Algeria out to brush aside Guinea

Algeria out to brush aside Guinea
Adam Ounas of Algeria celebrates

by Staff Reporter

Sunday Jul 07, 2019. 14:00

Algeria will square off with Guinea in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Round of 16 match on Sunday.

Kick-off is at 21h00 CAT.

The encounter is set to be played at the 30 June Stadium in the Egyptian city of Cairo.

The Desert Foxes advanced to the knockout stage after winning Group C which consisted of Kenya, Tanzania and Senegal.

They will look to Adam Ounas, who found the back of the net twice in the group stage.

Algeria head coach Djamel Belmadi will be looking to guide the Desert Foxes to a win over Guinea.

Meanwhile, Guinea progressed to the knockout phase after finishing third in Group B which consisted of Nigeria, Burundi and Madagascar.

The National Elephants will bank on the experience of Ibrahim Traore, who is an inspirational captain.

Guinea head coach Paul Put will be hoping to lead his side to their second victory at the 2019 AFCON finals when they face Algeria.

This will be the 13th meeting between Algeria and Guinea

The National Elephants have recorded five wins compared to Desert Foxes' four victories, while three matches ended in a draw.



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