Algeria became Africa Cup of Nations champions for a second time as they edged Senegal 1-0 in a scrappy final on Friday.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria clinched the bronze medal by defeating Tunisia 1-0 in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) third/fourth-place match at Al-Salam Stadium on Wednesday.
Riyad Mahrez scored a free-kick in the 95th-minute freekick to send Algeria into Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal.
An own goal from Dylan Bronn helped Senegal reach the Africa Cup of Nations final for just the second time in their history having beaten Tunisia 1-0 after extra time.
Three second-half goals by Tunisia ended Madagascar’s fairytale run at this year’s AFCON.
The Desert Foxes of Algeria set up an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Nigeria with a 4-3 penalty shoot-out victory over Ivory Coast following a 1-1 draw in Suez.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria secured a 2-1 victory over South Africa in the Afcon 2019 quarter-final match in Egypt on Wednesday night.
Senegal are the first team to qualify for this year’s AFCON. A second-half strike from Everton FC midfielder Iddirsa Gana Gueye was enough to see off Benin.
At the eighth time of trying, the Carthage Eagles pass the Ghanaian test via penalties, this time when it matters most.
Ivory Coast will meet Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations last eight thanks to a winner from Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha against Mali.
Goals from Mohamed Belaili, Riyad Mahrez, and Adam Ounas gave Algeria a comfortable win; they meet Mali or Côte d’Ivoire next round
Seven-time African champions Egypt were stunned after Bafana Bafana pipped them by a lone Thembinkosi Lorch’s late strike.