Guinea Bissau qualifiers for 2017 Afcon

Group E leaders Guinea Bissau have qualified to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals thanks to bottom placed Kenya’s 2-1 victory over Congo Brazzaville on Sunday.
Guinea Bissau enjoys a four point lead in the group with a game remaining for all teams in the group meaning that Zambia, Congo and Kenya cannot surpass the West African side even if they win their final game in September.
Congo and Zambia are still second and third respectively on 6 points while Kenya has moved to 4 points after their first win in the group.
Guinea Bissau has now joined hosts Gabon, Ghana, Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Senegal, Morocco and Zambia’s neighbours Zimbabwe as teams that have qualified to the 2017 AFCON finals.
The Kenyans who have no chance to qualify came from behind to beat Congo Brazzaville 2-1 at the Moi International Sports Centre in Nairobi on Sunday.
Defeat for Congo has ended their hopes of qualifying for next year’s Afcon in Gabon. Guinea-Bissau, who beat Zambia 3-2 on Saturday, have qualified for their first Afcon in their history.
Across in Zimbabwe goals from Knowledge Musona, Khama Billiat and Cuthbert Malajila ensured Zimbabwe qualifies for the 2017 Afcon by beating Malawi 3-0 in their Group L qualifier on Sunday afternoon at the National Sports Stadium in Harare.
The Warriors of Zimbabwe now have 11 points on top of the group and have qualified after Guinea lost 1-0 to Swaziland in Mbabane on Sunday.
In the 14th minute, Zimbabwe received a penalty after Musona was brought down by a Malawian defender.
Ghana qualified after beating Mauritius 2-0 on Sunday afternoon in Mauritius and has 13 points.

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