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April 22, 2024

2023 AFCON: Teams ready to battle it out for the remaining 9 slots in Round 6 games.

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Qualifying for AFCON 2023 in Ivory Coast round 6 games kick off today with Libya taking on Equatorial Guinea in their last game of group J with Equatorial Guinea topping the group with 12 points out of the five games played.

Libya is the last in the group with 3 points after having played 5 games in this qualification only one point behind Botswana who will play against second placed Tunisia tomorrow.

Chances are their for Tunisia to top the group in case Equatorial Guinea slip at Libya and Tunisia goes ahead to beat Botswana.

Uganda will travel to Marrakech to face off against Niger who are currently the last in Group F with two points. Uganda needs a win against Niger tomorrow for them to increase their chances of qualifying as they put their hopes in Algeria to beat Tanzania who are currently second in the group.

The last time Uganda and Niger played against themselves was at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende, the game ended in a 1-1 draw. Milton Karisa scored Uganda’s goal in the 43rd minute and his goal was later cancelled out by Sabo’s goal in the 71st minute to level the game.

Angola need a win against Madagascar so as to cement their qualification hopes, they are one point ahead Central Africa who play against table leaders Gabon in Kumasi tomorrow.

In group B, both Burkina Faso and Cape Verde already qualified for the 2023 AFCON with both having 10 points before their last game of the qualifiers.

Burkina Faso will take on Eswatini while Cape Verde will play against Togo in their last games.

It’s a battle in Group C which has only three teams with the leader, Namibia having five points after playing four games and the rest have four points each with one game to go.

Cameron take on Burundi in their last game of Group C for a spot in Ivory Coast next year, a win for one of them will send them through to next round.

Who will qualify through in Group I? Table leaders D.R. Congo have nine points two ahead of Mauritania and Gabon. DR Congo take on Sudan as Mauritania welcome Gabon in Nouakchott at Stade Cheikha Ould Boidiya on Saturday this month.

This tournament will have a total of 24 teams with 15 teams already qualified leaving 9 slots available for grab in this round 6 games.

The already qualified teams include the following; Cote D’Ivoire, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia and Zambia.

Fixtures: Round 6

Libya vs Equatorial Guinea

Ghana vs Central Africa

Angola vs Madagascar

Algeria vs Uganda

Tunisia vs Botswana

Egypt vs Ethiopia

Burkina Faso vs Eswatini

Mali vs South Sudan

Malawi vs Guinea

Mozambique vs Benin

Ivory Coast vs Lesotho

D.R. Congo vs Sudan

Mauritania vs Gabon

Comoros vs Zambia

Morocco vs Liberia

Senegal vs Rwanda

Togo vs Cape Verde

Nigeria vs Sao Tome and Principe

Gambia vs Congo

Guinea Bissau vs Sierra Leone

Cameroon vs Burundi

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