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Ebola also affects soccer's Africa Cup of Nations
Ebola also affects soccer's Africa Cup of Nations

The Ebola menace has touched every part of life in Africa. So it's no surprise that soccer has failed to escape its deadly grip. And the disruption the virus has caused the sport has had many ripples, some of which could be felt for years. In the last two weeks, former African champion Morocco was expelled from the continent's most important tournament; Equatorial Guinea was reinstated after being kicked out for using an ineligible player in qualifying; and Cuba, which once sent combat troops to Africa, will now be sending doctors to combat Ebola at next year's Africa Cup of Nations. That sequence of events began when Morocco, concerned about the spread of Ebola, asked...

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