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 By Ian Holyman

Morocco coach Herve Renard facing 'emotional' Africa Cup of Nations

Herve Renard has won the Africa Cup of Nations twice as a manager.

Morocco coach Herve Renard is not relishing the challenge of facing former charges Ivory Coast nor mentor Claude Le Roy at next year's Africa Cup of Nations.

After guiding Zambia to a shock Nations Cup triumph in 2012, Renard became the first coach to win the African title with two different countries when he led Ivory Coast to the continental trophy in 2015.

After Wednesday's group stage draw for next year's final tournament that pitted his current charges against his former ones, DR Congo and...

Former South Africa captain Neil Tovey suffers heart attack at training session

Neil Tovey captained South Africa to the 1996 African Nations Cup.

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has said that former captain Neil Tovey is in critical condition in hospital after having a heart attack on Sunday, his second in two years.

Tovey, who captained the country to victory at the 1996 African Nations Cup, suffered the heart attack at a training session on Sunday, the association said.

The SAFA quoted his brother Mark as saying he had been rushed to hospital and doctors were battling to stabilise him.

He said: "There is a slight improvement...

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Man City's Yaya Toure retires from international football with Ivory Coast

Yaya Toure has announced his international retirement from Ivory Coast duty after a 12-year career in which he won 102 caps.

Toure, 33, was the captain of his national team and led the country to their second-ever African Nations Cup title in 2015.

The Manchester City midfielder was expected to skipper the team in Gabon in January as he began the defence of their crown, but he has instead chosen to quit international football.

He said on his official website: "Writing this note was probably 'the...

Cameroon's Joel Matip to miss African Nations Cup to focus on Liverpool

Joel Matip has revealed that he intends to miss the African Nations Cup with Cameroon in order to focus on the start of his Liverpool career.

Matip, who joined Liverpool in the summer on a free transfer from Bundesliga side Schalke, has not played for his country in over a year but is available for selection at the competition in Gabon between Jan. 14 and Feb. 5.

Cameroon manager Hugo Broos recently expressed his disappointment after the defender did not accept a call-up. But Matip does not want...

 By Mark Gleeson

Le Roy's historic triumph with Togo latest in series of wins on the continent

Claude Le Roy's Togo advanced to the African Nations Cup finals with a 5-0 win over Djibouti.

Togo national team manager Claude Le Roy could not celebrate his team's legendary 5-0 victory over Djibouti in African Nations Cup qualifying at the weekend. His ankle was too sore. He had been kicked, inadvertently, by one of the opposing players as both scrambled for a loose ball that had run into touch.

But if he had been able, the affable Frenchman would surely have danced a little jig. He had taken his new team Togo from a virtually impossible qualifying position to snatching the last available...