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Cape Verde started attacking from the start to pressurizing Ethiopia and it worked for them .

Belay of Ethiopia see red at early minutes. The only goal of the match scored at additional minute of first half and that’s all for the game.

Cape Verde were forced to start the match without coach Bubista, in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19,

and had just six substitutes on the bench, with a further nine players isolating, and two injured.


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But Ethiopia made their task easier when defender Yared Bayeh was sent off after 10 minutes.

He tripped Tavares from behind with the Cape Verde striker bearing down on goal and the Angola referee Helder Martins,

having initially cautioned Bayeh, changed his mind after reviewing his decision on the pitchside VAR screen.

Ethiopia gamely fought on despite the disadvantage of being a man down,

and looked to be taking a psychological boost into the break by managing to hold Cape Verde at bay, before Tavares’ brave finish from close range.

Ethiopia gamely fought on despite the disadvantage of being a man down, and looked to be taking a psychological boost into the break by managing to hold Cape Verde at bay, before Tavares’ brave finish from close range.





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A misplaced long back pass was played to the Cape Verdean goalkeeper, which he could not catch, leading to an own goal.

Osimhen’s cross into the six-yard box is blocked by the goalkeeper, but on the rebound the ball ends up in the back of the net to make it 1-1.

Nigeria have been given two gifts here tonight in Mindelo with two mistakes from the home side contributing to the two Super Eagles goals.

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The Super Eagles kicked off their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign with a routine win over Liberia, but they face probably their biggest challenge of Group C with an understrength team.

Cape Verde Islands host Nigeria at the Estádio Municipal Adérito Sena, Mindelo, on matchday two of the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, with the home side poised to snatch the three points and Group C’s top spot at stake.



Afcon 2021: Draw pairs Nigeria with Egypt, Sudan and Guinea Bissau

Nigeria will face Egypt in Group D of the preliminary round of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

Gernot Rohr’s men, who enjoyed a smooth qualification campaign where they were unbeaten and finished top of their group, have also been tasked with matches against Sudan and Guinea Bissau.

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The draw ceremony which served up plenty of interesting match-ups took place Tuesday evening at Yaounde Conference Centre, Cameroon.

Comoros, who are making their first appearance at the tournament, will have their hands full when they take on Senegal, Ghana and Gabon in Group C.

Algeria must negotiate their way past Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea and Cote d’Ivoire in Group E if they hope to make it to the second round of the championship.

Elsewhere, Tunisia have been zoned alongside Mali, Mauritania, and Gambia in Group F.

The Super Eagles begin their quest for glory against the Pharaohs at the Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua on January 11.

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The 33rd edition of the biennial African football showpiece was due to begin on January 9, 2021, however, it was pushed back to January 2022 due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic that crippled football-related activities.

Before the advent of Covid-19, the competition was moved from June-July 2021 dates to January 2022 due to the unfavourable climate in the West African country during the summer months.

Nigeria last won the championship in 2013 when they defeated Burkina Faso 1-0 in South Africa courtesy of Sunday Mba’s first-half strike.

The three-time African champions finished third at Egypt 2019 after defeating Tunisia in the third-place play-off at Al Salam Stadium, Cairo.

Check out the groups in full below.

Group A Group B
Cameroon Senegal
Burkina Faso Zimbabwe
Ethiopia Guinea
Cape Verde Malawi


Group C Group D
Senegal Nigeria
Ghana Egypt
Comoros Sudan
Gabon Guinea-Bissau


Group E Group F
Algeria Tunisia
Sierra Leone Mali
Equatorial Guinea Mauritania
Cote d’Ivoire Gambia

Before Nations Cup Draw Today, See The Ranks All 24 Qualifiers For The Afcon

Before Nations cup draw today, below are  the all ranks 24 qualifiers for the Afcon.

24. Equatorial Guinea

Victories in Malabo against Libya and Tanzania ensure Equatorial Guinea will play at the Nations Cup for the first time in a tournament that they’re not hosting.

However, it was their 3-2 victory in Libya last year that really offers some hope that they can do more than just make up the numbers.

23. Malawi

Returning to the tournament for the first time in 11 years, they defeated Algeria in the 2010 edition,

They deserve immense credit for eliminating Uganda, but they will face an uphill struggle to escape the group.

22. Ethiopia

Former champions, having won the title in 1962, Ethiopia were one of Africa’s top teams of the 1950 and 1960s, but haven’t won an Afcon game since 1976.

They were excellent at Bahir Dar during their qualifying campaign, averaging three goals per game, but failed to take a single point away.


Three consecutive qualifications is a superb achievement for one of the continent’s smaller nations.

They’ve never won a game at the tournament, but after outclassing Congo-Brazzaville 3-0 at home in their final fixture, they can’t be underestimated.

20.ComorosThis year’s Madagascar, the Comoros are the second Indian ocean island nation to make their Afcon debut over the last two tournaments, having enjoyed dramatic progress in recent years.

The away victory in Togo and the home draw with Egypt demonstrated their nous and ability to grind out results, but the 4-0 hammering by the Pharaohs in Cairo this week highlights the work that lies ahead.

