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CHAN 2018: Zambia, Namibia into quarters, fancied I. Coast eliminated

CHAN 2018: Zambia, Namibia into quarters, fancied I. Coast eliminated


Zambia and Namibia qualified for the quarter-finals of the CHAN 2018 at the expense of fancied Ivory Coast and the Uganda Cranes.

The two countries join Morocco and Sudan, who have already qualified from Group A.

Namibia, playing at CHAN for the first time stunned Ivory Coast in the opening game with a late winner and on Thursday night, they beat Uganda by the same scoreline, 1-0, making it two wins in two games.

Zambia beat tournament favorites 2-0 to send the Ivorians packing out of this year’s edition of CHAN ;

Zambia 2 Ivory Coast 0


Zambia: Mulenga (8,74)

Namibia – Uganda 1-0


Namibia: Nekundi (90+2)

Group B (Marrakech)


Team: Pts Played Wins Draws Losses

Zambia 6 2 2 0 0

Namibia 6 2 2 0 0

Uganda 0 2 0 0 2

I.Coast 0 2 0 0 2

Note: The top two teams qualify for the quarter-finals

The final games in this group will be played on Monday with Ivory Coast taking on Uganda while Zambia will take on Namibia.

Today, action in Group C resumes with high flying Libya taking on Nigeria’s Super Eagles who will be eager to record a win after they were frustrated to a goalless draw by Rwanda in their first game.

Rwanda will take on Equatorial Guinea who lost their opening match to Libya. Both matches will take place at the Grande Stade de Tanger in Tangier.

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