Kasperczak ready to accept fate

Kasperczak ready to accept fate

Mali coach Henryk Kasperczak believes CAF should find a better way to separate teams with identical records for future Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, but it prepared to accept his team’s fate when they draw lots later on Thursday. The Eagles and Syli Nationale of Guinea played to a 1-1 draw in their final Group D Match on Wednesday, meaning they ended in second and third place (behind group...

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CAMEROON AND IVORY COAST CLASH IN TENSE GROUP D FINISH

CAMEROON AND IVORY COAST CLASH IN TENSE GROUP D FINISH

All four matches in the group have ended in 1-1 draws, leaving the Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Guinea and Mali absolutely even ahead of the final games in Malabo and Mongomo on Wednesday. Two more identical draws will mean the drawing of lots will be required to decide who progresses to the quarter-finals and in which order. That would not be unprecedented, with the drawing of lots required at the1988...

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What the statistics say: Ghana vs Guinea/Mali

What the statistics say: Ghana vs Guinea/Mali

‚ÄčThis is going to be the first time since 1988 that lots will be drawn to determine which nation qualifier to the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations. Mali and Guinea drew one all in their three group games, making them finish on the same number of points, goals scored and goals conceded, hence the need to break the tie through the drawing of lots, which is...

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Majeed Waris desperate to return to the pitch

Majeed Waris desperate to return to the pitch

Injured Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris says he cannot wait to return to the pitch after weeks out due to injury.  Waris suffered a leg injury while playing for Turkish side Trabzonspor in a league match two weeks ago.  The injury ruled him out of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.   After watching his international teammates do action in Equatorial Guinea, Waris took to Twitter to announce how...

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Avram Grant: Late change of venue to Malabo is an inconvenience

Avram Grant: Late change of venue to Malabo is an inconvenience

  Black Stars Coach Avram Grant has admitted that the late decision by CAF for Ghana to move from Mongomo to Malabo for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash is an inconvenience to the team.   The Black Stars, who are awaiting CAF to decide on whether their quarter-final opponent will be Guinea or Mali, will leave for Malabo on Thursday morning.   According to the initial...

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