A Magical Mahrez Free kick ends Nigeria’s AFCON title hopes

Riyad Karim Mahrez of Algeria during the 2019 African Cup of Nations match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt on July 14,2019. (Photo by Ulrik Pedersen/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have crashed out of the ongoing African Cup of Nations after losing 2-1 to the Desert warriors of Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday night.

Riyad Mahrez scored on the death in additional time to send Algeria through to the final where they’ll face Senegal.

Nigeria will play in the third place match against Tunisia.


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