The Congolese became the second team to reach the last eight of the competition, joining hosts Rwanda, while Angola were eliminated after a second straight defeat. DR Congo, who crushed Ethiopia 3-0 in their opening match on Sunday, picked up …

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Hosts Rwanda got off their campaign to a winning start thanks to a lone goal victory over Cote d’Ivoire in the tournament opener on Saturday at the Amahoro Stadium, Kigali. Defender Emery Bayisenge was the hero for the Amavubi with …

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The host of the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN 2016), Rwanda, said Wednesday it is ready ahead of the tournament’s start this weekend. “We are fully ready to host this high-level competition,” said Vincent Nzamwita, president of the Rwanda Football …

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Talent Chawapiwa of Zimbabwe challenged by Ananias Gebhardt of Namibia during the 2015 Cosafa Cup match between Namibia and Zimbabwe at the Moruleng Stadium, Rustenburg on the 21 May 2015 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

The 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) gets under way on Saturday with three COSAFA sides hoping to lift the trophy in Rwanda. Zimbabwe, Zambia and Angola will fly the flag for Southern Africa in the 16-team tournament that sees its …

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Stand-in coach of the Bafana Bafana CHAN squad Thabo Senong has sent his gratitude to club coaches after they got all the players they had called up for national team duty. Bafana Bafana faces Angola in a 2016 Rwanda CHAN …

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