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    The Afrovision Managerial Contest




    (Much of this is a repeat from the opening post of the first thread. Please read it all though, as some details have been added in)
    From around the globe, 53 managers have come to Africa! Home to what is perhaps the most flamboyant football in the world, and what is essentially an underrated continent in footballing terms. However, the 53 impoverished nations that make up the continent can together boast a number of stars, which tells us that the quality is there. All that is needed is the public attention, and that is what the continent shall get as The Afrovision Managerial Contest lands upon the 30.2 million km2 of earth.

    The South African multimedia company known as Broadcasters, African Television, Radio and Complete Entertainment Revolution (BATRACER) is the key company behind the new scheme that will bring fame to African football. After some success after a similar contest was trialled in the Americas, and of course following the huge international celebrity of the Eurovision Song Contest and the Eurovision Striking Contest, Africa is the next continent to be swept by the reality TV and interactive show craze. BATRACER will be broadcasting the Contest to all 53 African nations, and of course to the most interested of other nations (those currently being: the United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, Russia, China and Japan), and will offer exclusive coverage of the finals.

    Here’s how it works: 53 of you have been selected to be the managers of the African nations. Mayotte and Réunion, not being FIFA members, have opted not to take part in the contest. The nation you will manage has been randomly assigned to you, and you can find out whose yours is below. With all the managers set at their nations, I will simulate two months of game time and provide a report. I’ll then do this again until I have done six reports and covered a year of game time. This is where you’ll come in: as Africa is such a huge continent, two nations will get a bye to the final. These will be the holder/host and the highest ranked African team at the end of the 12 months. If these are the same, the bye will go to the next-highest ranked team. The other 51 nations will compete in Semi-Finals, 17 in each of the three semi-finals. From each of the three, five nations will qualify, joining with the two biggest nations to make a 17-strong final.

    You will be expected to vote in the semi-finals and final, so it is essential that you are able to continue to follow the sign-up once you have signed up. If you are one of the two nations with a bye, I will get you to give your votes for a specific semi-final. The others will vote for their own semi-final. All 53 managers are expected to vote in the final. As per the Eurovision Song Contest, your votes will consist of a 12-pointer, a 10-pointer, an 8-pointer and votes from 7 down to 1 points. After the votes, the nations are ranked in order of the number of points they have earned; the top five go through from the semi-finals but only the top nation will matter in the final, as they will be crowned the seasonal champion and will host the next contest. If nations are tied, they will be sorted by the number of 12-pointers they have received, then the number of 10-pointers, etcetera, until the tie is broken.

