EXTRA TIME: Africa reacts as Benin shock Morocco in Afcon 2019 upset

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One of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) favourites are going home early after the Round of 16 in Egypt

Benin beat Morocco 4-1 on penalties, after the game was locked at 1-1 at the end of extra-time at Al-Salam Stadium in Cairo.

Youssef En-Nesyri had equalised late on for Morocco to cancel out Moise Adilehou's opener for Benin.

Ajax Amsterdam's Hakim Ziyech missing a penalty at the end of normal time gained a lot of attention on social media.

Football followers from around the continent were fascinated by the first knockout round fixture. Much of the reaction focused on the referee's decision to send off Benin's Khaled Adenon in extra-time.

In our Twitter compilation, we also have a lovely video from television presenter Robert Marawa showing us the fan reaction from the stadium in Egypt. There's a fantastic video of Benin fans celebrating back home and much more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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