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AFCON 2023: Get to Know Saturday's Quarter-Final Games

Sat 03 Feb 2024 | 09:14 AM
Cape Verde Players
Cape Verde Players
Rana Atef

On Saturday, the contests of the AFCON 2023 quarter-finals will be resumed to identify the final two seats for the semi-finals. 

Two games will take place tonight. Mali will face Ivory Coast, the hosts, at 7 pm (Cairo time), and Cape Verde will face South Africa at 10 pm (Cairo time).  

Mali qualified for the quarter-finals after defeating Burkina Faso 2-1, on the other hand, Ivory Coast advanced to the quarter-finals after surprisingly eliminating the title holders, Senegal, 5-4 by penalties.

Cape Verde advanced to the quarter-finals after defeating Mauritania 1-0, while South Africa advanced to this round after upsetting the 2022 FIFA World Cup semi-finalists, Morocco, 2-0.

Yesterday, Nigeria advanced to the semi-finals after defeating Angola 1-0, while Congo DR advanced to the next round after thrashing Guinea 3-1.