The view from Africa

Africa's race for Brazil begins

June 1, 2012
By Firdose Moonda
(Archive)
Thirteen coaches will begin their competitive reigns across Africa this weekend as the second round of World Cup qualifiers gets underway. In truth, this is where the race to Brazil begins, as the continent's giants compete with the nearly men. The matches will serve the dual purpose of deciding which teams will participate in the African Nations' Cup (ANC) next year in South Africa. ESPN previews the first round of fixtures.

Group A: Central African Republic v Botswana, South Africa v ...

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