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AFCON 2019: Algeria Beats Ivory Coast to Qualify for AFCON Semifinals

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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.

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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.

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