Mammoth task for Zebras in AFCON qualifiers

DESPERATELY LOOKING FOR A VICTORY: Zebras PIC BFA
DESPERATELY LOOKING FOR A VICTORY: Zebras PIC BFA

The Zebras are now facing an uphill task in the race to qualify for their second Africa Cup of Nations appearance after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Equatorial Guinea on Friday.

Saul Coco gave the home side the lead before the Zebras were reduced to 10 men after defender, Thato Kebue received his second yellow card. Equatorial Guinea made use of the numerical advantage and Federico Bikoro sealed the victory for the home side in 66th minute.

The two sides meet again tomorrow at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium with the Zebras hoping to register their first win for the qualifiers. They are currently sitting at the bottom of Group J with one point from three matches.


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Routine child vaccination imperative

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