The result left the Rwandans in Group L with three points, trailing Mozambique by a point. Senegal qualified after winning all their opening four games in the group
Rwanda coach Carlos Alos Ferrer is disappointed with the 1-1 draw against Benin on Wednesday in Kigali in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier but harbours hope the team will qualify.
Harold Dossou had put the West Africans ahead around the hour turn but Georgia-based striker Thierry Manzi saved a point for the Amavubi’s
Earlier on, Rafael York saw his effort from the spot for the hosts saved by France-based custodian Saturnin Allagbe following a handball in the box.
The result left the Rwandans in Group L with three points trailing Mozambique by a point, but the Spaniard believes there’s still hope to qualify.
“I am disappointed with the result but not with how my team played,” Ferrer said, adding that;
“We have a point difference from the second team and they will have to come to play here. I am positive [because] the group is still open.”
Rwanda will face Mozambique in June in a do-or-die affair as they have to travel to Senegal for the last game. Senegal qualified after winning all their opening four games in the group.
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The award will be awarded by CAF President Patrice Motsepe with the ceremony to take place in Kigali, Rwanda, on March 14, before the FIFA Congress.