2017 CECAFA Cup

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2017 CECAFA Cup

TheRoonBa
Joined: 31 Oct 2006, 22:16

07 Dec 2017, 15:14 #1

Zanzibar got their 2nd win today, beating the other part of Tanzania (Tanzania Mainland) 2-1.

Libya also got their third 0-0 draw in a row (they won't be getting invited back soon, I fear).  Is there some kind of record for consecutive 0-0 draws in international football?  I can't imagine it would be much more than 3, if there are any examples?

Already looks like Kenya, Zanzibar, Uganda and Burundi will be the semi-finalists, though I think Libya might somehow beat Zanzibar, despite previous results showing this would seem unlikely.

TABLES
GROUP A
2-2-0-0-5-2-6 Zanzibar
2-1-1-0-2-0-4 Kenya
3-0-3-0-0-0-3 Libya
2-0-1-1-1-2-1 Tanzania Mainland
3-0-1-2-1-5-1 Rwanda

GROUP B
2-1-1-0-4-1-4 Burundi
2-1-0-1-4-4-3 Ethiopia
1-0-0-0-0-0-1 Uganda
1-0-0-1-0-3-0 South Sudan
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pieter
Joined: 03 Nov 2006, 16:49

07 Dec 2017, 16:07 #2

TheRoonBa wrote: Zanzibar got their 2nd win today, beating the other part of Tanzania (Tanzania Mainland) 2-1.

Libya also got their third 0-0 draw in a row (they won't be getting invited back soon, I fear).  Is there some kind of record for consecutive 0-0 draws in international football?  I can't imagine it would be much more than 3, if there are any examples?

Already looks like Kenya, Zanzibar, Uganda and Burundi will be the semi-finalists, though I think Libya might somehow beat Zanzibar, despite previous results showing this would seem unlikely.

TABLES
GROUP A
2-2-0-0-5-2-6 Zanzibar
2-1-1-0-2-0-4 Kenya
3-0-3-0-0-0-3 Libya
2-0-1-1-1-2-1 Tanzania Mainland
3-0-1-2-1-5-1 Rwanda

GROUP B
2-1-1-0-4-1-4 Burundi
2-1-0-1-4-4-3 Ethiopia
1-0-0-0-0-0-1 Uganda
1-0-0-1-0-3-0 South Sudan
Jordan played 3x 0-0 from 7.6.17 till 29.8.17 against Hongkong, Vietnam and Bahrain
the last 3 games of Mali are 0-0

England , Angola and Gabon played their last 2 games 0-0, so if the next game......
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Kaizeler
Joined: 05 Apr 2012, 14:54

07 Dec 2017, 16:11 #3

TheRoonBa wrote:Libya also got their third 0-0 draw in a row (they won't be getting invited back soon, I fear).  Is there some kind of record for consecutive 0-0 draws in international football?  I can't imagine it would be much more than 3, if there are any examples?
A large number of teams managed three consecutive 0-0 draws; so far the record as I could find belongs to Jamaica with 5:
16.11.1997 vs Mexico (World Cup qualifier)
23.11.1997 @ Trinidad and Tobago (Friendly)
07.01.1998 @ Trinidad and Tobago (Friendly)
29.01.1998 vs Sweden (Friendly)
03.02.1998 vs Brazil (Gold Cup, in USA)
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mattsanger92
Joined: 04 Jul 2011, 10:46

07 Dec 2017, 16:14 #4

TheRoonBa wrote:Libya also got their third 0-0 draw in a row (they won't be getting invited back soon, I fear).  Is there some kind of record for consecutive 0-0 draws in international football?  I can't imagine it would be much more than 3, if there are any examples?
Not a 0-0ing record, but Libya themselves did pretty much draw their way to the trophy at the African Nations Championship in 2014... apart from a win in their opening match they drew 5 in a row. Even better is that they were originally due to host that event...
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nfm24
Joined: 07 Apr 2007, 16:28

08 Dec 2017, 22:05 #5

I liked Bahrain's effort at the 2014 West Asian Cup.   Three 0-0s and a 0-1 with an own-goal.
Their next four games after that event were 0-0, 1-0, 0-0, 0-0.
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TheRoonBa
Joined: 31 Oct 2006, 22:16

09 Dec 2017, 17:29 #6

Bahraini is an anagram of "Ah Binari"
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Luca
Joined: 09 Feb 2011, 19:58

09 Dec 2017, 19:41 #7

In 2002/03 AC Milan won the UEFA Champions League drawing their last three games.
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pieter
Joined: 03 Nov 2006, 16:49

09 Dec 2017, 19:45 #8

Luca wrote: In 2002/03 AC Milan won the UEFA Champions League drawing their last three games.
wasn't it the CECAFA cup AC Milan won?😅
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nfm24
Joined: 07 Apr 2007, 16:28

09 Dec 2017, 22:32 #9

AC Milan would be a better guest than Libya in the CECAFA Cup.   Maybe some sort of Italian Somaliland angle can get them in.

Conversely, Libya are about as likely as AC Milan to win the Champions League in the next N years.
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mattsanger92
Joined: 04 Jul 2011, 10:46

Yesterday, 00:47 #10

nfm24 wrote: as likely as AC Milan to win the Champions League in the next N years.
Not if they signed Gaddafi Jr.:

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Luca
Joined: 09 Feb 2011, 19:58

Yesterday, 19:07 #11

I think AC Milan aren't even able to win the Berlusconi Trophy at this moment...
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pieter
Joined: 03 Nov 2006, 16:49

Yesterday, 20:41 #12

Luca wrote: I think AC Milan aren't even able to win the Berlusconi Trophy at this moment...
but it is the only team participating....?
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mattsanger92
Joined: 04 Jul 2011, 10:46

Yesterday, 23:21 #13

Luca wrote:I think AC Milan aren't even able to win the Berlusconi Trophy at this moment...
What about the Bunga Bunga Cup?
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nfm24
Joined: 07 Apr 2007, 16:28

Yesterday, 23:45 #14

The BBC ?
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TheRoonBa
Joined: 31 Oct 2006, 22:16

Today, 12:14 #15

As predicted, Libya ended their goal drought after 25 minutes of their game v Zanzibar today and won the match 1-0.

It seems Zanzibar had the majority of possession (58/42) and had 100 dangerous attacks to 78 by Libya.  But possibly, what cost them the match was their inexperience in playing non-CECAFA teams.

Still, they are in the semi-finals. They will play Uganda in the semi-finals if Kenya beat Tanzania Mainland later today, and Burundi otherwise.
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