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Cinderella Teams Storm Cup of Nations: Morocco’s Triumph Unlocks Ivory Coast’s Path

Ivory Coast Secures Round of 16 Berth as Morocco’s Victory Over Zambia Echoes Fortunes

In the thrilling dynamics of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, Ivory Coast sails into the knockout rounds, courtesy of Morocco’s narrow victory against Zambia. A lone strike by Hakim Ziyech at the 37-minute mark proved pivotal, ensuring Ivory Coast’s survival as one of the tournament’s best third-placed teams. Meanwhile, DR Congo held their own in a nail-biting stalemate with Tanzania, booking their place in the last 16 alongside a proficient Moroccan side.

Tunisia’s Dreams Dashed in Cup of Nations Stunner; Namibia Makes Historic Advance

Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles face a heart-wrenching departure from the Africa Cup of Nations following a tense draw against South Africa. Their exit underscores a narrative of startling upsets as giants Algeria and Ghana also stumble at the group stage hurdle. In a twist of fate, jubilation stirs for Namibia, who make an inaugural leap into the competition’s round of 16, marking a new chapter in their footballing history.

Related Entities: Morocco, Namibia, South Africa

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