More solid, Sudan made the first surprise of the quarterfinals of CHAN 2018 eliminating Zambia 1-0 Saturday in Marrakech. In the semifinals, the Nile Crocodiles will face the winner of Nigeria-Angola.
This CHAN 2018 has not yet delivered all its surprises! Favorite on paper and top of the group, Zambia was eliminated by Sudan (1-0) this Saturday in Marrakech quarter-final. After a clearance from his goalkeeper Akram, extended by a teammate, Saifeldin Bakhit played the Zambian defense to score the only goal of the game (0-1, 32nd).
Abdulrahim missed the break before the break but no consequences since the Chipolopolo failed to return to the score in the second half, Samu spoiling a great opportunity before Mtonga was defeated. Under pressure, the Sudanese once again showed their defensive solidity and held firm. Confirming their return to the fore, the Nile Crocodiles qualify for the semi-finals where they will meet the winner of Nigeria-Angola which takes place Sunday.