July 19, 2019 / 9:41 PM / a month ago

Soccer: Algeria beat Senegal 1-0 to win Africa Cup of Nations

Soccer Football - Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - Final - Senegal v Algeria - Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt - July 19, 2019 Algeria's Baghdad Bounedjah and team mates celebrate after winning the Africa Cup of Nations REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

CAIRO (Reuters) - Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time on Friday when they beat Senegal 1-0 in the final.

Baghdad Bounedjah scored the only goal in the second minute with a shot which took a wicked deflection off a defender and looped into the net.

Writing by Brian Homewood, editing by Pritha Sarkar

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