November Ushers In Qualifiers for AFCON, Jewel of African Soccer

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, is maintaining a strict stance on health protocols against the spread of Covid-19 as they are trying to keep the integrity of soccer intact. CAF is demanding that all players test negative for Covid-19 48-hours before a match. Several qualifiers have already been played in November, including Rwanda's Amavubi team, settling for a 0-0 draw against Cape Verde's Blue Sharks. Gabonese team, The Brazilians, beat Gambia's Scorpions 2-1. Algeria's Desert Foxes beat Zimbabwe's Warriors 3-1 in Algiers. Zambia's Chipolopolo beat Botswana's team The Zebras 2-1 in Lusaka. Meanwhile, Nigeria's Super Eagles sqandered a substantial lead to draw witht Sierra Leone, in a much anticipated match, that has the latter hoping for maximum points. Lesotho's Crocodiles will take on Benin's Squirrels on November 14, first at Charles de Gaulle stadium in Porto-Novo, Benin and three days later at Setsoto Stadium in Maseru, Lesotho.    

 

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