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Tickets Go on Sale for 2014 CHAN in South Africa

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Tickets for the third edition of the African Nations Championship have gone on sale in South Africa.

_67438177_102607554The biennial event for locally-based players kicks off on 11 January, with organisers claiming it can become the “ultimate African tournament”.

Fifteen teams qualified to join hosts South Africa, including the winners of the first edition of the tournament, DR Congo.

Holders Tunisia missed out on the tournament, also known as the CHAN, after Morocco took their place.

CHAN 2014 groups

  • Group A: South Africa, Mali, Nigeria, Mozambique
  • Group B: Zimbabwe, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Morocco
  • Group C: Ghana, Libya, Ethiopia, Congo
  • Group D: DR Congo, Gabon, Burundi, Mauritania

“I’m pretty sure that the display of football that we’re going to see in South Africa will be very exciting,” Confederation of African Football (Caf) general secretary Hicham El Amrani told BBC Sport.

“Our objective is to keep developing this tournament, so it becomes as important, maybe not as the Africa Cup of Nations – because the Cup of Nations has now reached a level where it’s a worldwide tournament from an audience perspective – but the CHAN needs to be the ultimate African tournament that highlights the skills and the level of football played on the continent,” he said.

Cape Town, Mangaung and Polokwane are the host cities for the 2014 tournament and group winners and runners-up will advance to the quarter-finals.

The final will be played on 1 February in Cape Town Stadium.

The inaugural CHAN tournament was held in Ivory Coast in 2009, with the second edition staged in Sudan two years later.

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Nigeria Police Shooting Live Rounds At Yaba, Lagos

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Nigeria Police Shooting Live Rounds At Yaba, Lagos (Video)

Popular Nigeria Instagram comedian, Mr Macaroni just tweeted an ongoing shooting at Adekunle, Yaba in Lagos.

In the tweet, the twitter said the Nigeria Police are the ones shooting.

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Once you know who controls Toll Gate, who ordered the removal of CCTV, then you know who’s responsible for #LekkiMassacre – AY Comedian

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Comedian, movie producer, actor, writer and entrepreneur Ayo Richard Makun fondly called AY has asked intelligent questions with links to who is responsible for the unlawful Lekki killings last night.

Recall that last night, October 20, Nigerian security men shot and killed some #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate.

Sequel to the above, Nigerians are now asking questions as to who masterminded the Lekki massacre?

Taking to Twitter, Comedian AY said once who controls toll gate, who ordered removal of CCTV from the toll gate is known, then the “who?” question becomes answered.

AY tweeted, “Who controls tollgate?
Who ordered for removal of light from the tollgate?
Who ordered the removal of cctv from the tollgate?
Once you know who has the authority over the above, you would know who was responsible for the shootings today. I am in my house come and kill me too”

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Bola Ahmed Tinubu denies having a hand in the Lekki Massacre, admits that he’s about to leave the country

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Nigerian politician and national leader of the All Progressives Congress Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has denied having a hand in the Lekki Massacre.

His phone number reportedly leaked online and angry youths have been sharing videos and voice records from their conversation with him.

They accused him of aiding and supporting the shooting of peaceful protesters at Lekki toll gate because of the amount of money he has reportedly lost due to the protests.

Tinubu who had previously served as the Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007 however denied being responsible for the killings. He said he has no control of the Nigerian army, and he has no idea of who caused the killings.

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