Morocco defeats Cote d'Ivoire, guarantee qualifying


Sat, 29 Jun 2019 - 04:13 GMT

FILE - Moroccan National Football Team

FILE - Moroccan National Football Team

CAIRO, 29 June 2019: The Moroccan team was delighted to be able to qualify for the 2019 African Cup of Nations with a precious win on Cote d'Ivoire 1-0 on Friday.

The Moroccans dominated the strong confrontation and took three points to take the lead of Group D in the continental championship, raising their record of points to 6 points.

Morocco’s Youssef El Nesseiry was the protagonist alongside Nouredin Amrabbet who gave the assist for his teammate.

Cote d'Ivoire record of points remained three from two matches with one game in hand against Namibia.

On the other hand, South Africa defeated Namibia 1-0 and grapped the first victory in the AFCON. South Africa have to secure a positive result against Morocco on Monday in their last game in the group stage.



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