South Africa

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Familiar Faces in African Under 20 Championship Finals

Ghana squeezed through to the 12th edition of the African Under 20 Championship Finals after a scarily-exciting two-legged affair with Morocco. The¬†Ghanaians breezed through the first leg, winning 4-1 in Accra but were quickly pegged back in the return leg that saw Morocco go in 2-0 up at half-time. Morocco finally won the tie 3-1 … Continue reading

World Champions Defeated in African Under 20s

Ghana have suffered a 2-1 opening day defeat in this year’s African Youth Championship. Nigeria were the victors as the reigning African and World Under 20 champions will now need wins against Cameroon and Gambia to qualify for the semi-finals. Uche Nwofor, renowned for his scoring ability in Nigeria’s nationa league, grabbed the opener after … Continue reading

South Africa Replace Libya as Hosts

South Africa have been chosen to host this year’s African Under 20 Championship. The tournament was stripped from Libya earlier this month due to the political unrest in the country. The 2010 World Cup hosts will now play home to the tournament which was meant to kick-off tomorrow. South Africa will also take Libya’s place … Continue reading

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