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AFCON 2017: DR Congo beat Togo to stay unbeaten in group stages

FC Astana forward Kabananga is now the tournament's top scorer with three goals from three games (Image credit: Getty Images)

DR Congo reached the Africa Cup of Nations last eight as Group C winners with a victory that eliminated Togo. Tournament top scorer Junior Kabananga converted Chancel Mbemba’s pass for the opener, his third goal in three games. Kabananga hit the post with a flicked header before Ndombe Mubele doubled the lead after the break, looping the ball over the ...

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Togo coach Tom Saintfiet hopes for Emmanuel Adebayor return

Emmanuel Adebayor last played for Togo in June 2015 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Togo coach Tom Saintfiet is hopeful he may yet be able to convince Emmanuel Adebayor to return to the national team, after the striker rejected a call-up for their forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tunisia. Adebayor, who last played for his country in June 2015, said he wanted to focus on his new club Crystal Palace which he ...

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Asamoah Gyan: Togo friendly served purpose

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Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan says the friendly match against Togo on Monday at the Accra Sports Stadium helped the team greatly in its preparations for the AFCON 2017 qualifiers against Mauritius on the 14th of June. Ghana won the match via a goal from debutant Bernard Mensah in the first half and for Gyan, the result was secondary as ...

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CONFIRMED: Ghana to play Togo in preparation for Mauritius game

Black Stars coach Avram Grant

The Black Stars will take on the Hawks of Togo in a friendly game on Monday as part of preparations for their 2017 AFCON qualifier against Mauritius. Coach Avram Grant has named a 23-man squad for the game which includes skipper Asamoah Gyan who returns to team after missing two games through injury. Conspicuously missing from the squad though is ...

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Ghana beat Togo to book AFCON 2015 ticket

Black Stars players celebrating opening goal against Togo

The Black Stars beat the Sparrow Hawks of Togo 3-1 at the Tamale Stadium on Wednesday to make their way to the 2015 AFCON tournament. Ghana went into the final match of the qualifying series needing to avoid defeat to Togo but they began the game on a very positive note creating chances through crosses from Solomon Asante, who played ...

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AFCON 2015 Qualifiers: Jordan Ayew partners Warris in Togo clash

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Lorient forward Jordan Ayew will be one-half of Ghana’s strike duo against Togo in Wednesday’s AFCON 2015 at the Tamale Stadium. The Black Stars, who lie on top of qualifying group E, need to avoid defeat in the match to book a place at the tournament and Jordan and Abdul Majeed Waris will be tasked with finding the goals that ...

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Konadu leans towards defensive approach in crucial AFCON tie

Black Stars assistant coach Maxwell Konadu is in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Outgoing head coach of the Black Stars Maxwell Konadu has hinted at employing defensive tactics when Ghana play the Hawks of Togo in their final African Cup of Nations qualifier in Tamale today. The Black Stars missed an opportunity to seal their qualification to next years competition in Equatorial Guinea when they were stunned 1-0 by the Cranes of Uganda ...

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Afcon 2015 qualifiers: Guinea v Uganda preview

Uganda and Guinea face off in Morocco

– The Uganda Cranes desperately need to get a point when they face Guinea in Casablanca on Wednesday evening if they are to qualify for the finals of Africa Nations Cup for the first time since 1978. The Cranes head into the game full on confidence after their 1-0 victory over Ghana in Kampala on Saturday. Likewise, Guinea traveled to Lome ...

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