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Algeria lift their second African Cup of Nations beating Senegal

Algeria beat Senegal 1-0 and lift their second African Cup of Nations on Friday evening.

Algeria scored early as Baghdad Bounedjah cut in from the left and hit a shot that was deflected in. Senegal kept attacking and initially won a second-half penalty but the referee changed his mind after reviewing replays. Senegal failed to beat Algeria’s defensive wall and the final whistle was blown. This was Senegal’s lost in a final for a second time after losing the 2002 final to Cameroon.

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