Athletics News of Sunday, 7 July 2019
We had a excellent game previous night which saw defending champions, Cameroon and hosts, Egypt getting knocked out of the tournament.
Now, yet another crew will seal a quarter-final berth whiles the other group prepare to return dwelling. The activity on fingers is the round of 16 fixture concerning Madagascar and DR Congo.
Madagascar may possibly be identified more for a trilogy of animated movies than soccer, but the script will go on to adjust if an additional renowned victory is secured at the Africa Cup of Nations nowadays.
The event newcomers are set to make their knockout rounds debut in a shock previous-16 date with Democratic Republic of Congo in Alexandria, Egypt.
It has the possible to be a different milestone second amid a dream sequence for Madagascar, who drew with Guinea, conquer Burundi and then shocked Nigeria 2- to progress as Group B winners.
Their opponents, DR Congo, are forward by 59 places in the FIFA rankings but only scraped by way of Group A in third put, courtesy of a victory about Zimbabwe.
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