All four group leaders – Guinea, DR Congo, Morocco and hosts Cameroon – were held to draws in the second round of matches in the African Nations Championship (CHAN).
Saturday’s games in Limbe in Group D started with Zambia’s 1-1 draw with Guinea.
Victor Kantabadouna had put Guinea ahead on 58 minutes, but an 87th-minute equaliser by Spencer Sautu evened things up for Zambia and left both teams tied at the top of the group on four points each.
Meanwhile a second-half Farid Mussa goal secured Tanzania a 1-0 win over Namibia – but the match will be noted more for the officials in charge than the result.
For the first time, an all-female refereeing team took charge of a men’s game at a Confederation of African Football championship.
The female refereeing trio of referee Lidya Tafesse from Ethiopia and assistant referees Bernadettar Asimenye Kwimbira of Malawi) and Mimisen Agatha Iyorhe of Nigeria presided over a lively enough game in Limbe, but one that echoed the generally goal-shy theme of the tournament so far.
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