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MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency - 25/01/2010

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(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Algerians took to the streets by millions soon after their country's national squad qualified for the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-2 over-time victory against Ivory Coast at the Chiazi Stadium in Cabinda, Angola, Sunday night.

The match ended 2-2 in the official 90 minutes time. Ivory Coast's Salomon Kalou scored in the 4th minute before Algeria's Karim Matmour equalized 40 minutes later, according to a report of KUNA.

During the second half time, Ivory Coast's Abdulkader Keita scored a leading goal in the 89th minute, but Algeria's Madjid Bougherra scored an equalizer in the 91st minute.

When the two teams went for over-time play, Algeria's Hamer Bouazza was able to score the winning goal in the second minute of the first over-time, sending his country to the semi-finals awaiting the victorious between Cameroon and Egypt.

 






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