Algeria beat Morocco on penalties to take 2022 U-17 Arab Cup

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Fri, 2022-09-09 14:17

Algeria won the 2022 U-17 Arab Cup after beating Morocco on penalties in the final at Abdelkrim Kerroum Stadium in Sig on Thursday night.

The match had ended 1-1 in front of 20,000 people, and extra time brought no further goals, before the host nation won 4-2 in the deciding shootout.

Morocco took the lead on 51 minutes through Mohammed Rachidi and were within seconds of winning the trophy, but Ismael Chehima scored a 90th minute equalizer.

In the shootout, Morocco missed twice to Algeria’s one, much to the delight of the large home crowd in attendance.

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