South Africa: Madagascar joins Zambia in football boycott

Madagascar has joined Zambia in calling off a football match against South Africa in the wake of xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg and Pretoria. On Wednesday, the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) pulled out of hosting South Africa's "Bafana Bafana" in Lusaka Saturday, citing "prevailing security concerns." The South African Football Association (SAFA) turned to Madagascar for a hastily arranged friendly in Orlando on the eastern edge of Johannesburg. But the Bafana Bafana Twitter page said Thursday ...
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Added September 05, 2019
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