News : Africa Cup: Algeria and Senegal in the final

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Africa Cup: Algeria and Senegal in the final

Algeria and Senegal will host the finals of this year's Africa Cup. This was provided by Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez, who scored the 2-1 winner against Nigeria with a direct free-kick (90. + 5). The lead for Algeria had scored Nigeria's William Troost-Ekong with an own goal (40 '), Odion Ighalo scored by hand penalty to equalize in the 72nd minute.

The second semi-final had previously won Senegal against Tunisia. The game-winning 1-0 had Tunisia defender Dylan Bronn scored by own goal in extra time (101st minute). Both teams had awarded a penalty in regular time. Another penalty for Tunisia in the 113th minute took referee Bamlak Tessema from Ethiopia, according to the video images.

In the final on Friday (21 clock) Algeria is easy favorite. Both teams had already met in the group stage, Algeria had won the game 1-0. The match for third place already takes place on Wednesday (21 clock). The Nigeria coached by German coach Gernot Rohr then meets Tunisia.

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