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Nigeria and Morocco to contest Final of CHAN

Nigeria and Morocco to contest Final of CHAN

🕔18:54, 7.Feb 2018

By Satish Sekar at Marrakech’s Grand Stade © Satish Sekar (January 31st 2018) Nigeria overcome Sudan Nigeria’s local based Super-eagles had to overcome both a redoubtable Sudan and injury to the inspirational captain and goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, tonight. After just

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North Africa’s Role in Classic Mythology

North Africa’s Role in Classic Mythology

🕔19:38, 3.Feb 2018

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (January 30th 2018) Atlas was an African Ever wondered why Morocco’s national team are known as the Atlas Lions? Simple – the Atlas Mountains, right? Well kind of, but how many Moroccans actually know

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The Hard Way

The Hard Way

🕔18:23, 31.Jan 2018

By Satish Sekar in Tangier’s Grand Stade (Ibn xxx) © Satish Sekar (January 28th 2018) Confidence After seeing off Namibia and Zambia, Group A’s Morocco and Sudan found out that they would face Libya and Nigeria in the semi-finals. Both

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Atlas Lions Roar while Chipolopolo Fall Flat

Atlas Lions Roar while Chipolopolo Fall Flat

🕔16:34, 31.Jan 2018

By Satish Sekar at Casablanca’s Complexe Mohamed V © Satish Sekar (January 27th 2018) Shocked Zravko Logarusic’s Sudan pulled off the biggest surprise of CHAN2018 so far by eliminating one of the favourites, Zambia, in Marrakech’s Grand Stade. Wedson Nyirenda’s

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Late Drama in Group C

Late Drama in Group C

🕔12:41, 29.Jan 2018

By Satish Sekar at Agadir’s Grand Stade © Satish Sekar (January 24th 2018) Libya’s Last Gasp Winner Cruelly Sends Rwanda Packing Antoine Hey’s Rwanda created the better chances, but lacked the clinical finishing necessary to settle nerves and exploit Libya’s

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Lazarous Raises Zambia from Lethargic Start

Lazarous Raises Zambia from Lethargic Start

🕔18:55, 28.Jan 2018

By Satish Sekar at the Complex Mohammed V © Satish Sekar (January 22nd 2018) The Crush on Marrakech “Let me tell you a secret,” Namibian coach Giovanni Mannetti told journalists, after Namibia’s players looked disappointed despite their best ever performance

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Cancelled Out

Cancelled Out

🕔19:45, 22.Jan 2018

By Satish Sekar at Complex Mohammed V, Casablanca © Satish Sekar (January 22nd 2018) Rested Both coaches gave opportunities to players yet to start. Jamal Sellami wanted to see other players, so among those given a rest was top-scorer Ayoub

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Thrown on its Head

Thrown on its Head

🕔13:14, 22.Jan 2018

By Satish Sekar at Tangier’s Grand Stade © Satish Sekar (January 19th 2018) Tepid? Nigeria eased past previous Group C leaders Libya 1-0, courtesy of Sunday Faleye’s 79th minute strike. A largely tactical battle with too much at stake saw

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Halleluyah Delivers Namibia’s Miracle

Halleluyah Delivers Namibia’s Miracle

🕔18:54, 21.Jan 2018

By Satish Sekar at Marrakech’s Grand Stade © Satish Sekar (January 18th 2018) Halleluyah Panduleni Neklandi was given just over half an hour to make an impact by coach, Ricardo Mannetti. He needed twenty to turn the match Namibia’s way.

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Zambia Outclass Ivorians

Zambia Outclass Ivorians

🕔18:44, 21.Jan 2018

By Satish Sekar at Marrakech’s Grand Stade © Satish Sekar (January 18th 2018) Dismissed Zambia swept the Ivorians aside. The 2-0 score-line hardly did justice to Zambia’s dominance. They should have been out of sight in the first half, but

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