Friday, January 20, 2017

African Nations Cup: Ivory Coast and DRC Draw; Morocco Too Much For Togo

Two games in Group C of the African Nations Cup were contested on Friday at Oyem Stadium in Oyem, Gabon.

In the opener, Wilfried Bony (26') and Sereso Geoffroy Gonzaroua Die (67') each scored once as Ivory Coast gained a 2-2 draw with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Neeskens Kebano (9') and Junior Kabananga (28') each scored once for the Leopards.

In the nightcap, Romain Saiss scored the winning goal in the 21st minute as Morocco defeated Togo 3-1.

Group C Standings:

1. Democratic Republic of the Congo (GP: 2; GD: +1; PTS: 4)
2. Morocco (GP: 2; GD: +1; PTS: 3)
3. Ivory Coast (GP: 2; GD: 0; PTS: 2)
4. Togo (GP: 2; GD: -2; PTS: 1)

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