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Zambia rise 28 places in the latest Fifa rankings

Newly crowned African champions Zambia soar up the latest rankings while Bafana continue to spiral down.

Eagles soar to 2-0 victory over Ghana

Cheick Diabate scored in each half as Mali defeated 10-man Ghana 2-0 in a play-off on Saturday to finish third at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.

Zambia’s bittersweet return to Libreville

Zambia have returned to the scene of their worst sporting tragedy, which is also the site of their Africa Cup of Nations final against Côte d'Ivoire.

Sub Mayuka takes Zambia to Afcon final

Emmanuel Mayuka has taken Chipolopolo to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations after scoring 12 minutes from time, beating Cup favourites Ghana.

Mali and Ghana break through to Afcon semis

And then there were four -- Mali and Ghana have completed the semifinal line-up at the Africa Cup of Nations, after tense wins over Gabon and Tunisia.

Gabon make surprise entrance to Afcon quarterfinals

Gabon sailed into the quarterfinals of Afcon as the Group C winner, leaving the last two places to be decided on the final day of group matches.

Equatorial Guinea secure a spot in Afcon quarterfinals

Rank outsiders Equatorial Guinea have reached the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals and eliminated Senegal with a shock 2-1 triumph.

Drogba’s last chance for Côte d’Ivoire victory in ACN

It may be Didier Drogba's last chance to win the African Cup of Nations as Côte d'Ivoire again begins its quest for a long-awaited continental title.

Chipolopolo come full circle

Nearly 19 years after a plane crash claimed many of Zambia's best players the country is eyeing the Africa Cup of Nations.

Botswana bows to Zim in Africa Cup of Nations warm-up

Botswana's 2012 Africa Cup of Nations players went on strike before being held 0-0 at home by an understrength Zimbabwe team in a warm-up game.

Bafana match won’t be shown live

South Africa's first international soccer match of the year will no longer be shown live after kick-off was brought forward by two and a half hours.

African football drama of 2012 to begin in Swiss boardroom

The first African football drama of 2012 will unfold as Namibia continues a battle to get Burkina Faso kicked out of the upcoming Cup of Nations.

Ivory Coast wants to finish year on perfect note

Top-ranked African team, Ivory Coast defend a perfect record this year when they confront South Africa for the Nelson Mandela Challenge.

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