Côte d’Ivoire and South Africa qualified for the semifinals of the U23 CAN after a win over Zambia (1-0) and a draw against Nigeria (0-0).
A result that the Bafana Bafana did not steal, for controlling the game a good part of the time.
At the same time, the Elephants managed their blow by tearing the victory against Zambia (1-0) thanks to Lille’s Yves Dabila at the hour of play (60th).
Lent this season at Cercle Brugge, the former AS Monaco could exult. The Olympic Eagles, regulars of the Games, and the Chipolopolo, U20 African champions in 2017 with the golden generation of Daka, Sakala and other Mwepu, leave the tournament headlong.
The semi-finals will pit Côte d’Ivoire against Ghana on Tuesday and host Egypt against South Africa. The two finalists and the winner of the small final will qualify for the Olympic Games.