How did the usual "Powerhouses" from East and S. Africa miss out on the Afcon?

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How did the usual "Powerhouses" from East and S. Africa miss out on the Afcon?

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I mean I don't see any Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia or South Africa?
I mean CAF actually added 8 more slots. How did they miss out?
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Kenya ke. Na marathon dem dey run?
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3 words: No more minnows!
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bamenda boy wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 9:12 pm I mean I don't see any Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia or South Africa?
I mean CAF actually added 8 more slots. How did they miss out?
Zambia are the only true powerhouse in that list. Chipolopolo will be back they are still the best team from Southern Africa.
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kawawa wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:58 pm 3 words: No more minnows!
Please tell the 'know-it-alls' herein.
It's interesting that some folks do not appreciate the meaning of C-O-M-P-E-T-I-T-I-O-N.
The current champions, Algeria, got a good workout against 'minnow' Sierra Leone, only to escape with a tie.
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Zambia has some good players at the moment too
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Even Angola and Dr. Congo. Wear the hell?
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Chimurenga Rebel wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:13 pm
bamenda boy wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 9:12 pm I mean I don't see any Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia or South Africa?
I mean CAF actually added 8 more slots. How did they miss out?
Zambia are the only true powerhouse in that list. Chipolopolo will be back they are still the best team from Southern Africa.
Why Zambia always producing better players than all the rest
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bamenda boy wrote: Wed Jan 12, 2022 9:12 pm I mean I don't see any Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia or South Africa?
I mean CAF actually added 8 more slots. How did they miss out?
Uganda is rebuilding after their team pulled a Cameroon at the 2019 AFCON. :)

So Africa's number 1 goalie Onyango and a few other veterans "retired" from the team.
To make matters worse, FUFA hired a journeyman Irish oyibo coach and then the pandemic happened.

The new team drew with Iceland yesterday. Next up is S. Korea.
https://kawowo.com/2022/01/12/iceland-1 ... build-up/
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blame it on Omicron
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Looks like apart from Togo, every team from West Africa qualified.
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bamenda boy wrote: Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:41 pm Looks like apart from Togo, every team from West Africa qualified.
Benin?
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