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U17 AFCON: Morocco boss Chiba unfazed by rampant Senegal

U17 AFCON: Morocco boss Chiba unfazed by rampant Senegal

Morocco head coach Said Chiba has revealed his side remains unworried about facing the tournament’s highest scorers, Senegal in the final match on Friday. https://twitter.com/CAF_Online/status/1658910253763764259?s=20 The Atlas Cubs have also been impressive in Algeria, with seven goals scored and two conceded while suffering just one defeat against Zambia. "It is evident, through the matches which have taken place in this competition, that Senegal have a very...

U17 AFCON: Burkina Faso coach Traore sets sight on third-place triumph

U17 AFCON: Burkina Faso coach Traore sets sight on third-place triumph

Burkina Faso head coach Brahima Traore said they have their sights on winning the third-place match against Mali with the hopes of ending their U-17 Africa Cup of Nations campaign on a high note. Les Etalons were denied the chance of qualifying for the final of the tournament after losing 5-4 on penalties to Senegal. Traore revealed he understands his boys' disappointment at the defeat but...

U17 AFCON: Mali boss Coulibaly reveals importance of third place match

U17 AFCON: Mali boss Coulibaly reveals importance of third place match

Mali head coach Soumaila Coulibaly revealed that his young team is still saddened by their semifinal defeat to Morocco at the ongoing U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The 45-year-old manager believes a victory in their third-place match against their West African counterparts, Burkina Faso, will be vital in raising the spirits of his side. Les Aigles were unlucky to have lost 6-5 on penalties to...

U17 AFCON: Morocco’s Ouazane praises teammates for quarterfinal win

U17 AFCON: Morocco’s Ouazane praises teammates for quarterfinal win

In-form Moroccan forward Zakaria Ouazane has revealed he was pleased with his teammates’ approach to their vital victory over hosts Algeria in the quarterfinals of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday in Constantine. Ouazane bagged a brace in the Atlas Cubs 3-0 win at the Mohamed Hamlaoui Stadium, and the 16-year-old praised the team’s calmness despite the numerous pressures they were under before and...