Morocco’s Atlas Lion has become the first nation to retain the CHAN trophy joining DR Congo with 2 final wins in the tournament.
Cameroon, was highly disappointed as the the host nation finishing at just 4th position in the table by a two goal lost with Guinea.
In Yaounde, Moroccan fans trooped in to wish their team victory while Mali fans also shared their experience after the loss with an very conducive atmosphere after the match .
Man of the Competition, Top Scorer, and Best Goalkeeper awards were earned by three individual players from Moroccan team at the end of the continental competition.
Morocco’s Soufiane Rahimi ended the tournament as the top scorer—with five goals—and the Raja Casablanca man also won the Player of the tournament award even though he never scored in the final.
“This victory is for the best team of the tournament. Morocco came in as favorites; they made sure their prowess was respected”. Said Johnson Wahany Sambou, A Senegalese sports journalist.