19. Sierra LeonThe last team to qualify, the Leone Stars saw off Benin in a replayed gameweek six fixture after the final group game between the two sides had been postponed due to coronavirus shenanigans.

Sierra Leone can pack a punch – look at how they fought back to hold Nigeria 4-4 – but they will have their work cut out to escape from their Nations Cup group.

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The second of two first-time qualifiers, Gambia have enjoyed immense progress under the tutelage of Tom Saintfiet, who was rewarded with a new contract in the aftermath of their qualifying campaign.

Encouraging results during the 2019 campaign was a sign of things to come, and qualifying ahead of Gabon and the Democratic Republic of Congo is a remarkable achievement.

17. Zimbabwe

The main beneficiaries from Zambia’s latest implosion, Zimbabwe could even afford to be defeated by their near neighbours in their final group game.

The Warriors were a little lightweight—both figuratively and literally—at the last Nations Cup, although their fight back to take a point from Algeria in Harare last year was one of the comebacks of the qualifying campaign.

Certainly, in the likes of Tino Kadewere, Khama Billiat and Knowledge Musona, they have attacking options who can hurt opposition defences.


Like Ethiopia, they’re among the fallen giants of African football, and after taking out South Africa during qualification, they ought not be underestimated.

They largely neutralised Bafana Bafana in Omdurman, took their chances well, and they could cause teams a few troubles in Cameroon.

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Physical and organised, with a touch of class up front, Mauritania managed to build on their debut qualification in 2019…unlike the likes of Burundi and Madagascar.

They lost just once during qualification, and will be targeting their first victory at the Nations Cup come 2022.


Overcamea troubled campaign to advance from Group D, going someway to making amends for missing out on the Nations Cup in 2019.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang remains a lethal operator, capable of firing the Panthers past any other team on their day, and he’ll be desperate to make the most of a final opportunity to enjoy international glory.

13.Cape Verde

Progressed on the final day of qualifiers after defeating Mozambique 1-0 thanks to an own goal.

The Islanders return to the top table after missing the last two tournaments, but they ended the campaign undefeated, without conceding a single goal away from home.

For context, the only other side not to let in a goal on the road during the campaign was Morocco.


Have improved in recent years, with Naby Keita of Liverpool again proving to be the key man in the heart of the park.

He’s unshackled with the national side, tearing forward to influence proceedings in the final third, and Guinea shouldn’t be underestimated next year.


Qualified with ease, only to be defeated by Guinea in their final qualifier earlier this month.

They will be solid operators, but can the likes of Moussa Djenepo, Moussa Marega and Sekou Koita help them improve on recent performances at the Afcon?

10.Burkina Faso

One of the most high-profile absentees at the last Nations Cup, Burkina Faso avoided Zambia’s ‘feat’ of missing out twice in a row and progressed as Group B winners.

Conceded just twice during the qualifying campaign, and recent additions of the likes of Bryan Dabo and Lacina Traore enhance a strong team spearheaded by Bertrand Traore of Aston Villa.


Finalists as recently as 2015, but they’ve been on the decline ever since, and are still trying to find their identity under CK Akonnor.

Controversy overshadowed their international break, but four points from South Africa and Sao Tome e Principe bodes well for the Nations Cup.


Qualifying as hosts, Cameroon have much work to do if they’re to do themselves justice on home soil.

Their recent 2-1 defeat by Cape Verde in Praia only served to highlight the immense work coach Toni Conceicao has to do to if the Central African giants aren’t going to fall flat.

7.Ivory Coast

Underachievers since winning the title in 2015, the Elephants were defeated by Ethiopia earlier in the qualifying campaign, but won their last four games to qualify in style.

Offensively, they have the quality to blow teams away, while the likes of Serge Aurier, Eric Bailly and Willy Boly are among Africa’s most accomplished defenders.


Didn’t break a sweat during qualification, and really turned it on against North African rivals Libya, scoring nine across two games.

In the likes of Wahbi Khazri and Youssef Msakni, they have chiselled veterans who will be desperate to potentially end their international careers with African gold.


Desperate to impress after crashing out ignominiously on home soil, Egypt overcame a slow start to qualification to top Group G with 12 points.

They were particularly brutal in their 4-0 evisceration of the Comoros in their final group game, and in Mohamed Salah, they have a genuine game-changer.


Still not entirely convincing under Gernot Rohr, but the Super Eagles could be contenders to better their third-placed finish in 2019.

They are experienced, have options across the park, and some quality goalscoring options.


The reigning champions have elite offensive options—the kind of quality that can outgun any of their rivals—and they boast strength in depth.

The experience of winning in 2019 will serve them well, but will too many key elements of the side be over the hill come next year?


Still not convincing everyone, but Morocco have an awesome collection of talents, with defensive solidity, options in attack and the creative genius of Hakim Ziyech and Adel Taarabt.


Currently ranked 20th in the world, Senegal will be gunning for their first title in Cameroon and—inspired by Sadio Mane