Algeria, Senegal look cut above Africa Cup Group C rivals - News Summed Up

Algeria, Senegal look cut above Africa Cup Group C rivals


Johannesburg (AFP) - The four Africa Cup of Nations Group C sides will have differing ambitions in Egypt this month with Senegal and Algeria eyeing the title and Kenya and Tanzania last-16 places. Both boast English Premier League stars with Sadio Mane of Liverpool the talisman of the Senegal squad and Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City a key figure for Algeria. Here, AFP Sport looks at the four teams in a group which should see Senegal and Algeria contest first place and Kenya and Tanzania strive to finish third. AlgeriaAlgeria have underperformed at the Cup of Nations, reaching only two finals in 17 attempts and winning just one, when they had home advantage. Publicly at least, he does not fear Senegal or Algeria, saying: "The so-called small teams are going to Egypt to try and prove a point."


Source: The North Africa Journal June 15, 2019 01:07 UTC



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