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Ivory Coast look back on double AFCON conquests

Despite being one of the powerhouses of African football, Ivory Coast have won the showpiece event on the continent - the Africa Cup of Nations -on just two occasions. The Ivorians achieved their first success in 1992, and after two heartbreaking shootout finals, they added their second title in 2015. Ironically, their four finals were all…
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SKLZ South Africa announce Van Wyk as new ambassador

SKLZ South Africa, a sports skills development company on Wednesday announced Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk as their ambassador. SKLZ has been supplying football-specific training equipment to clubs, with each item designed to improve agility, strength and speed. “I am extremely excited to be an ambassador of a brand that encourages…
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Samuel Eto’o – the standout Cameroon player at Afcon

One player has always stood out at the Africa Cup of Nations, and that is Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o who scored 18 goals in six tournaments. Eto’o who played for giants Real Madrid and Barcelona (Spain), Inter Milan (Italy) and Chelsea (England) among others, donned the Cameroon shirt in 118 caps, scoring 56 goals in the process; a national record.…
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