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Last Updated: Sunday, 5 September, 2004, 12:45 GMT 13:45 UK
World Cup results
See the full list of results and details of match action from the World Cup qualifers.

Group Four - Zimbabwe 0-3 Nigeria FULL TIME
Group Two - DR Congo 1-0 South Africa FULL TIME
Group Four - Angola 1-0 Rwanda FULL TIME
Group Two - Ghana 2-0 Cape Verde Islands FULL TIME
Group One - Togo 2-0 Congo FULL TIME
Group Three - Ivory Coast 5-0 Sudan FULL TIME
Group Five - Guinea 4-0 Botswana FULL TIME
Group One - Mali 2-2 Senegal FULL TIME
Group Three - Egypt 3-2 Cameroon FULL TIME
Group Four - Algeria 0-3 Gabon FULL TIME

2106: RESULT Algeria 0-3 Gabon. The Panthers celebrate their away win.

2100: The fourth official indicates four minutes of added time will be played while the few Algerian fans left in the stadium are cheering the Gabonese.

2058: Algeria's Hocine Achiou tries his luck with a well-struck free kick, but the shot is not too testing for Ebang, who hold the ball firmly.

2056: GOAL! Algeria 0-3 Gabon Outomo seals victory for Gabon. His shot sails past Benhamou after making an incursion in the penalty area.

2049: The 50,000 Algerian fans begin to leave the Annaba stadium in anger. 2049: Algeria bring on Hadj Bouguache for Slimane Raho.

2045: GOAL! Algeria 0-2 Gabon M'Gong sets up the unmarked Thierry Mouyouma, who unleashes a shot on the edge of the penalty box that goes into the left hand corner of the net.

2044: Gabon goalkeeper Didier Ovono Ebang is cautioned for wasting time.

2038: The match resumes, as Algeria's Karim Ghazi takes a tumble in what is becoming a scrappy encounter.

2036: The match is stopped as Algerian fans throw fireworks onto the pitch.

2032: Gabon goalscorer Yong Katalina Ambami is replaced by Claude Sedric.

2030: Algeria's Rafik Saifi wins a free kick outside Gabon's penalty area but goalkeeper Didier Ovono Ebang handles the ball with ease.

2026: GOAL! Algeria 0-1 Gabon. Yong Katalina Ambami's strike stuns the Algerian fans into silence.

2023: Gabon striker Pitou sets his sights on goal but his long-range effort is easily saved by Algerian goalkeeper Benhamou.

2020:With only 10 men on the field, Algeria resort to defence-oriented tactics.

2017: Second half begins. Gabon take the kick off.

Half time: Algeria 0-0 Gabon. Senegalese referee Falla Ndoye ends the first half.

1856: RESULT Mali 2-2 Senegal. Tapa Cire Dia scored Senegal's equaliser in the 86th minute.

1856: RESULT Egypt 3-2 Cameroon. Egypt are lucky to escape with a win as the Cameroonians came close to levelling the score in the dying minutes of extra time.

1853 GOAL! Egypt 3-2 Cameroon: Cameroon's Eto'o hits a second that sends the Egyptians into a panic.

1852: GOAL! Egypt 3-1 Cameroon. Bill Tchato nods in a sharp header to give Cameroon their first goal.

1851:GOAL! Egypt 3-0 Cameroon Tarek El Sayed goes on a solo run and unleashes a shot on the edge of the penalty box that goes into the right hand corner of the net.

1849: Egypt's Amr Zaki heads for goal but is brought down by Perrier Doumbe.

1848: Egypt's Ahmed Fathy is replaced by Hassan Mustafa.

1842: Cameroon's Bill Tchato tries his luck with an ambitious kick from but it goes wide.

1840: Cameroon's Modeste Mbami is replaced by Jean Makoun.

1837: Egypt's Ahmed Hassan is substituted by Tarek El Sayed and Cameroon's Joseph Désiré Job is replaced by Pius Ndiefi.

