2026 World Cup African Qualifiers: Rwanda upset South Africa, Comoros shock Ghana

It was a day of upsets in the 2026 FIFA World Cup African qualifiers as South Africa and Ghana suffered shock defeats, while Cameroon and Senegal were forced to settle for draws away from home on Tuesday.

While Rwanda got an unexpected, but well deserved 2-0 win at home against South Africa to go top of Group C, a point ahead of the South Africans, and two above Nigeria, Comoros shocked Ghana with a 1-0 win in Moroni to go top of Group I with six points. In their first match, the small Indian Ocean Island nation defeated Central African Republic 4-2.

Past Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Cameroon and Senegal were forced to settle for draws away from home against Libya and Togo respectively.

2026 World Cup Africa qualifiers results:

Rwanda 2-0 South Africa (Group C) | Butare, Rwanda

Comoros 1-0 Ghana (Group I) | Moroni, Comoros

Libya 1-1 Cameroon (Group D) | Benina, Libya

Togo 0-0 Senegal (Group B) | Lome, Togo

Eswatini 0-2 Cape Verde (Group D) | Nelspruit, South Africa

Tanzania 0-2 Morocco (Group E) | Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Somalia 0-1 Uganda (Group G) | Berkane, Morocco

Botswana 1-0 Guinea (Group G) | Francistown, Botswana

Malawi 0-1 Tunisia (Group H) | Lilongwe, Malawi

Lesotho 0-0 Benin (Group C) | Durban, South Africa

South Sudan 0-0 Mauritania (Group B) | Diamniadio, Senegal

Sao Tome e Principe 0-2 Namibia (Group H) | Agadir, Morocco

Niger 2-1 Zambia (Group E) | Marrakesh, Morocco

Mauritius 0-0 Angola (Group D) | Saint Pierre, Mauritius

Ethiopia 0-3 Burkina Faso (Group A) | El Jadida, Morocco


Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button