Full first day results of 2010 World Cup / African Nations Cup qualifiers

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Full first day results of the 2010 World Cup and African Nations Cup qualifiers. Tunisia was beaten on home soil by Burkina Faso. The Burkina Faso team’s win against the Tunisian team has been the only real upset in the first day of the 2010 World Cup and African Nations Cup qualifiers. The other favourites performed as expected with the exception of the Guinean team which was unsettled by Zimbabwe.

48 african national teams divided into 12 groups battle it out for only 5 places to represent africa at the 2010 World Cup, scheduled to take place in South Africa as well as 15 places to qualify for the African Cup of Nations which has also been slated for 2010 in Angola.

Group 1
Cameroon 2-0 Cape-verde
Scorers ; Rigobert Song (8th) and Samuel Eto’o (56th penalty kick)
Tanzania 1-1 Mauritiaus

Group 2
Namibia 2-1 Kenya
Guinea 0-0 Zimbabwe

Group 3
Uganda 1-0 Niger
Angola 3-0 Benin
Amado (62’), Job (80’), Mendonca (85’) for the Palancas Negras

Group 4
Equatorial Guinea 2-0 Sierra Leone
Nigeria 2-0 South Africa
Nigerian Scrorers; Uche (10’), Nwaneri (45+1’)

Group 5
Gabon – Lesotho Postponed
Ghana 3-0 Libya
Black Stars goal Scorers; Tagoe (16’), Agogo (55’), Kingston (67’)

Group 6
Senegal 1-0 Algeria
The only goal of the game was produced by a header in the 79th minute by Diagne Faye, through a corner kick by Frédéric Mendy. .
Liberia 1-1 Gambia

Group 7
Botswana 0-0 Madagascar
Ivory Coast 1-0 Mozambique
The only goal here was scored in the 75th minute by the international Cissé Sékou moments after entering into the game. The Mozambique team had missed a penalty in the 30th minute (source Panapress).

Group 8
Rwanda 3-0 Mauritania
Rwanda goals scored by Olivier Karekezi (28), Saidi Abedi (70 penalty kick) and Bokota Labama (78).
Morocco 3-0 Ethiopia

Group 9
Burundi 0-0 Seychels
Tunisia 1-2 Burkina-Faso
Tijani Belaïd (38’) for Tunisia. Moumouni Dagano (76’) and Youssouf Koné (88’) for the Burkina Faso team.

Group 10
Sudan – Chad postponed
Mali 4-2 Congo
Seydou Kéïta (2’, 61’), Adama Coulibaly (32’), Soumaïla Coulibaly (42’) for Mali ; Mickalad Mouithys (5’, 75’) for Congo

Group 11
Togo 1-0 Zambia.
Swaziland did not play due to Erithrea’s no show

Group 12
Malawi 8-1 Djibouti
Egypt 2-1 DR Congo
Scorers; Amr Zaki (68’) et Ahmed Abdelmalek (80’) for Egypt ; Herita Ilunga (44’) for DR Congo.

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