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EXCLUSIVE: Eternal enemies Nigeria, SA take matters to the AFCON

Nigeria versus South Africa football rivalry takes centre stage in AFCON encounter tonight

from AHMED MOOLLAH / EMEKA OKONKWO in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – THE long running rivalry between South Africa and Nigeria will take a sporting dimension on Wednesday when the two sides contest a quarterfinal match at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Bafana Bafana and The Super Eagles are scheduled to […]

EXCLUSIVE: SA, Madagascar keep SADC integrity intact at AFCON

Thembinkosi Lorch , photo by Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

from AHMED MOOLLAH in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – A spellbinding run in the tournament by debutants Madagascar and the revival of South Africa at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) have sparked life into what had otherwise been a nightmarish competition for the Southern African region. They are through to the quarterfinals. […]

SADC sides find going tough at AFCON 2019

AFCON

from AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – A MAJORITY of teams from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region have fared badly at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, with none securing victory in the opening matches. Seven teams from the bloc – Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), […]

Hosts Egypt defeat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener

Egypt football squad

from AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – HOSTS Egypt have opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a slender victory over Zimbabwe at a sold-out Cairo International Stadium on Friday night. Zimbabwe has stand-in goalkeeper, Edmore Sibanda, to thank that the scoreline a respectable 1-0. Thrust into the starting XI in […]

Underdog tag sticking out of SADC sides at Afcon 2019

Zimbabwe Warriors captain Knowledge Musona

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TEAMS from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region will have the odds heavily stacked against them at the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt on Friday. Save for wins by Democratic Republic of Congo (1968 and 1974 as Congo Kinshasa and as Zaire), […]

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