Football 2016 Rio Games

Eight African Nations Reach Final Qualification Hurdle in Men’s Football for 2016 Rio Games

 August 12, 2015   R K Gupta

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There are 16 spots in men’s football at next year’s Rio Olympic Games, and with hosts Brazil being eligible for automatic qualification, 15 spots remained for different regions of the world. Of these, six other nations have already qualified. They are Germany, Argentina, Denmark, Portugal, Sweden and Fiji. But three places, allocated to CAF, the […]

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Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon

The sad demise of Cameroon is a feature of an Africa Cup of Nations devoid of goals

 January 31, 2015   John Welsh

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The drawing of lots to decide the second qualifier from Group D of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations has attracted much criticism and publicity with affected teams Guinea and Mali leading the chorus of disapproval. However sad it may be that group qualification has to be decided by such methods, cynics could also argue […]

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World Cup 2014

World Cup 2014: Germany appear ominously strong as African challenge withers

 June 18, 2014   John Welsh

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Now that every team has played in the 2014 World Cup tournament, arguably the most impressive team has been Germany after they defeated Portugal 4-0 without having to exert maximum power. However, the Ivory Coast apart, the African challenge seems to be weaker than anticipated which suggests that the much vaunted idea of a team […]

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