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Zambia To Face UGANDA In AFCON Final Qualifier ‘2013 AFCON Qualifiers Draw – As It Happened’

African Champions Zambia will face Uganda in the final round of qualifiers for the 2013 AFCON tournament.

The 16 nations that qualified for the 2012 edition in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon start their bid for a place in South Africa next year, along with the likes of Nigeria and Cameroon who were absent from the last tournament, but have won through to this stage of qualifying.

In total there were 30 teams remaining and they were been split into two pots based on their CAF rating from the last three Nations Cup finals.

Pot 1 contained Zambia, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Morocco, Mali, Tunisia, Cameroon, Angola, Nigeria, Gabon, Sudan, Algeria, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso.

They were drawn against one of the following sides in Pot 2: CAR, Senegal, Niger, Botswana, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Togo, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Liberia, DR Congo, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and Libya.

The matches will be played over two legs, the first to take place on the weekend of September 7-9, with the second legs scheduled for the weekend of October 12-14. The 15 teams who emerge victorious from the ties will join hosts South Africa in the field for the Nations Cup which runs from January 19 to February 10 next year.
LIVE UPDATES – AS IT HAPPENED
All times are CAT.

19h58 – That concludes the draw, remember, the games will be played on the weekend of September 7-9, with the second legs scheduled for the weekend of October 12-14. Still can’t get over that Cote d’Ivoire vs Senegal clash …

19h56 -Game 15 is Central African Republic vs Burkina Faso

19h55 – Game 14 is Gabon vs Togo

19h54 – Game 13 is DR Congo vs Equatorial Guinea

19h53 – Game 12 is Cote d’Ivoire vs Senegal. Oh. My. word.

19h53 – Game 11 is Libya vs Algeria. North African tussle!

19h52 - Game 10 is Sudan vs Ethiopia

19h51 – Game 9 is Guinea vs Niger

19h50 – Game 8 is Sierra Leone vs Tunisia

19h48 – Game 7 is Mozambique vs Morocco

19h47 – Game 6 is Cape Verde vs Cameroon

19h47 – Game 5 is Zambia vs Uganda

19h46 – Game 4 is Liberia vs Nigeria. That should be a win for the Super Eagles!

19h45 – Game 3 is Ghana vs Malawi!

19h44 – Game 2 is Zimbabwe against Angola, an all Southern Africa dual!

19h42 – Game 1 is Mali vs Botswana, Mali at home first.

19h41 – Former Bafana Bafana skipper and ex-Nigeria striker Daniel Amokachi to help with the draw.

19h36 – Hicham El Amrani confirms that Group A, containing South Africa, will be based in Durban next year.

19h33 – No, one more video, this time a history of the Africa Cup of Nations.

19h31 – OK, here we go, we are ready to start! Should be just a few minutes to the start.

19h27 – South African Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, to speak now. He is usually pretty entertaining …

19h22 – We now have a bit of music from South African singer Zahara. Getting closer to the main event folks!

19h15 – We have another insert looking at the host cities – Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Rustenburg and Mbombela.

19h10 – It is now the chance of CAF vice-president Suketu Patal to say a few words.

19h09 –  Nonkonyana has let slip that the draw for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals proper on October 26 will be held in Durban.

19h05 -SAFA vice-president Chief Mwelo Nonkonyana is about to give us a speech on behalf of the organisation and the South African LOC.

19h01 – The spectacle has begun and we are watching an insert on South Africa and their hosting history. Cricket, Rugby and Soccer, South Africa is just the second country after England to host all three world Cups for these sports.

18h53 – The dignitaries are finding their seats and we will begin in just a few minutes time. We have a wonderful collection of African greats with us tonight, as well as top coaches and leading administrators on the continent.

18h35 – Welcome to our live coverage from Emperors Palace in Johannesburg!

 

 

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49 Responses to Zambia To Face UGANDA In AFCON Final Qualifier ‘2013 AFCON Qualifiers Draw – As It Happened’

  1. commando

    July 5, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    We knw that Zambia will carry the day and eventually come back with a trophy from Brazil. Let’s go Zambia. Just have confidence.

  2. Tupac

    July 5, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    Tha` cup shall be defended no matter what.It’s a tricky encounter and should be taken seriously we ‘re champions remember.No xperiment mr.Herve`.

