The Algeria National Football team has bundled Ivory Coast out AFCON 2019 in penalties after earning a draw of 1-1 during the normal and extra time.
In the penalty shoot outs, experienced striker Wilfried Bony and Serey Die of Ivory Coast missed penalties in the shootouts making Algeria to earn a victory over Ivory Coast on Thursday night.
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During the normal match time, at the 62nd minute, Jonathan Kodija equalized Sofiane Feghauli`s goal that was scored in the 20th minute.
Bony was actually the first player to miss out the penalty shootout before Belaili shootout hit the post. Die`s shootout hit the post to earn the Algeria victory.
Next, Algeria will face Nigeria in the AFCON 2019 semi-finals at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday this week.
The following semi-finals match is between Madagascar and Tunisia. KDRTV understand that the President of Madagascar is present in Egypt to watch his boys face Tunisia.
Madagascar is featuring in the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time and their performs are excellent
The Super Eagles of Nigeria earned their victory after beating South Africa`s Bafana Bafana during the normal time to proceed to semi-finals.