CAN 2017 Morocco Loses Opening Game to DR Congo 01

Oyem (Gabon) – The Moroccan football squad on Monday suffered a 0-1 defeat to the Democratic Republic of Congo in their opening match of the 2017 African Cup of Nations (CAN 2017), held in Gabon on January 14 through February 5.Junior Kalonji scored the only goal of the game at the 55th minute to put his side at top of Group C.In the opening game of this group, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo tied 0-0. In the second day, scheduled for January 20, Morocco will play Togo while defending champion Côte d’Ivoire will face DR Congo.