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Cameroon, Angola, Morocco and Tunisia clinch berths in African Nations Cup finals
June 18th, 2007 7:01AM
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Cameroon headed a group of four countries that qualified this weekend for next January's African Nations Cup in Ghana.

Cameroon beat Rwanda, 2-1, on Sunday for its fifth win in five games. The Indomitable Lions won without star striker Samuel Eto'o, embroiled in the dramatic finish to the Spanish league season with Barcelona. His replacement, Mohamadou Idrissou, opened the scoring in the 34th minute. Chelsea's Geremi added the second with a free kick from 30 yards three minutes into the second half.

Also through to the finals are Angola, the easy winner in Group 6, and Morocco and Tunisia, which made sure of their place with wins on Saturday.

The 12 group group winners and three second-place teams with the best records join Ghana in the finals.

GROUP ONE
Madagascar 0 Gabon 2
Scorers: Georges Akiremy 20, Elvis Eva Kedi 89
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Ivory Coast 3 3 0 0 13-0 9
2. Gabon 3 2 0 1 6-5 6
3. Madagascar 4 0 0 4 0-14 0

GROUP TWO
Botswana 2 Mauritania 1
Scorers: Botswana - Boitumelo Mafoko 19, Dipsy Selolwane 40; Mauritania - Yohan Langlet 77
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Egypt 4 2 2 0 8-2 8
2. Botswana 5 2 1 2 3-6 7
3. Burundi 4 2 0 2 5-6 6
4. Mauritania 5 1 1 3 7-9 4

GROUP THREE
Niger 1 Nigeria 3
Niger - Daouda Kamilou 70; Nigeria - Nwankwo Kanu 40, Taye Taiwo 74pen, Yakubu Aiyegbeni 89
Lesotho v Uganda postponed to Tuesday
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Nigeria 5 4 0 1 8-3 12
2. Uganda 4 2 1 1 5-2 7
3. Niger 5 1 1 3 4-8 4
4. Lesotho 4 1 0 3 3-7 3

GROUP FOUR
Tunisia 2 Mauritius 0
Scorers: Isaam Jomaa 44, Abdelkrim Nafti 51
Seychelles 0 Sudan 2
Scorers: Faisal Ajab 44, Haitham Tambal 61
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Tunisia 5 4 1 0 10-0 13
2. Sudan 5 4 0 1 10-2 12
2. Seychelles 5 1 0 4 2-13 3
4. Mauritius 5 0 1 4 2-9 1

GROUP FIVE
Cameroon 2 Rwanda 1
Scorers: Cameroon - Mohamadou Idrissou 34, Geremi Fotso Njitap 48; Rwanda - Jimmy Gatete 78
Liberia 0 Equatorial Guinea 0
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Cameroon 5 5 0 0 13-3 15
2. Equatorial Guinea 5 2 1 2 5-7 7
3. Liberia 5 1 1 3 6-9 4
4. Rwanda 5 1 0 4 6-11 3

GROUP SIX
Angola 3 Swaziland 0
Scorers: Figueiredo 18, Love 30, Flavio 57pen
Eritrea 1 Kenya 0
Scorer: Berhane Aregay 80
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Angola 5 4 1 0 15-3 13
2. Eritrea 5 2 2 1 5-8 8
3. Kenya 5 1 1 3 4-6 4
4. Swaziland 5 0 2 3 0-7 2

GROUP SEVEN
Mozambique 0 Senegal 0
Burkina Faso 0 Tanzania 1
Scorer: Henry Joseph 71
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Senegal 5 2 2 1 7-2 8
2. Tanzania 5 2 2 1 4-6 8
3. Mozambique 5 1 3 1 4-3 6
4. Burkina Faso 5 1 1 3 3-7 4

GROUP EIGHT
Algeria 0 Guinea 2
Scorers: Fode Mansare 43, Pascal Feindouno 84
Cape Verde Islands 0 Gambia 0
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Guinea 5 2 2 1 6-3 8
2. Algeria 5 2 2 1 5-4 8
3. Gambia 5 1 2 2 4-5 5
4. Cape Verde Islands 5 1 2 2 3-6 5

GROUP NINE
Mali 6 Sierra Leone 0
Scorers: Djibril Sidibe 22pen, Seydou Keita 68, 87, Boucader Diallo 72, 89, Bassala Toure 90
Benin 4 Togo 1
Scorers: Benin - Razack Omotoyossi 42, 52, Stephane Sessegnon 48, Muri Ogunbiyi 58; Togo - Adekambi Olufade 75
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Mali 5 2 3 0 8-1 9
2. Togo 5 3 0 2 7-7 9
3. Benin 5 2 2 1 8-4 8
4. Sierra Leone 5 0 1 4 1-12 1

GROUP 10
Libya 3 Ethiopia 1
Namibia 1 DR Congo 1
Scorers: Namibia - Michael Pienaar 40; DR Congo - Zola Matumona 27
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. DR Congo 5 2 2 1 7-6 10
2. Libya 5 2 1 2 6-5 7
3. Namibia 5 2 1 2 6-6 7
4. Ethiopia 5 2 0 3 4-6 6

GROUP 11
Congo 1 South Africa 1
Scorers: Congo - Jean-Vivien Bantimba 65; South Africa - Sibusiso Zuma 46
Zambia 1 Chad 1
Scorers: Zambia - Collins Mbesuma 57; Chad - Hilaire Kedigui 13
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. South Africa 5 3 2 0 9-1 11
2. Zambia 5 2 2 1 6-2 8
3. Congo 5 1 3 1 4-5 6
4. Chad 5 0 1 4 2-13 1

GROUP 12
Malawi 0 Morocco 1
Bouchaib El Moubarki 10
Standings P W D L F-A Pts
1. Morocco 4 3 1 0 6-1 10
2. Malawi 3 1 0 2 1-3 3
3. Zimbabwe 3 0 1 2 1-4 1



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