Herve Renard’s Morocco are in the Africa Cup of Nations last 16 subsequent to beating Ivory Coast 1-0 at Al Salam Stadium on Friday.
Youssef En-Nesyri scored the main objective of the game as Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to meet all requirements for the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations.
En-Nesyri struck in the 23rd moment as Morocco followed up their opening thrashing of Namibia with another tight triumph at Al Salam Stadium on Friday.
A second progressive 1-0 win for Herve Renard’s men implies their place in the following round is secure, while Ivory Coast will require an outcome in their Group D closer against Namibia.
Romain Saiss made an eminent objective line leeway to deny Jonathan Kodjia in the opening moment, however it was Morocco who took a first-half lead.
Nordin Amrabat gathered a crossfield pass, splendidly jinked inside a progression of difficulties and slipped the ball through to En-Nesyri, who committed no error with a low completion.
Ivory Coast looked for a prompt answer be that as it may, after Yassine Bounou was rapidly off his line to keep out Max Gradel, Nicolas Pepe could just locate the side netting from the edge of the crate.
Wonlo Coulibaly conveyed a fine left-wing cross for Kodjia in the 62nd moment however the striker, who got his side’s victor against South Africa, neglected to hit the objective.
As the Elephants left holes at the back, Morocco pushed for a second and En-Nesyri went close with a looking header.
Ismael Traore’s aspiring overhead kick was directly at Bounou as Ivory Coast squeezed frantically for a leveler, yet Morocco ought to have had a second in included time when Noussair Mazraoui volleyed against the crossbar from short proximity.