Lagos - Reigning champions Madagascar have become the final
team to qualify for the second edition of the CAF Beach Soccer Cup of Nations
that Nigeria will host 13th – 18th December 2016.
Host Nigeria had earlier been joined by Egypt, Libya and
Morocco who qualified following the withdrawal of Uganda, Liberia and Sudan
In qualifying matches for the championship, played over the
weekend, last year’s losing finalists Senegal saw off Cape Verde in the second
leg in Dakar, after hammering their hosts 7-2 away in Sal Island. Cote
d’Ivoire, semi finalists at the 2015 finals in Seychelles, completed a double
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Ghana dismissed Kenya 7-1 in Accra, in addition to a 10-3
spanking handed to the Kenyans in the first leg in Mombasa.
Cup holders Madagascar got the better of Mozambique and will
be hoping to re-enact the great form they showed in overcoming Senegal in the
final in Seychelles last year.
that Nigerian official Sunday Okayi was the match commissioner for last
weekend’s Nigeria 2016 CAF Beach Soccer Cup of Nations qualifying match between
Ghana and Kenya in Accra.For
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