CHAN 2022: these players who scored points in the 1st round
Alexis Guendouz in Algeria
The first round of CHAN 2022 saw a full house in Algeria. Group A: Three wins against Libya, Ethiopia, and Mozambique. These victories also bear the mark of Alexis Guendouz. It’s quite simple: the goalkeeper hasn’t conceded any goals since the beginning. This solidity makes him a formidable weapon against the rest of the competition. He doesn’t forget to stress the collective strength and power of the Fennecs.
“It was also due to my defense that I didn’t concede a goal. I also have ten players in front. It is important not to concede. The teams that concede the most goals will be the strongest in the competition.“, he said after the third day of CHAN against the Mozambicans.
Souleymane Coulibaly, Ivory Coast
Control Tower. The Ivorian defense moves to the beat of Souleymane Coulibaly and his partner Aziz Siahouné. Coulibaly was born in 2000 and is a great hope for Ivorian soccer. This CHAN is a showcase of the player for his club career as well as in selection A. Elephants. The Ivorians conceded only 2 goals in the competition in Algeria. This was a weak link in the team. It will be a tough test for the defender as well as his teammates in the quarter-final against Algeria on Friday, January 27.
Lamine Camara, Senegal
It is the metronome Teranga Lions. He is number 5, with the ball at his feet. He distributes the game and shines for his teammates. If, during the first day, he missed a penalty against Côte d’Ivoire, his free kick a few minutes later, on the bar, resulted in the only goal of the match. The Senegalese hope that he will continue the adventure in CHAN 2022. The quarter-final against Mauritania on Friday, January 27, presents a problem. Lamine Camara is now resting after his Sunday defeat by the DRC. He has not yet returned to work.
His coach, Pape Thyaw, hopes to count on him climbing higher in this CHAN. “When we saw that he took a knock on the knee, we decided to take him out in order to preserve him for the rest of the tournament”He spoke to the media.
Razafindranaivo Koloina, Madagascar
It is the dynamiter. Barea. On his right, the winger is the most prominent Malagasy player in this CHAN. Madagascar will be competing in the African Nations Championships for the first time. Madagascar will face Mozambique on Jan 28. This feat was made possible by an organized collective, as well as a Razafindranaivo during the height of tournament. He is the co-top scorer of the competition with two achievements. He rewarded us with a spectacular goal against Sudan on the third and final day (3-0).
A magnificent curling effort🌀
— MARHABA (@CAF_Online) January 24, 2023
Laurindo Aurelio “Depu”, Angola
Unfortunately, Angola did not win his ticket to the quarterfinals of CHAN. The Angolan won his ticket for the quarter-finals at CHAN, but he was not able to qualify. Palancas NegrasThe most prolific match against Mali (3-3) was the one that was won. Match during which we discovered Laurindo Aurelio alias “Depu”. The 23-year old burst onto screen with a brace. Angola, along with his teammates, missed the mark in 2eDay of group D against Mauritania (0-1). Angolans were eliminated from the group by a draw. Mauritania, which was composed of three teams, finished first in the group. Mauritania will now play in the quarters.
Aimen Mahious, Algeria
Like his goalkeeper, Aimen Mahio scored goals and points. The tournament’s top scorer is tied with the Angolan goleador, who scored two goals against Ethiopia (J1) & Libya (J2). “depu”. He could have made a bigger score on the third, but Madjid Banerjee rotated and brought him in at the 82.ThMinute of the game against Mozambique. There is no doubt that for the quarter-finals of CHAN against Côte d’Ivoire on Friday January 27, 2023, he will be the spearhead of the Fennecs who dream of a final victory on their land.
Also read: CHAN 2022: Results and complete competition schedule