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Nigeria 1-2 Algeria: Riyad Mahrez’s Late Strike Crushes Nigerian Hearts

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

A late Riyad Mahrez free-kick helped Algeria to a 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo had scored from 12-yards to equalize for the West Africans in the second half, canceling out Troost-Ekong’s own goal in the first half.

But it was Manchester City's forward, Mahrez, who scored the winner in additional time to send his country into the final where they'd face Senegal.

More to follow...