June 5, 2023

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Morocco..the first team to qualify for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations finals

Morocco qualified for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast early next year for the first time after holding South Africa and hosts Liberia 2-2 in the third round today. Eleven group matches for the qualifying round.

Tonya Teasdale (68) and the visitors responded with a brace in the second half as South Africa progressed to hosts Liberia with two clean sheets from Burnley English striker Lyle Foster (11 penalties and 22). A brilliant long shot by Muhammad Shankare (90+1).

Morocco qualified for the finals with one of the first and second places from the three-team group after Zimbabwe was excluded by the International Federation of Sports (FIFA) due to government interference in local affairs. Federation.
Morocco lead the group with six points, five ahead of South Africa and Liberia, who meet next Tuesday in Morocco, with Liberia taking home its national stadium, which does not comply with FIFA standards, as a home ground.

Playing head-to-head in the fourth round, South Africa and Liberia have made it impossible for both teams to collect a combined six points. Fifth and Sixth Rounds.

The Democratic Republic of Congo regained its composure and secured its first win in the qualifiers, defeating its hosts Mauritania 3-1 at the end of the third round of the ninth group matches in Lubumbashi on Friday.
In Group F, Tanzania followed the example of the Democratic Republic of Congo and secured their first win by defeating Uganda 1-0 thanks to a 68th-minute goal by Saudi Al-Qadisiya striker Simon Msufa.
Guinea-Bissau sprung a surprise in their Group A match at the National Stadium, Abuja, beating hosts Nigeria 1-0.

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Ivory Coast beat hosts Comoros 3-1 with three goals from Italian Fiorentina strikers Christian Guam (29), Borussia Dortmund, German Sebastian Haller (61) and French Saint-Etienne to reclaim top spot in Group Eight from Zambia. , Jean-Philippe Crasso (89), against a goal scored by Ibrahim Youssef Juda (90).

Ivory Coast, which automatically qualifies as host nation for the continental wedding, raised its score to 7 points, one ahead of Zambia, who beat Lesotho by the same result on Thursday, while Comoros stood third with three points.
Egypt is playing in Group D with Malawi, Guinea and Ethiopia, Gambia and Mali in seventh, Senegal and Equatorial Guinea in twelfth, Botswana and Equatorial Guinea, Tunisia and Libya in tenth and Cameroon and Namibia in third.