1833: GOAL! Egypt 2-0 Cameroon. Ahmed Hassan converts the penalty, hitting the ball past the left hand side of goalkeeper Idriss Kameni.

1832: Egypt's Ahmed Hassan gets a controversial penalty after making contact with Rigobert Song.

1830: RESULT Guinea 4-0 Botswana.

1825: Cameroon's Guy Feutchine replaces Hervé Tum.

1822: Cameroon's Geremi takes a corner kick by Geremi but goalkeeper Nader El Sayyed saves the situation.

1820: GOAL! Mali 2-1 Senegal. Freddie Kanoute connects a pass from Mamadou Diallo to give the Malians a slim lead.

1819: Egypt's Ahmed Hassan runs into Cameroon's box but is ruled offside.

1816: GOAL! Guinea 4-0 Botswana. Mohammed Sylla heads in a goal off a pass from Kaba Diawara.

1809: A corner kick for Cameroon is played by Samuel Eto'o but it is cleared by Egypt's defence.

1805: Second half of the Cameroon v Egypt game kicks off.

1755: GOAL! Guinea 3-0 Botswana. Kaba Diawara hits the target after latching onto a pass from Soulaymane Youla.

1750: GOAL! Guinea 2-0 Botswana. Soulaymane Youla scores from a pass by Fode Mansare. He unleashed a fierce shot that hit the cross bar before entering the net.

1745: GOAL! Mali 1-1 Senegal. Henri Camara heads in Senegal's equaliser off a left wing cross.

1744: GOAL! Egypt 1-0 Cameroon. Mohammed Shawky heads home a cross from Mohamed Abu Treika the left hand corner of the net. The crowd at the stadium goes into a frenzy.

1738: Cameroon get a free kick, which is taken by Bill Tchato but Abdel Wahed manages to hold onto the ball after dropping it.

1729: Egypt's Ramy Adel leaves the pitch to be treated for a head injury.

1727: Cameroon's Tom gets a yellow card for a physical altercation with el Tabey in Egypt's penalty area.

1723: Egypt get their first corner kick but Ahmed Fathy's weak effort is easily cleared by Cameroon's defence.

1720: GOAL! Ivory Coast 5-0 Sudan. Aruna Dindane gets his second goal of the game.

1718: GOAL! Guinea 1-0 Botswana. A penalty was converted by Guinea captain Pascal Feindouno.

1714: Cameroon's Herve Tom makes a run on the left wing but is stopped by Bechir El-Tabey.

1711: GOAL! Ivory Coast 4-0 Sudan. Bakary Kone's strike is turning the match into a training exercise for the Elephants.

1710: Amr Zaki gets through Cameroon's defence but makes a weak effort in the penalty box.

1707: Cameroon's Désiré Job uses his pace to run clear of the Egyptian defence but his shot goes wide.

1700: Egypt kick off their Group Three qualifier against Cameroon at the Arab Contractors stadium in Cairo.

1656: The game between Guinea and Botswana does little to provoke enthusiasm from the crowd.

1653: RESULT Ghana 2-0 Cape Verde.

1648: Ghanaian goalkeeper Sammy Adjei saves a header from Laluz.

1647: GOAL! Togo 2-0 Congo. Sheyi Adebayor's 68th minute goal separates the sides. Congo's Diamesso scored an own goal in the 38th minute.

1640: Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba is substituted after colliding with a Sudanese defender. Bakary Kone takes his place.

1633: Guinea kick off their Group Five clash with Botswana.

1632: RESULT Angola 1-0 Rwanda Angola win their second game in Group Four but are made to work for their points towards the end by the visitors.

1631: RESULT DR Congo 1-0 South Africa DR Congo win a match that seemed destined to end goalless with an 87th minute winner.

1625: GOAL Ivory Coast 3-0 Sudan Sudan are on the wrong end of a thrashing as Yapi Yapo scores his first and the Elephants' third.

