African qualifying

Benin stun Mali in qualifiers

June 4, 2012
Benin produced the shock result in Sunday's African World Cup qualifiers as they beat Mali 1-0 in Group H.

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Mali were the highest-ranked team in action at 39th in the world, but they were upset by the 124th-ranked Squirrels thanks to Razak Omotoyossi's 18th-minute goal at the Stade de l'Amitie.

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