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Astonishing 2-0 Victory for Madagascar Over Nigeria

It was a shock to the Afcon tournament on Sunday as debutants Madagascar wiped the floor with the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a 2-0 victory. Therefore placing Madagascar at the top of the table with Nigeria following behind.

 

 

Nigeria dominated possession but were punished when trying to play out from the back. John Ogu under-hit a square ball to Leon Balogun on the edge of their own box and the Brighton defender hesitated, allowing Nomenjanahary to nip in and round the goalkeeper before slipping the ball into an empty net.

 

 

AFCON: Madgascar Secure First Ever Victory

It was a historic moment for the Barea of Madagascar as they secure their first win as debutant of the tournament. The former France youth international smashed his effort into the top corner after 76 minutes to maintain his side's unbeaten record.

 

 

Carolus Andriamahitsinoro's free-kick and thumping drive were kept out by Burundi keeper Jonathan Nahimana, as well as a header cleared off the line.

 

 

Burundi's best chance fell to Enock Sabumukama, who struck narrowly wide.

 

 

WHO Shifts To Long-Term Approach Against Zika Virus

First identified in monkeys in Uganda in 1947, the first human case was detected in Nigeria in 1954 and there have been further outbreaks in Africa, South East Asia and the Pacific Islands, most were small and Zika has not previously been considered a major threat to human health until May 2015 when it was reported in Brazil and has since spread rapidly.