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Enjoy the Africa Cup of Nation: JANUARY HIGHLIGHTS


Africa is the world’s most exciting footballing continent, and this January TRACE Sport Stars brings you everything you need to know about The African Cup of Nations, with Friday nights dedicated to its stars.

The action doesn’t stop there… you’ll also learn everything about Super Woman Serena Williams, not just one of the best female tennis stars but simply one of the greatest players of all time. Plus, sink your teeth into the legendary story of Mick ‘White Lightning’ Fanning fighting a shark!

TRACE Sport Stars is the place to be this month. This Africa Cup of Nations will go down in history, and you won’t want to miss a second.





Gervinho (Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images) All rights reserved

The Africa Cup of Nations is here, and TRACE Sport Stars has it covered with fresh profiles of the teams, players and managers fighting for the trophy. This year, the tournament takes place in Gabon, with higher stakes and more prize money than ever before!Join us on Friday nights for everything you need to know about these African stars.

TRACE The Contenders: Ghana – Friday 6th at 19:55 (CET)
One of the favourites to win the Africa Cup of Nations, meet the Ghanaian team and its tenacious stars.

TRACE The Contenders: Algeria – Friday 6th at 20:50 (CET)
Explore the Algerian team, Gervinho’s strengths and weaknesses, and the legendary meeting between George Weah and Nelson Mandela.

TRACE The Contenders: Cameroon – Friday 13th at 19:55 (CET)
Discover two of the toughest teams in the Cup of Nations: the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Stallions of Burkina Faso.

TRACE The Contenders: Egypte – Friday 13th at 20:50 (CET)
Egypt’s Pharaohs are busy preparing for the Cup of Nations, while Uganda returns to the tournament after a 39-year absence.

TRACE The Contenders: Ivory Coast – Friday 20th at 19:55 (CET)
Ivory Coast won the Cup of Nations last year – and now they’re back with a new-look team.




Pierre Aymerick Aubameyang (Getty images) All rights reserved

Tune in to TRACE Sport Stars every Saturday for all the latest news and views from the world of football. This series, get the inside track on Manuel Pellegrini’s journey to Málaga, follow Claudio Ranieri’s unexpected rise to glory, discover the almighty speed of Gabonese star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and meet the number 9s who made Real Madrid number 1!

Saturdays at 22:05 (CET)




Serena Willams (Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images) All rights reserved

Let the truth be revealed as TRACE Sport Stars sets the record straight – from Hope Solo’s controversial suspension from US soccer to Leicester City’s shock Premier League victory. Plus, learn the truth about Serena Williams and her journey from the streets of Compton to Queen of the Court!

Wednesdays at 19:55 (CET)

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