    You have each created your manager and attributes have been assigned to that manager depending on how you valued different components of the Eurovision system. You have also been assigned a nation using a random number generator. Here are the managers of the nations that will take part in the tournament:
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      Username           Manager            NAT Managing...
      DodgeeD            David Dodgson      ENG Congo (Republic of)
      Whoopy D           Whoopy Dee’e       CMR Djibouti
      weeeman27bob       Weeman Fernandez   PER Namibia
      bergtaur           Hryhorii Zahorchak UKR Chad
      Cardiovascular     Cardio Hernandes   POR Sierra Leone
      PaulHartman71      Jeremy English     ENG Sudan
      pompey13           Pompey 13          ENG Malawi
      joetheref          Joe Tompkins       ENG Lesotho
      MattFergie         Matt Ferguson      SCO Somalia
      dafuge             dafuge             ENG Mozambique
      NeoAC              Ryan Andrews       RSA Swaziland
      rancer890          Ricky Nakano       CAN Central African Republic
      canvey!!           Didier Dardon      FRA Morocco
      super_lampard      Super Lampard      ENG Seychelles
      PluckaDuck         Tyler Burrows      AND Egypt
      BenArsenal         Ben Cee            SIN Niger
      coldkohmew         Mentho Latum       SIN Tunisia
      Hamuel             Alfred Jarry       FRA Kenya
      fergysafc          Liam Ferguson      ENG Cameroon
      iacovone           Sir Ronald Vaughan ENG Benin
      Loojay             Steve Axworth      FIN Ethiopia
      SJ234              Jose Rodriguez     ESP Uganda
      Adamw              Adam Wilkinson     ENG Guinea
      hamilton162        Tom Hamilton       AUS Comoros
      manchester07       Ricky Gill         ITA Libya
      Robert_296         Robert Boyle       ENG Algeria
      Lower Leagues Rule Des Tiny           NZL Nigeria
      Greasy Chip Butty  Chip Butty         ENG São Tomé and Principe
      corinthiano        Joaquim Ntadi      MOZ Madagascar
      jayatsena          Be Jayatsena       ITA Burundi
      magvest            Magnus Vestergaard SWE Burkina Faso
      jack.browne        Jack Browne        USA Rwanda
      chopper99          Craig Hopper       KEN DR Congo
      Almondo            Alex Almond        ENG Mauritius
      Xx_WeeCoop_xX      Mark Cooper        SCO Guinea-Bissau
      Dees-Blake         Dees Blake         ENG Togo
      Tomaldinho         Tomaldinho         POR Liberia
      gavrenwick         Kleen Shavern      UKR Gambia
      SCIAG              Quandiose Yancy    GAM Eritrea
      Kenco              Ken Co             ENG Gabon
      hasdgfas           Albert Holstein    USA Ivory Coast
      Mikel LUFC         Juan King          ESP Angola
      tomsmith1989       Tom Smith          POR Botswana
      spartans5          Lawrence Lazewski  POL Mauritania
      stoehrst           Charlie Henry      USA Zimbabwe
      el sid             The Green Beret    ENG Equatorial Guinea
      Edinho             Edward Still       BOT Senegal
      JSalter            Karl Unpingco      GUM Cape Verde
      Elrithral          Alfredo Dick       ITA Ghana
      Mk_Forest          Matt Lepino        ENG South Africa
      himan              Christina Modoglou CYP Zambia
      MikaelS            Mikael Schøler     DEN Mali
      Northerm Lights    Thelonius Davis    SEN Tanzania
    Each of these managers has been entered into the database and has travelled to their new nation to begin work. Pretty soon, BATRACER will send out its first broadcast updating 62 nations on the progress of the new competition. After six broadcasts, the competition starts properly, ramping up pace for live voting shows. Don’t forget, as a manager, you are expected to vote in the semi-final that you are involved in and the final, and if you receive a bye I will give you a semi-final to vote in. I have marked several of those who have signed up on a watchlist: if you are one of them and you miss a tournament’s worth of voting, you may be dropped without warning. If you miss one set of votes, your nation is deducted 12 points for that set of votes.

    The spotlight now turns to South Africa, the host of the inaugural tournament. It will be up to their manager Matt Lepino to ensure that the host nation delivers a good performance themselves. So, without further ado…let the games begin!

    Some Notes
    • Each manager has started with a Current Ability of 130 and a Potential Ability of 160. They have a reputation of 7000 for each of the three reputation values.
    • During standard update time, I will post an update every other day. Then updates will cease for a bit during the voting period, and updates will be every day during the tournaments.
    • Managers mentioned in any reports will be mentioned using their manager name. The table above is a good example of one you can use to cross-reference if necessary.
    • There will be times when I cannot make an update. I will tell you in advance and, if possible, will provide you with a few updates at once if I am going away for a week or two.
    • The leagues loaded are the first divisions of England, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal and South Africa. These will be run on minimal detail while international friendlies, the World Cup, the African Cup of Nations and African qualifying for those two will be run on full detail.
    • If your manager gets sacked or leaves his job, you will retain your place in the sign-up. However, other forumers will be made aware that your manager is no longer in his/her job, so your performance in the following finals may suffer, but would improve thereafter. You are at risk of losing your place in the sign-up, however, if you fail to vote (see the stipulations above).
    The image is courtesy of news.myjoyonline.com.
    Last edited by canvey!!; 18-03-2010 at 18:26. Reason: Schedule decided.

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    Mozambique - I'll be looking to do Eusébio proud

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    Uganda \o/

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    Great to see this up and running at last

    Not too sure about Sudan, it could have been so much better but could have been even worse (at least I hope so). After a quick wiki search I have discovered they've never qualified for the World Cup itself but did win the African Cup of Nations in 1970, as well as being runners up in '59 and '63. It seems like the late 50's/early 60's were a good time in Sudan's footballing history. They've only qualified for 3 ACON since that win (one being 2008) and in all three of those they've not won game in any of their 3 group matches. Looking at their latest squad IRL all the players played in the Sudanese domestic league so I'm pretty screwed

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    Sao Tome and Principe?

