2015 CAF U-17 Championship: Ethiopia held to goalless draw by Gabon

Ethiopian U-17Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian National U-17 team was held to a goalless draw by its Gabonese counterpart in the first leg match of the second round of the 2015 CAF U-17 Championship.

A total of 11 matches took place over the weekend, with three matches ending scoreless and four matches witnessed just 1 goal each. Meanwhile, the Ivory Coast and Uganda had a field day as they defeated Libya and Rwanda 4.-0 respectively.

The second leg matches will take place during the week of August 1-3, with the winners advancing to the final round.

The final tournament will be held in Niger from February 15 to March1, 2015. The semifinalists will qualify for the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup scheduled to take place in Chile.

Second Round Qualifiers:

Friday, 18 July 2014

Tanzania 0-0 South Africa

Saturday, 19 July 2014

Uganda 4-0 Rwanda

Mozambique 2-1 Angola
Cameroon 2-0 Burkina Faso
Benin 1-0 Mali

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Zambia 1-0 Botswana
DR Congo vs Nigeria (Will play
Togo 0-0 Senegal
Guinea 1-0 Morocco
Libya 0-4 Cote d’Ivoire
Egypt 1-0 Congo
Ethiopia 0-0 Gabon

*South Sudan vs Ghana

*Sierra Leone vs Tunisia

*withdrew [Ghana, Tunisia qualify for third round]