Mohamed Salah scored the decisive spot-kick as record seven-time champions Egypt beat the Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in Douala on Wednesday to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
Cameroon’s progression to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations has been overshadowed by a pre-match stampede, reportedly claiming the lives of eight people with a further 50 injured.
Hosts Cameroon set up an Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final against Gambia but only after labouring to a 2-1 win over a Comoros side who were forced to start an outfield player in goal and played most of Monday’s game with 10 men, catch up with all the highlights here.
Hosts Cameroon are through to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations but only after labouring to a 2-1 win over a Comoros side who were forced to start an outfield player in goal and played most of the game with 10 men.
The Ivory Coast crushed an abject Algeria 3-1 on Thursday to send the reigning champions crashing out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the group stage, while Equatorial Guinea go through in second place in Group E after defeating Sierra Leone 1-0.
Catch up with the highlights from Wednesday’s Afcon action as Egypt clinched a place in the last-16 on Wednesday by defeating neighbours Sudan 1-0, while Nigeria finished top of Group D with a third successive win as they beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0.
Seven-time champions Egypt clinched a place in the Africa Cup of Nations last 16 on Wednesday by defeating neighbours Sudan 1-0, a result which sent Cape Verde and Malawi through as well.
Cameroon captain Vincent Aboubakar scored his fifth goal of the Africa Cup of Nations as his already qualified side were joined by Burkina Faso on Monday in the second round.
Reigning Afcon champions Algeria are in danger of an early exit from the Africa Cup of Nations after a shock 1-0 defeat at the hands of outsiders Equatorial Guinea in Douala on Sunday, while Ivory Coast and Mali were held to draws by Sierra Leone and Gambia respectively.
Catch up with Saturday’s action at the Africa Cup of Nations where Mohamed Salah opened his account in Egypt’s 1-0 win over Guinea-Bissau while Nigeria cruised into the 1-0 win over knockouts with a 3-1 win over Sudan.