    Errr, who?

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    Sierra Leone... if only we had Giggs

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    Oh great Lesotho Gonna be hard to get anywhere with them

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    Comoros, who the hell are they?!

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    Mauritania? This is going to be interesting

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    Wahey! Just back from a great weekend away to find this starting. Brilliant stuff.

    Not convinced about Kenya mind but could be a lot worse

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    Chad... not the team I was hoping for, but who knows

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    Woohoo!! RSA And the host nation too! :P I'm very happy with my team indeed .

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    Cameroon

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    Seychelles, a tough challenge

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    Great to see this up and running.

    But Rwanda?!

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    Somalia cmon you pirates!

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    Djibouti? Really. Could've been worse I guess, at least I've heard of them.

    Good to see this going at last.

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    Gabon, interesting.

    Spelt backwards = Nobag. Kind of like a Dyson vacuum cleaner, which means my teams is going to suck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenco View Post
    Gabon, interesting.

    Spelt backwards = Nobag. Kind of like a Dyson vacuum cleaner, which means my teams is going to suck.
    Ha! . Made me chuckle


    Benin for Sir Ron

    I believe they had a decent run in the ACN this year...

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    Botswana. Really not the best team in the hat, but I'll do them proud. After reading up about the national side in Botswana I have found out that they have never qualified for the World Cup finals or the African Nations Cup finals. Botswana are currently ranked 119th in the FIFA Rankings which ranks them similar to Zimbabwe and Libya.

    This will certainly be interesting!!

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    I think I can quietly assume that I'll be the first Peruvian manager of Namibia.

    Let the fun begin!

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    WhoopyD, lets see if you can channel an inner LokedOut and bring Djibouti to world prominence

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    Libya, not bad.

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    Tanzania, world ranking 108, African ranking 26 not bad.

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    Swaziland? Bleep me.

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    Mauritius not bad. Could have been better but I'll live.

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    Ethiopia?

    Oh dear.

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    Gambia ;) not a bad option at all.

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    Cote D'iviore
    Liking that one. Did well with them in the WC in one of my saves.

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    Nigeria...very nice, African Ranking of 3 Too cool for nearly all of you.

    Really looking forward to this one Canvey

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    Got Egypt, the best team in Africa!!

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    Oh the Egyptians are soooo Going DOWN!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lower Leagues Rule View Post
    Oh the Egyptians are soooo Going DOWN!
    The rivalry is on Des......

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    Togo, get in! Quite happy with this choice, Togo aren't giants but we sure know how to cause an upset.. well, I think we do, anyway.

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    Niger? What kind of **** country is that?


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    Hmm, Congo. They are currently 96th in the Fifa rankings and haven't qualified for the African Cup of Nations since 2006.

    It may be tough...

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    Burkina Faso, that's interesting...

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    Equatorial Guinea, mon

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    Good to see this one has finally filled up!

    Congo - is that the one Christopher Samba plays for? Or is that DR Congo? Either way, I don't think they'll be winning much in the way of tournaments so I'll have to hope for some friendly bloc-voting. ;)

    Btw, regarding manager's leaving their jobs, what happens if, for example, my manger leaves Congo and takes over another African nation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DodgeeD View Post
    Btw, regarding manager's leaving their jobs, what happens if, for example, my manger leaves Congo and takes over another African nation?
    I don't know - I think for now we'll work on the assumption that won't happen, and cross that bridge when we come to it.

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    Zambia, I only know Utrecht's Mulenga, but with the combination of my womenpower, I guess we could go all the way through :P

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    I would just like to wish good luck to my good friends who are in charge of Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda respectively.

    *cough* Block Voting *cough*

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    I have no idea who is in Niger, or where is Niger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulHartman71 View Post
    I would just like to wish good luck to my good friends who are in charge of Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda respectively.

    *cough* Block Voting *cough*
    You share a lot of borders!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomsmith1989 View Post
    You share a lot of borders!
    If I am correct the only other Country who has that many is DR Congo

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulHartman71 View Post
    If I am correct the only other Country who has that many is DR Congo
    Sudan aren't too bad as a team either. Well, better than my Botswana squad.

