MATCH CENTRE

SUN 23 JULY 2017, 15:00, MAPUTO

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Madagascar down Mozambique to progress in CHAN qualifiers

by Brian Lee

Sun July 23, 17:17

Madagascar beat Mozambique 2-0 in the second leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier at the Estádio do Zimpeto in Maputo on Sunday to progress into the next stage of qualifying 4-2 on aggregate.

The first leg between the two nations last weekend ended 2-2 in Antananarivo which handed Mozambique two vital away goals.

Salomao Mandlane and Manuel Fernandes found the back of the net for Mozambique in that tie while Njiva Rakotoarimalala scored a brace for Madagascar.

The second leg on Sunday, July 23 saw Mozambique trying to defend the draw and progress on the away goals rule, but it was not to be.

While the first half ended goalless, two second half strikes from Madagascar saw them run out 2-0 winners on the day and 4-2 on aggregate over the two legs.

Madagascar will now face either Mauritius or Angola in the final phase of qualification to reach CHAN 2018 in Kenya.

Mauritius and Angola are in action later on Sunday, July 23 in Luanda with Angola enjoying a 1-0 advantage from the first leg.

TEAM SQUADS (To be picked from)
MOZAMBIQUE MADAGASCAR
Goalkeeper
0
0
Goalkeeper
1
Goalkeeper
0
Goalkeeper
1
Goalkeeper
12
Goalkeeper
16
Goalkeeper
22
Goalkeeper
0
Defender
0
Defender
18
0
Defender
21
0
Defender
3
Defender
2
Defender
0
Defender
0
Defender
16
0
Defender
0
Midfielder
23
0
Midfielder
0
Midfielder
0
Midfielder
0
Midfielder
0
Midfielder
14
Midfielder
17
0
Midfielder
20
0
Midfielder
4
Midfielder
0
Midfielder
19
Midfielder
0
Midfielder
0
0
Midfielder
6
Midfielder
0
Midfielder
0
Forward/Striker
0
Midfielder
0
Forward/Striker
0
Forward/Striker
7
Forward/Striker
0
Forward/Striker
0
Forward/Striker
0
Forward/Striker
0
Forward/Striker
0
Forward/Striker
0
Forward/Striker
9
Forward/Striker
8
Forward/Striker
11
Forward/Striker
0
Forward/Striker
10
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