2022 Qatar World Cup Qualifiers Africa Zone Group Match Report
9/2/2021 9:16:11 AM
In the 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifiers, the first round of the group stage in the African region is fierce.
The first to start was the Central African Republic team against the Cape Verde team. Because the Bangui Stadium's facilities did not meet the FIFA standards, the Central African team could only move their home stadium to Douala, the second-largest city in Cameroon. In the 36th minute, the "Blue Shark" Cape Verde forward Tavares scored the goal of the Central African team. This was the fourth goal scored by the forward for the Saudi Arabian Fesari team. In the 53rd minute, Central Africa's T. Trollpitt equalized the score for the home team. The 1:1 score remained until the final two teams each scored one point.
Central African Republic
The "Vultures" Mali team in Group E played against Rwanda at home. Due to the unstable domestic political situation in Mali, the Mali team moved their home court to neighboring Morocco Agadir. In the 19th minute, Mali striker Adama Traore, who played for the Tiraspol Sheriff of Moldova, scored the only goal of the game.
In a close match in Group F, the "Mediterranean Knights" Libya team struggling to defeat the Gabon team with Aubameyang 2:1 at home in Benghazi. In the 11th minute, Gabon played for Turkish Altai Sports midfielder Andre Poco opened the record. In the 27th minute, Libya defender Ali Salama scored with a header to equalize the score. After the equalizer, the Libyan team's morale boosted and the Gabon team launched a siege. Gabon’s star Aubameyang had no chances throughout the game and received a yellow card in the 63rd minute. In the 94th minute, defender Sanad Mousod broke through Gabon’s goal and helped Libya score a three-pointer at home.
In the other match of Group F, although Salah was absent, the powerful "Pharaoh" Egypt team defeated the "Orange" Angola team 1-0 at the Cairo International Stadium. In the 5th minute, midfielder Magdi Kavsha, who played for the Egyptian giants Al Ahli, made a penalty kick and scored the only goal of the game.
Group H "Teranga Lions" Senegal defeated "Sparrowhawks" Togo 2-0 at home. Senegal, who played at home in the first half, had the upper hand and created many scoring opportunities, but they were not able to grasp it. In the 56th minute, the goal of the Premier League Liverpool winger Mane finally broke the deadlock. In the 81st minute, Senegal defender Abdul Diallo, who played for Paris Saint-Germain of France, scored the Togo goal with a beautiful shot. This was also the first national goal of the dominant defender.
The Guinea-Bissau team in Group I moved their home stadium to the Olympic Stadium in Nouakchott, Mauritania. In the seventh minute, the Guinea striker Kamano, who played for Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia, scored the first record. In the 46th minute, Joseph Mendes of Guinea-Bissau equalized the score.