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CAF Names Gabon AFCON 2017 Host

CAF Names Gabon AFCON 2017 Host

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has confirmed that Gabon will host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Issa Hayatou, CAF president, announced this on Wednesday at a CAF ceremony. Although Libya was earlier slated to host the competition, security concerns had led CAF to withdraw its hosting rights in August last year. CAF then

Former Super Eagles Keeper Is Dead

Wilfred Agbonavbare, former Super Eagles goalkeeper has died. He died on Tuesday morning in Spain after a prolong battle with cancer. Agbonavbare, who was a member of the Nigerian U-21 delegation that played the World Youth Championships in Mexico in 1983; 1984 AFCON silver medalist and 1994 AFCON gold medalist, played for Rayo Vallecano, a

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