Sudan and Morocco battle for top spot

Sudan and Morocco battle for top spot
Zakaria Hadraf of Morocco tackles Alseny Bangoura of Guinea during the 2018 Chan football game between Morocco and Guinea at Stade Mohammed V in Casablanca, Morocco on 17 January 2018 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Thursday Jan 18, 2018. 17:30

Sudan will lock horns with Morocco in their 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Group A game at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca on Sunday.

Kick-off is at 21h00 CAT.

The Falcons of Jediane defeated Mauritania 1-0 in their previous group match which was played in Casablanca on Wednesday.

As a result, Sudan, who are coached by Logarusic Zdravko Hrvatsko, are placed second on the Group A table with six points from two games.

They have already booked their place in the knockout stages of the continent competition.

Meanwhile, Morocco thrashed Guinea 3-1 in their previous group game which was played in Casablanca on Wednesday.

The Atlas Lions, who are under the guidance of Jamal Sellami, are sitting at the top of the Group A standings with six points from two games.

The tournament hosts have also booked their place in the quarter-finals.




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