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VAR to be used from Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will be introduced from the quarter-final stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, increasing the possibility of drama in a tournament traditionally filled with refereeing controversy but this year rather muted. It was originally planned to use VAR from the semi-final stage but it will now be brought in […]Read More

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No shame losing to Madagascar – Rohr

Gernot Rohr says “there’s no shame” losing to Madagascar after his highly-rated side crashed 2-0 to Madagascar in their final group B game on Sunday at the Africa Cup of Nations ongoing in Egypt. Rohr’s wife is from the Indian Ocean Island. A goal from LalainaNomenjanahary and a deflected free-kick from Carolus Andriamahitsinoro saw debutants […]Read More

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Chelsea Praises Aina’s Performance

Super Eagles defender, Ola Aina, has received praise from his former club Chelsea following his impressive contribution to Nigeria’s bright start to the ongoing Africa Nations Cup in Egypt. Aina’s pass, with his back turned to Burundi’s goal, helped Nigeria finally break down the stubborn debutants, as it left space for Odion Ighalo to score […]Read More