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Morocco starts Africa Cup with a defeat, a draw Ivory coast

Morocco starts Africa Cup with a defeat, a draw Ivory coast

Morocco has Monday the first team contest at the Africa Cup of lost. Congo was in Gabon surprisingly with 1-0 too strong. The other duel in the group between defending champions Ivory coast and Togo has yielded no winner (0-0).

When Morocco was Feyenoorder Karim El Ahmadi in the base. That was also true for the born in Amsterdam, Mbark Boussoufa and former PSV’Manuel da Costa. Following his departure to chelsea Hakim Ziyech is not selected for the tournament.

Morocco had in the first half have little to fear from the Congo, but it was ten minutes after rest suddenly with 1-0 behind. Goalkeeper Munir Mohand verkeek on a cross, after which Junior Kabananga the ball inside worked.

The Congo was limited then, especially to tijdrekken and stop. The team had ten minutes before time, even with ten man further, after substitute Joyce Lomalisa his second yellow card was given. Morocco however did not of that advantage to profit, making Congo the first leader in group C is.

The Africa Cup-duels of Monday in picture

There were tough duels fought between côte d’ivoire and Togo. Scored was not there.
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ADO defender Wilfried Kanon stood in côte d’ivoire in the base.
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In Togo had Emmanuel Adebayor back from the party.
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Morocco went surprisingly 1-0 down against Congo.
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Junior Kabananga runs away after he Congo at 1-0.

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Ivory coast

In côte d’ivoire was defender Wilfried Kanon of ADO Den Haag in the base. He had in the back of the company of, among others, Eric Bailly (Manchester United) and Serge Aurier (Paris Saint-Germain).

Côte d’ivoire remained a defensive rather simple upright, but the front was often the ‘Elephant’. Also in the final substitute Wilfried Bony (ex-Vitesse), the defending champion not to score goals to help.

The team yelled in the Gabonese Oyem arranged to take a penalty kick, but found zero on the petition in the arbitration. Togo, with Emmanuel Adebayor as captain, had little to fear.

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