2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
1-0-1, 4th in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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149dEdwin Kiplagat, KweséESPN

How can East Africa compete with the rest?

While East Africa's nations have enjoyed great success in other sporting disciplines, their national football teams have failed to make a mark.

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Musona nets hat-trick, Uganda win

Khowledge Musona netted a hat-trick as Zimbabwe beat Liberia, while Uganda, Ghana and Benin also claimed 2019 Afcon qualifying wins.

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468dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

New boys help Ghana to perfect start

Kwesi Appiah's first game back in charge of Ghana ended in a perfect 5-0 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying victory against Ethiopia on Sunday.

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ANC: Salah saves Egypt draw at Nigeria

Mohamed Salah scored in stoppage time to salvage a 1-1 draw for Egypt at Nigeria in a 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier on Friday.

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CAF: Nigeria and Ghana reach group stage

Nigeria advanced to the third round of African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 win over Swaziland on Tuesday.

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CAF: South Sudan draw in first WC qualifier

South Sudan earned a draw in their World Cup qualifying debut, holding Mauritania 1-1 on Thursday, a day after the game was abandoned because of rain.

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ANC: Ghana cruise, Cameroon win late

Ghana eased to victory over Mauritius in their opening 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier, while Cameroon left it late to beat Mauritania.

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Zimbabwe bids to host 2017 African Cup

Zimbabwe has formally submitted a bid to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations, the first attempt by the troubled country to host a major sports event since its contentious co-hosting of the cricket World Cup over a decade ago.

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Ethiopia to bid for 2017 African Cup

The president of the national football federation says Ethiopia will bid to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations after Libya pulled out citing security concerns.