Morocco, already qualified, received a Burundi already eliminated by the victory of Mauritania away against the Central African Republic (1-0), this Tuesday evening at the Marrakech Stadium. The Atlas Lions logically won against the Swallows, 1-0, thanks to a goal by Munir el Haddadi, just before the break. The player reinforces the coach Vahid Halilhodzic whose team ends these qualifiers without defeat.
Already qualified for the final phase of the 3rd edition of the African Cup of Nations, the Atlas Lions of Morocco ended their qualifying campaign with a victory over Burundi (1-0), this Tuesday evening in Marrakech. Munir El Haddadi scored his first international goal with an unstoppable cross-shot in the 45th minute.
Barcelona striker Munir, who has just joined the Moroccan national team, almost scored a second goal in the second half. Unfortunately, the Burundian goalkeeper was always on the lookout. It should also be noted that Vahid Halilhodzic’s men were ineffective. Nevertheless, the Moroccans finish these qualifiers unbeaten with 4 wins, 2 draws, 10 goals scored and only 1 conceded. Algeria has been warned.
Morocco will be accompanied by Mauritania, which finishes in 2nd place in group E with 9 points, ahead of Burundi (3rd, 5 pts). The Murabitounes won in Bangui against the Central African selection (1-0), earlier in the day. The only goal of the Mauritanian qualification, bears the signature of the striker of Dijon, Aboubakar Kamara (45’+2).
Result of the 6th and last day
Marrakech Stadium (Marrakech)
Tuesday 30 March 2021
Morocco v Burundi 1-0
Morocco: Munir El Haddadi (45′)
Morocco: Achraf Hakimi (68′), Aymen Barkok (90’+1)
Burundi: Frederic Nsabiyumva (42′), Marco Weymans (68′)
Morocco: Monir Mohamedi El Kajoui « Munir » – Sofian Chakla, Romain Saïss (cap.), Nayef Aguerd, Adam Masina (77′ Sofyan Amrabat) – Adel Taarabt, Achraf Hakimi, Aymen Barkok – Selim Amallah (89′ Youssef El Arabi), Youssef En-Nesyri, Munir El Haddadi (81′ Hakim Ziyech) Coach: Vahid Halilhodžić (Bosnia)
Burundi: Jonathan Nahimana – Frederic Nsabiyumva, Philip Nzeyimana, Marco Weymans, Gael Bigirimana – Youssouf Ndayishimiye, Steve Nzigamasabo (58′ Bienvenue Kanakimana), Christophe Nduwarugira – Mohamed Amissi (74′ Amissi Bizimana), Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana (74′ Bienvenue Shaka), Saidi Ntibazonkiza Coach: Jimmy Ndayizeye