Monday, January 23, 2017

African Nations Cup: Tunisia To Join Senegal In Quarterfinals

Two games were played on Monday in the African Nations Cup as action from Group B came to a close in Gabon.

At Franceville:

Islam Slimani scored twice (10', 52') as Algeria gained a 2-2 draw with Senegal (whose goals came courtesy of Papkouli Diop and Moussa Sow in the 43rd and 53rd minutes, respectively).

At Libreville:

Taha Yassine Khenissi scored the game-winning goal in the 36th minute as Tunisia doubled up Zimbabwe 4-2 to lock up a berth in the quarterfinal round.

Final Group B Standings:

1. Senegal (GP: 3; GD: +4; PTS: 7)
2. Tunisia (GP: 3; GD: +6; PTS: 6)
3. Algeria (GP: 3; GD: -1; PTS: 2)
4. Zimbabwe (GP: 3; GD: -4; PTS: 1)

Senegal and Tunisia advanced to the quarterfinal round.

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