AFCON champions Ivory Coast celebrate with parade in Abidjan (1:47)
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United's Onana leads Cameroon to AFCON finals

A nervy Cameroon scored twice in the second half to beat Burundi 3-0 in Garoua on Tuesday and qualify for January's Africa Cup of Nations finals, overcoming their plucky opponents as André Onana marked his return to the team with a series of key saves.

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DR Congo, Mauritania, Mozambique reach AFCON

DR Congo, Mauritania and Mozambique qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations finals with wins on Saturday, but the games were overshadowed by the earthquake in Morocco that killed more than 1,000 people.

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Man Utd risk losing Onana to AFCON in January

Manchester United risk losing André Onana for a month in the new year after the goalkeeper confirmed his return to international duty with Cameroon.

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Peseiro takes pay cut to stay as Nigeria men's coach

Jose Peseiro's contract as Nigeria men's national team coach has been renewed after he agreed to take a significant reduction in wages.

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Super Eagles fans 'should book their tickets' to AFCON already

As the Super Eagles prepare to face AFCON qualifying this weekend, Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze is so confident of a Nigeria win against Sierra Leone he has advised fans they can begin to book their tickets to Ivory Coast already.

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Egypt qualify for Africa Cup of Nations finals

Egypt came from behind to beat Guinea 2-1 on Wednesday and secure a record-extending 26th appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations finals as they made sure of top spot in their qualifying group with one match to play in the preliminary competition.

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AFCON: Holders Senegal, 3 others reach finals

Defending champions Senegal, Burkina Faso, South Africa and Tunisia all qualified for next year's African Cup of Nations finals on Tuesday.

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AFCON wrap: Algeria secures qualification

Algeria secured a place at the next Africa Cup of Nations finals with a 1-0 win over Niger that ensured a top-two finish in their qualifying group.

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Osimhen unable to save self-sabotaged Nigeria

Bright Samuel was the standout for Nigeria in their defeat by Guinea-Bissau in the first of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header.

AFCON Qualifying Table

Group AGPWDLGDP
Nigeria6501+1815
Guinea-Bissau6411+613
Sierra Leone6123-15
Sao Tome and Principe6015-231
Group BGPWDLGDP
Burkina Faso6321+311
Cape Verde Islands6312+210
Togo622208
Eswatini6033-53
Group CGPWDLGDP
Namibia412105
Cameroon311104
Burundi311104
Kenya000000
Group DGPWDLGDP
Egypt6501+715
Guinea6312+210
Malawi6123-65
Ethiopia6114-34
Group EGPWDLGDP
Ghana6330+512
Angola6231+19
Central African Republic6213+27
Madagascar6033-83
Group FGPWDLGDP
Algeria6510+716
Tanzania6222-18
Uganda6213-17
Niger6024-52
Group GGPWDLGDP
Mali6501+1315
Gambia6312010
Congo6213-57
South Sudan6105-83
Group HGPWDLGDP
Zambia6411+613
Ivory Coast6411+413
Comoros Islands6213-27
Lesotho6015-81
Group IGPWDLGDP
Congo DR6402+712
Mauritania6312+210
Gabon6213-27
Sudan6204-76
Group JGPWDLGDP
Tunisia6411+213
Equatorial Guinea6411+213
Botswana6114-64
Libya6114-64
Group KGPWDLGDP
South Africa4211+17
Morocco3201+26
Liberia3012-31
Zimbabwe000000
Group LGPWDLGDP
Senegal6420+814
Mozambique6312-110
Benin6123-15
Rwanda6033-63