Morocco World News
Rabat, July 6, 2013
Morocco’s national local team on Saturday got the best of Tunisia as it defeated it 1-0 at Soussa’s Olympic Stadium.
The winning goal for the Atlas Lions was scored by Abdessamad Lambarki at t he 90th minutes, just a few minutes before the end of the game.
The game is the first leg of the latest stage of the qualifiers to the African Cup of Nations for local players, which will be held in South Africa in early 201.
The Moroccan team ended the match with nine players after two of its players were red-carded at 75th and the 80th minutes respectively.
The second leg of the last stage of the qualifiers will be played in two weeks in the Grand stadium of Tangier, in northern Morocco.
Tunisia is the defending champion of the last African Cup of Nations for local players, which was held in 2012 in Sudan.