On a rain-soaked pitch, Morocco defeated Senegal by 4 goals to nil in an African Nations Cup match at Fez, in Morocco, on Sunday (30 March).
GV Crowd watching kick-off
LV PAN Morocco (wearing red shirts and playing r. to 1.) engaged in midfield play against opposition
LV Morocco attack down right wing and keeper pushes ball over bar for corner
LV Crowd under umbrellas watch as Morocco take corner which is punched away by keeper and cleaned by define who loss it to Morocco in mid-field, Morocco attack goal but are given off-side
LV PAN Play moves from in front of Moroccan goal to opposite end of field where Moroccan No. 9 back-heels ball for No. 11 to score Morocco's second goal, ZOOM BACK TO cheering crowd
LV Scoreboard 2-0 to Morocco
GV Mid-field play during second half
LV Ball crosses into centre from left wing to Moroccan No. 7 in front of Senegalese who heads ball onto ground beating goalie PAN TO Moroccan players congratulating each other
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Background: On a rain-soaked pitch, Morocco defeated Senegal by 4 goals to nil in an African Nations Cup match at Fez, in Morocco, on Sunday (30 March).
The match was played in the Hassan the Second Stadium in the presence of Mr. Joao Havelange, the President of the International Association Football Federation, who is currently on a visit to Morocco.
By half-time the score was 2-nil in favour of Morocco, the Moroccan skipper Faras having opened the score in the thirtieth minute. The second goal, scored by Acila, followed sight minutes later. By this time the home team were dominating the play, displaying superior speed and technique throughout the first half.
In the second half the tempo slowed down, and ball control became increasingly difficult because of the muddy conditions. Nevertheless, first Guozzar, and then Najah, managed to score two more Moroccan goals before the final ??? blow.
The return match has been fixed for Sunday, 13 April, in Dakar, the capital of Senegal.