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Cameroon: Oyongo, Boumal out of Morocco, Brazil clashes

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Cameroon: Oyongo, Boumal out of Morocco, Brazil clashes

Montpellier defender Ambroise Oyongo has been ruled out of the Cameroon squad to face Morocco in Friday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

The full-back, as well as injured midfielder Petrus Boumal, will also miss the international friendly against Brazil on Tuesday.

"Ambroise Oyongo will not play matches against Morocco and Brazil due to a wound on his right knee," read a statement published by the Cameroon FA.

"Petrus Boumal will not be able to take part in the next Indomitable Lions' games because...

South Africa vs. Nigeria: Will history repeat itself?

Games between Nigeria and South Africa always generate massive interest, and Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg shouldn't be any different.

Beyond the consequences for AFCON qualification, the match also affords Nigeria an opportunity to halt their recent struggles against South Africa.

In 13 previous meetings between both teams, Nigeria have won seven, drawn four and lost twice.

The Super Eagles' early dominance of the fixture was buttressed with...

Ghana confirm Kwadwo Asamoah absence vs. Ethiopia

Ghana have confirmed that Kwadwo Asamoah will not join the Black Stars for their upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia after picking up a knee injury.

The utility man was named in Kwesi Appiah's squad for Sunday's qualifier against the Walias in Addis Ababa, but misses out after picking up an injury at the weekend.

The 29-year-old was hurt during Inter's 4-1 defeat by Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday.

"Kwadwo Asamoah has been ruled out of the Ghana versus Ethiopia game due to recurrent...

What are Nigeria's options to replace Uzoho and Ighalo?

Nigeria's preparation for the crucial Africa Cup of Nations Group E qualifier away to South Africa on November 17 was hit by a spate of high-profile injury-enforced withdrawals last week.

The timing of injuries sustained by Francis Uzoho and Odion Ighalo couldn't have been worse for the Super Eagles.

However, despite the major concerns arising from the pair's unavailability, coach Gernot Rohr will be determined to avoid a double-header defeat against Bafana Bafana.

KweséESPN breaks down Nigeria's...

Odion Ighalo devastated by Bafana Bafana miss

Odion Ighalo tells KweséESPN he is "devastated and sad" after suffering an injury that has effectively ended his season.

A scan on Thursday morning showed that the Super Eagles striker suffered a torn hamstring, which will keep him out of action for four to five weeks, effectively ending his season with Chinese Super League outfit Changchun Yatai.

But Ighalo told KweséESPN he was more upset about missing next week's grudge 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

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