North African teams came up short at the African Cup of Nations

From Africa is a Country Sat Feb 2 2013, 02:00:41

Writing in The Guardian, football journalist Jonathan Wilson noted that "... for the first time since 1992, there will be no north African presence in the quarter-finals." He speculated as to whether this pointed to a "a significant trend of decline in the north African game." Egypt, "the most successful team in Cup of Nations history, has [...]

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