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Uganda draw defending champions Morocco in 2020 CHAN

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Cranes have been draw against defending champions Morocco in the 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship. In the draws that took place at the Palais Polyvalent des Sports de Yaoundé in the host country Cameroon on Monday night, Uganda are placed in Group C together …

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Police coach Mubiru picked to guide Cranes to CHAN 2020

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police FC’s Abdallah Mubiru has been named coach of the Uganda Cranes preparing for the African Championship of Nations (CHAN) 2020 qualifiers. This is the second big assignment ex-international Mubiru has been given this year, after guiding Cranes to the COSAFA tournament in May. It was a …

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Five reasons why Morocco are CHAN champions

Casablanca, Morocco | AFP | Morocco ended 42 years without a senior national team football trophy by hosting and winning the African Nations Championship (CHAN) for home-based footballers at the weekend. It was the first success since the country won the 1976 Africa Cup of Nations by drawing with Guinea …

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Drama as Nigeria, Libya reach CHAN semi-finals

Agadir, Morocco | AFP | Nigeria clawed back from the brink of defeat to edge Angola 2-1 after extra time on Sunday in cold, windy Tangiers and book an African Nations Championship (CHAN) semi-final against Sudan. In the last quarter-final, former champions Libya pipped Congo Brazzaville 5-3 on penalties after …

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El Kaabi makes CHAN history as Morocco win

Casablanca, Morocco | AFP | Ayoub el Kaabi created African Nations Championship (CHAN) history Saturday with the goal that set up hosts Morocco for a 2-0 victory over Namibia in a one-sided Casablanca quarter-final. When the 24-year-old netted during the first half it brought his tournament tally to six goals, …

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Drama as Libya deny Rwanda, reach CHAN quarter-finals

Tangiers, Morocco | AFP |  Libya scored three minutes into stoppage time to edge Rwanda 1-0 Tuesday and snatch an African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals place behind Group C winners Nigeria. Relentless Libyan pressure in northern Moroccan city Tangiers finally paid off when substitute Elmutasem Abushnaf swept a low cross …

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Zambia tops CHAN group B, Uganda 3rd

FT: Uganda  ??  0 Ivory Coast ??  0 Casablanca, Morocco | AFP |  Zambia fought back to draw 1-1 with neighbours Namibia Monday and top Group B at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco on goal difference. The Zambians and Namibians, who had already qualified for the last eight, finished …

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CRANES: Desabre looks for winning end to CHAN tourney

FT: Uganda  ??  0 Ivory Coast ??  0 Prize Money Winners – $1.25m Runners-up – 700,000 Semifinalists – 400,000 Quarter-finalists – 300,000 Third in the Group – 200,000 Fourth in the Group – 175,000 Marrakech, Morocco | THE INDEPENDENT |  New Cranes coach Sebastien Desabre continues his hunt for his first win …

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Congo Brazzaville qualify as Cameroon bow out

Agadir, Morocco | AFP | Congo Brazzaville became the fifth country to qualify for the African Nations Championship quarter-finals by beating Burkina Faso Saturday, while Cameroon were eliminated after losing to Angola. Substitute Georges Bidimbou scored with a close-range header during the second minute of stoppage time to clinch a …

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Nigeria, Rwanda share lead after narrow wins

Tangiers, Morocco | AFP | Solitary goals brought Nigeria and Rwanda African Nations Championship victories after tight matches in Morocco on Friday, and a share of the Group C lead. Sunday Faleye scored after a corner to give Nigeria a 1-0 win over Libya in a foul-littered first match of …

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