S.Africa, C.Verde reach Afcon quarter-finals

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JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – Hosts South Africa and debutants Cape Verde Islands reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after a dramatic finale to Group A on Sunday.

South Africa came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with Morocco in Durban and Cape Verde scored twice in the final 10 minutes to defeat Angola 2-1 in the first meeting of two Portuguese-speaking nations in the competition.

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