1623: GOAL Ghana 2-0 Cape Verde The Black Stars grab their second. It was an own goal from Nelson De Veiga who miscued when passing back to his goalkeeper Jose De Vetad.

1620: GOAL DR Congo 1-0 South Africa Mbala's mazy run takes him past Winstanley and Mabizela to beat goalkeeper Hans Vonk and as the ball runs across the line, Musasa applies the finishing touch to send the crowd wild.

1617: The game in Ghana enters a quiet spell.

1616: Tresor Mputu is on for the tired Mbayo, whose wing play has been the catalyst for Congo's attacking domination of the second half.

1615: GOAL Ivory Coast 2-0 Sudan Drogba makes a dangerous run down the left flank and lays a low pass into the penalty area for Aruna Dindane to slam in the Ivorians' second goal.

1612: GOAL Ivory Coast 1-0 Sudan The Elephants take the lead as Africa's most expensive footballer Didier Drogba converts a penalty.

1609: The referee turns down an appeal for a handball as Musasa¿s headers from another Simba¿s corner hits defender Bradley Carnell.

1608: A double switch for South Africa as Elrio van Heeden replaces Delron Buckley and Thando Mngomeni wins a second cap in place of Nomvete.

1607: Nomvete almost sneaks an undeserved goal for Bafana Bafana but heads wide.

1607: Pienaar clears off the line for South Africa as Congo captain Cyrille Mubiala powers a header in from a corner.

1604: Cape Verde get the second half underway in Ghana.

1603: A free kick on the edge of the area for DR Congo is hit into the South African wall by Mbayo

1602: Action swings from one end of the pitch to the other in Abidjan as the Ivory Coast and Sudan exchange early attacks.

1601: Congo start the Group One match against Togo in Lome.

1600: Sudan kick off the Group Three encounter against the Ivory Coast in Abidjan.

1556: A mistake by South Africa defender Neil Winstanley, who misjudges a cross, presents Mbala with another opportunity but he shoots wildly and wide.

1555: A tame shot from Mbala presents no problems for South African goalkeeper Vonk, who then has to save 30 seconds later from substitute Musasa.

1547: Half-time in Ghana where the Black Stars are leading Cape Verde 1-0.

1546: GOAL Angola 1-0 Rwanda Freddy finally finds a way through the Rwandan defence as he heads home to open the scoring.

1546: Steven Pienaar has a shot at the home team's goal but it slices off the side of his boot and goes wide.

1544: South African defender Mbuleo Mabizela is booked for a deliberated handball and is therefore suspended for Bafana Bafana's next qualifier - against Uganda - as this is his second yellow card of the qualifying campaign.

1541: Mbala makes an almost immediate impact as he fires a shot across the face of goal for DR Congo but there is no one on hand to profit.

1540: A great chance for South Africa at the start of the new half but Siyabonga Nomvete's shot is blocked and McCarthy is offside as he spurns the rebound.

1539: The second half in Kinshasa gets underway. DR Congo coach Claude LeRoy brings on South Africa-based striker Kabamaba Musasa and the diminutive Mbutu Mbala at the start of the second half.

1530: Cape Verde are coming more into the game. The visitors had an opportunity when Claudio was one-on-one with the Ghanaian goalkeeper but he shot over the bar. In the previous ten minutes, Cape Verde Islands have been dominating the four-time African champions.

1524: Half-time in Kinshasa where DR Congo and South Africa are drawing 0-0.

1523: GOAL Ghana 1-0 Cape Verde Michael Essien scores from the penalty spot after Asamoah Gyan was brought down by Jose Barros. The Black Stars are dominating the match.

1520: Papy Kimoto fires in another long-range shot for DR Congo but it also goes wide. This is followed by some desperate defending as the Simbas threaten the South African goal.

1517: Ghana continue to pile on the pressure as Michael has an upportunity to score but fires over the bar after beeing teed up by Mark Edusei.

1516: Ilongo's well-taken free-kick is saved by South African goalkeeper Hans Vonk as he dives to his left.

