Morocco qualified for the quarter-finals after a well-deserved victory over Malawi

Yaounde: The Moroccan national team reached the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after beating Malawi 2-1 after securing a well-deserved win in the round of 16 at the Ahmedou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde on Tuesday. The Moroccan team, who won the title once in 1976, will meet the winner of the clashes between Egypt and the Ivory Coast in the quarter-finals, tomorrow, Wednesday, at the end of the round of 16. Despite Moroccan team’s full control of the first half, Malawi opened the scoring after seven minutes, thanks to Frank Mahango’s goal with a surprisingly large long-range shot that brought in Yassine Bounou, the Moroccan goalkeeper who advanced. from his door. And at 23 ‘the same player misses a dangerous opportunity from the left when he shoots a hasty shot that passes near the left post of Bono’s goal. A few minutes later, Achraf Hakimi took a superb free-kick, which was brilliantly saved by Malawi goalkeeper Charles Thom. The crossbar receives a direct shot from Moroccan captain Roman Sais in the 33rd minute after a cross pass. With three minutes left in the first half, the post and goalkeeper responded with another shot from Hakimi, before Youssef Al-Nusairi equalized with a header in the second minute of added time after a Salim Amlah cross pass. This time around, Hakimi scored the winning goal in the 70th minute with a superb free-throw that hit the corner in top of Thom’s gate. (Reuters)