    I feel sorry for Lesotho who share very little borders.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulHartman71 View Post
    If I am correct the only other Country who has that many is DR Congo
    At least I've got that going for me ;)

    Come all neighbours of DR Congo, let us all vote together!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulHartman71 View Post
    I would just like to wish good luck to my good friends who are in charge of Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda respectively.

    *cough* Block Voting *cough*
    In that case I should wish good luck to Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, .........wait, is that all? Perhaps I should also count Sao Tome and Principe, they are just off the coast.

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    Mali is not a bad team. I think they could surprise a few

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    Angola are a decent team but I can only really think of strikers of theirs so may have to adopt a Kevin Keegan approach.

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    Doing a bit of background research on my country, must be the smallest country in the whole of Africa. Not even a million people and tucked away up in the corner. Nice flag though.

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    Just done a bit of reading about Mauritius. EEK I think I'm slightly screwed

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomsmith1989 View Post
    I feel sorry for Lesotho who share very little borders.
    Haha I'll help them out for a vote or two :P!

    Other than that good look to my neighbours Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland! ;) Oh + Madagascar there pretty close as well !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mk_Forest View Post
    Haha I'll help them out for a vote or two :P!
    Need every vote I can get

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    Cape Verde, interesting. No borders, though should be good for a vote from Angola and Mozambique.

    I call for an Island Bloc: Cape Verde, Seychelles, Comoros, São Tomé, Madagascar, Mauritius, Equatorial Guinea (capital is on an island).

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    And the twelve points from Zambia goes too...

    MALAWI (A)

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    Quote Originally Posted by JSalter View Post
    Cape Verde, interesting. No borders, though should be good for a vote from Angola and Mozambique.

    I call for an Island Bloc: Cape Verde, Seychelles, Comoros, São Tomé, Madagascar, Mauritius, Equatorial Guinea (capital is on an island).
    Hey you can't do that, Nobag will lose 2 borders and only have 2 left!

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    Desperation has led me to look up my country.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niger

    I'm counting on Nigeria (of course), Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Algeria, Libya and Chad for bloc voting. Some pretty strong neighbours there.



    Most of our country is desert though.

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    You have yourself a deal JS

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    Deal JS

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    I think we can come to an arrangement Ben ;)

    Most of my country is people. "Nigeria is the most populous nation in Africa"

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    I'd like to get in on this bloc voting stuff but with only Ethiopia and Somalia in my vicinity I'm not sure it'd help too much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lower Leagues Rule View Post
    I think we can come to an arrangement Ben ;)

    Most of my country is people. "Nigeria is the most populous nation in Africa"
    Great!

    We'll be chummy neighbours. ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whoopy D View Post
    I'd like to get in on this bloc voting stuff but with only Ethiopia and Somalia in my vicinity I'm not sure it'd help too much.
    Djibouti's vote would be much appreciated from Somalia we've got to gang together against these other blocs

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattFergie View Post
    Djibouti's vote would be much appreciated from Somalia we've got to gang together against these other blocs
    Pah! As Kenya's enemy it doesn't surprise me that your fishing for any vote you can get

    I trust that I can count on Ethiopias support in this though

    Quote Originally Posted by Wikipedia
    Kenya... ...in 1969 signed a defence pact with Ethiopia which is still in effect.
    To everyone else please bear in mind Kenya rewards favourable voting with lions... but not you Somalia! No lions for you! I bet you'd steal a car too given the chance wouldn't you pesky pirates?

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    Liberia! George Weah

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    Any block vote which gets Equatorial Guinea points is okay with me

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    The Beninese love a bloc vote at the best of times but to go against the grain I'd offer bloc voting to any nation that fancies a vote back, none of this borders malarky. We're going continental. PM me for details

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    Central African Republic...yikes I'm managing one of the world's poorest countries. 179th out of 182 countries on the Human Development Index.

    We border DR Congo and Cameroon though so it's not that bad . We also got Chad, Sudan, and the other Congo as neighbouring countries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iacovone View Post
    The Beninese love a bloc vote at the best of times but to go against the grain I'd offer bloc voting to any nation that fancies a vote back, none of this borders malarky. We're going continental. PM me for details
    You have a supporter here.

    From a neighbour.

