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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Angola fight back to hold Tunisia

Djalma (true) plays for Alanyaspor in Turkey

Djalma cancelled out Youssef Msakni’s first-half of penalty to fabricate Angola a point in opposition to Tunisia within the Africa Cup of Nations.

The 32-year-weak fired home on the rebound after goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha failed to inspire on to Mateus’ goal-sure effort.

Msakni had given Tunisia the lead from the blueprint 11 minutes earlier than half of-time.

Mali face Mauritania in Neighborhood E’s other sport later on Monday (21:00 BST kick-off).

Tunisia came into the match as the second-absolute most real looking-positioned African nation in Fifa’s world rankings but struggled for lengthy classes in opposition to Angola, who deserved their point after dominating possession within the second half of.

The Palancas Negras went closest to taking the lead prior to Msakni’s opener, Wilson Eduardo working on to Stelvio’s pass earlier than drilling true extensive of the some distance post.

Alain Giresse’s aspect took the lead when Msakni stroked home from the blueprint after Naim Sliti had been tripped by Paizo contained within the articulate.

Angola dominated the second half of with out creating many particular-slash alternatives, but earned a point by Djalma’s strike.

Aged Sunderland player Wabhi Kazhri curled a low shot off beam tiring on as Tunisia pushed for a winner, whereas Angola goalkeeper Tony Cabaca saved one other Msaki effort in second-half of stoppage time.

Tunisia face Mali of their next neighborhood match on Friday (15:30 kick-off), whereas Angola uncover on Mauritania on Saturday (15:30).


By BBC Arabic’s Mohamed Qoutb

Tunisia were comfortable with a 1-0 lead within the first half of despite no longer creating many potentialities.

The Angolan response improved within the second half of with Geraldo being introduced about as a half of-time substitution, but they wanted an error from Tunisia goalkeeper Ben Moustapha to realize.

Even after that the Tunisian reaction used to be lifeless, with the exception of for an effort by Msakni in stoppage time.

This used to be no longer the open Tunisia wanted and is a particular point for Angola that will also calm give them a cause to keep in mind they can attain the second round.

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June 25, 2019