Ismail El Haddad of Morocco pulls away from Hacen Lemrabott of Mauritania during the 2018 Chan game between Morocco and Mauritania at Stade Mohammed V in Casablanca, Morocco on 13 January 2018 © Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix
Sunday Jan 21, 2018. 23:04
Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Group A game between Sudan and Morocco at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca.
Sudan XI: Salim, Hassan, Abdalla, Ibrahim, Mohammad, Bashir, El Tahir, Bashir, Idris, Gismalla, Bakhit.
Morocco XI: M'Hamdi, El Hachimi, Aguerd, Semmoumy , Hammoudan, El Karti, Boulhroud, El Yamiq, Yabrane, Nanah, Bencharki.
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Morocco finish top of Group A with a better goal-difference, while Sudan also advance to the next round as runners-up.
FULL-TIME: Sudan 0-0 Morocco
90' - The fourth official has added two minutes.
85' - Morocco are piling pressure on Sudan, who doing most of the defending in the closing stages of the game.
83' - Morocco sub: El Hadded IN, El Karti OUT.
82' - Sudan sub: Elnour IN, Bakhit OUT.
80 - Ten minutes left on the clock and it remains goalless here in Casablanca.
75' - Morocco forward El Karti fails to connect with a cross from the left-hand side with Salim rooted to the ground.
72' - Morocco sub: Hadraf IN, Hommoudan OUT.
71' Morocco sub: El Kaabi IN, Nanah OUT.
70' - As things stand, Morocco will finish at the top of the Group A, while Sudan will go through to the next round as the runners-up.
65' - Boulhorud tries to dribble his way into the Sudan box, but the Morocco midfielder loses possession.
62' - Sudan sub: Eldin IN, Bashir OUT.
60' - Sudan sub: Taher IN, Idris OUT.
55' - Morocco continued ro dominate as Sudan's Ibrahim makes a crucial clearance inside his own goal.
50' - GREAT SAVE! Salim denies Bencharki from the spot-kick. It remains goalless.
49' - PENALTY to Morocco. El Karti fouled by Bashir in the box.
46' - The second-half is underway here in Casablanca.
HALF-TIME: Sudan 0-0 Morocco.
45' - The fourth official has added one minute.
40' - Sudan concede a corner-kick as pressure mounts on the Falcons of Jediane's defence.
35' - Morocco winger Hammoudan whips a dangerous cross into the Sudan box and Abdalla makes a crucial clearance.
30' - Bakhit's through pass is easily gathered by Morocco goalkeeper M'Hamdi as Sudan try to launch a rare attack.
25' - It is still 0-0 as we approach the half-hour mark and Morocco have dominated thus far.
20' - Sudan are happy to sit back and launch quick-counter attacks.
15' - El Yamiq's header is easily saved by Salim as the tournament hosts continue to pile pressure on Sudan.
10' - El Karti finds some space outside the Sudan box and the Morocco attacker forces goalkeeper Salim into a good save with a long range shot.
5' - Morocco are doing of the attacking in the opening stages of the game as they look to grab an early goal.
1' - The match is underway here in Casablanca.
Sudan and the tournament hosts, Morocco, who are placed second and top of the Group A standings respectively, are heading into their last group stage game having both qualified for the knockout stages.