Esteban Scored as Equatorial Guinea Astonished Reigning Champions Algeria in Their AFCON Match

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Esteban Scored the games only goal in the 20th minute as Equatorial Guinea defeated defending champions Algeria 1-0 in their AFCON Match on Sunday.

Esteban Scores as Equatorial Guinea Astonished Reigning Champions Algeria in The AFCON Match
Esteban Scores as Equatorial Guinea Astonished Reigning Champions Algeria in The AFCON Match

Obiang scored from a corner as the 1.4 million-strong nation ended Algeria’s 35-match unbeaten streak, handing them their first defeat since October 2018.

Algeria is now bottom of Group E, and must win their final group game against Ivory Coast on Thursday to have any hope of progressing.

Sierra Leone scored a stunning late equalizer to earn a 2-2 draw with Ivory Coast in their Africa Cup of Nations Group E match in Douala, thanks to a goalkeeping error.

Sierra Leone’s Alhaji Kamara scored a 95th-minute goal after goalkeeper Badra Ali Sangaré lost control of the ball and spilt it, giving them their second point of the tournament after holding reigning champions Algeria to a 0-0 draw on Tuesday.

Before halftime, Sébastien Haller put Ivory Coast ahead, but Musa Kamara, 21, equalized for Sierra Leone, before Nicolas Pépé restored the Ivorians’ lead.

Hamza Mathlouthi and Wahbi Khazri scored goals in the first nine minutes to give Tunisia a comfortable 4-0 win over Mauritania.

Tunisia were vastly improved after losing their opener to Mali in controversial fashion when Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe erred twice by ending the game before the 90 minutes.

Khazri added another in the second half and then laid on a fourth for Seifeddine Jaziri as Tunisia were vastly improved after losing their opener to Mali in controversial fashion when Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe erred by twice ending the game before the 90 minutes.

Tunisia has three points from two games and is third in the group behind Gambia and Mali, who both have four points after drawing 1-1. Youssef Msakni missed a late penalty for Tunisia.

Following Ibrahima Koné’s penalty, Musa Barrow scored a last-minute penalty to level the score for Gambia. After two defeats, Mauritania will finish last.

On Thursday, Tunisia will face Gambia in their final group match, while Mali will face Mauritania. The top two teams from each group, as well as the four best third-place finishers from each of the six pools, advance to the second round.

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