FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Three officials from the Sierra Leone Football Association were released on bail Thursday after being taken into police custody for failing to cooperate with an investigation into financial mismanagement.
Patrick Sandy, the public education and outreach officer of the country's Anti-Corruption Commission, said on local radio that federation president Isha Johansen, vice president Brima Kamara and secretary general Chris Kamara were each released after a night in jail.
Egypt and Senegal qualified for the African Nations Cup thanks to wins against Tanzania and Burundi.
First-half goals from Premier League duo Sadio Mane and Mame Biram Diouf sealed a 2-0 win for Senegal at Burundi and ensured they will win Group K, having won five games from five, scoring 11 times and conceding just twice.
The other game in that group saw Namibia run out 1-0 winners against Niger with Peter Shalulile's 15th-minute goal settling the game.
Meanwhile, a Mohamed Salah brace resolved...