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The Congo draw and the lessons Chidzambwa would have learnt

Zimbabwe's quest for a ticket to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon remains right on track after round two of the qualifiers, with Sunday's 1-1 draw away to Group G rivals Congo enabling the Southern Africans to remain top ahead of the Democratic Republic of Congo on goal difference.

Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat had put Zimbabwe ahead on 22 minutes in Brazzaville, only for Turkey-based star Thievy Bifouma to level matters five minutes after the break and ensure a share of the...

Six attackers who could improve Bafana Bafana



South Africa were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by Libya in their African Nations Cup qualifier in Durban on Saturday, unable to break down a stubborn opponent for the sixth time in the last eight home continental qualifiers.

It once again put the spotlight on the side as an attacking unit, and has begged the question, where should coach Stuart Baxter go from here to get goals for the national team?

It should be pointed out that Bafana were missing young forward Lebo Mothiba, who...

Depleted Morocco show AFCON title credentials

While many of Africa's giants struggled this weekend, Morocco overcame several key absentees and squad disharmony to prove why they ought to be considered favourites for next year's Africa Cup of Nations.

Of the heavyweights set to compete for the continental crown in Cameroon, Nigeria and Egypt also picked up big wins - the latter in some style - but the rest struggled through testing weekends.

Senegal, Algeria, and the hosts were held away at Madagascar, The Gambia, and Comoros respectively, while...

Madagascar stadium stampede leaves 1 dead, 40 injured

One person has died and at least 40 have been injured in a stampede outside the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo ahead of Madagascar's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Senegal on Sunday.

According to RFI, supporters attempting to get into the stadium prompted a stampede outside the entrance, where spectators had been queuing since early morning for the 2.30pm (1230 GMT) kick-off.

"The supporters wanted to get in but the gate was closed because the stands were full," said police chief Herilalatiana...