Posts Tagged International soccer

Mexico to play Ecuador and Paraguay in US in March

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico will play a pair of exhibition games in the U.S. in March.

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Republic of Congo surprises Gabon 1-0 at African Cup

Congo’s Prince Oniangue, left, is challenged by Gabon’s Andre Poko, during their African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Republic of Congo ground out a surprise 1-0 win over Gabon at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday, its first at the tournament in over two decades, to go top of Group A.

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Rep. of Congo leaps to top of Group A with surprise win

Congo's soccer players celebrate after winning their African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match against Gabon in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Unfancied Republic of Congo went top of Group A at the African Cup of Nations with a surprise 1-0 win over Gabon on Wednesday after host Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso played out a 0-0 draw.

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Fans throw rocks at police, get tear-gassed at African Cup

Equatorial Guinea's soccer fan gestures during the African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match between Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Witnesses say fans threw rocks at police, who responded by firing tear gas outside the African Cup of Nations game between host Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso on Wednesday.

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Equatorial Guinea, Burkina Faso draw 0-0 at African Cup

Burkina Faso’s Aristide Bance, left, is stopped in the air by Equatorial Guinea's goalkeeper Felipe Ovono, right, during the African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Host Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso both wasted plenty of chances in a 0-0 draw at the start of the second round of group games at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

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