrissa Sylla has played in England, Belgium and France African football stories in short for August including some of the transfers as new seasons begin around the world. Thursday 8 August: Former Roma midfielder Ricardo Faty has extended his contract...

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The Story of the 2018/19 Sierra Leone Premier League

2018/19 Sierra Leone Premier League Ends Successfully After a 5 Year Absence The rebirth of the country's elite football league was a doubtful venture vested in the hands of Premier League Board chairman, Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai Esq and members of the Sierra Leone...

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Nicolas Pepe: Arsenal close in on £72m deal for Lille winger

Nicolas Pepe scored 23 goals for Lille last season By David Ornstein BBC Sport Arsenal are hopeful of confirming the £72m club record signing of Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe from Lille later this week. The 24-year-old has arrived in London and will have a medical...

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Qualifying draw for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will be held in Cameroon The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying draw was made in Cairo on Thursday, ahead of the tournament to be played in Cameroon. Algeria, the 2019 African Cup of Nations champions, must travel virtually the length...

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Senegal 0 Algeria 1

Algeria's only effort of note all game was the heavily deflected shot in the second minute that ultimately proved to be the winner Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo....

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Algeria 2 Nigeria 1

Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez struck with a fierce free-kick in injury time to send his side through to the final Riyad Mahrez scored a stunning free-kick with virtually the last kick of the game as Algeria beat Nigeria to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final. With...

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Senegal 1 Tunisia 0

Senegal have never won the Africa Cup of Nations Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time as Tunisia defender Dylan Bronn's extra-time own goal gave them victory. Both sides had penalties saved in normal time before Bronn inadvertently...

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