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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AFCON tie in Morocco on despite deadly quake

Congo and Gambia's African Cup of Nations qualifier in Marrakech will go ahead as scheduled on Sunday despite the powerful earthquake that struck the city on Friday.

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Sources: Onana plans one-match AFCON return

Andre Onana has only committed to returning to the Cameroon set-up for one game, sources have told ESPN, and there will be further talks if they qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Iheanacho winner clinches Nigeria AFCON spot

Striker Kelechi Ihenacho scored a stoppage time winner as Nigeria beat Sierra Leone 3-2 in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to become one of four countries on Sunday to be added to the list of finalists for next year's tournament.

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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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Napoli owner: African stars need AFCON waiver

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis said he would not sign any more African players unless they agreed to not take part in the Africa Cup of Nations.

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AFCON qualifiers postponed for WC prep

The African Cup of Nations qualifiers in September have been postponed to allow their World Cup-bound teams to prepare for the tournament.

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Mane heads African POTY award shortlist

Sadio Mane heads a list of 10 nominees for the African Footballer of the Year award, the Confederation of African Football announced on Monday.

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