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Rwanda advances to the next round of AFCON U23 qualifiers

APA - Kigali (Rwanda)

Rwanda U23 national team have overturned a 4-1 deficit from the first leg to progress to the next round of the AFCON U23 Qualifiers after defeating Libya 3-0 in the return leg.

Rwanda advanced to the next round thanks to the away goals rule where it comes 4-4 in aggregate, Sports source confirmed to APA Wednesday in Kigali.


Rwanda dominated from the first minute of the game by putting on game on high intense and pressing to the visitors where they controlled the game with high ball possession.


Rwanda will play against Mali in the second round of Africa nations under 23 championships scheduled in June 2023 in Morocco.


Rwanda national team will join 9 other teams qualified from the 1st round + the 18 exempted from the 1st round and will play the 2nd round (knock out from home & away games) and then after 14 teams will qualify to the 3rd round.



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