BREAKING: Algeria beats Senegal 1-0 to win 2019 AFCON

Image result for Algeria beats Senegal 1-0 to win 2019 Africa Cup of NationsNorth Africa’s Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo.

Baghdad Bounedjah’s shot took a huge deflection off Salif Sane and looped over goalkeeper Alfred Gomis.

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Senegal, who have never won the competition, were awarded a penalty for handball in the second half but it was overturned after a VAR review.

Algeria closed out the rest of the game to win their first title since 1990.

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Senegal, making only their second appearance in the final since 2002, dominated for large periods but struggled to make the most of their possession

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