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Khazri stars as Tunisia prove too good for Madagascar

Posted Friday, July 12, 2019 by PA59 hits

Wahbi Khazri inspired Tunisia as they powered their way into the semi-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations by ending Madagascar’s unlikely dreams of glory.Goals from Ferjani Sassi, skipper Youssef Msakni and substitute Naim Sliti secured a 3-0 quarter-final win in Cairo to set up a showdown with Senegal on Sunday, but it was Khazri who led the way with a fine individual display.Tunisia enjo...Full Story »

Madagascar make history as DR Congo pay the penalty

Posted Monday, July 08, 2019 by PA45 hits

Yannick Bolasie missed from the spot as Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar beat DR Congo in a dramatic penalty shoot-out to reach the quarter-finals.Marcel Tisserand had already skied his attempt over the bar when Bolasie followed suit to hand the Barea a 4-2 shoot-out victory in Alexandria, with the game having finished 2-2 after extra time.Madagascar took a ninth-minute lead in spectac...Full Story »

Madagascar keen to prolong surprise Africa Cup of Nations run

Posted Saturday, July 06, 2019 by PA70 hits

Madagascar are intent on keeping a lid on expectations as they bid to extend their dream debut in the Africa Cup of Nations in Alexandria on Sunday.The tournament’s surprise package burst into the last 16 after topping Group B following shock wins against Nigeria and Burundi.And their form suggests they should start favourites in their first knockout match against DR Congo, who squeezed th...Full Story »

Madagascar stun Nigeria in Africa Cup of Nations

Posted Monday, July 01, 2019 by PA48 hits

Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar stunned Nigeria by beating the three-time champions 2-0 to confirm their place in the last-16 by surprisingly topping Group B.Nigeria, who had already guaranteed their spot in the knockout phase prior to the game at the Alexandria Stadium, will need to improve significantly on this performance if they are to progress.The Super Eagles fell behind in the ...Full Story »

Marco Ilaimaharitra makes history for Madagascar

Posted Friday, June 28, 2019 by PA62 hits

Madagascar won their first ever Africa Cup of Nations match by beating Group B rivals Burundi 1-0 in Alexandria.Marco Ilaimaharitra’s second-half free-kick was enough to seal victory for Madagascar, one day after the nation celebrated Independence Day.The Barea, making their first appearance in the tournament finals, drew their opening match 2-2 against Guinea on Saturday, while Burundi re...Full Story »

Kamano penalty earns Guinea draw against debutants Madagascar

Posted Sunday, June 23, 2019 by PA95 hits

Guinea needed a Francois Kamano penalty to rescue a 2-2 draw in their Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener against Madagascar.Kamano struck from the spot after Anicet Andrianantenaina and Carolus Andriamatsinoro goals early in the second half had put the debutants ahead.Sory Kaba had opened the scoring for Guinea, who saw Liverpool midfielder Neby Keita come off the bench following the inju...Full Story »

Guinea vs Madagascar - Guinea look to return to winning ways on Africa Cup of Nations return

Posted Friday, June 21, 2019 by PA111 hits

Guinea return to the Africa Cup of Nations finals after missing out on the last edition in Gabon in 2017.Paul Put’s team were unbeaten during qualification but come into the tournament without a win in their last six fixtures, including a 3-1 defeat to hosts Egypt in the last warm-up match.“In the first half we performed well but the game became much harder and we failed to keep the ...Full Story »

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane wasn’t happy after Senegal beat Madagascar

Posted Monday, March 25, 2019 by 101 GREAT GOALS166 hits

Liverpool's Sadio Mane wasn't happy Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was back on Senegalese international duty on Saturday. Mane played 90 minutes as Senegal beat Madagascar 2-0 in an African Cup of Nations qualifier. M'Baye Niang scored a brace as Senegal qualified for Egypt 2019 as group winners. But after the match Mane wasn't best pleased with the infrastructure back home. The match was p...Full Story »

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