Equatorial Guinea stun AFCON reigning champions Algeria

AFCON 2021 (Group E): Algeria 0-1 Equatorial Guinea Ivory Coast 2-2 Sierra Leone  Equatorial Guinea shocked Algeria 1-0 during a group E duel of the on-going AFCON 2021 in Douala. Esteban Obiang scored the match winner inside the last 15 minutes of the game for the all important goal. This was the first win for […] The post Equatorial Guinea stun AFCON reigning champions Algeria appeared first on Kawowo Sports.

Equatorial Guinea stun AFCON reigning champions Algeria

AFCON 2021 (Group E):

  • Algeria 0-1 Equatorial Guinea
  • Ivory Coast 2-2 Sierra Leone 

Equatorial Guinea shocked Algeria 1-0 during a group E duel of the on-going AFCON 2021 in Douala.

Esteban Obiang scored the match winner inside the last 15 minutes of the game for the all important goal.

This was the first win for Equatorial Guinea after their 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast.

Equatorial Guinea against Algeria (Credit: CAF Media)

Algeria is yet to score a goal in 180 minutes following a goal-less draw with Sierra Leone in their opener.

The Desert Foxes’ unbeaten run in 35 international games also came to an end.

The earlier game witnessed Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone share the spoils in a two all draw.

The two final games in group E will be played on 19th January 2022.

Ivory Coast will host Algeria and Sierra Leone squares up with Equatorial Guinea.

All Fixtures:

Group A

  • 9 January: Cameroon 2-1 Burkina Faso
  • 9 January: Ethiopia 0-1 Cape Verde
  • 13 January: Cameroon 4-1 Ethiopia
  • 13 January: Cape Verde 0-1 Burkina Faso
  • 17 January: Cape Verde Vs Cameroon
  • 17 January: Burkina Faso Vs Ethiopia

Group B:

  • 10 January: Senegal 1-0 Zimbabwe
  • 10 January: Guinea 1-0 Malawi
  • 14 January: Senegal 0-0 Guinea
  • 14 January: Malawi 2-1 Zimbabwe
  • 18 January: Malawi Vs Senegal
  • 18 January: Zimbabwe Vs Guinea

Group C:

  • 10 January: Morocco 1-0 Ghana
  • 10 January: Comoros 0-1 Gabon
  • 14 January: Morocco 2-0 Comoros
  • 14 January: Gabon 1-1 Ghana
  • 18 January: Gabon Vs Morocco
  • 18 January: Ghana Vs Comoros

Group D:

  • 11 January: Nigeria 1-0 Egypt
  • 11 January: Sudan 0-0 Guinea-Bissau
  • 15 January: Nigeria 3-1 Sudan
  • 15 January: Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Egypt
  • 19 January: Guinea-Bissau Vs Nigeria
  • 19 January: Egypt Vs Sudan

Group E:

  • 11 January: Algeria 0-0 Sierra Leone 
  • 12 January: Equatorial Guinea 0-1 Ivory Coast
  • 15 January: Ivory Coast 2-2 Sierra Leone 
  • 15 January: Algeria 0-1 Equatorial Guinea
  • 19 January: Ivory Coast Vs Algeria
  • 19 January: Sierra Leone Vs Equatorial Guinea

Group F:

  • 12 January: Tunisia 0-1 Mali
  • 12 January: Mauritania 0-1 The Gambia
  • 16 January: The Gambia 1-1 Mali
  • 16 January: Tunisia 4-0 Mauritania
  • 20 January: The Gambia Vs Tunisia
  • 20 January: Mali Vs Mauritania

Knockout schedule:

Round of 16:

  • 23 January: Runner-up Group A Vs Runner-up Group C (1)
  • 23 January: Winner Group D Vs 3rd Group B/E/F (2)
  • 24 January: Runner-up Group B Vs Runner-up Group F (5)
  • 24 January: Winner Group A Vs 3rd Group C/D/E (6)
  • 25 January: Winner Group B Vs 3rd Group A/C/D (3)
  • 25 January: Winner Group C Vs 3rd Group A/B/F (8)
  • 26 January: Winner Group E Vs Runner-up Group D (7)
  • 26 January: Winner Group F Vs Runner-up Group E (4)

Quarter-finals:

  • 29 January: Winners Rof16 1 Vs 2 (QF1)
  • 29 January: Winners Rof16 5 Vs 6 (QF3)
  • 30 January: Winners of Rof16 3 Vs 4 (QF2)
  • 30 January: Winners of Rof16 7 Vs 8 (QF4)

Semi-final:

  • 2 February: Winners of QF 1 Vs 2
  • 3 February: Winners of QF 3 Vs 4

Third-place play-off & Final

  • 6 February

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