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Soccer: Egyptian rivals meet to decide Africa’s top club prize

24 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN Africa's oldest footballing rivalry has an elevated prize on offer on Friday when Egypt's Al Ahly meet their arch rivals Zamalek in the African Champions League final in Cairo.

Suspension of African football boss opens field for new faces

23 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN The suspension of Confederation of African Football chief Ahmad Ahmad on Monday has thrown wide open the future leadership of the regional soccer governing body, with his ban from the game coming just months before CAF's presidential elections.

Mali, Tunisia join list of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

17 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN Mali and Tunisia added their names to the list of countries qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations finals on Tuesday, joining holders Algeria and 2019 runners-up Senegal who had booked their berths over the last two days.

Holders Algeria become second side to book Cup of Nations berth

16 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN Holders Algeria booked their place in the finals of Africa Cup of Nations, while the continent’s youngest country, South Sudan, pulled off a rare win on Monday.

Mane scores as Senegal qualify for Africa Cup of Nations finals

15 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN Senegal became the first country to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals after a late goal from Sadio Mane secured a 1-0 victory away at Guinea Bissau on Sunday.

Soccer-Mane scores as Senegal qualify for Africa Cup of Nations finals

15 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN, Nov 15 Senegal became the first country to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals after a late goal from Sadio Mane secured a 1-0 victory away at Guinea Bissau on Sunday.

Sierra Leone stage four-goal comeback to hold Nigeria

13 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN Sierra Leone came from four goals down to hold Nigeria to a 4-4 draw in a dramatic Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Benin City as the preliminaries for the 2022 finals continued on Friday.

Algeria underline credentials with win over Zimbabwe

12 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN Algeria lived up to their status as continental champions by beating Zimbabwe 3-1 on Thursday to keep up their 100 percent record in qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations due to take place in 2022.

Mane scores on Senegal return as tiny Comoros surprise again

11 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN Sadio Mane made a successful return for Senegal as they beat Guinea Bissau 2-0 to edge closer to Africa Cup of Nations qualification, but it was the tiny Comoros Islands who stole the spotlight on Wednesday.

Magnate billionaire to run for leadership of African football

09 Nov 2020

CAPE TOWN South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe has been nominated as a candidate for the leadership of the Confederation of African Football as the race for the top post in African soccer gathers momentum.

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