U-20 Cup of Nations: Africa excelling at youth level

Pele once famously predicted an African country would win the World Cup before the year 2000. The Brazilian football legend may have gotten that forecast wrong, but young players from the continent are excelling.

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    Pele once famously predicted an African country would win the World Cup before the year 2000. The Brazilian football legend may have gotten that forecast wrong, but young players from the continent are excelling. Converting junior success into something similar at a senior level is one of the big challenges now facing African football. Al Jazeera's Andy Richardson reports from Lusaka, Zambia.


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