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    2008: August and September

    While there were no fixtures for any of the African nations in August, September offered the perfect chance for the new managers of these nations to cut their teeth. Most teams played a pair of games of the Second Round of World Cup Qualification. These are groups of four teams (and one of three) with the top team and the eight best runners-up qualifying for the Third Round.

    Friday 5th September brought the first round of games. Pompey 13’s Malawi travelled to Djibouti to play Whoopy Dee’e’s team, and came away with a brilliant 4-0 win. Three other teams got big wins, with Didier Dardon’s Morroco beating Ethiopia 3-0 in Addis Ababa, and both the Ivory Coast and Be Jayatsena’s Burundi recording 3-1 away victories, the former against dafuge’s Mozambique and the latter against the Seychelles. Host nation South Africa lost 0-2 at home to Des Tiny’s Nigeria.

    Another round of fixtures followed the next day, with Alfred Jarry’s Kenya beating Weeman Fernandez’s Namibia 3-1. Jeremy English’s Sudan beat Chad 2-0 while both Cape Verde and Cameroon and Burkina Faso and Tunisia drew 1-1. Sunday 7th saw two 0-0 draws, between Lesotho and Ken Co’s Gabon and between Joaquim Ntadi’s Madagascar and Botswana. The Republic of the Congo also drew, 2-2 with Mikael Schøler’s Mali. There were two 1-3 defeats for visiting teams: the host of the next African Cup of Nations, Juan King’s Angola, lost in Benin, while the winner of the last African Cup of Nations, Tyler Burrows’s Egypt, lost to Craig Hopper’s Democratic Republic of the Congo. The final game of the month was on the Wednesday, where Hryhorii Zahorchak’s Chad lost 0-2 at home to Sudan.

    Looking at the World Rankings, the biggest African movers are Sir Ronald Vaughan’s Benin following their 3-1 win over Angola. They moved up 24 places to 81st. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, managed by Craig Hopper, moved up 14 places to 54th after they beat Egypt 3-1 and Jeremy English’s Sudan moved up 10 places to 98th following two 2-0 victories over Chad. Both Christina Modoglou’s Zambia and Alfred Jarry’s Kenya moved up 8 places. Tyler Burrows’s Egypt and Dees Blake’s Togo were the biggest fallers, both dropping 8 places. Togo lost 0-2 at Zambia. Ken Co’s Gabon and Robert Boyle’s Algeria both fell 7 places.

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      Nation            P W D L F A GD
      Chad              2 0 0 2 0 4 -4
      Sudan             2 2 0 0 4 0 +4
      
      Algeria           1 0 0 1 0 1 -1
      Angola            1 0 0 1 1 3 -2
      Benin             1 1 0 0 3 1 +2
      Botswana          1 0 1 0 0 0  0
      Burkina Faso      1 0 1 0 1 1  0
      Burundi           1 1 0 0 3 1 +2
      Cameroon          1 0 1 0 1 1  0
      Cape Verde        1 0 1 0 1 1  0
      Congo             1 0 1 0 2 2  0
      Djibouti          1 0 0 1 0 4 -4
      DR Congo          1 1 0 0 3 1 +2
      Egypt             1 0 0 1 1 3 -2
      Equatorial Guinea 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2
      Ethiopia          1 0 0 1 0 3 -3
      Gabon             1 0 1 0 0 0  0
      Gambia            1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
      Ghana             1 0 1 0 1 1  0
      Guinea            1 0 1 0 1 1  0
      Ivory Coast       1 1 0 0 3 1 +2
      Kenya             1 1 0 0 3 1 +2
      Lesotho           1 0 1 0 0 0  0
      Liberia           1 0 0 1 0 1 -1
      Libya             1 0 1 0 1 1  0
      Madagascar        1 0 1 0 0 0  0
      Malawi            1 1 0 0 4 0 +4
      Mali              1 0 1 0 2 2  0
      Mauritania        1 0 0 1 1 2 -1
      Mauritius         1 0 1 0 2 2  0
      Morocco           1 1 0 0 3 0 +3
      Mozambique        1 0 0 1 1 3 -2
      Namibia           1 0 0 1 1 3 -2
      Niger             1 0 0 1 0 1 -1
      Nigeria           1 1 0 0 2 0 +2
      Rwanda            1 1 0 0 2 1 +1
      Senegal           1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
      Seychelles        1 0 0 1 1 3 -2
      Sierra Leone      1 0 0 1 0 2 -2
      South Africa      1 0 0 1 0 2 -2
      Tanzania          1 0 1 0 2 2  0
      Togo              1 0 0 1 0 2 -2
      Tunisia           1 0 1 0 1 1  0
      Uganda            1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
      Zambia            1 1 0 0 2 0 +2
      Zimbabwe          1 0 1 0 1 1  0
      
