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Morocco,Sudan await Group B opponents in quarterfinals


Sudan and 2018 CHAN hosts Morocco await the outcome from Thursday’s Group B action in Marrakech to get a glimpse of who their prospective quarterfinal opponents will be.

Zambia, Namibia, Uganda and Cote d’Ivoire head into Thursday’s penultimate Group B fixtures hoping to make headway towards their respective last eight qualifications.

Leaders Zambia face 3rd placed cote d’Ivoire at 18h30 while second positioned Namibia take on bottom of the log Uganda at 21h30.

Sudan beat Mauritania 1-0 while Morocco dismantled Guinea 3-1 to become the first teams to advance to the CHAN quarterfinals with a game to spare.

Morocco and Sudan are 1st and 2nd on 6 points each and appropriately meet on January 21 to decide who finishes top.

Winner and runners-up from Group B will be decided 24 hours later when Namibia face Zambia and Cote d’Ivoire play Uganda.

The quarterfinal fixtures will see winner from Group A face runners-up from Group B on January 27 at 18h30 in Casablanca.

Group B winner will stay in Marrakech to face runners-up from Group A at 21h30 on the same date.

The semifinals will be played on January 31 in Marrakech and Casablanca.


  1. Poor fixtures > 18.1 next match 27.1 .. Teams are spending alot on hotels for nothing.
    Fixtures should have been like this.. next match 21.1 and the following 24-25.1

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