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DR Congo and Zambia wrap up wins to reach qualifying group stage

Palace star Yannick Bolasie was on target from the penalty spot

Crystal Palace forward Yannick Bolasie scored from the penalty spot as Democratic Republic of Congo beat Burundi 5-4 on aggregate to reach the group stages of African World Cup qualifying.

DR Congo, who held a 3-2 advantage from the first leg, went in front through Jordan N'kololo after 19 minutes, but an own goal from Dieumerci Mbokani made it 1-1 soon afterwards.

Bolasie scored from the spot with 13 minutes of the match remaining -- but there was still time for Fiston Abdul Razak to score from...

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African World Cup qualifying: DR Congo rally to open campaign with win

DR Congo and Guinea earned crucial away wins in the second round of African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

All of the African sides must get through a two-legged tie before reaching the group stage.

Firmin Ndombe Mubele scored two late goals to rally DR Congo to a 3-2 win at Burundi.

Crystal Palace's Yannick Bolasie opened the scoring for DR Congo, only for Burundi to equalise through Cedric Amissi, who then put his side ahead in the 83rd minute.

But Mubele found the net in the...

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Nigeria beat Chad in African Nations Cup qualifier

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi got off to a winning start with victory over Chad.

Nigeria won 2-0 against Chad in their Group G opener in qualification for the 2017 African Nations Cup.

Nigeria were firm favourites for the game but struggled to find a way past their opponents, with goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama needing to be alert to keep the visitors at bay during the first half.

The Super Eagles threatened to break the deadlock in the second half when Aaron Samuel hit the post before Gbolahan Salami eventually put them ahead on 63 minutes with a stunning strike.

Odion Ighalo...