Thursday, May 04, 2006

Mozambique Win Africa Division II World Cup Qualifiers

I am a bit late on posting this, but Mozambique defeated Sierra Leone in the final of the 2011 Africa Division 2 World Cup Qualifying Tournament in Benoni, South Africa. Ghana took home the bronze medal having defeated Malawi in the playoff for third place. Mozambique will now join Zambia, Botswana and Nigeria, plus hosts Tanzania in the next division which will be played in August. With Kenya's new status as the Centre for our region, Cricket Kenya would do well to start by helping Tanzania prepare for this tournament. It would be a great chance to give our youngsters more exposure, and a taste of playing against another national side. Sending an A team, or even an U19 would certainly be in the interests of both countries, and would hardly break the bank.
UPDATE 4/5/06 pm:
There is a post on Big Cricket by Covenant that lists the complete results from this tournament. I could link to the ICC page, but they don't have scorecards anyhow, and Covenant has done the hard work in tracking them down.

2 comments:

Andrew said...

Not to worry, Cricket Archive (far superior to cricinfo these days when it comes to stats) has a full set of scorecards at http://www.cricketarchive.co.uk/Archive/Seasons/RSA/2006_RSA_ICC_World_Cricket_League_Africa_Region_2006.html

Chemosit said...

Thanks Andrew - I will have to check it out.