Goals and Highlights: Algeria 2-1 Nigeria, AFCON Semifinal 2019
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5:03 PM3 years ago

The GOAL (2-1) of Riyad Mahrez

Here is the goal send Algeria to the 2019 CAN final

4:56 PM3 years ago

GOAL for Algeria

Incredible! In the last play of the game Riyad Mahrez scores the free kick scoring shooting at the side of the goalkeeper! And he did Algeria goes to the 2019 CAN final!

2019 CAN FINAL: Algeria vs Senegal
4:53 PM3 years ago


Such a dangerous foul for Algeria. Will it be the last play of the game?
4:51 PM3 years ago


What a shot of Benasser make almost Algeria pass to the final!!! He almost score after a personal play end in Nigerian crossbar!
4:48 PM3 years ago


Minute 90' with score of 1-1. We are near to extra time! The referee set the match will be extended +4 until minute 94.
4:47 PM3 years ago


Ball is now in Nigeria area, Argelia is trying to break the defense but the ball go out after a similar play than Nigeria did minutes ago.
4:46 PM3 years ago


Dangerous shot for Nigeria in the area! The ball go above the goal by 1 meter.
4:43 PM3 years ago


Algeria is attacking with force, Algerians players no want the extra time while Nigeria is trying to play with Counterattacks.

Remember Senegal reached the CAN final after won Tunisia hours ago. Will be possible the West Africa final in the tournament?

4:40 PM3 years ago


Alex Iwobi shot to goal but was so far from it.
4:38 PM3 years ago


Onyekuru enter on the field while Chukwueze is substituted.
4:36 PM3 years ago


Start a new game, yes!
4:36 PM3 years ago


Algeria was very confortable winning the game 1-0 now start another game!
4:33 PM3 years ago


GOALLLLLLL for Nigeria. 

Odion Ighalo scores from penalty kick after referee decided it when watch the handball in the VAR. 18 minutes to end the game or go to the extra-time! What a semifinal!

3:01 PM3 years ago

LIVE: Algeria vs Nigeria

2:57 PM3 years ago

FIFA referee tonight

Let's remember that a FIFA accredited referee has been assigned for tonight’s Africa Nations Cup showdown between Nigeria and Algeria.
2:55 PM3 years ago

Preview: Algeria vs Nigeria

Follow with us live.
2:52 PM3 years ago
Both teams come back from the dressing rooms. In couple minutes national anthems will be sung.
2:26 PM3 years ago

Nigeria lineup

Akpeyi, Awaziem, Ekong, Omeruo, Collins, Ndidi, Etebo; Musa, Iwobi, Chukwueze, Ighalo.
2:25 PM3 years ago

Algeria lineup

M'Bolhi, Zeffane, Mandi, Benlamri, Bensebaini, Guedioura, Bennacer, Feghouli, Mahrez, Belaili, Bounedjah.
2:20 PM3 years ago


Lineups are confirmed!
2:12 PM3 years ago
Nigerian senate president will be in tonight's game  to support the Super Eagles as they take on Algeria.
2:10 PM3 years ago
There's less than an hour to go before the kickoff. We start with this live coverage!
5:59 AM3 years ago

Tune in here

Do not miss a detail of the match with the live updates and commentaries of VAVEL. Follow along with us all the details, commentaries, analysis and lineups for this Algeria vs Nigeria match.
5:57 AM3 years ago

Big bonus

The Nigeria Football Federation confirmed yesterday that players will receive a significant bonus for today's match, which will be funded by Nigerian business magnates.

For every goal scored today, each player will receive $50,000 dollars.

5:57 AM3 years ago

​Argelia projected lineup

M'Bolhi, Ramy Bensebaini, Mandi, Djamel Benlamri, Zeffane, Mahrez, Mohamed Youcef Belaïli, Guedioura, Bennacer, Feghouli and Baghdad Bounedjah.
5:56 AM3 years ago

​Nigeria ​projected lineup

Akpeyi, Awaziem, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Collins, Ndidi, Etebo, Chukwueze, Iwobi, Musa and Ighalo.
5:56 AM3 years ago

How to watch Algeria vs Nigeria: LIVE Stream and TV

If you want to watch the game on TV, your options are: Fubo TV & Eurosport.

If you want to watch in on internet, VAVEL.com is your best option!

5:56 AM3 years ago

Algeria recent form

Algeria2-0 Kenya (June 23)
Senegal 0-1 Algeria (June 27)
Tanzania 0-3 Algeria (July 1)
Algeria 3-0 Guinea (July 7)
Ivory Coast 1-1 Algeria (July 11)

5:56 AM3 years ago

Nigeria recent form

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi (June 22)
Nigeria 1-0 Guinea (June 26)
Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria (June 30t)
Nigeria 3-2 Cameroon (July 6)
Nigeria 2-1 South Africa (July 10)

5:55 AM3 years ago
Algeriaand Nigeria clash today in Egypt's capital to define who will make it to the 2019 AFCON Final.

Djamel Belmadi's Algeria is the favorite for this match as it has showed an outstanding form throughout the competition. Five wins in a row with 10 goals scored and only one received.

5:55 AM3 years ago

Kick-off time

The Algeria vs Nigeria match will be played at the Cairo International Stadiu in Cairo, Egypt. The kick-off is scheduled at 2pm ET.
5:54 AM3 years ago
Welcome to VAVEL.com’s LIVE coverage of the 2019 AFCON Semifinal game: Algeria vs Nigeria!

My name is Timothy Woods and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.