African Nations Cup

Namibia ANC appeal rejected

January 10, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Burkina Faso will compete in the African Nations Cup later this month after Namibia's appeal to get them thrown out was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

CAS rejected the Namibian Football Association's claim that Burkina Faso fielded an ineligible player against them during qualifying for the tournament last year.

The Swiss court dismissed Namibia's appeal over the eligibility of Cameroon-born defender Herve Zengue, who was given a five-year passport from Burkina ...

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