AFCON 2013: Tunisia 1 – 0 Algeria

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 22nd, 2013

_65448958_makniTunisia’s Youssef Msakni settled a drab North African derby against Algeria when curling home in stoppage time to earn a crucial 1-0 win in Rustenburg.

The Carthage Eagles join Ivory Coast, who beat Togo 2-1 earlier, at the top of Group D after a barely-deserved win.

Algeria started the brighter and were unlucky not to lead after 29 minutes when Islam Slimani struck the bar.

Hamdi Harbaoui had seemed to waste Tunisia’s best chance only for Msakni to settle affairs with a classy finish.

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