The Confederation of African Football upheld a decision to throw Rwanda out of the African Cup for fielding an ineligible player, saying the country's federation knew that striker Dady Birori had a "double identity" and was using different names and passports for club and international games.
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Goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni scored from the penalty spot to help Sao Paulo salvage a 1-1 draw at Figueirense in the Brazilian league on Sunday, losing ground to leader Cruzeiro after the defending champion won its fourth match in a row over the weekend.
Islam Slimani scored midway through the first half as Sporting Lisbon held Benfica to a 1-1 draw, while FC Porto produced a late attacking flurry to rout Moreirense 3-0 in the Portuguese league on Sunday.
Champions League winner Real Madrid collapsed after leading by two goals to lose 4-2 at Real Sociedad in the Spanish league on Sunday, while Lionel Messi came away with a leg injury after helping Barcelona to its second straight win to start the season.