African qualifying

Egypt, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia in last round

June 16, 2013
By Associated Press
JOHANNESBURG -- Egypt and Ethiopia went through to the final World Cup playoffs on Sunday and Libya is almost there, creating a group of unlikely contenders for Africa's five places at the world showpiece.

Egypt and Libya have defied major political unrest to challenge for a spot in Brazil next year. Ethiopia followed on from its first appearance at the African Cup in 30 years by reaching the decisive World Cup playoff games as one of 10 group winners, eliminating 2010 host South ...

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