CHAN Hosts, Morocco and surprise package Sudan progressed to the last four of the African Nations Championship. Nigeria and Libya are the other semi-finalists.
The CHAN hosts, Morocco knocked out a valiant Namibia in Casablanca.
Ayoub El Kaabi and Salaheddine Saidi scored for the hosts. In the CHAN last four, the hosts will meet Libya, who edged Congo-Brazzaville after a penalty shoot-out.
Libya was headed by stand-in coach and assistant Serbian Darko Novic who replaced head coach Omar Al-Maryami on the touchline.
Al-Maryami’s absence went unexplained. Saleh Taher put the Libyans ahead, but Junior Makiesse equalized for the Congolese.
In a nerve-racking penalty shoot-out, goalkeeper Barel Mouko, 38, missed the deciding penalty.
On the other side of the draw, Sudan upset Zambia. Just after the half-hour mark Maki Bakhit Saifeldin got the only goal of the game to see the Sudanese progress to the semi-finals.
They will meet Nigeria who came from behind their CHAN quarterfinal to defeat Angola 2-1.
Anthony Okpotu equalized for the Nigerians in the 92nd minute before Okechukwu Gabriel grabbed a winner in extra-time for Nigeria to progress.
The semi-finals will be played on Wednesday with the tournament culminating with the final on Sunday.
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