CHAN of Local Players (3rd day/Group C): Morocco Beats Uganda (5-2), Advances to Quarter-finals
Douala – The Moroccan selection of local players qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN), which is held in Cameroon, by beating on Tuesday in Douala the Ugandan team (5 to 2 goals), as part of the 3rd day of Group C.
The Ugandan team opened the scoring in the 26th minute through Ibrahim Orit, before the Moroccans equalized in the additional time of the first half thanks to a penalty by Ayoub El Kaabi.
Sofiane Rahimi gave the national team the advantage at the start of the first period (51st), before Hamza Moussaoui added to the score (71st). Nine minutes later, Sofiane Rahimi scored the 4th goal for the national team.
Abdelilah El Hafidi scored the 5th Moroccan goal.
Morocco is at the top of its group with 7 points, obtained in two victories and a draw. It is followed by Rwanda (5 points), which validated its ticket for the next round at the expense of Togo (3-2).
Last modified : 27 January 2021