Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria’s road to glory

30th Aug 2019
Africa Cup of Nations:  Algeria’s road to glory

Algeria national football team are welcomed by tens of thousands Algerian fans during a welcoming at Houari Boumediene Airport, in Algiers, Algeria on July 20, 2019. Algeria won their first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years. (Photo: Farouk Batiche – Anadolu Agency)

Football
Africa Cup of Nations Algeria’s road to glory
Egypt, June 21 – July 19
Key: Advanced +, Algeria ALG, Angola ANG, Benin BEN, Burundi BDI, Cameroon CMR, DR Congo COD, Egypt EGY, Ghana GHA, Guinea GUI, Guinea-Bissau GNB, Ivory Coast CIV, Kenya KEN, Madagascar MAD, Mali MLI, Mauritania MTN, Morocco MAR, Namibia NAM, Nigeria NGA, Senegal SEN, South Africa RSA, Tanzania TAN, Tunisia TUN, Uganda UGA, Zimbabwe ZIM.

Group stages:
A: EGY 1-0 ZIM, COD 0-2 UGA, UGA 1-1 ZIM, EGY 2-0 COD, UGA 0-2 EGY, ZIM 0-4 COD | B: NGA 1-0 BDI, GUI 2-2 MAD, NGA 1-0 GUI, MAD 1-0 BDI, MAD 2-0 NGA, BDI 0-2 GUI | C: SEN 2-0 TAN, ALG 2-0 KEN, SEN 0-1 ALG, KEN 3-2 TAN, KEN 0-3 SEN, TAN 0-3 ALG | D: MAR 1-0 NAM| CIV 1-0 RSA, MAR 1-0 CIV, RSA 1-0 NAM, RSA 0-1 MAR, NAM 1-4 CIV | E: TUN 1-1 ANG, MLI 4-1 MTN, TUN 1-1 MLI, MTN 0-0 ANG, MTN 0-0 TUN, ANG 0-1 MLI | F: CMR 2-0 GNB, GHA 2-2 BEN, CMR 0-0 GHA, BEN 0-0 GNB, BEN 0-0 CMR, GNB 0-2 GHA
Round of 16: MAR 1-1 BEN, UGA 0-1 SEN, NGA 3-2 CMR, EGY 0-1 RSA, MAD 2-2 COD, ALG 3-0 GUI, MLI 0-1 CIV, GHA 1-1 TUN
Quarter-finals: SEN 1-0 BEN, NGA 2-1 RSA, CIV 1-1 ALG, MAD 0-3 TUN
Semi-finals: SEN 1-0 TUN, ALG 2-1 NGA
Third place: TUN 0-1 NGA
Final: SEN 0-1 ALG

Transfers
INTERNATIONAL: Idrissa Gueye, 29, has signed with Paris St-Germain for £30 million. The midfielder joined Everton from Aston Villa for around £7 million in 2016 and played 108 times for the Toffees. The Senegalese has signed a four-year deal with the French champions.
Ismael Bennacer, 21, has signed with AC Milan from fellow Italian club Empoli for a reported £14.5m. The Algeria midfielder has signed a five-year contract with the Serie A side. Bennacer has joined on the back of helping Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations during the summer, where he was named player of the tournament.
Nabil Fekir, 26, has signed a five-year deal with Spanish side Real Betis from Lyon for an initial €19.75 million. The deal for France attacking midfielder, who had entered the final year of his Lyon deal, includes €10 million in add-ons and a 20 per cent sell-on clause.

ENGLISH LEAGUE(S): Ibrahim Amadou, 26, has signed with Norwich on a season-long loan from Sevilla. The French defensive midfielder joins fellow loanees, winger Patrick Roberts and goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann.
Lamine Kaba Sherif, 20, has signed with Accrington Stanley from Leicester City on a free transfer. The midfielder has signed for two years.
Ismaila Sarr, 21 has signed with Watford from Rennes. The Senegal winger has joined for a reported club-record fee of over £25 million.
Mohammed Ali Sagaf, 21, has signed with Carlisle United as a free agent midfielder on a one-year deal. Somalia-born Sagaf enjoyed short spells in Italy with Ternana and at Ipswich’s academy.
Mahmoud Hassan, 24, commonly aka Trézéguet became Aston Villa’s ninth summer signing nin an £8.75 million deal. The Egyptian winger signs from Turkish club Kasimpasa.
Muhamed Bešić, 26, has signed a season-long loan to Sheffield United a free transfer. The Bosnia joined the Everton in 2014, recently spent 18 months on loan at Middlesbrough.

SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP: Aymen Souda, 26, “will bring a new dimension” to Livingston after joining on a two-year contract. The French-Tunisian attacking midfielder had spent the last six months with Dunarea Calarasi.
Hatem Abd Elhamed [Hapoel Be’er Sheva – Celtic] Undisclosed.
Ibrahima Savane, 25, has signed a two-year deal with Livingston from French side Beziers. The Guinean left-back has signed a two-year contract with Livingston having the option of a third year.

 

Men’s African Volleyball Championship

July 21-28, Tunis, Tunisia: Defending champs Tunisia have won their tenth African title on the home soil beating Cameroon. The away side took the first set 25-23, with Tunisia – who had beaten Egypt 3-1 in the semi-finals – levelling with a 25-20 win in the second before going ahead with a 26-24 success in the third. Cameroon, who had progressed by beating Algeria 3-0, drew level with a 25-21 win in the fourth, but the hosts claimed gold by winning the decisive fifth set 15-13.

2019 Asian Karate Championships
Tashkent, Uzbekistan July 19–21
Muslim madallists
Men’s Kata: Silver – Ahmad Zigi Zaresta Yuda, INA
Men’s Kata: Bronze – Mohammad Al-Mosawi, KUW
Men’s Team Kata: Bronze – Team, KUW
Men’s Team Kata: Bronze – Team, IRI
Men’s Kumite −55 kg: Gold – Andrey Aktauov, KAZ
Men’s Kumite −55 kg: Silver – Abdullah Al-Harbi, KSA
Men’s Kumite −55 kg: Bronze – Javokhirbek Abdusattorov, UZB
Men’s Kumite −60 kg: Gold – Sadriddin Saymatov, UZB
Men’s Kumite −60 kg: Silver – Rafael Akbarov, KAZ
Men’s Kumite −60 kg: Bronze – Mohammad Fahed, JOR
Men’s Kumite −60 kg: Bronze – Abdullah Shaaban, KUW
Men’s Kumite −67 kg: Silver – Didar Amirali, KAZ
Men’s Kumite −67 kg: Bronze – Ahmed Al-Hadharim, UAE
Men’s Kumite −67 kg: Bronze – Abdelrahman Al-Masatfa, JOR
Men’s Kumite −75 kg: Silver – Abdulaziz Al-Hakami, KSA
Men’s Kumite −75 kg: Bronze – Omar Al-Ajenaei, KUW
Men’s Kumite −75 kg: Bronze – Bahman Askari, IRI
Men’s Kumite −84 kg: Gold – Zabihollah Poursheib, IRI
Men’s Kumite −84 kg: Silver – Mahmoud Sajan, JOR
Men’s Kumite −84 kg: Bronze – Mohammad Al-Mejadi, KUW
Men’s Kumite +84 kg: Gold – Tareg Hamedi, KSA
Men’s Kumite +84 kg: Bronze – Sajjad Ganjzadeh, IRI
Men’s Team Kumite: Gold – Team, IRI
Men’s Team Kumite: Silver – Team, KSA
Men’s Team Kumite: Bronze – Team, UZB

Women’s  Kata: Bronze – Fatemeh Sadeghi, IRI
Women’s Team Kata: Silver – Team, IRI
Women’s Kumite −50 kg: Gold – Bakhriniso Babaeva, UZB
Women’s Kumite −55 kg: Gold – Taravat Khaksar, IRI
Women’s Kumite −55 kg: Silver – Sevinch Rakhimova, UZB
Women’s Kumite −61 kg: Silver – Rozita Alipour, IRI
Women’s Kumite −61 kg: Bronze – Kymbat Toitonova, KAZ
Women’s Kumite −68 kg: Gold – Nodira Djumaniyazova, UZB
Women’s Kumite +68 kg: Gold – Hamideh Abbasali, IRI
Women’s Kumite +68 kg: Silver – Sofya Berultseva, KAZ
Women’s Team Kumite: Gold – Team, IRI

