CHAN 2018 : Sudan beats Libya in shoot out to claim CHAN third place
MARRAKESH, Feb. 3, 2018 (AMP) — Kenya 2018 : Sudan secured the consolation of third place at the 2018 African Nations Championship after defeating Libya 4-2 on penalties (after a 1-1 draw) on Saturday night at the Marrakesh Stadium.
The score was still 1-1 at the end of the regulation game time and overtime, after goals from Walaa Eldin ('6) for Sudan and Ablo ('84) for Libya. The Sudaneses finally emerged the victors in the penalty shootout session by winning 4-2.
Fixtures and Results : Second Round
Libya at the CHAN
- 1 title (2014)
- 3 appearances (first in 2009)
- 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 2009)
- Statistics: Champions (2014)
Sudan at the CHAN
- 2 appearance (2011)
- 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 2011)
- Statistics: Third Place (2011)
2:4 (penalties), 1:1 (a.e.t.), 1:1 (0:1)
- 3 February 2018
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