WCQ: Morocco grab 1-1 draw in DR Congo

Morocco scored a crucial away goal in the 75th minute against 10-man DR Congo to earn a 1-1 draw in Kinshasa in the first leg of their 2022 World Cup play-off tie. Brentford’s Yoane Wissa gave the hosts the lead in the 11th minute following a deflection off the head of Morocco captain Romain Saiss. In the second half, the…

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Afcon 2021: Sofiane Boufal’s strike secure victory for Morocco

The Atlas Lions of Morocco have stopped Ghana 1-0 in their opening Group C match at the on-going TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2021. Sofiane Boufal netted the lone goal after 83 minutes at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium. It was a mix-up in the Black Stars’ defending line that gave Boufal a chance to strike the ball past Ghana’s goalkeeper…

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AFCON U20: Thrilling quarterfinal encounters

The quarterfinal games for the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON U20) will kick off on Thursday in Mauritania. Thursday will see two games played and the other two will be played on Friday after the completion of the last round of group matches on Monday evening. The remaining eight teams are expected to provide top notch entertainment on…

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CHAN 2020: Morocco wins second consecutive title

North African giants Morocco won the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) for the second time by defeating Mali 2-0. It was a thrilling final at Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde on Sunday night. Two second-half headers by Abdelmouna Boutouil and captain Ayoub El Kaabi sealed the victory for the Atlas Lions. This handed the North Africans their second consecutive title…

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CHAN 2020: Morocco edge Cameroon to set Mali date

Soufiane Rahimi was the two-goal hero for title holders Morocco who produced one of their best displays of the tournament to beat hosts Cameroon 4-0 on Wednesday. This means that Morocco reached the final of the Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). The Atlas Lions kept alive their hopes of retaining the title as they breezed past the Indomitable Lions in…

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CHAN 2020: Hosts Cameroon take on Morocco in semis

The Total African Nations Championship hosts Cameroon will face title holders Morocco in an epic semi-finals clash at the Limbe on Wednesday. The other last four match will see Mali taking on Guinea in Douala on the same day. All the countries to play in the last four of the tournament were known on Sunday night following the conclusion of…

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Vincent Mashami: CHAN a perfect exposure to young players

The Rwanda national team coach Vincent Mashami has said that playing at the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) gave his young team the best platform for exposure. According to Mashami, his young players gained a lot of exposure, match practice and also showed that they can die-a-little for their nation although they lost at the quarters. Rwanda lost 1-0…

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CHAN 2020: Morocco cruise past Zambia to storm semis

The Atlas Lions of Morocco are through to the semi-final stage of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2020 after a convincing 3-1 win against a 10-man Zambian side on Sunday. Morocco started on a high finding the net within a minute at the Reunification Stadium in Douala, Cameroon. Soufiane Rahimi found space to slot the ball past Zambia’s goalkeeper…

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CHAN 2020: Guinea edge Rwanda to reach semis

Guinea secured their place in the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship in Cameroon on Sunday after defeating Rwanda 1-0. The match saw both sides finish with ten men at the Limbe Stadium. VAR intervened twice during the quarter-final match to ensure that Syli National midfielder Mory Kante and Rwanda goalkeeper Olivier Kwizera were sent off in separate incidents. Guinea…

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CHAN 2020: Central Africa dominates quarters

The Central African Football Federations’ Union (UNIFFAC) registered the highest number of countries at the quarter-finals of Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon. Three countries from the region are in the last eight of the tournament designed exclusively for home-based players. This comes after the conclusion of the group phase of the 16-team competition. Hosts Cameroon, DR Congo and Congo…

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