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#AFCON2017: Tunisia and Senegal Advance to Quarterfinals, Algeria and Zimbabwe Crash Out

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Algeria on Monday crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) at the group stage after failing to win a single game in Gabon.

The Fennecs of Algeria were held to a 2-2 draw by Group B winners, Terranga Lions of Senegal in a match they had to win to have any chance of avoiding an embarrassing early exit.

Islam Slimani scored their two goals: a two-yard volley and a scuffed effort that wrong-footed Algeria’s goalkeeper.

But Senegal equalised twice, with Papakouly Diop and then Moussa Sow both firing in efforts from the edge of the area.

Tunisia also beat Zimbabwe 4 – 2 to qualify for quarterfinals of the competition.

 

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