      No Games:
      Central African Republic, Comoros, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé and Principe, Somalia, Swaziland

    Nation in the Spotlight




    Name: Republic of the Congo

    Capital: Brazzaville

    Population: 3.7 million

    Manager: David Dodgson (DodgeeD)

    World Ranking: 102

    Stadium Capacity: 50,000

    Last Three Results: H vs. Mali, 2-2; n/a

    Last edited by canvey!!; 28-12-2010 at 16:19. Reason: Flag replacement

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    Quote Originally Posted by canvey!! View Post
    Please tell me if you'd prefer to have this list another way.
    I'd like it to show I'm winning please ;)

    Nice first update but a 4-0 loss is definitely not the way I wanted to start.

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    100 percent record in Sudan's two games so far

    I like the update style, it's very simple and easy to read, yet still very effective.

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    Like the style of update Canvey. Very easy to read.

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    Cote D'Iviore looking for some give-and-give. PM me if you're up for it.

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    A draw for Lesotho, happy with that. And I am refusing to get involved with any bloc voting. Annoys me every year on Eurovision

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    A loss to the Democratic Republic of Congo is simply eembarrassing for the Champions of Africa

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    A 2-2 draw against Mali - decent result to start with

    Thanks for the spotlight too canvey!! Capital city of Brazzaville - that's class! From Wikipedia, it seems my neighbours (and potential block voters) are DR Congo, Gabon, Cameroon and CAR. An Angolan enclave also has a border with us and our coastline situates us close to SaoTome and Principe. Congo also has a sizeable Pygmy population so I'll be garnering for a Pygmy block vote to include ourselves, DR Congo, Cameroon, Gabon, CAR, Rwanda, Burundi, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia! A force to be reckoned with. ;)

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    4-0 first up Hope I can keep this up!

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    shoot... not a great start for Chad

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    Borders with South Africa, Botswanna and Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe, so I expect some bloc voting there.

    I suppose the 'ending with A" bloc vote could be enforced. But that's just about everyone

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    Draw against Cameroon, great start for Cape Verde.

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    1-1 draw vs capa verde booo

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    2-0 against 2006 World Cup participant Togo. We stopped Adebayor with my 16-year old Zambian defending talent of Tottenham. I must be proud

    The hero's of Zambia...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gPcgvGILqs

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambia_...n_air_disaster
    Last edited by himan; 17-03-2010 at 00:08.

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    Defeat for the Seychelles although i am liking the idea of island block vote

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    Ghana, Benin and Burkina Faso.. want to get into the Togo club?

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    A great effort by Nigeria, the destruction of those Southerners is exactly what we needed.

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    Bad start by Sierra Leone

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    Wow, Burundi win the match.. Go Burundi!!!

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    Fantastic start for DR Congo. Let that be a lesson to you all, underestimate us at your peril

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    What will only be the first of many losses for Liberia. The manager's desire for dirtyness and mind games will creep into the squad at some point so hopefully then we will begin our road to success.

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    Solid start for Equatorial Guinea, happy with that

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    3-1 loss to Benin

    Got only 3 Neighbours aswell so looking to DR Congo, Namibia and Zambia for the bloc votes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lower Leagues Rule View Post
    A great effort by Nigeria, the destruction of those Southerners is exactly what we needed.
    , don't trash talk my Southerners already!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mk_Forest View Post
    , don't trash talk my Southerners already!
    Awww MK I didn't mean it, but you made the world cup already, we have to Qualify right? :P

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    Haha yeah I'm pretty sure I have, so I'll let it go this time! :P

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    No games yet

    Although that's probably a good thing, preseves our modesty for a little longer!

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    Benin 3-1 Angola


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    Quote Originally Posted by iacovone View Post
    Benin 3-1 Angola

    Damn you and your Beninians
    Don't think it is Beninians but I think it sounds cool

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    3-1 loss to Cote D'Ivoire, can't say I'll be losing sleep over that result.

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