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VAR causes handball confusion in Nations Cup

11:54am EDT

CAIRO The introduction of the VAR has brought confusion to the Africa Cup of Nations with Algeria's coach saying he cannot understand what constitutes accidental or intentional handball after three contentious incidents in the semi-finals.

Soccer-VAR causes handball confusion in Nations Cup

11:11am EDT

CAIRO, July 15 The introduction of the VAR has brought confusion to the Africa Cup of Nations with Algeria's coach saying he cannot understand what constitutes accidental or intentional handball after three contentious incidents in the semi-finals.

Inexperience and individual mistakes cost young Nigerian side

7:35am EDT

CAIRO On the eve of Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Algeria, defender Kenneth Omeruo warned his team mates not to give away free kicks on the edge of the penalty area.

Soccer-Inexperience and individual mistakes cost young Nigerian side

7:20am EDT

CAIRO, July 15 On the eve of Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Algeria, defender Kenneth Omeruo warned his team mates not to give away free kicks on the edge of the penalty area.

Belmadi hopes African coaches will get more opportunities

12:21am EDT

CAIRO Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi hopes that next Friday's Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal will persuade more countries to put their trust in the region's managers.

Last-gasp Mahrez stunner sends Algeria into Nations Cup final

Jul 14 2019

CAIRO Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez's stunning free kick in stoppage time gave Algeria a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a tense Africa Cup of Nations semi-final played in a volatile atmosphere on Sunday.

Belmadi hopes African coaches will get more opportunities

Jul 14 2019

CAIRO Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi hopes that next Friday's Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal will persuade more countries to put their trust in the region's managers.

Soccer-Belmadi hopes African coaches will get more opportunities

Jul 14 2019

CAIRO, July 15 Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi hopes that next Friday's Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal will persuade more countries to put their trust in the region's managers.

Algeria no longer fragile and error-prone, says Nigeria coach

Jul 13 2019

CAIRO Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr remembers that when his side last faced Algeria two years ago, the North Africans were a "fragile" team prone to errors but says that all that has changed under the leadership of Djamel Belmadi.

Soccer-Algeria no longer fragile and error-prone, says Nigeria coach

Jul 13 2019

CAIRO, July 13 Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr remembers that when his side last faced Algeria two years ago, the North Africans were a "fragile" team prone to errors but says that all that has changed under the leadership of Djamel Belmadi.

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