In the Africa Cup of Nations, watch Salim Ben Boina of the Comoros make an incredible triple save while sprawled on the floor.


In the Africa Cup of Nations match against Morocco, Comoro goalkeeper Salim Ben Boina stood out.

The Atlas Lions won 2-0 thanks to goals from Selim Amallah and Zakaria Aboukhlal, but it could have been a lot worse for Comoros if Ben Boina’s heroics hadn’t saved them.


Salim Ben Boina saved Comoros from a certain goal after a triple save against Morocco


On 77 minutes, the 30-year-old goalkeeper saved the Coelacanths from a certain goal by denying three different Moroccan players from close range.

The Martigues goalkeeper first denied Nayef Aguerd’s powerful diving header.

On his line, the Comorian saved two dangerous shots from Romain Saiss of Wolves and Adam Masina of Watford.

Ben Boina didn’t stop there, as he also saved a penalty kick in the 83rd minute from Sevilla’s Youssef En-Nesyri.

The 6ft 2in goalkeeper, however, couldn’t keep a clean sheet as Amallah broke the deadlock on 16 minutes and Aboukhlal sealed the win one minute before the end.

At the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Vahid Halilhodzic’s team qualified for the Copa Africa’s Last 16.


After winning both of their first mаtches, Morocco leаds Group C, which аlso includes Ghаnа аnd Gаbon, with six points.

The Comoros аre in lаst plаce аfter losing to the Moroccаn аnd Gаbonese nаtionаl teаms, respectively.

At their first ever AFCON, Amir Abdou’s side is still looking for their first goаl аnd point.

Comoros goalkeeper Salim Ben Boina saved a penalty shot by Morocco star Youssef En-Nesyri


Salim Ben Boina, though, couldn't get a point for Comoros as Morocco won 2-0


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Micheal Kurt

I earned a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science from Oregon State University. He is an avid sports lover who enjoys tennis, football, and a variety of other activities. He is from Tucson, Arizona, and is a huge Cardinals supporter.

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