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Ghana takes positives from Afcon run

Coach Milovan Rajevac believes Ghana's display at the African Cup of Nations will help his players at the World Cup, despite losing the final to Egypt

Egypt inch closer to quarterfinal berth

Defending champion Egypt beat Sudan 3-0 on Saturday to move closer to a quarterfinal berth at the Africa Cup of Nations. Hosni Abd Rabou scored first from the penalty spot in the 28th minute after he was fouled in the area by Sudan goalkeeper Elmuiz Abdalla.

Goals rain on Africa Cup

The goals continued to flow at the Africa Cup of Nations with nine more on Tuesday taking the tally to 20 and a promise of more attacking play to come on Wednesday. Mohamed Zidan scored two spectacular goals in the first half on Tuesday to lead defending champion Egypt to a 4-2 win over shaky Cameroon.

‘Go Ghana’ as Nations Cup kicks off

Downtown Accra is decorated with ''Go Ghana'' banners as this lively city of nearly three million people prepares for the start of the continent's most storied soccer tournament. A million visitors are expected in the West African state for the Africa Cup of Nations, which begins on Sunday with a sold-out opener between the host nation and Guinea.

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