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Sports News of Monday, 14 October 2019


2021 AFCON qualifiers: Sao Tome join Ghana, South Africa and Sudan in Group C

Sao Tome and Príncipe have booked a slot in the group stage of qualifying for the 2021 African Cup of Nations to be staged in Cameroon.

The Falcons and True Parrots followed up their famous 3-1 first-leg victory away to Mauritius with a 2-1 victory in tat home on Sunday to go through 5-2 on aggregate.

Their preliminary round triumph means that São Tomé will now go into Group C where they will contest for a place in Cameroon with Ghana, South Africa and Sudan.

There are 12 groups consisting of four teams each with the top two sides from each group set to qualify for the continental showpiece.

The first two rounds of group matches will be played during the international window in November.

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