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Awesome Black Stars of Ghana get Jeep Cherokee from their amiable president

February 18, 2015 3:59 pm
Awesome Black Stars of Ghana get Jeep Cherokee from their amiable president

When the Black Stars of Ghana placed second at the just concluded AFCON 2015 competition, their president promised them a Jeep Cherokee each among other gifts. The SUVs (pictured right) worth about $76,000 are now ready for pick up. The footballer’s families have been asked to come pick the SUVs […]

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Ivorian president Alassane Quattara awards house & cash worth $100k to the National Team for AFCON win

February 12, 2015 1:23 am
Ivorian president Alassane Quattara awards house & cash worth $100k to the National Team for AFCON win

According to BBC Africa, Ivorian president Alassane Quattara is giving each member of the Ivory Coast 23-man Squad team, a house worth $52,000, and same amount in cash for their AFCON 2015 victory. The Ivorian Football Federation and the team’s technical staff also got rewards. In all, the Ivorian government […]

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Morocco banned from Africa Cup of Nations in 2017 and 2019

February 6, 2015 6:50 pm
Morocco banned from Africa Cup of Nations in 2017 and 2019

Morocco have been banned from the 2017 and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournaments after refusing to host the competition this year. The scheduled hosts withdrew from the role amid concerns over the Ebola virus and, following disagreements with the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF), Equatorial Guinea stood in at late notice. However, CAF confirmed […]

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CAF suspend Tunisia president, threaten 2017 AFCON expulsion

6:45 pm
CAF suspend Tunisia president, threaten 2017 AFCON expulsion

“The Executive Committee of CAF, which met on Friday, 6 February 2015 in Malabo, took note of the suspended sentence. The Committee also decided to give the Tunisian Football Federation until March 31, 2015 to comply with the recommendations of the Disciplinary Panel and the Organising Committee, otherwise the Executive […]

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