 

European Youth Summer Olympic Festival
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 21 –July 27
Muslim madallists (Gold – 1, Silver – 2, Bronze 3)
Athletics
Boys 10 km walk | Mustafa Tekdal TUR 3
Boys 100 m | Umut Uysal TUR 1
Boys Shot put | Muhamet Ramadani KOS 1
Girls Discus throw | Özlem Becerek TUR 3
Girls High Jump | Adelina Khalikova RUS 1
Girls Javelin throw | Esra Türkmen TUR 3
Girls Shot put | Pinar Akyol TUR 1
Basketball
Boys Team TUR 2
Gymnastics Boys
All-around | Mukhammadzhon Lakubov RUS 3
Pommel horse | Samad Mammadli AZE 2
Rings | Mukhammadzhon Iakubov RUS 1
Team | Mukhammadzhon Lakubov RUS 2
Judo
Boys 55 kg | Berat Bahadir TUR 1
Boys 55 kg | Shukran Zamanli AZE 3
Boys 60 kg | Turan Bayramov AZE 1
Boys 60 kg | Rizvan Magomadov RUS 2
Boys 73 kg | Vugar Talibov AZ2
Boys 90 kg | Akhmed Magomadov RUS 2
Boys 40 kg | Müberra Güneş TUR 2
Girls 44 kg | Merve Azak TUR 1
Girls 44 kg | Gulshan Bashirova AZE 3
Girls 57kg | Ozlem Yildiz TUR 1
Mixed Dual |  TUR 1
Mixed Team | RUS 2
Swimming Boys
200 m Backstroke | Berke Saka TUR 2
200 m Medley | Berke Saka TUR 3
200m F’style | Bora Gülşen TUR 3
4×100 m F’style | Team TUR 3
Swimming Girls
200 m Backstroke | Sudem Denizli TUR 3
200 m Butterfly | Merve Tuncel TUR 1
200 m Medley | Deniz Ertan TUR 3
400 m F’style | Beril Böcekler TUR 1
800 m F’style | Beril Böcekler TUR 1
800 m F’style | Merve Tuncel TUR 3
Volleyball
Boys Team | RUS 3
Girls Team | TUR 3
Wrestling Boys Freestyle
45 kg | Murad Hagverdiyev AZE 1
48 kg | Magomedamin Bekbulatov RUS 1
48 kg | Mirjavad Nabiyev AZE 3
51 kg | Kanan Heybatov AZE 1
51 kg | Rustam Dolaev RUS 2
55 kg | Abulfaz Nasirov AZE 2
55 kg | Magomed-Emi Eltemirov RUS 3
60 kg | Sabir Jafarov AZE 2
65 kg | Dzhabrail Gadzhiev RUS 2
65 kg | Batyrbek Tskhovrebov AZE 3
Wrestling Boys Greco-Roman
45 kg | Farid Sadikhli AZE 1
45 kg | Umut Çoban TUR 2
48 kg | Gurban Gurbanov AZE 1
51 kg | Elmir Aliyev AZE 1
55 kg | Nihat Mammadli AZE 3
60 kg | Hasrat Jafarov AZE 1
60 kg | Magomed Gigiev RUS 2
65 kg | Khasay Hasanli AZE 1
65 kg | Abdul-Valid Iakhiev RUS 3
Wrestling Girls Freestyle
46 kg | Gultakin Shirinova AZE 2
49 kg | Emine Çakmak TUR 1
53 kg | Elnura Mammadova AZE 2
61 kg | Marziya Sadigova AZE 2
65 kg | Nesrin Baş TUR 2
65 kg | Nigar Mirzazada AZE 3

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