Egypt sealed the pass to the last qualifying round of Africa for the Qatar 2022 World Cup with his tie in Angola (2-2), while Algeria will be enough to draw against Burkina Faso on Tuesday to progress.
The ‘pharaohs’ knew how to navigate the 11 de Noviembre stadium in Luanda to obtain the point they needed. With Mohamed Salah in the initial team, ultimately decisive despite not scoring, the box Carlos Queiroz he overcame a magnificent start from the Angolans to save the tables.
The Valencianist Clear Costa (m.25), in his debut with the Angolan national team, and M’Bala Nzola (m.35, penalty) They set off the alarms in Egypt, which nevertheless found the light with a goal just before the break of Mohamed Elneny and ended up tying Akram Tawfik after the break (m.58), in both cases after assists of Wrong, with whom three fans who jumped onto the grass in the second half tried to photograph themselves.
This result ended with the minimal options that Gabon and Libya had, which were measured in Franceville with a local victory against the team led by Spanish Javier Clemente 1-0, with so much of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, from a penalty.
Algeria, that thrashed Djibouti at the International stadium of Cairo (0-4), reaches the last match at the head of group A with two points of advantage over Burkina Faso, which yielded a draw (1-1) to Niger at Grand Stade de Marraquech.
Youcef Belaili (m.29), Mohamed Benrahma (m.40), Sofiane feghouli (m.42) e Islan Slimani (m.87) sealed the triumph of the Algerian team at the stadium where they were proclaimed African champions in 2019, which gives him a more than important advantage for Tuesday’s clash.
Burkina Faso, instead, could not get the three points against Niger and even had a bad time to save one and needed a penalty, transformed by Issoufou Dayo, to balance the target of the visiting team in the first period, the work of Youssef Oumarou.
Undisputed leader of group I and with the ticket in hand, Morocco extended its plenary session. He added his fifth win in as many games before Sudan (0-3) at the Stade Prince Héritier Moulay Hassan stadium in Rabat, where he played as a visitor.
An early target of Ryan Mmaee (m.3) paved the way for the team led by the Bosnian Vahid Halihodzic, which counted for the starting eleven with the sevillistas Yassine Bono y Munir El Haddadi. The Hungarian Ferencvaros striker himself put the calm in the second period (min.63) and finished the task Imran Louza in the extension.
The other group I game played this Friday, between Guinea and Guinea-Bisau, ended with a tie to zero.