Defending champions Algeria has been beaten 1-0 by Equatorial Guinea in African Nations Cup football. Esteban Ogiang, Spain's fifth-class player for Guinea, has scored in the 70th minute. At the same time, Algeria's 4-year victory campaign has also come to a halt.
Algeria, who drew goallessly with Sierra Leone in the first match, were far behind in Group E. Reports say they are scheduled to play with former champion Ivory Coast in the last match. In other matches, Sierra Leone has restricted Ivory Coast to a 2-2 draw. Same Zambia drew 1-1 with Mali. Tunisia beat Mauritania 4-0.
FULL-TIME! #TeamAlgeria 0-1 #TeamEquatorialGuinea#TotalEnergiesAFCON2021 (@CAF_Online) January 16, 2022
Esteban Obiang scores as The National Thunder upset the defending champions and snatch the points! #TotalEnergiesAFCON2021| #AFCON2021| #ALGGNQ pic.twitter.com/TkmWRcfn7K
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