Sports News of Friday, 12 July 2019
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-finalists, Senegal and Tunisia, are locked up in a tight head-to-head combat, making their clash at the Stadium on Sunday a cracker.
The first semi-final duel of Egypt 2019 will be a match-up of two teams who have met on five occasions in AFCON?history, with each side winning once and settling for three drawn games.
Similarly, the second semi-final battle between Algeria and Nigeria will see both teams going into the game with two wins against each other and a draw in as many matches so far.
Sunday’s semi-final clashes will be between two North African nations against two West African counterparts.
The Teranga Lions of Senegal will be in action on Sunday
Senegal – Tunisia
14.11.1965 (Group stage) Tunis Senegal 0-0 Tunisia
31.01.2002 (Group stage) Kayes Senegal 0-0 Tunisia
07.02.2004 (Quarterfinal) Rades Tunisia 1-0 Senegal
23.01.2008 (Group stage) Tamale Tunisia 2-2 Senegal
15.01.2017 (Group stage) Franceville Senegal 2-0 Tunisia
Troost Ekong of Nigeria would be ready for Algeria on Sunday
Algeria – Nigeria
22.03.1980 (Final) Lagos Nigeria 3-0 Algeria
10.03.1982 (Group stage) Benghazi Algeria 2-1 Nigeria
11.03.1984 (Group stage) Bouake Algeria 0-0 Nigeria
23.03.1988 (Semifinal) Rabat Nigeria 1-1 (9-8 on penalties)
02.03.1990 (Group stage) Algiers Algeria 5-1 Nigeria