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Zamalek's Omotoyossi scores only goal in Benin win

Zamalek striker Razak Omotoyossi scores his country's only goal in Benin's first fixture for the 2014 world cup qualifiers against Mali

Tarek Hefny, Sunday 3 Jun 2012
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Razak Omotoyossi was on target as Benin kicked off their World Cup qualifying campaign with a narrow 1-0 home victory over Mali on Sunday.

The 26-year-old forward, who plays for Egyptian giants Zamalek, scored his side's only goal after 18 minutes.

 He held off a couple of Mali defenders, neatly controlled a long ball before placing his shot past the keeper from inside the area.

Benin's win puts them on top of the Group H on three points, level with Algeria who won their opening game on Saturday after thrashing Rwanda 4-0.

Omotoyossi signed a three-year deal with Zamalek in September 2011 and has scored four competitive goals since. He is expected back in Cairo after Benin's next World Cup qualifier in Rwanda.

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