Sunday, January 15, 2017

African Nations Cup: Senegal Blanks Tunisia; Algeria and Zimbabwe Draw

African Nations Cup play continued on Sunday with two Group B contests, both taking place at Franceville Stadium in Franceville, Gabon.

In the opener, Riyad Mahrez scored twice (12', 82') to carry Algeria to a 2-2 draw with Zimbabwe.  Kudakwashe Mahachi (17') and Nyasha Mushekwi (PK-29') provided the scoring for the Warriors.

In the nightcap, Sadio Mane (PK-10') and Kara Mbodji (30') each scored once in the opening half-hour as Senegal blanked Tunisia 2-0.

Group B Standings:

1. Senegal (GP: 1; GD: +2; PTS: 3)
2. Algeria (GP: 1; GD: 0; PTS: 1)
    Zimbabwe (GP: 1; GD: 0; PTS: 1)
4. Tunisia (GP: 1; GD: -2; PTS: 0)

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