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Egypt 2019: Algeria sets up Eagle s’final clash after beating CIV

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Egypt 2019: Algeria sets up Eagle s’final clash after beating CIV

Algeria set up a crunch tie with Nigeria after they reached the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Cote d’Ivoire 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time.
Algeria took the lead through ex-West Ham winger Sofiane Feghouli’s side-foot finish before they missed a penalty.
Baghdad Bounedjah, who had been fouled by keeper Sylvain Gbohouo, hit the bar.
The Elephants forced extra time after Aston Villa forward Jonathan Kodjia’s low finish but, after no further goals, the tie was decided by penalties, reports the BBC
Algeria, seeking a first Afcon triumph since 1990, will now meet Nigeria in Cairo on Sunday (20:00 BST).

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