Sports Information of Friday, 28 June 2019
Youssef En-Nesyri scored the only goal of the activity as Morocco conquer Ivory Coastline 1- to qualify for the past 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations.
En-Nesyri struck in the 23rd moment as Morocco adopted up their opening defeat of Namibia with another slender victory at Al Salam Stadium on Friday.
A next successive 1- earn for Herve Renard’s guys implies their spot in the future spherical is safe, when Ivory Coastline will need a end result in their Team D nearer towards Namibia.
Romain Saiss built a wonderful goal-line clearance to deny Jonathan Kodjia in the opening minute, but it was Morocco who took a 1st-50 percent direct.
Nordin Amrabat gathered a cross-discipline move, brilliantly jinked within a series of challenges and slipped the ball through to En-Nesyri, who produced no oversight with a low finish.
Ivory Coast sought an fast reply but, right after Yassine Bounou was rapidly off his line to keep out Max Gradel, Nicolas Pepe could only obtain the side netting from the edge of the box.
Wonlo Coulibaly delivered a great still left-wing cross for Kodjia in the 62nd moment but the striker, who netted his side’s winner from South Africa, unsuccessful to strike the focus on.
As the Elephants remaining gaps at the back, Morocco pushed for a second and En-Nesyri went close with a glancing header.
Ismael Traore’s formidable overhead kick was straight at Bounou as Ivory Coastline pressed desperately for a leveller, but Morocco really should have had a second in included time when Noussair Mazraoui volleyed towards the crossbar from near variety.