Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying Review

Victory for Guinea-Bissau over Kenya lifted them to the top of Group E, with Congo and Zambia drawing 1-1.

  • Published:

Guinea-Bissau jumped Congo and Zambia to go top of Group E with a 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations qualifting win in Kenya on Sunday.

Paulo Torres' men were third heading into the fourth round of fixtures after beating Kenya by the same scoreline on home soil on Wednesday.

But just a second win of the campaign proved enough to put Guinea-Bissau in the driving seat, with Congo and Zambia drawing 1-1 later in the day to leave both a point adrift of the summit.

Having come close to opening the scoring through Victor Wanyama, Kenya eventually fell behind to a Niche strike in the 81st minute.

Fan unrest disrupted the closing stages, leaving Kenya unable to finish top of the group after claiming just one point from their three fixtures so far.

In Group H, Ghana's 100 per cent record came to an end as they were held to a goalless draw by Mozambique, who hit the crossbar through Domingues.

Comoros failed to follow up their first competitive victory – a 1-0 win against Botswana on Thursday – with a second triumph over the same opponents, losing 2-1 after initially taking the lead.

In the day's remaining fixture, Benin triumphed 4-1 over South Sudan to move top of Group C.

Meanwhile, Chad announced their withdrawal from qualifying on Sunday in a huge blow to Nigeria's chances of making it out of Group G.

Only one team will now progress from the pool, with Egypt two points clear heading into the final two fixtures.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 FIFA made a mistake awarding Messi the Golden Ball- Sepp Blatter admitsbullet
2 Premier League Daniel Amartey sets infamous records on opening Premier...bullet
3 Number 12 This is why FIFA wants to ban Ghana immediately after...bullet
4 Niger 2019 Black Satellites qualify for U-20 AFCONbullet
5 Wahala!!! SSNIT sacks GFA member captured in Anas exposébullet
6 Chelsea Boss Maurizio Sarri chews cigarette at the Bridge...bullet
7 Video Cristiano Ronaldo needs just seven minutes to score...bullet
8 Number 12 FIFA to ban Ghana over government interferencebullet
9 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Black Princesses bow out...bullet
10 Ghanaian Players Abroad How Ghanaian players fared in...bullet

Top Videos

1 Watch Kwadwo Asamoah's wonderful assist as Inter pip Atleticobullet
2 Seedorf and Kluivert unveiled as the new Cameroon coachesbullet
3 Anas Aremeyaw Anas finally takes off beads on TVbullet
4 Video Andre Ayew jams to Kwami Eugene’s hit songbullet
5 Video Shatta Wale displays great football skills that would...bullet
6 Ghost Goal Italian referee shows remorse for disallowing...bullet
7 Video Watch the highlights of new Black Stars wonder kidbullet
8 Video Gyan rubbishes assertion that Ghana would have won...bullet
9 Video Watch highlights and goals of Black Stars new...bullet
10 Watch how Ghanaian youngster tore Barca's unbeaten...bullet

Football