Football: World Cup qualifying fixtures for Africa

May 29, 2008 12:00 am
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, Complete 2010 World Cup-African Nations Cup second round qualifying fixtures for Africa ahead of first series this weekend:

 

First series

Group 1

(Seeding: 1. Cameroon, 2. Cape Verde Islands, 3. Tanzania, 4. Mauritius)

Cameroon v Cape Verde

Tanzania v Mauritius

Group 2

(Seeding: 1. Guinea, 2. Zimbabwe, 3, Namibia, 4. Kenya)

Guinea v Zimbabwe

Namibia v Kenya

Group 3

(Seeding: 1. Angola, 2. Benin, 3. Uganda, 4. Niger)

Angola v Benin

Uganda v Niger

Group 4

(Seeding: 1. Nigeria, 2. South Africa, 3. Equatorial Guinea, 4. Sierra Leone)

Nigeria v South Africa

Equatorial Guinea v Sierra Leone

Group 5

(Seeding: 1. Ghana, 2. Libya, 3. Gabon, 4. Lesotho)

Ghana v Libya

Gabon v Lesotho

Group 6

(Seeding: 1 Senegal, 2. Algeria, 3. Liberia, 4. Gambia)

Senegal v Algeria

Liberia v Gambia

Group 7

(Seeding: 1. Ivory Coast, 2. Mozambique, 3. Botswana, 4. Madagascar)

Ivory Coast v Mozambique

Botswana v Madagascar

Group 8

(Seeding: 1. Morocco, 2. Ethiopia, 3. Rwanda, 4. Mauritania)

Morocco v Ethiopia

Rwanda v Mauritania

Group 9

(Seeding: 1. Tunisia, 2. Burkina Faso, 3. Burundi, 4. Seychelles)

Tunisia v Burkina Faso

Burundi v Seychelles

Group 10

(Seeding: 1. Mali, 2. Congo, 3. Sudan, 4. Chad)

Mali v Congo

Sudan v Chad

Group 11

(Seeding: 1. Togo, 2. Zambia, 3. Eritrea, 4. Swaziland)

Togo v Zambia

Bye: Swaziland (Eritrea withdrew)

Group 12

(Seeding: 1. Egypt, 2. Democratic Republic of Congo, 3. Malawi, 4. Djibouti)

Egypt v DR Congo

Malawi v Djibouti

Fixtures to be played between May 30 and June 1

 

Second series

Group 1

Cape Verde v Tanzania

Mauritius v Cameroon

Group 2

Zimbabwe v Namibia

Kenya v Guinea

Group 3

Benin v Uganda

Niger v Angola

Group 4

South Africa v Equatorial Guinea

Sierra Leone v Nigeria

Group 5

Libya v Gabon

Lesotho v Ghana

Group 6

Algeria v Liberia

Gambia v Senegal

Group 7

Mozambique v Botswana

Madagascar v Ivory Coast

Group 8

Ethiopia v Rwanda

Mauritania v Morocco

Group 9

Burkina Faso v Burundi

Seychelles v Tunisia

Group 10

Congo v Sudan

Chad v Mali

Group 11

Swaziland v Togo

Bye: Zambia

Group 12

DR Congo v Malawi

Djibouti v Egypt

Fixtures to be played between June 6 and 8

 

Third series

Group 1

Mauritius v Cape Verde

Tanzania v Cameroon

Group 2

Kenya v Zimbabwe

Namibia v Guinea

Group 3

Niger v Benin

Uganda v Angola

Group 4

Sierra Leone v South Africa

Equatorial Guinea v Nigeria

Group 5

Lesotho v Libya

Gabon v Ghana

Group 6

Gambia v Algeria

Liberia v Senegal

Group 7

Madagascar v Mozambique

Botswana v Ivory Coast

Group 8

Mauritania v Ethiopia

Rwanda v Morocco

Group 9

Seychelles v Burkina Faso

Burundi v Tunisia

Group 10

Chad v Congo

Sudan v Mali

Group 11

Swaziland v Zambia

Bye: Togo

Group 12

Djibouti v DR Congo

Malawi v Egypt

Fixtures to be played between June 13 and 15

 

Fourth series

Group 1

Cape Verde v Mauritius

Cameroon v Tanzania

Group 2

Zimbabwe v Kenya

Guinea v Namibia

Group 3

Benin v Niger

Angola v Uganda

Group 4

South Africa v Sierra Leone

Nigeria v Equatorial Guinea

Group 5

Libya v Lesotho

Ghana v Gabon

Group 6

Algeria v Gambia

Senegal v Liberia

Group 7

Mozambique v Madagascar

Ivory Coast v Botswana

Group 8

Ethiopia v Mauritania

Morocco v Rwanda

Group 9

Burkina Faso v Seychelles

Tunisia v Burundi

Group 10

Congo v Chad

Mali v Sudan

Group 11

Zambia v Swaziland

Bye: Togo

Group 12

DR Congo v Djibouti

Egypt v Malawi

Fixtures to be played between June 20 and 22

 

Fifth series

Group 1

Cape Verde v Cameroon

Mauritius v Tanzania

Group 2

Zimbabwe v Guinea

Kenya v Namibia

Group 3

Benin v Angola

Niger v Uganda

Group 4

South Africa v Nigeria

Sierra Leone v Equatorial Guinea

Group 5

Libya v Ghana

Lesotho v Gabon

Group 6

Algeria v Senegal

Gambia v Liberia

Group 7

Mozambique v Ivory Coast

Madagascar v Botswana

Group 8

Ethiopia v Morocco

Mauritania v Rwanda

Group 9

Burkina Faso v Tunisia

Seychelles v Burundi

Group 10

Congo v Mali

Chad v Sudan

Group 11

Zambia v Togo

Bye: Swaziland

Group 12

DR Congo v Egypt

Djibouti v Malawi

Fixtures to be played between Sept 5 and 7

 

Sixth series

Group 1

Tanzania v Cape Verde

Cameroon v Mauritius

Group 2

Namibia v Zimbabwe

Guinea v Kenya

Group 3

Uganda v Benin

Angola v Niger

Group 4

Equatorial Guinea v South Africa

Nigeria v Sierra Leone

Group 5

Gabon v Libya

Ghana v Lesotho

Group 6

Liberia v Algeria

Senegal v Gambia

Group 7

Botswana v Mozambique

Ivory Coast v Madagascar

Group 8

Rwanda v Ethiopia

Morocco v Mauritania

Group 9

Burundi v Burkina Faso

Tunisia v Seychelles

Group 10

Sudan v Congo

Mali v Chad

Group 11

Togo v Swaziland

Bye: Zambia

Group 12

Malawi v DR Congo

Egypt v Djibouti

Fixtures to be played between Oct 10 and 12

 

Notes

Togo must stage Group 11 home fixtures at a neutral venue as punishment for spectators injuring two Mali players during a 2008 Nations Cup qualifier in Lome last October

Lesotho will stage Group 5 home fixtures in South African city of Bloemfontein because national stadium in Maseru is being renovated

The 12 group winners and best eight runners-up qualify for third and final qualifying round

 

Results

First round

Madagascar 10 Comoros Islands 2 (6-2 home, 4-0 away)

Sierra Leone 1 Guinea Bissau 0 (1-0, 0-0)

Djibouti 1 Somalia 0 (1-0, first leg in Mogadishu cancelled due to civil unrest)

 

Leading scorers

4 – Faneva Andriatsima (MAD)

2 – Rija Rakotomandimby and Lalaina Nomenjanahary (MAD)

 

Withdrew: Central African Republic, Sao Tome e Principe

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