AFCON 2013 Result: Morocco 1 – 1 Cape Verde

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 23rd, 2013

_65475014_platini_2Cape Verde were denied a historic Africa Cup of Nations upset, after Morocco levelled to draw 1-1 in Durban.

Striker Platini coolly chipped over Moroccan goalkeeper Nadir Lamyaghri on 35 minutes for Cape Verde’s first-ever Nations Cup goal.

Morocco equalised with 12 minutes left, after substitute Youssef El-Arabi swept home confidently from Abdelaziz Barrada’s cut-back.

The debutants had dominated the former Nations Cup winners for long periods.

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