AFCON 2019 knockout:Quarterfinal fixtures.

  • Senegal vs. Benin
  • Nigeria vs. South Africa
  • Madagascar vs. Winner (Ghana vs. Tunisia)
  • Algeria vs. Winner (Mali vs. Ivory Coast)

Tonight will have Mali vs. Ivory Coast in Suez ), Ghana vs. Tunisia in Ismailia (final fixture of round of 16).

Algeria vs. Guinea

Algeria are the only team yet to concede a goal in the tournament and have kept this record in their 3 – 0 win against Guinea in the sixth round-of-16 stage at the AFCON.

The two other teams with a similar record were kicked out of the competition were: Morocco who lost to Benin on Friday evening and Egypt who lost to South Africa on Saturday night.

24’ – Youcef Bilaili’s gives Algeria the lead.
57’ – Riyad Mahrez doubled the lead.
82’ – Ounas added a third

Algeria face Madagascar who booked their quarterfinals ticket by beating DR Congo via penalties.

DRC out

Madagascar progresses.

DRC and Madagascar battled for a place in the quarter-finals of the AFCON.

Madagascar were in the lead twice but each time the Congolese fought back and the game went into extra time. The debutants did well in a shootout by scoring four goals while DRC managed two.

The will now wait for the winner of the game between Algeria and Guinea for a quarterfinal stage.

90’ – Mbemba for DRC
71’ – Andriatsima Madagascar leads
21’ – Bakambu equalized for DRC
9’ – Amada gives Madagascar early lead

Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina and CAF president Ahmad Ahmad watched them from the stands in Alexandria.

Day two of knockout

Egypt vs. South Africa

The hosts are back in action against South Africa in the knock out round specifically the round-of-16 stage.

Egypt won all three games and not conceding a goal. They finished top of their group which had (Uganda, DRC, Zimbabwe).

The South Africans were third in their group which had Morocco, Ivory Coast and Namibia and they qualified as one of four third-best placed sides.

Egypt have a record of seven titles while South Africa boasts its 1996 glory when they hosted and won it. Egypt beat South Africa to the hosting rights after CAF stripped Cameroon of the rights in late 2018.

Senegal vs Uganda

Senegal had a first half lead to beat Uganda by a goal to nil in their round-of-16 match in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Friday night.

A Sadio Mane strike in the 15th minute meant that the Teranga Lions had qualified for the quarter finals where they will be meeting Benin.

Uganda finished second in their group behind Egypt. Senegal also finished in the same position behind Algeria.

Benin shocked Morocco by beating them on penalties after a one-all draw and extra-time.

Morocco Out

The first round of 16 match between Morocco and Benin ended with victory for Benin. The game was decide on penalties after a one – all draw which led to extra-time in Cairo.

Benin proved the better composed by scoring four as against one by the North African giants.They took a shock lead on the 54th minute through Adilehou. The Moroccans hit back on the 76th minute thanks to En-Nesyri goal.