Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time in their history after an early fortuitous goal saw them beat Senegal 1-0 in Friday’s final in Cairo.
Cairo International Stadium
Liverpool and Senegal forward Sadio Mane said he would exchange his Champions League title for a win over Algeria in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday.
Riyad Mahrez curled in an injury-time free-kick to send Algeria through to the Africa Cup of Nations final in a 2-1 victory against Nigeria.
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi believes Africa Cup of Nations semi-finalists Nigeria are standing on the brink of a golden future.
South Africa stunned hosts Egypt 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Coach Javier Aguirre claims Mohamed Salah is a certainty to win the Ballon d’Or if Egypt triumph at the Africa Cup of Nations.
The Ivory Coast secured their progress from Africa Cup of Nations Group D with a 4-1 win over Namibia.
Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara is hopeful Serge Aurier’s Africa Cup of Nations is not over but conceded he would be without his captain for Monday’s clash with Namibia.
Ahmed Elmohamady and Mohamed Salah fired Egypt into the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations with a goal each in a 2-0 win against DR Congo.
Khama Billiat’s equaliser earned Zimbabwe a 1-1 draw with Uganda in their Africa Cup of Nations group match in Cairo.
Egypt coach Javier Aguirre is looking for improvement from his players when the hosts resume their Africa Cup of Nations campaign against DR Congo on Wednesday.
Uganda have the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations in their sights as they prepare to take on Zimbabwe on Wednesday.
Democratic Republic of Congo head coach Florent Ibenge feels his side must make a fast start if they are to go on and have an impact at the Africa Cup of Nations.