Gabon, Tunisia bid for quarters berths
27 January 2012, 18:33
Home team Gabon and former winners Tunisia can become the next sides
through to the African Nations Cup quarterfinals if they win their
respective Group C matches in Libreville on Friday.
Gabon, who are co-hosting with Equatorial Guinea, must first get past
Morocco, who were expected to dominate the group but suffered a surprise
reversal in their first game on Monday.
Morocco will be eliminated if they lose again and become, after Senegal,
the second heavyweight casualty of the tournament. "It is like a final
for us," said Morocco coach Eric Gerets on the eve of the match against a
Gabon team expecting 40 000 fans behind them in the capital's new
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