Reaching AFCON final is ”unbelievable’ – Riyad Mahrez


Mahrez sends Algeria to finalAlgerian late winner, Riyad Mahrez has said reaching the Africa Cup of Nations final showdown with Senegal is “unbelievable” after he netted a stunning free-kick.

The Manchester City player and his Algeria National team now has only Champions League winner Sadio Mane and his Senegal to contend fort a first AFCON glory since winning the in 1990.

And speaking after picking man-of-the-match award said: “It was a very tough game today against a strong team.

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“We were one goal up and were in control before VAR’s decision – they scored the penalty and in the last minute we converted our free-kick.

“We are very happy because to be in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations is something unbelievable.

“I think we have been very good in this tournament. We scored 12 goals and conceded two, that is the source of our confidence.

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“We are looking forward to the final against Senegal. We played them in the group stage and we are expecting another tough game.


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