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South Africa appeals to CAF after qualifying farce

South Africa appealed to the continent's top soccer body on Sunday, insisting it should be included at next year's African Cup of Nations .The South African Football Association said it had lodged an official appeal with the Confederation of African Football, challenging CAF's interpretation of the rules after Niger qualified ahead of South Africa and Sierra Leone when all three teams finished on nine points.South Africa believed it had qualified as Group G winner on goal difference and the players danced in front of cheering fans and coach Pitso Mosimane hugged members of his technical staff following Saturday's 0-0 home draw with Sierra Leone at Mbombela Stadium.South Africa was stunned when CAF later announced Niger had, in fact, gone through to the 16-team African championship in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea because of its better record in head-to-head games with the other two teams.''We have noted that CAF has announced that Niger has qualified in our group, despite South Africa fi...

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