U17 WC: Guinea books last Africa World Cup slot
Guinea booked the final Africa ticket to the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil after a lone goal victory over Morocco in their ultimate Group B match of U17 AFCON on Sunday at the Chamazi Stadium.
The Junior Sylis joined Group B leaders Cameroon, who booked their place after the penultimate round of matches last Thursday, Nigeria and Angola.
Substitute Momo Fanye scored the only goal as Guinea overpowered Morocco whilst Cameroon and Senegal settled for a barren draw in the other Group B clash in Dar es Salaam.
Cameroon finished atop of group A with seven points, one more than Guinea, Senegal on two points and Morocco at the depth with just a point from three matches.
Guinea will play Nigeria in the semifinal while Cameroon will take on Angola in another clash on Wednesday at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam.
In the game, Guinea dominated most of the first half, creating four chances that could have given them the lead had their forwards been potent in front of goal. Both teams came back from the break with caution and played attentively not to concede.
Coming from bench to replace Mohamed Lamine in the 58th minute, Guinea striker, Momo Fanye scored the opener after just six minutes in the pitch, to revive hopes of joining Cameroon at the semis.