AFCON 2021 QUALIFIERS – AS IT HAPPENED – Friday 15 November 2019

AFCON 2021 QUALIFIERS – AS IT HAPPENED – Friday 15 November 2019
Hakim Ziyech (L) with teammate Sofiane Boufal (C) of Morocco

by Staff Reporter

Friday Nov 15, 2019. 23:14

Welcome to AfricaFootball.com for our as-it-happened coverage of AFCON 2021 Qualifiers on Friday 15 September 2019.


Today’s matches


All times CAT


Result: Zimbabwe 0-0 Botswana – Group H

Result: Tanzania 2-1 Equatorial Guinea – Group J

Result: Tunisia 4-1 Libya – Group J

Result: Morocco 0-0 Mauritania – Group E


Commentary:


23h00 – FULL-TIME – Morocco 0-0 Mauritania: We end our live AFCON qualifiers coverage with news of the final whistle in Rabat, where Morocco were held to a draw by Mauritania. Join us over the weekend for more AFCON qualifying action!


22h55 – FULL-TIME – Tunisia 4-1 Libya: The Carthage Lions start their qualifying campaign with an impressive home victory.


22h50 – GOAL! Tunisia 4-1 Libya: The hosts etend their lead through Khazri, who also grabs his brace in the 90th minute.


22h45 – SCORE UPDATE: Morocco 0-0 Mauritania & Tunisia 3-1 Libya with five minutes left.


22h35 – Morocco have introduced Rachid Aliou as they look to break the deadlock 15 minutes left.


22h22 – It remains goalless in the other clash as Mauritania continue to frustrate Morocco.


22h20 – GOAL! Tunisia 3-1 Libya: The Carthage Eagles restore their two-goal lead through Khaoui, who grabs his brace sevens minutes after the restart.


22:10 – Back underway in the second halves of the two night games.


21h55 – HALF-TIME SCORES: Tunisia 2-1 Libya and Morocco 0-0 Mauritania.


21h48 – GOAL! Tunisia 2-1 Libya: Elhouni pulls one back for the visitors just before the half-time break.


21h43 – GOAL! Tunisia 2-0 Libya: The hosts double their lead and this time it is Salif Khaoui, who hits the back of the net two minutes before half-time.


21h35 – GOAL! Tunisia 1-0 Libya: Carthage Eagles take the lead through Khazri, who makes amends for missing the penalty just after the half-hour mark.


21h33 – PENALTY MISSED: Tunisia midfielder Wahbi Khazri has missed a penalty.


21h30 –  Still are no goals as we reach the half-hour mark. Tunisia are dominating possession as they look to break the deadlock.


21h15 – It is goalless across both matches thus far. Morocco are applying some pressure on the Mauritanian defence.


21h00 – Both matches are underway.


20h45Team news for the match between Morocco and Mauritania.


Morocco: Bonou, Hakimi, Saiss, Abdelhamid, Mazraoui, S.Amrabat, Taarabt, Amallah, N.Amrabat, Ziyech, En-Nesyri.


Mauritania: Namori, Abdoul Bâ, M. Diaw, Houssen, N’Diaye, Guidileye, Coulibaly, El Hacen, Bessam, Diakité,, A.Ba.


20h30Team news for the clash between Tunisia and Libya.


Tunisia: Ben Mustapha, Abdennour, Meriah, Dräger, Maâloul, Skhiri, Ferjani, Ben Mohamed, Khaoui, Msakni, Khazri.


Libya: Nashnoush, Dura, Al-Warfali, Maatouk, Aleyat, Sola, Elhouni, Ellafi, Ali Elmusrati, Hassan, Anis Saltou


20h15 – The action will continue with Tunisia hosting their North African rivals Libya in a Group J match in Rades and Mauritania are away to Morocco in a Group E game in Rabat.


20h00 – We open this evening’s live coverage with news of two results from across the continent. Botswana managed to hold Zimbabwe to a 0-0 draw in a Group H match, while Tanzania defeated Equatorial Guinea 2-1 in a Group J game.


The Zimbabwe attack which was led by Khama Billiat and Knowledge Musona were frustrated by the Botswana defence side in Harare.


While Pedro Obiang opened the scoring for Equatorial Guinea, but two goals by Simon Msuva and Salum Abubakar handed Tanzania the victory in Dar es Salaam.


 


 






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