Afcon Stat Pack: All you need to know about Egypt v Morocco

31 January, 2017, 00:55 | Author: Felix Jensen

Gyan's fitness woes have clouded Ghana's preparations for the encounter against a fast-emerging Congolese side, who finished top of their first-round group.

Egypt knocked out Morocco to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals as substitute Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim prodded home a dramatic 89th-minute victor.

Second half substitute Mahmoud Abdel Menaem "Kahraba" was named the man of the match after he volleyed home the victor from a corner fromin the 88th minute of the game.

Striker Marwan Mohsen limped off in the game against Morocco and also remains a doubt for the clash on Wednesday as the Pharaohs seek to keep on course for a record eighth title.

Egypt go on to play Burkina Faso, who beat Tunisia 2-0 in their quarter-final on Saturday.

- Morocco have won successive matches in the African Cup of Nations.

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"First of all congratulations to Egypt and their coach".

- Egypt have gone 22 AFCON games without defeat (W17 D5), last losing in the 2004 tournament (v Algeria) and have only conceded one goal across their last eight AFCON matches.

- Egypt have only managed to secure one AFCON victory in five attempts over Morocco (D1 L3); scoring only two goals across those matches.

When facing each other, Morocco has beaten Egypt in 13 matches, lost twice and tied 11 times.

The semi-finals of the AFCON will be played this week before the final next Monday morning (AEDT).

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