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215dSimba Mushati, KweséESPN

Resurgent Chipolopolo target Afcon place

Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is confident his team can consolidate their resurgence in the forthcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations engagements.

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336dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

Will CAF finally change Nations Cup timing?

The January timing is hurting the very actors African football needs for the competition to thrive - the players - which is why it must change.

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371dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

Gyan - Goals, Glory and Controversies

It has been a typical Asamoah Gyan week. He hit a major landmark, then took the shine off himself with one act.

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373dNick Said, KweséESPN

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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373dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Super Eagles need Mikel, Moses back

KweséESPN's Colin Udoh highlights five takeaways from Nigeria's 2-0 Afcon qualifying defeat to South Africa.

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373dMichael 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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374dNick Said, KweséESPN

Guinea, South Africa triumph on day of shocks

Guinea stunned Ivory Coast and South Africa ended their Nigerian hoodoo on a day of shocks in the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers on Saturday.

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374dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Baxter's boys stun Super Eagles in Uyo

South Africa ended their 25-year winless streak against Nigeria in spectacular fashion, winning 2-0 in a 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier in Uyo.

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374dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

Ethiopia game is vital for Ghana, says Ayew

It's been a massive homecoming all round for the Black Stars in Kumasi as they face Ethiopia in a 2019 Nations Cup qualifier at the Baba Yara Stadium.

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375dNick Said, KweséESPN

Rantie, Zungu return for South Africa

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has named his side for the Nations Cup qualifier against Nigeria on Saturday, restoring Tokelo Rantie to the line-up.

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375dNick Said, KweséESPN

Stuart Baxter calls for smart, brave Bafana

Stuart Baxter believes South Africa are as prepared as they could be for the African Nations Cup qualifier against Nigeria in Uyo on Saturday.

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375dNick Said, KweséESPN

Manyama: "Bafana have been picked on form"

Lebogang Manyama has praised the selection of South Africa coach Stuart Baxter, saying the squad has been picked on form rather than reputation.

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376dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Resurgent Musa could spell doom for Bafana

South Africa's footballers may find themselves cursing their luck when Nigeria striker Ahmed Musa lines up against them on Saturday in an African Cup

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377dKweséESPN Reporter

Afcon qualifiers Group J Preview

KweséESPN preview this weekend's opening round of 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers, with two North African heavyweights set to light up Group J.

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377dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

Kingson urges patience in goalie search

Former Ghana goalkeeper Richard Kingson has urged patience as the country continues the search for his long-term successor.

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378dMichael Oti Adjei, KweséESPN

Kwarasey opts out of Ghana duty

Ghana will be without goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey for the 2019 Africa Cup of Cup qualifier against Ethiopia and friendlies against USA and Mexico.

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383dKweséESPN staff

Ghana down four in latest FIFA Rankings

Ghana have slipped a massive four places in the latest FIFA rankings, while there were positive gains for the likes of Nigeria and Cameroon.

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383dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Analysing Gernot Rohr' latest squad

Colin Udoh analyses Nigeria's coach Gernot Rohr's latest squad ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

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384dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Surgery explains Moses' Nigeria absence

Toe surgery is the reason for Victor Moses's surprise omission from Nigeria's squad to face South Africa in a 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier.

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447dMark Gleeson

Minnows dream in AFCON qualifying

The preliminary rounds of African Nations Cup qualifying gives minnows like the Comoros Islands the chance to dream.

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463dAssociated Press

Malawi withdraw from ANC qualifying

The Football Association of Malawi says it still needs to officially inform the Confederation of African Football of its intention to withdraw.

Standings

2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Senegal1100+33
Madagascar1100+23
Sudan1001-20
Equatorial Guinea1001-30
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Cameroon1100+13
Malawi1100+13
Comoros Islands1001-10
Morocco1001-10
2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Burundi1100+33
Mali1100+13
Gabon1001-10
South Sudan1001-30
2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Algeria1100+13
Benin1100+13
Gambia1001-10
Togo1001-10
2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Libya1100+43
South Africa1100+23
Nigeria1001-20
Seychelles1001-40
2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Ghana1100+53
Sierra Leone1100+13
Kenya1001-10
Ethiopia1001-50
2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Zimbabwe1100+33
Congo DR1100+23
Congo1001-20
Liberia1001-30
2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Guinea1100+13
Central African Republic1100+13
Ivory Coast1001-10
Rwanda1001-10
2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Burkina Faso1100+23
Mauritania1100+13
Botswana1001-10
Angola1001-20
2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Tunisia1100+13
Niger101001
Swaziland101001
Egypt1001-10
2019 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS QUALGPWDLGDP
Guinea Bissau1100+13
Mozambique1100+13
Namibia1001-10
Zambia1001-10
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Uganda1100+13
Lesotho101001
Tanzania101001
Cape Verde Islands1001-10