After Nigeria’s defeat, the clash of Egypt and Algeria looms in African nations

Egypt’s 1-0 loss to Nigeria on Tuesday in the Group D opening matches of the African Football Championship paved the way for the Pharaohs to face Algeria in the second round of the tournament, one meeting. that supporters of both teams feared arriving early in the tournament.

And in the event that the Egyptian team come second in their group, they will face fifth group leader and candidate for it, the Algerian national team, despite their draw with Sierra Leone on Tuesday scoreless.

Group E includes Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone and Equatorial Guinea.

It is expected that the Egyptian national team, if they come first in their group with any of the teams placed third in the second, fifth or sixth group, in the next round, but if the Pharaohs qualify in the third group, they will face the leaders of the first or second group, because the first group includes teams: Cameroon – Burkina Faso – Ethiopia – Cape Verde, while group B includes teams: Senegal – Zimbabwe – Guinea – Malawi.

The Egyptian team fell into the trap of losing 0-1 to their Nigerian counterpart in the match that brought them together today, Tuesday, in the first round of the Group D competitions of the Africa Cup. nations, which is currently taking place in Cameroon.

The Nigerian side owe the victory to player Kelechi Ihyanacho, who scored the game’s only goal in the 30th minute.

With the victory, the Nigerian team scored their first three points of the tournament, while the Egyptian team remained without points.

It is worth mentioning that the Egyptian team is the most successful team in the championship, having won it seven times before.

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