Zimbabwe & Nigeria keen to overturn deficits

Zimbabwe & Nigeria keen to overturn deficits

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Monday Sep 09, 2019. 12:00

Six 2019 CAF Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers are set to be played on Tuesday.


Zimbabwe will be hoping to overturn a 5-0 deficit when they host South Africa at the Barbourfields Stadium.


At the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Nigeria will play host to Sudan, who secured a surprise 1-0 victory in the first-leg encounter.


While Guinea will be keen to record another win over Ivory Coast when they host the Young Elephants at the Stade du 28 Septembre.


Meanwhile, Mali are set to lock horns with Morocco at the Stade Modibo Kéïta with the first-leg clash having ended in a 1-1 draw.


Tunisia will be seeking revenge at the Stade Olympique de Radès when they face Cameroon, who won 1-0 in the first-leg encounter.


Lastly, Algeria will be eager to secure a home victory when they face Ghana at the Stade 8 Mai 1945 following a 1-1 stalemate in the first-leg match.


The winners on aggregate will qualify for the U23 AFCON finals which will be hosted by Egypt between 8 and 22 November.






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