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September 6th, 2011 1:17AM
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[AFRICA NATIONS CUP QUALIFYING] Three-time defending champion Egypt won't be playing in next year's African Nations Cup. The Pharaohs were eliminated when the under-23 team Egypt fielded lost to Kai Kamara's Sierra Leone, 2-1, in qualifying on Saturday.

Bouna Coundoul
started in goal for Senegal, which clinched a berth in the 2012 finals in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea with a 2-0 win over the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Senegalese, who didn't qualify for the 2010 finals in Angola, will be one of the favorites with such players as Lille's Moussa Sow, the top scorer last season in France's Ligue 1, and Freiburg's Papiss Demba Cisse, second in the Bundesliga in scoring last season.

Burkina Faso, Botswana and Ivory Coast have also qualified.

Whitecaps midfielder Nizar Khalfan set up Mbwana Samatta for Tanzania's goal in its 1-1 tie with Algeria that left both teams tie for last place, three points behind leaders Morocco and the Central African Republic with one game to play.

For Mustapha Jarju (Vancouver), Sanna Nyassi (Colorado) and Kenny Mansally (New England), their hopes of advancing to next year's finals were dented when Gambia fell to Namibia, 1-0, on a late goal.

The Scorpions will have to beat group winner Burkina Faso in their final game and hope Libya beats Zambia to clinch one of the berths awarded to the best group runners-up.

AFRICA NATIONS CUP QUALIFYING:
Group A
Zimbabwe 3 (Willard Katsande 16, Ovidy Karuru 44, Khama Billiat 84) Liberia 0
Mali 3 (Cheick Diabate 27, 30, El Hadj Traore 50) Cape Verde Islands 0
Group B
Madagascar 0 Nigeria 2 (Joseph Yobo 68, Obinna Nsofor 76)
Guinea 1 (Dian Bobo Balde 33) Ethiopia 0
Group C
Comoros Islands 1 (Yousouf Mchangama 32) Zambia 2 (Christopher Katongo 23, Emmanuel Mayuka 88)
Libya 1 (Rabi al-Lafi 31) Mozambique 0
Group D
Central African Republic 0 Morocco 0
Tanzania 1 (Mbwana Samata 22) Algeria 1 (Hameur Bouazza 54)
Group E
Senegal 2 (Moussa Sow 34, 50) Democratic Republic of Congo 0
Cameroon 5 (Leoni Kwekeu 46, Matthew Andongcho 63, Samuel Eto'o 71-pen, Eric Choupo-Moting 85, 90+2) Mauritius 0
Group F
Namibia 1 (Tangeni Shipahu 83) Gambia 0
Bye: Burkina Faso
Group G
Niger 2 (Koffi Dankowa 10, Moussa Maazou 46) South Africa 1 (Andile Jali 75)
Sierra Leone 2 (Sheriff Suma 14, Mohamed Bangura 84-pen) Egypt 1
Group H
Burundi 1 (Faty Papy 90) Benin 1 (Guy Akpagba 55)
Rwanda 0 Ivory Coast 5 (Salomon Kalou 33, Wilfried Bony 44, 45, Didier Ya Konan 68, Gervinho 83)
Group I
Congo 0 Sudan 1 (Bakry Abdelgadir 77)
Ghana 2 (Asamoah Gyan 9, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu 80) Swaziland 0
Group J
Angola 2 (Manucho 57, Flavio 73) Uganda 0
Kenya 2 (Mike Baraza 56, Dennis Oliech 90+2) Guinea Bissau 1 (Basile de Carvalho 85)
Group K
Togo 1 (Arimiyaou Kondo 23) Botswana 0
Malawi 0 Tunisia 0



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