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AFCON 2019: Morocco propel to qualification with a 2-0 win over Cameroon



Morocco 2-0 Cameroon

A second half brace from Karim Ziyech handed Morocco their first ever win over Cameroon and put AFCON qualification chances for Herve Renard’s more imminent.

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The first 45 minutes at the Muhammad V stadium in Casablanca saw the two sides play to a dormant and goalless stalemate.

10 minutes into the second period, Ziyech broke the deadlock from the spot following a push on Sofiane Boufal in the box.

The Ajax Amsterdam offensive midfielder beat Andre Onana again with a left footed low drive from 20 yards to ensure a comfortable lead.

Clarence Seedorf’s side was reduced to 10 men when striker Karl Toko Ekombi was controversially sent off after seeing a second yellow for diving despite being fouled by Manuel Da Costa 15 minutes to normal time.

The victory puts the Atlas Lions at the top of group B table with 10 points and can seal qualification should Malawi fail to win in Comoros on Saturday.

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