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AFCON qualifying winners and losers

KweséESPN takes a look at the biggest winners and losers after the first four match days of Africa Cup of Nations 2019 qualifying.


First Qualifiers
There can be no bigger winner than Madagascar, who became the first country to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The homeland of the CAF president did so in record-breaking style -- first, with two full games to spare, and doing so for the first time in their history. Great news for the country, although television commentators...

Vandenbroeck steadily getting the best out of Zambia

When Sven Vandenbroeck was appointed Zambia coach in July, he must have been quietly confident that it was an ideal time to be taking over the Chipolopolo.

Admittedly, they lost their opening Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mozambique in 2017 - but the Belgian will have seen many positives following the tenure of Wedson Nyirenda.

His predecessor took Zambia to the final of the COSAFA Cup earlier this year, and they initially impressed in the African Nations Championship - at least until...

Zambian players pay respects to 1993 plane crash victims

Gabon is a country of both heart-wrenching tragedy and unbridled joy for many Zambians, but whatever the emotion it will never be forgotten by fans of the national team.

Twenty-five years on, Chipolopolo players returned to the scene of both their greatest triumph and their darkest hour on Wednesday as they went to pay their respects close to the scene of the horrific plane crash in 1993 that killed 18 of their national team predecessors, and 30 people in all.

It was a loss of life that was hard...