CHAN 2018: Ethiopia 1 Sudan 1

Walias of Ethiopia

Hawassa – Ethiopia and Sudan played to a 1-1 draw  in  the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 first leg clash here today.

Saifeldeen scored for the Sudan first in the 76th minute and Abdurahman Mubarak leveled the score for Ethiopia seven minutes later. This was Mubarak’s first international goal.

The two teams will play the return leg match in Sudan next week.

Elsewhere in Nouakchott, Mauritania were held to a 2-2 draw by visiting Mali, in a game which saw all four goals in the first half.

Mandala Konte put Mali up in the opening minute before Abdoulaye Gaye converted a penalty to level matters on nine minutes. Samba Moussa ensured Mauritania went up for the first time on the quarter-hour mark only for Aboubacar Diarra to draw even on 21 minutes.

‘Les Etalons’ of Burkina Faso came from behind twice to hold neighbours Ghana to a 2-2 draw in Ouagadougou. The Black Stars went up on 14 minutes courtesy Sadick Adams from the spot.

Mohamed Sylla levelled for the Burkinabes on 55 minutes but their joy was cut short ten minutes later, when Gideon Waja restored Ghana’s lead. Ilasse Sawadogo grabbed the equalizer six minutes from time setting the stage for crucial duel in the return leg on Sunday, 20 August 2017, in Kumasi.

Fixtures

Central Zone

08-11-2017    Congo – DR Congo 0-0

08-12-2017    Equatorial Guinea vs Gabon

08-12-2017     Sao Tome vs Cameroon

Central-East Zone

08-12-2017    Uganda – Rwanda 3-0

08-13-2017    Ethiopia vs Sudan 1-1

North Zone

08-12-2017    Algeria – Libya 1-2

08-12-2017    Egypt vs Morocco

South Zone

08-12-2017    South Africa – Zambia 2-2

08-13-2017     Madagascar – Angola 0-0

08-13-2017    Comoros – Namibia 2-1

West A Zone

08-12-2017    Mauritania – Mali 2-2

08-15-2017    Senegal vs Guinea

West B Zone

08-12-2017    Burkina Faso – Ghana 2-2

08-13-2017    Benin vs Nigeria

08-13-2017    Niger vs Cote d’Ivoire

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