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Russia 2018 Qualifiers: Africa status update [Sport]

Russia 2018 Qualifiers: Africa status update [Sport]

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With the World Cup qualifying stages drawing to a close, Victor Muisyo took us through a look at which African teams will definitely feature in the December draw for the competition in Russia next year, who could still make it and who will definitely miss out.

Tunisia, Senegal and Morocco are well placed to complete the African line-up for the qualifiers, where Egypt and Nigeria are already through.

And in Athletics, Usain Bolt retired from World Athletics , and the IAAF wants a radical review of track and field to ensure the sport survives as a spectator sport according to its president Sebastian Coe.

The president said he was considering anything from franchised teams bidding for athletes to pop-up tracks in streets and football stadiums to attract new fans.

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