Morocco is off to a strong start in the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso, who is making debut in the first leg of the tournament, which kicked off on Saturday.
Chebbak Gizlane especially distinguished herself by scoring the only goal in the match on the 29th minute. The ball, which the goalkeeper of Burkina Faso could not handle, was scored from a free kick.
Tomorrow there will be three games: in group A Senegal will meet with Uganda, in group B Cameroon will play with Zambia, then Tunisia will face Togo.
On Monday, the current champions Super Falcons and Banyana Banyana from South Africa are expected to battle. Group C will please the match between Botswana and Burundi.
This year the games will be held in Rabat and Casablanca from 2 to 23 July.