Algeria thrash Niger, Côte d’Ivoire, E-Guinea register wins

Oct 9, 2021 | African News, Football Africa, Sport News | 0 comments

Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Group A: Algeria continued their fine form in the race to Qatar with another excellent win over Niger on Friday.

At the Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Blida, Algeria stretched their unbeaten run to 30 matches, with Riyad Mahrez and Islam Silimani netting twice as they beat Niger 6-1. 

As a result, they maintained the top spot on goal difference while in Marrakech, Burkina Faso were 4-0 winners over Djibouti, who are playing their home matches in the Moroccan city.

Niger will host the reigning African champions on Tuesday.

Group B E Guinea 2 – 0 Zambia (Bassey Oubina 33′, Emelio Nsue 86′)

At Nuevo Estadio de Malabo on Thursday, Equatorial Guinea 2-0 triumph over Zambia has further dented the Chipolopolo hopes of reaching Qatar 2022. 

The host took the lead with a 35th-minute goal by Saul Coco and doubled their tally with a later strike from Emilio Nsue to down sank the Zambians, who slid down from the second spot in Group B to third.

Zambia will look to avenge the defeat on Monday when they host Equatorial Guinea. 

Equatorial Guinea are three points adrift of group leaders Tunisia.

Group D Ivory Coast 3-0 Malawi

The Elephant of Ivory Coast scored three times through Max Gradel, Ibrahim Sangare and Jeremie Boga in either half as they strengthened their grip on top of Group D in the qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The victory took Les Elephants to seven points, one point more than Cameroon, who defeated Mozambique 3-1 on Friday.

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