News in Brief

News in Brief
16 December 2015 09:47

Futsal AFCON: Seven through to final tournament

Seven teams including host South Africa have booked their places at the final tournament of the Africa Futsal Cup of Nations scheduled for 15-24 April 2016 in Johannesburg.

 

The six who booked their places after the weekend’s matches include Angola, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Mozambique and Tunisia.

 

Results

Cameroon – Angola             3-5 1-7
Tunisia – Nigeria                 Nigeria withdrew

Côte d’Ivoire – Morocco       2-7 0-5

Madagascar – Mozambique   1-7 3-10

Sudan – Libya                    4-9 0-5

 

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Namibia advance to next round

A 1-1 draw on Friday in Windhoek was enough for Namibia to book their place at the first round of the continental qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Jordan 2016.

 

The Baby Gladiators advanced 3-2 on aggregate, joining Djibouti and Sierra Leone who progressed following the withdrawal of DR Congo and Gabon respectively.

 

Three teams will qualify to represent Africa at the final tournament scheduled for 30 September to 21 October 2016.

 

Preliminary Round

Botswana – Namibia            1-2 1-1

Djibouti – DR Congo            DR Congo withdrew

Gabon – Sierra Leone          Gabon withdrew

 

First Round

Cameroon – Ethiopia

Egypt – Djibouti

Ghana – Sierra Leone

Morocco – Mali

Nigeria – Namibia

South Africa – Zambia

 

(First leg: 8-10 January 2016; Second Leg: 22-24 January 2016)

 

Photo: www.namibian.com.na

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