Pirates hopeful of finishing job in Tunisia

South African side Orlando Pirates believe they are still in the contest after being held to a 1-1 draw by Etoile du Sahel in the home leg of their African Confederation Cup final on Saturday. The Buccaneers now head to Tunisia for Sunday’s return as the underdogs, but mindful of their own history in which

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COSAFA duo into next stage of African World Cup qualifiers

Africa’s top contenders all advanced with varying degrees of difficulty through the knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday to book a place in the decisive group phase next year. Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Egypt, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia, who have all been to past finals tournament, emerged

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COSAFA sides excel in World Cup qualifiers!

COSAFA duo the Comoros Islands and kingdom of Swaziland enjoyed a fine outing in the World Cup spotlight on Friday by holding two of African soccer’s established powers to goalless draws in the first leg of their second round qualifying ties. The Comoros, in only their third World Cup campaign, were denied a famous victory

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Wins for Mozambique, Zambia in World Cup qualifiers

A powerful strike early in the second half from Helder Pelembe handed Mozambique a narrow 1-0 won over Gabon in the first leg of their World Cup qualifier in the Mozambican capital on Wednesday. It leaves the tie still delicately poised with the return set for Saturday but Zambia made a big stride in their

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Croatian coach to assist Mozambique in qualifiers

Croatian coach Boris Pusic will take over the running of the Mozambique national team for the two World Cup qualifiers over the next week, assisted by Mano-Mano and Dario Monteiro. Pusic has been borrowed from Vilankulo, who finished in 10th place in the just completed Mocambola season. Pusic and Monteiro have been appointed solely for

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