2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Ivory Coast Held By Mozambique As Cameroon And Tunisia Win
Cameroon and Tunisia kicked off their 2022 World Cup qualification with convincing wins as Ivory Coast failed to shine against Mozambique in Maputo on Friday night.
The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon beat Malawi 2-0 in a Group D match played at Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé.
The Flames soaked the first goal in the ninth minute courtesy of Vincent Aboubakar who connected a Pierre Kunde’s inviting pass beating goalkeeper Ernest Kakhobwe.
Michael Ngadeu doubled the hosts’ lead in the 22nd minute of the match, with Malawi failing to capitalize on several chances in the second stanza.
Cameroon now top Group D of the qualifiers with three points, followed by Ivory Coast, who shared spoils with Mozambique after a 0-0 stalemate in an early kick off.
Mozambique will take on Malawi in the second match away on Tuesday, while the Elephants are scheduled to host Cameroon on Monday.
In Rades, Tunisia thrashed Equatorial Guinea 3-0 in a one sided match played at Stade Olympique de Rades on Friday.
Dylan Bronn, Ellyes Skhiri and Wahbi Khazri score the all important goals that ensured go on top of Group B on goal difference from Zambia, who defeated Mauritania 2-1 earlier on the day in Nouakchott.
Tunisia will travel to Lusaka where they will meet Zambia in a match set to be played at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, while Equatorial Guinea hosts Mauritania in Malabo.