Algeria Rules Africa, Breaks 29 Years Jinx

Algeria vs Senegal

By Akinwale Kasali A deflective strike from Al-Sadd Football Club of Qatar striker, Baghdad Bounedjah, was all the Desert Warriors of Algeria needed to lift the 2019 African Cup of Nations trophy. Algeria had waited 29 years to lift the illustrious African trophy, having lifted it last on home soil in 1990, defeating the Green Eagles of Nigeria 1-0 in the pulsating encounter. Like a repeat of AFCON 1990 where the Desert Warriors did a double against Nigeria with a 5-1 defeat in the group stage, before humbling the Coach…

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