1507: Marcel Mbayo's running down the right wing sets up a shot for DR Congo's Ngasanya Ilongo, whose effort sails over the top of the South African goal.

1505: Ghana's Asamoah Gyan hits the Cape Verde bar with a header.

1502: Gladys Bokese of DR Congo earns a yellow card for a handball as he steers it with his arm past the South African defence.

1502: RESULT Zimbabwe 0-3 Nigeria Nigeria comprehensively outplayed the home side, with Okocha performing brilliantly.

1501: Angola are dominating but missing many chances.

1500: Ghana kick off their Group Two game against Cape Verde.

1454: South Africa's Benni McCarthy is set clear by Vilakazi's superb pass but the FC Porto player beats the keeper with his side-footed shot but hits the upright.

1453: DR Congo force their first corner of the match, but South Africa goalkeeper Hans Vonk comfortably collects.

1449: Luphahla crosses a free-kick and Benjani hits the crossbar.

1448: South Africa's Benedict Vilakazi is brought down by Dikiulu Bateta in the DR Congo box but the referee from Burundi surprisingly waves play on to the fury of the South Africans.

1448: The Zimbabwean crowd cheer Okocha, as he shows off some of his fancy tricks.

1439: A blistering 20-yard drive from Ronald Fibanda is pushed away by Vincent Enyeama.

1436: DR Congo get the Group Two match against South Africa in Kinshasa underway.

1435: Angola and Rwanda start their Group Four game in Luanda.

1434: The match in Harare has entered a quiet spell, with Nigeria cruising.

1433: The game in Kinshasa, which was due to start at 1430 GMT, has yet to kick off.

1425: Zimbabwe make some substitutions as they seek to address their three-goal deficit. The Warriors are finally camped in the Nigeria half for the first time in the game, and are taking a number of shots at the Nigerian goal.

1423: The players from both sides are on the pitch in Kinshasa, yet the game between DR Congo and South Africa has yet to start.

1416: GOAL Zimbabwe 0-3 Nigeria The penalty is duly converted by Yakubu Ayegbeni, who sends his spot-kick into the top right-hand corner.

1414: Jay-Jay Okocha is felled in the box by Tinashe Nengomasha and Nigeria are awarded a penalty.

1413: Benjamin 'Benjani' Mwaruwaru heads over the bar for Zimbabwe from a corner kick.

1412: Nigeria get the second half in Harare underway.

1354: Half-time in Harare, with Nigeria dominating and leading 2-0.

1351: The fourth official signals three minutes of stoppage time at the end of the first half in Harare.

1344: Zimbabwe are creating a few chances, making their best moves down the right flank.

1333: GOAL Zimbabwe 0-2 Nigeria Nigeria, who have been on top, score their second. Joseph Enakarhire heads home a corner from six yards despite valiant attempts by Zimbabweans to stop the ball from crossing the line.

1322: Zimbabwe's Joel Luphahla has his side's first effort but fires well over the bar.

1317: Nigeria's Jay-Jay Okocha is looking masterful in the midfield, and he shoots wide from 18 yards after a neat one-two.

1310: GOAL Zimbabwe 0-1 Nigeria Peter Ndlovu gives possession away cheaply and a long Nigerian ball upfield finds Julius Aghahowa in space. He runs into the box, and he slots home low past the onrushing goalkeeper after just three minutes. A perfect start for the Super Eagles.

1307: Zimbabwe kick off the first of Sunday's qualifying matches, as they take on Nigeria in Harare in Group Four. There are some 45,000 people in the stadium. Nigeria start with Julius Aghahowa and Yakubu Ayegbeni up front.

Other results/fixtures

Friday 3 September :
Group Three - Libya 4-1 Benin

Saturday 4 September:

Group One - Zambia 1-0 Liberia
Group Five - Kenya 3-2 Malawi
Group Two - Burkina Faso 2-0 Uganda
Group Five - Morocco 1-1 Tunisia

2006 World Cup tables
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04 Sep 04  |  African

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