AFCON U17: Guinea joins the elite class at the World Cup

By Football256 Team

Guinea became the last African team to qualify for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup as well as the semifinals of the Total 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations after their win over Morocco at Chamazi Stadium.

The West African side won 1-0 over their Maghreb counterpart courtesy of Momo Fanye Toure’s 64th strike to seal the fourth slot at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup held in Brazil later this year on Sunday evening.

Guinea showed great composure in the game compared to Morocco as they had ten shots on target though they managed to convert only one.

Morocco on the other hand, managed only two shots on target in the entire game.

Guinea finished second in group B, six points while Morocco finished on the bottom of the table with just one point, out of the three games played after managing one draw and two defeats.

Still in Group B, Cameroon sealed their semifinal slot at the competition and also booked their World Cup ticket after the barren affair at Benjamin Mkapa national Stadium.

It was a game of few chances created, Cameroon managed only three shots on target while Senegal had four in the entire game.

The draw means that Cameroon finished on the top of group B with seven points while Senegal who are going home finished third with just two points.

The semifinals will start on Wednesday, Nigeria will take on Guinea at Benjamin Mkapa national stadium while Cameroon will lock horns with Angola at the same venue later in the day.

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