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04-Feb-2019 to 12:30

Akufo-Addo pays tribute to Ghana boxing champ

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Boxing fans in Ghana including President Nana Akufo-Addo have hailed their compatriot Richard Commey as the new world IBF lightweight champion.

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03-Feb-2019 to 10:27

Cycling: Team Rwanda departs for Cameroon Tour de l’Espoir

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A contingent of six riders has left Kigali International Airport over the weekend for Cameroon where the Rwandan national cycling team is set to compete in this year’s Tour de l’Espoir.

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01-Feb-2019 to 16:11

Football: Senegal coach gets contract extension

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — The contract of Senegal’s national football coach Aliou Cisse, has been extended by 30 months, the country’s FA confirmed.

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31-Jan-2019 to 23:52

CHAN qualifiers: Rwanda face tricky draw

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda have been placed in the Central-East Zone for the next African Nations Championship (CHAN), which will be hosted by Ethiopia between January and February 2020, a sport source confirmed to APA in Kigali on Thursday.

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30-Jan-2019 to 15:57

Rwandan side close in on ‘promising’ Burundian striker

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's football Premier League club, Rayon Sports, is set to complete the signing of Burundian striker Jules Ulimwengu on a two-year deal, sport sources revealed in Kigali on Wednesday.

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29-Jan-2019 to 19:01

C/Ivoire and Cameroon in solidarity AfCON swap

APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — The head of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad on Tuesday confirmed the withdrawal of the organization of the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AfCON) from Cote d'Ivoire for the benefit of Cameroon.

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29-Jan-2019 to 13:22

CAF scribe in Abidjan to talk about hosting 2023 AfCON

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The president of the African Football Confederation (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad arrived in Abidjan on Monday, where he will try to convince the Ivorian authorities to accept hosting the 2023 African Cup of Nations (CAN).

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