Egypt keep their hopes alive

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The Pharaohs had lost their opening two matches, but came good in Gaborone thanks to two second half goals from Mohamed El-Neny and Mohamed Salah.

Despite the win, Egypt remain in third place in Group G, three points behind Senegal and Tunisia and having played a game more. Botswana are bottom with three losses from their three games.

In another qualifier on Friday night, Angola were held to a goalless draw by Lesotho in Maseru.

That leaves Palancas Negras bottom of Group C with one point, one less than third-placed Lesotho.

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