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Teams that are engaged in qualifiers for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa took part in friendly international matches on Saturday

Tanzania 0-0 Malawi

Tanzania welcomed the Flames of Malawi for a friendly that around 10,000 supporters would enjoy from the stands. A slow first half saw little in the form of goal scoring opportunities, and at half time it was still goalless.

TP Mazembe's Mbwana Samata was amongst the more recognisable players for the Taifa Stars on paper, and in the second half he capped a great run with a strike at goal, but his effort hit the post.

Malawi were able to develop a few attacking movements, with their best coming in the 65th minute in a one on one move, but Tanzania keeper Kaseja saved well. Despite dominating possession, the Taifa Stars were not able to find a winner, and the match ended in a goalless stalemate.
Cameroon 2-1 Guinea
Mozambique 0-0 Namibia

Mozambique and Namibia played an international friendly at the Sportzentrum in Wurzburg, Germany, but those in attendance were not treated to any goals as the match ended in a goalless draw.

The Mambas of Mozambique will now focus on their World Cup qualifiers in June, while the Namibians have their 2013 Nations Cup second leg game against Liberia to consider.
Burkina Faso 2-2 Benin

The Stallions of Burkina Faso took on Benin in a friendly on Saturday night in Ouagadougou. The encounter was Paul Put’s first match as coach of the Stallions and their only game before the June World Cup qualifiers.

The opening goal came from Burkina Faso's Prejuce Nakoulma just before have time, but by the hour mark Benin had taken the lead through strikes from Bello Babatounde and Mickael Pote.

The home side did have the final say, however, as Nakoulma equalised with his second of the game in the 65th minute.

The Stallions will now play World Cup qualifiers against Congo and Gabon on June 2 and 8 respectively.
Algeria 3-0 Niger

This friendly international match in Blida was a one-sided affair, as the home side put three past the visitors in a match that will do little to build the confidence of Niger, while Algeria will be pleased to have a win under their belt.

By half time the north Africans were already 2-0 up thanks to a William Ngounou own goal on 33 minutes and a Rafik Djebbour strike in the 38th.

The Fennecs cruised along from that point, adding a third with seven minutes left to play through El-Arbi Hilal Soudani.