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Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals for the first time since 2006 when Idrissa Gueye scored to deliver a 1-0 last-eight win over Benin in Cairo on Wednesday.
The VAR is here to stay and this Wednesday it will be in place at the African Cup of Nations. The VAR is coming into play from the quarter-finals and will try to avoid episodes like what happened in the CAF Champions League final.
The sound of drum beats, hand claps and women singing fills the air at a shrine in Cotonou in the West African nation of Benin, homeland of voodoo.
Hakim Ziyech's missed stoppage-time penalty proved extremely costly as 10-man Benin stunned Africa Cup of Nations title contenders Morocco in a spot-kick shootout Friday to reach the quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw in Cairo.
A surprise 2-2 draw with Ghana means Benin are favourites to beat Guinea-Bissau and head coach Michael Dussuyer welcomes that pressure.
After a turbulent spell in England resulting in relegation with two different clubs, former Ghana prodigy Jordan Ayew will attempt to relaunch his stuttering career at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Prison sentences have been handed to 10 Benin youth players and the former president of the country's Football Association after lying about their ages .
Former Benin football federation president Anjorin Moucharafou has been arrested on suspicion of theft, judicial sources said on Tuesday.