• AFCON wrap: Results keep Group C undecided

    AFCON wrap: Results keep Group C undecided

    Like Group A, Group C in the Africa Cup of Nations has very little decided ahead of the final group stage match. Ivory Coast 2-2 DR Congo A thrilling first half had DR Congo leading 1-0 and 2-1, with only Wilfried Bony netting for the Ivory Coast. Les Elephants grabbed a draw through Serey Die’s 67th minute goal. DR Congo now leads the group and is primed to advance with a result against Togo or a Morocco loss or draw against Ivory Coast. Morocco 3-1 Togo Mathieu Dossevi gave Togo a surprise fifth minute lead lead, but Aziz Bouhaddouz kickstarted the Moroccan attack to plug the victors into Group C’s second spot ahead of a Jan. 24 showdown with Ivory Coast. Saturday’s matches Ghana vs. Mali —

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    "Yesterday the result against Bastia was right... we will work more and try to get our objective.. the referee was good too but I have a question for French people... Is it normal that Bastia supporters make monkey noise and "uh uh" for the whole game and no one of the "commissions discipline" say nothing?," Balotelli, on loan from Liverpool this season, wrote. "So is racism LEGAL in France?

  • Jones speaks out on Tim Howard’s “dangerous” talk (video)

    Jones speaks out on Tim Howard’s “dangerous” talk (video)

    New LA Galaxy midfielder and USMNT mainstay Jermaine Jones is hoping he can clarify Tim Howard’s controversial comments about dual nationals. Howard said Wednesday that there were commitment issues with some of the dual nationals on the United States squad, adding that players like Jones and Fabian Johnson were great for the team. Jones answered those thoughts on Thursday, labeling them “dangerous stuff”. From ESPNFC’s Doug McIntyre: “With all the respect for Timmy, I feel it’s not if you’re half American or full-American. It’s more what you have in here [taps his chest]. “If you go on the field and you give everything for this country, then of course sometimes there’s a situation where you’re