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James Copnall

James Copnall

    Bashir tipped to win - again
    Bashir tipped to win - again
    The slogans are powerful and the issues deadly serious but, if election fever ever hit Sudan, the temperature had long since returned to normal by...
    Eboué 'builds his house' in the right-back spot
    Eboué 'builds his house' in the right-back spot
    The Africa Cup of Nations was a catalyst for an Arsenal player to build his house in the right-back spot. Late last year, Emmanuel Eboué had...
    The continent of promise
    The continent of promise
    Karim Hagui - Tunisia
    Battle to rule in Africa
    Battle to rule in Africa
    Huge crowds, extravagant financial rewards, highly organised teams forcing mind-numbingly dull tactical draws — it happens in Africa, too. On...
    Fans open their hearts to grieving Cisse
    Fans open their hearts to grieving Cisse
    It is not easy asking a man who has lost 12 members of his family, including aunts and uncles, how he is coping, particularly when the same ferry...
    Smiling serial killer
    Smiling serial killer
    Before he'd even kicked a ball in international football, El Hadji Diouf received his first standing ovation. It came in Senegal's Leopold Sedar...