AFCON 2021: Algeria got rid of after 3-1 defeat to Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast on Thursday eliminated Algeria from the continuous 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Thursday.

Goals from Franck Kessie, Ibrahim Sangare and Nicolas Pepe ensured Ivory Coast beat the safeguarding champs in Cameroon.

Sofiane Bendebka’s late goal for Algeria might not conserve The Desert Warriors from removal.

The result implies Ivory Coast top Group E with 7 points from 3 video games, while Algeria finished bottom with 1 point.

Ivory Coast and Equatorial Guinea are now through to the AFCON last-16.

Equatorial Guinea ended up in 2nd position with 6 points after beating Sierra Leone 1-0.