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Five Africa Cup of Nations qualifying facts

18 November 2014, 11:41

Johannesburg - Five 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group qualifying facts ahead of matchday 6.

-- Burkina Faso midfielder Jonathan Pitroipa, voted best player of the 2013 Cup of Nations in South Africa, is the leading individual scorer with five goals from five matches.

-- Ivory Coast are the leading team scorers with 13 goals while Cameroon, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia boast the tightest defences, conceding just one goal each in 450 minutes.

-- Guinea midfielder Seydouba Soumah, who plays for Slovak club Slovan Bratislava, has scored the only hat-trick, netting three times within 26 minutes against Togo in Lome.

-- Algeria, the most impressive African side at the 2014 World Cup, boast the lone 100 percent record with one match left while Cameroon, Gabon, South Africa and Tunisia are unbeaten.

-- Former champions Ivory Coast trounced Sierra Leone 5-1 in Abidjan and Angola hammered Lesotho 4-0 in Luanda to record the biggest victories of the 70 mini-league matches.

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