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AFCON 2019: Morocco edge Ivory Coast to qualify for upcoming round


Athletics Information of Saturday, 29 June 2019

Supply: wires


Morroco Edge Morroco players jubilant right after their gain around Ivory Coastline

Morocco reached the final 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1- victory around Ivory Coastline in Group D.

Youssef En-Nesyri scored the game’s only objective in the 1st 50 percent after a clever go from Nordin Amrabat.

Ivory Coastline had long gone close with just 38 seconds gone when Wolves’ Romain Saiss cleared a header from Aston Villa’s Jonathan Kodjia off the line.

Morocco end their team marketing campaign versus South Africa on Monday, whilst Ivory Coast participate in Namibia.

Morocco could however be caught by each Ivory Coastline and South Africa, but they are by now confident of at minimum staying a single of the 4 best third-placed teams.

As effectively as scoring, En-Nesyri swept a shot into the aspect-netting and forced Sylvain Gbohouo into a great help save down to his remaining after Amrabat dummied Hakim Ziyech’s small cross.

Ivory Coastline, who left Crystal Palace talisman Wilfried Zaha on the bench, could have pulled amount when Max Gradel was performed through on purpose, but Morocco goalkeeper Yassine Bounou was speedily off his line to smother the hazard, before Pepe fired the free ball into the side-netting.

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