Lawan Reacts As Algeria Stops Super Eagles


Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has reacted as Algeria qualified for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, following a 2-1 win over Nigeria on Sunday.

The Desert Foxes took the lead in the first half, thanks a William Troost-Ekong own goal.

The Super Eagles levelled in the second half, after a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decision, with Odion Ighalo stroking home the penalty.

With the match heading into extra time, Riyad Mahrez stepped up and spanked a free-kick past Daniel Akpeyi, to send his side into the final.

They will take on Senegal in the final on Friday, July 19.

Nigeria face Tunisia in the third-place playoff on Wednesday, July 17.

Reacting, Lawan’s who is presently in Egypt commended the Super Eagles.

Lawan on his verified Twitter page wrote: “You win some, you lose some. The Super Eagles team did their best tonight and I must say I’m proud of their feat thus far.

“I know they will definitely do better next time. Total AFCON 2019.”


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