Sierra Leone won the African Affiliates Under-19 Championship staged in Maputo, edging out Ghana on net run-rate. They progress to the next stage of qualification for the 2010 U-19 World Cup when they are joined in Zambia by Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

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