The last time Algeria reached the Africa Cup of Nations final, Riyad Mahrez wasn't yet born. The Manchester City star's stunning stoppage time free-kick against Nigeria in Sunday's semifinal booked the Fennec Foxes a spot in the final for the first time in 29 years. Algeria also beat Nigeria on that day in 1990, winning 1-0 in front of 105,000 fans on home soil in a match that has gone down in Algerian footballing folklore. It remains the nation's only AFCON triumph to date and for a country with ...
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Added July 18, 2019