  3. Shadreck

    July 5, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    Go Zambia, Go Chipolopolo. It’s Chipolopolo all the way.

  4. Eric

    July 5, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    Uganda is gonna eliminate Zambia!

  5. CJK

    July 5, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    Uganda ni walk over. Go chipolopolo go!!

  6. bob

    July 5, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    We know zambia will qualify but let them not underate uganda.enything is posible in fOotball.all the best chipolopolo we are behind you.

  7. phillip

    July 5, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    there is a possiblity that zambia might go further again in this afcon 2013 in south africa…..the coach should maitain the same team,if we are to prove to be a force to reckon with…..already other countries the eyes will be on us…while us the eyes will be on the ball…go zambia go chipolopolo…the draw is very fair for us..so no excuses on our part…

  8. Candela

    July 5, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    Chipolopolo forever. we r the champs.

  9. rog ku

    July 5, 2012 at 9:57 pm

    So they are zambia are champions again am so proud of chipolopolo. Or in short zambia is like spian

  10. john

    July 5, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    The draw is very fair but preparation starts now ,

  11. rog ku

    July 5, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    The earlier we start the training the beter for us to carry the cup again Go copperbullets Go I strongly behind you my boyz

  12. Mr Quoddle

    July 5, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    Wow my word! Just missed the event by few minutes. No team is underdog at this stage, but Chipolopolo must carry the day. I am relieved to the core! Thank God! I also bet for Malawi. Ghana will have to sweat if they have to go through the flames of Malawi. Angola versus Zim in unpredictable. Botswana and Mali, good luck to the Zebras.

  13. cena

    July 5, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    fair draw

  14. mayanja

    July 5, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    be scared copper bullets ‘Mr Quoddle if u knew anything about fifa u wldnt say that..zambia is facing a team 45 countries ahead of it..chipolopolo be scared for your honour.

  15. Against monkey invasion

    July 5, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    Go zambia go! tho there some mockeys in that team.

  16. Barotse diaspora

    July 5, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    Y hide my coment chi tumfweko Lets go zambia lets go

  17. shadreck mudenda

    July 5, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    fair draw but lets not be reluctant thinking its a walk over. Uganda to reach this stage, they must be a formidable side. go zambia go

  18. miles

    July 5, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    Uganda is porridge to us boys,in fact i can see a pure white wash.Come on boys show them who is the boss,who is master of the game.Hundred percent behind my boys,chipolopolo iyeeeeeeeeee

  19. pa zed

    July 6, 2012 at 12:29 am

    chipolopolo hammer them we need to be in south africa and come back with the cup.only wondering if drogba and team will be with us in south.

  20. miles

    July 6, 2012 at 1:14 am

    it is a white wash.uganda is porridge to my boys.chipolopolo iyeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  21. football is my life

    July 6, 2012 at 4:14 am

    uganda is porridge to us.Go for it my boys,ayeleleleleleleleleele.I see a white wash,in fact it will be like a walk in the park,ayelelelelelelelelele

  22. ruffcheeze

    July 6, 2012 at 6:10 am

    very good & there is that chance for the Chipolopolo copper bullets to carry a day again.

  23. Chipolopolo

    July 6, 2012 at 6:22 am

    We have 2 train had 4 uganda no nd 2 undrate them

  24. BH

    July 6, 2012 at 7:33 am

    The FAZ should not sit back and simply say we are alread there.Preparations for the upcoming Zambia V Uganda match must start immediately. Otherwise you gonna wakeup with a shock. Uganda not a small team, mind you.

  25. jacob mulenga IN

    July 6, 2012 at 8:24 am

    Draw at 1953 Hrs very interesting, Malawi should do the needful to upset Ghana.

    CHIPOLOPOLO NAFUTI NAFUTI HERE WE COME… WE ARE CARRING THE DAY AGAIN….AFTER THE CUP BRAZIL INJIKATA.. MORE POP-CONS PLEASE

  26. Terrorist

    July 6, 2012 at 8:31 am

    Ndola here i cum. cum septemba we wil teach them a lesson nt less than 4 -0.

