Sudan Edge Libya On Penalties To Take Third Place At CHAN 2018

Sudan have taken third place at the ongoing African Nations Championship (ANC) in Morocco after they saw off their North African opponents Libya 4-2 on penalties in their 3rd/4th place playoff match on Saturday night.

The Sudanese team took the lead as early as the eighth minute through Walai Eldin before they were pegged back late into the game through Salem Ablo thereby forcing extra time and penalties.

The aforementioned Ablo and Amadou Elhouni missed their penalties for former champions Libya during the shootout to hand Sudan third place at the tournament via a 4-2 win.

The final match will be contested by hosts Morocco and Nigeria on Sunday night.