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Egypt Withdraws From 2015 All African Games

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Egypt has withdrawn its men’s Under-23 team and women’s senior team from the 2015 African Games, which will be held from 6-18 September in Brazzaville.

The rules state that the Organising Committee could replace a team with the opponent it eliminated.

However, Senegal (Women) and Burundi (Men) decided not to take up a spot because of the short notice period.

It means both the men’s and women’s competition will have one group of three teams and one group of four.


Group A – Congo, Nigeria, Tanzania, Cote d’Ivoire

Group B – Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa


Group A – Congo, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso

Group B – Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria.

Credit: BBC