  27. wana

    July 6, 2012 at 8:57 am

    when u ar gud you owayz maintain it but preparations and support from gvt & us all should begin now.champs again!

  28. Sweet Sugar

    July 6, 2012 at 9:14 am

    Go Zambia Go, we are going to prove that it was not a fluke and we are going to shame the haters.One Zambia One Nation, whatever tribe you are we are one unlike chi banthustan who has no brains.

  29. FUTURE PRESIDENT-ZAMBIA

    July 6, 2012 at 9:29 am

    unknown Uganda Soccer Team, u are in trouble the champions are here for you VIVA Zambia.

  30. Hidden Object

    July 6, 2012 at 9:40 am

    Go Zambia Go! We are behind you guys! Its our time to shine as African Champions in the world. God bless you again and again…….

  31. THE scientist

    July 6, 2012 at 9:40 am

    Afcon champs u rock! crush th ugandans nd show th ghanains whos boss.sudan revenge awaits u!

  32. Bestone C

    July 6, 2012 at 9:59 am

    Chipolopolo means copper bullet. It is the same bullet which killed or should I say crashed the elephants. If you doubt, ask Drogba. What can fail the copper bullets who are the major share holders of the man made crane not to beat them. When chipolopolo cames for the second match with 3 points at hand, they will remove copper components from the crane and we shall see how the so called the crane will work.

  33. Mutola Nkhani

    July 6, 2012 at 10:13 am

    Go zambia goooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!We will wak’dem…

  34. banakulu chansa

    July 6, 2012 at 10:24 am

    i know you will make it guys

  35. suicide lover

    July 6, 2012 at 10:56 am

    ok

  36. GUN

    July 6, 2012 at 11:25 am

    Can someone start making tickets for Zambia Vs Uganda,i am waiting. Go zambia goaaaaaaaal.

  37. soccer lover

    July 6, 2012 at 11:47 am

    we’ve a game, why cry 4 3points frm Sudanise? Zambia z through 2 both the world and africa cup.

  38. Patkao

    July 6, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    Fair Draw but sorry for Ivory Coast, Senegal, Algeria and Libya. Two of them will miss the AFCON 2013. Malawi ensure that you engulfy the BLACK JUJU’s. Just learn some few tricks from Zambia in a serious friendly game before you play Ghana and we shall tell you the secrets.
    We need a friendly game against Uganda’s neighbour Kenya or Rwanda before taking on them.

  39. Dina

    July 6, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    Yes we have. Thinks like a good game is at our hands. Give them a good run for their money bullet boys.

  40. Teddyy Bwalya

    July 6, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    football playing of the past is totally different with the football of present.Zambian Players lets not be complacence

  41. Phiri

    July 6, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    Viva Zambia Viva Chipolopolo the cup will still be ours for a very long long time to come.

  42. Ngenda Jimmy

    July 6, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    Go chipolopolo we are behind you,show them that we the champions.

  43. pastor ken

    July 9, 2012 at 1:29 pm

    We need to take Uganda seriously like the statement issued by Ghana in their preparation against Malawi that it will be playing any big team we know.Under estimating them would be disastrous on our part.Go Zambia GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  44. Ba Zambia

    July 13, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    Renard should use the best and right players to get us the early and comfortable lead, not wasting time with Chamanga heavy and tired legs.

  45. elias

    July 13, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    pazeti

  46. Socrates

    July 14, 2012 at 12:38 am

    Little known teams in most cases turnout to be spoillers! ….hoping Kalaba, W.O I Chris Katongo, Chansa, Mweene, Nkausu, Sunzu, Himoonde, Mayuka, Mbola/ Musonda and Sinkala will be 100% fit during this encounter,… and hoping that Chisamba Lungu would have realised his true identity as a ‘unique one Chisamba Lungu’ and NOT a Christian Ronaldo-replica, then Uganda akawa ati pweeeeeeeeee!

  47. Socrates

    July 14, 2012 at 12:49 am

    Imwe Ba Zambia twalimishiba, you do not like chamanga! …By the way Ba Zambia I wish to remind you that you missed a penalty kick in our crucial games….

  48. Masajjage

    September 8, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    Uganda cranes ni moto sana.Chipolopolo ata sikiya leo

  49. jaja

    September 8, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    any streams