In AFCON 2019, Morocco and Senegal have started their games with victories. Senegal won against Tanzania and Morocco won against Namibia.
Morocco hardly won the match by 1-0 in the last minute when they owned a goal over Namibia in the AFCON on Sunday. When the Morocco midfielder, Hakim Ziyech gave a free-kick in the 89thminute of the game, Itamunua Keimune tried his best and kicked the ball into his own net and owned a goal. This goal became the source of victory.
The opening game can be tough for some of the favorite teams, Morocco coach Herve Renard. Herve Renard has won the AFCON title twice. His warning proved right as several key stops were produced by Namibia goalkeeper Lloyd Kazapua. But Morocco proved it wrong as they took all three points at Al- Salam Stadium.
Senegal didn’t miss Liverpool forward Sadio Mane in an impressive display in Cairo. He was suspended for Sunday games.
Senegal maintained its position in AFCON by defeating Tanzania with 2-0 in Egypt.
Driving the shot into the bottom corner and overcoming the Senegal attack, Keita Balde got the first in the 28th minute. It was possible that Senegal would have won by more points but they could not do so.
Algeria won by 2-0 over Kenya.
Algeria and Senegal don’t meet until the final group game, which could end up being a straight shoot-out for the top spot in the group.
Riyad Mahrez doubled their lead just before the break. While Baghdad Boundjah leads the Algerians after half-hour-mark.
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