Riyad Mahrez curled in a free kick in stoppage time to give Algeria a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a tense Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-final on Sunday.
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The Algerians went ahead when William Troost Ekong turned a Mahrez cross into his own net five minutes before halftime.
Nigeria equalised midway through the second half with a penalty awarded for handball and converted by Odion Ighalo following a lengthy VAR review.
Algeria will face Senegal in Friday’s final while Nigeria play Tunisia in the third-place match on Wednesday.