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Video: That Moment Algeria Lift AFCON Title After 29 Years

Algeria Desert Foxes have won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) with a lone goal defeat of the Teranga Lions of Senegal in the final played on Friday at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt.

Video: That Moment Algeria Lift AFCON Title After 29 Years

Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedja found the back of the net in the 2nd minute when his shot took a treacherous deflection off Sane and looped over the Senagelese goalkeeper into the net.

It is the North Africans second successful outing at the AFCON and the first after 29 years.

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Senegal are yet to win the AFCON trophy.

It would be recalled that Nigeria’s Super Eagles defeated Tunisia 1-0 on Wednesday to win the third place match.

Video: Moment Algeria lifted 2019 AFCON

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo won the highest goal scorer award of the tournament.

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Titles by country

Egypt: 7 titles (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010)
Cameroon: 5 titles (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017)
Ghana: 4 titles (1963, 1965, 1978, 1982)
Nigeria: 3 titles (1980, 1994, 2013)
Cote d’Ivoire: 2 titles (1992, 2015)
DR Congo: 2 titles (1968, 1974)
Algeria: 1 title (1990)
Congo: 1 title (1972)
Ethiopia: 1 title (1962)
Morocco: 1 title (1976)
South Africa: 1 title (1996)
Sudan: 1 title (1970)
Tunisia: 1 title (2004)
Zambia: 1 title (2012)

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    nothing is impossible for anyone for how many

    years they won it, so they still won this time so

    no one can not make it in this life so one just

    need to continue to put more effort in anything

    you are doing

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