Qualifying – Africa

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Russia 2018 -The Final Race for the World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World cup in Russia is only a few months away. The qualifers…

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Football Headers ‘Damage the Brain’: Myth or Fact?

Standard football headers result in immediate and measurable alterations in brain function. Changes in short…

Top African sides reach World Cup qualifying group stage

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN, South Africa (Reuters) – Africa’s top sides all booked places in…

Second half goals ease Nigeria past brave Swaziland

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Goals from Moses Simon and Efe Ambrose eased Nigeria into the…

DR Congo, Morocco advance in World Cup qualification

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Morocco and the Democratic Republic of Congo both…

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Aubameyang banishes unhappy memories as Gabon advance

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang banished ghosts of the past with…

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Africa’s heavyweights held to goalless draws in World Cup qualifiers

By Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The small Comoros Islands and kingdom of Swaziland enjoyed…

Mozambique, Zambia edge first legs of World Cup qualifiers

MAPUTO (Reuters) – Mozambique’s Helder Pelembe scored with a powerful strike early in the second…