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AFCON 2019: Senegal faces Algeria in finals

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After days of group stages action, Round of 16, Quarter final games, the journey to the ultimate title of the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON glory in the land of the pyramids, Egypt.

The group stages coughed up lots of incidents from the goals, the misses, the blunders and the tactics. Not to forget the fans in the stands, the permutations as to who qualifies for the knockout not forgetting the empty stadia.

But with the group stage over, eight out of the 24 teams were eliminated whiles sixteen teams also slugged it out in the round of 16 to secure places in the quarter finals.

The final at the moment is clear and a battle between West and North Africa. Senegal representing the West and Algeria representing the North.

Senegal is the only team that has yet to taste AFCON glory. Nigeria have won it thrice whiles Algeria and Tunisia have each won it once.

Tunisia will face Nigeria for the third place at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on 17 July, 2019.

The final will also feature an intriguing Premier Leagte subplot as Manchester City’s Mahrez comes up against Liverpool’s Mane at the Cairo International Stadium, exactly at 7:00pm

For Third Place

Tunisia Vs Nigeria

Al Salam Stadium, Cairo

17 July, 2019

Finals

Senegal Vs Algeria

Cairo International Stadium, Cairo

19 July, 2019

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