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2017 Castle COSAFA Cup draw results

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The draw for the 2017 COSAFA Castle Cup has set up some tasty ties for the regional showpiece tournament that will be staged in South Africa’s North West province from June 25-July 9.

Defending champions South Africa must wait to learn their quarterfinal opponents having been drawn against the winner of Group A at the 2017 COSAFA Castle Cup that will be staged in the North West province from June 25-July 9.

South Africa will come up against one of Angola, east African guest nation Tanzania, Mauritius and Malawi in the regional showpiece tournament.

Tanzania are competing for the third time after 1997 and 2015, with Comoros Islands having declined to take part this year.

Swaziland will face the winners of Group B, which is a hugely competitive pool that includes Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Mozambique and Seychelles.

The other two quarterfinals see Botswana take on Zambia in a titanic battle and 2015 winners Namibia play Lesotho in another COSAFA Castle Cup classic clash.

As in the last two editions, the losing teams in the quarterfinals will enter the Plate competition

The regional showpiece tournament was first played in 1997 and has been won four times each by South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Angola have three titles to their name and Namibia one.

Long-time sponsor of the tournament, Castle Lager, will be hosting a number of exciting activations around the COSAFA Castle Cup, including a five-a-side football competition, and have also brought on board a number of ‘Legends’ from the region to lend their support to the event.

Source:  africanfootball.com

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Video: The 10 young talents lost by Africa in recent years

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Africa has not finished losing! In recent years, several young talents have burst the screen in Europe and have decided to stay there. From Renato Sanchez to Délé Ali via Ousmane Dembélé or Mbappé, they are many to repel Africa. We present you the 10 best ones.

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The day Emmanuel Adebayor thought of the worst

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The Togolese striker, who has gone through Arsenal and now plays Turkey in Başakşehir, said he had already thought about suicide because of his family.

In an interview with the So Foot magazine, the Togolese international returned to different moments of his career as well as on a few more private subjects including his rather complicated family situation which even led him one day to think about the worst. that is, suicide.

« When your family is against you and you work to make it out of misery, it’s hard, » he says to the French weekly. « I always told my little brothers that we were being manipulated by our families, I often change my number so that my family does not contact me. » They do not call to take news, but to ask me to That was the case after I fooled the ischios in Tottenham: they called me during my scan, wondering if I could pay for the little boy’s school, ask me about my health, first ! »

The 33-year-old has also played at other big clubs like Manchester City, Real Madrid and Tottenham. The latter even received knife threats from one of his brothers. « Football in three to four years is over, » the striker admits again. « On the other hand, the family name remains, as well as the person, I have kept this for so many years, how many times have I had the idea of ​​committing suicide … I am disgusted to have passed it. that way, but I’m relieved to have emptied my bag. « 

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CHAN 2018: here is the draw of the phase of hens

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The Confederation of African Football has drawn lots for the CHAN 2018 group stage Friday in Rabat. Kenya, designated to host the event in place of Kenya, has inherited a group in the range compounded by Guinea, 4th of the previous edition, Sudan, third in 2011 and Mauritania, defender of Mali, finalist of the last edition.

Côte d’Ivoire was spared by the draw made by former Moroccan glory, Mustapha Hadji. The local Elephants will play in group B with Zambia, Uganda and Namibia, who will discover the competition. Group C is a bit higher. It is composed of Libya, the only winner of the competition this year, Nigeria, one of the favorites, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea, qualified for the first time.

Finally, Angola, Cameroon, Congo, defender of the title, the DRC, in the playoffs and Burkina Faso make up group D of this competition which brings together local players playing on the African continent from January 13 to 4 February 2018.

The draw:

Groupe A : Maroc, Guinée, Soudan, Mauritanie (à Casablanca)
Groupe B : Côte d’Ivoire, Zambie, Ouganda, Namibie (à Marrakech)
Groupe C : Libye, Nigeria, Rwanda, Guinée Equatoriale (à Tanger)
Groupe D : Angola, Cameroun, Congo, Burkina Faso (à Agadir)

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