Thursday, January 31, 2013

Togolese team through to quarterfinals; draw 1-1 with Tunisia

The Sparrow Hawks of Togo have achieved their first ever qualification for the second round of an African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after seven participation. The Hawks put up 1-1 goal score against Tunisia to maintain the second position in Group D with four points.

Assisted by Adebayor at the 13’ Serge Gakpe open score for Togo while Khaled Mouelhi equalized on penalty at the 30’ before failing to give Tunisia lead on an another penalty at 78’.
Togo crosses over to the next round with Côte D’Ivoire while Tunisia are eliminated with Algeria whose fate had been sealed after their second defeat Saturday against Togo.
In the second round, Togo shall take on Burkina Faso, first of Group C while Côte D’Ivoire shall take on Nigeria second of Group C.

photo credit: Agency Reports

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