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Nigeria to face Algeria in AFCON semi-final

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be facing Algeria in the semi-final of the AFCON 2019 in Egypt.

The Super Eagles qualified for the round of four by beating South Africa 2-1 in the quarter final. South Africa had beaten the host country to book a spot against Nigeria.

Algeria on the other hand defeated Ivory Coast via penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw last night.

The other semi-final encounter will be between Tunisia who defeated Madagascar 3-0 and Senegal.

The semi-final game between Tunisia and Senegal will be played at the 30 June Stadium at 5pm while Nigeria battles Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium at 8pm.

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