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Algeria supporters celebrate after Algeria won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) semi-final football match against Nigeria in Paris on Sunday. Abdulmonam Eassa/ AFP
A total of 282 people were arrested in France after unrest following the Algerian football team’s qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, the interior ministry said on Monday.
Riotous celebrations erupted across the country after Algeria beat Nigeria 2-1 in the semi-final. The arrests were made nationwide on Sunday evening, the ministry said.
Sadio Mane’s Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday’s final in Cairo.
While Salah helped lead his club to a sixth European Cup triumph in June, a year on from an injury forcing him out of the final, he was powerless to stop the Pharaohs suffering humiliation on the international stage for the second time in 12 months.
Ismailia: Tunisia’s Ferjani Sassi converted the decisive spot-kick as his team edged Ghana 5-4 on penalties on Monday to end a 54-year Africa Cup of Nations losing run against the Black Stars. After a 1-1 draw following extra time in Ismailia, Tunisia scored from all five penalties while Ghana substitute Caleb Ekusan had his attempt saved
Bounedjah gave Algeria a dream start in the second minute when his deflected shot looped over Senegal goalkeeper Alfred Gomis, and it proved enough for the 1990 champions to lift the trophy on foreign soil for the first time.
Patrik Schick moved top of the Euro 2020 goalscoring charts with his third of the tournament as the Czech Republic held Croatia 1-1 in Glasgow to edge towards the last 16.
Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, 91, passed away in a local hospital here at 11:30 pm on Friday, said a statement from the Post Graduate Institute (PGI) of Medical Education & Research.
Two-time champion jockey Oisin Murphy bounced back from losing the Group One Commonwealth Cup in the stewards room to land the feature race the Coronation Stakes on a rain-sodden Friday at Royal Ascot. The mud-spattered 25-year-old
Rio de Janeiro: A tearful Neymar inspired hosts Brazil to become the first side to qualify for the Copa America knock-out stages following a 4-0 win over Peru in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. Goals from Alex Sandro, Neymar, Everton Ribeiro and