2018 Season

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38dKweséESPN Reporter

Libya ease past Equatorial Guinea at CHAN

Two first-half goals from Saleh Taher Saeid helped Libya to a comfortable 3-0 African Nations Championship triumph over Equatorial Guinea.

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350dAssociated Press

Equatorial Guinea trying to overturn ban

Equatorial Guinea appeared at sport's highest court Thursday in an effort to overturn their exclusion from the 2019 Women's World Cup.

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471dMark Gleeson

Manager turnover in Africa continues

Gabon's untimely sacking of Jorge Costa is just the latest example of an African Federation curiously firing a manger ahead of a major tournament.

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696dESPN staff

ANC: Mali get late winner; Zimbabwe cruise

Mustapha Yatabare scored in the 89th minute to give Mali a 1-0 win at Equatorial Guinea in African Nations Cup qualifying on Monday.

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ANC: Salah saves Egypt draw at Nigeria

Mohamed Salah scored in stoppage time to salvage a 1-1 draw for Egypt at Nigeria in a 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier on Friday.

984dESPN staff

ANC: Ghana cruise, Cameroon win late

Ghana eased to victory over Mauritius in their opening 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier, while Cameroon left it late to beat Mauritania.

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1106dNick Ames

Ames: What next for Equatorial Guinea?

As Ivory Coast celebrate their triumph, the host nation deals with life after the Africa Cup of Nations. Nick Ames reflects on the time he spent in Equatorial Guinea over recent weeks.


Congo DR beat Equatorial Guinea on pens

DR Congo ended their African Nations Cup campaign on a high with a penalty shootout victory against hosts Equatorial Guinea in the third-place play-off in Malabo on Saturday.

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1112dNick Ames

Ames: Fan unrest tarnishes AFCON

Although Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final is highly anticipated, Thursday night's violence threatens to be the tournament's lasting legacy.

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1112dPA Sport

Equatorial Guinea fined for ANC fan turmoil

The Equatorial Guinea football federation has been fined 100,000 US dollars and ordered to pay for the treatment of Ghana supporters who were injured by flying missiles during Thursday's African Nations Cup semi-final at the Estadio de Malabo.

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Fans mar Ghana's win

Angry fans forced a halt in the African Nations Cup semifinal with less than 10 minutes to go, with Ghana leading hosts Equatorial Guinea 3-0.

1114dAssociated Press

ANC: Referee sent home, Tunisia fined $50K

A referee has been sent home and suspended for six months in the fallout from the chaotic African Nations Cup quarterfinal game betweem Tunisia and hosts Equatorial Guinea.


Ames: Hosts' feel-good story leaves sour taste

This had been perhaps the biggest night in a small country's sporting history, but nobody could ignore the strange taste that it had left. This was no ordinary good news story.

1117dPA Sport

Tunisia 1-2 Equatorial Guinea: Hosts win

Javier Balboa was the hero for Equatorial Guinea as his curling extra-time free-kick sealed their place in the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup with a dramatic 2-1 win over Tunisia.

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1122dAssociated Press

African Nations Cup quarterfinals moved

"These two pitches have been adversely affected by a combination of wear and tear from the six games played or to be played in each of them, and the unstable weather conditions seen lately," CAF said in a statement on Tuesday.

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1128dNick Ames

Ames: Fancied Burkina Faso misfire again

Burkina Faso were fancied to do well in the 2015 African Nations Cup but a second consecutive poor performance leaves their chances of making the knockout stages uncertain, writes Nick Ames.

1128dPA Sport

E.Guinea 0-0 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso were left clinging to their African Nations Cup future after a frustrating goalless draw with hosts Equatorial Guinea.

RankingsAfrican Nations Championship

Goal Difference-6Tied-15th
Goals Scored1Tied-10th
Goals Conceded716th