World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Gabon beats Mozambique in shoot out to qualify for next round

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

LIBREVILLE, Nov. 14, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (African Qualifiers) : Gabon defeated Mozambique on penalties 4-3, after the match ended 1-0 in regulation time, in the second leg of a qualifying game on Saturday night at the Stade d'Angondjé in Libreville.

The score was still 1-0 at the end of the regulation game time and overtime, after Evouna's only goal in the 2nd minute. The Gaboneses finally emerged the victors in the penalty shootout session by winning 4-3.

Gabon, who lost the first leg (0-1), advance to the third round of the ongoing CAF World Cup qualifying campaign. Mozambique is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

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Overview

Gabon at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1990)

Mozambique at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1982)
2018 World Cup Poster
Gabon
1:0
Mozambique
4:3 (penalties), 1:0 (a.e.t.), 1:0 (1:0)
  • 14 November 2015
  • 18:00
  • Libreville

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