AFCON 2019 Qualifiers : Benin beats Togo 2-1 to qualify for 2019 AFCON

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COTONOU, Mar. 24, 2019 (AMP) — Cameroon 2019 (Qualifiers) : Benin defeated Togo by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 1-0), in a AFCON qualifying game on Sunday afternoon at the Stade de l'Amitié in Cotonou.

Benin dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by forward David Djigla in the 12th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Benineses further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Mounié with just 7 minutes remaining in regulation time.

Benin secured their ticket to the AFCON finals. Togo is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Group D

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Overview

Benin at the AFCON

  • 3 appearances (first in 2004)
  • 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1980)

Togo at the AFCON

  • 8 appearances (first in 1972)
  • 24 participations in the qualifications (first in 1968)
2019 AFCON Poster
Benin
2:1
Togo
2:1 (1:0)
  • 24 March 2019
  • 16:00
  • Cotonou

Group D

TeamPts
Algeria11
Benin10
Gambia6
Togo5

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