Manchester City attacker Riyad Mahrez scored a stunning free kick at stoppage time to send his country side (Algeria) to Africa Cup of Nation final in a 2-1 victory over Nigeria.

Mahrez side will face Senegal in Friday’s final, dominated the first half and should have had more than a 1-0 lead to show for it, courtesy of a William Troost Ekong own goal.

Nigeria equalised out of the blue midway through the second half with a penalty for handball converted by Odion Ighalo, his fourth goal of the tournament, after a lengthy VAR review.

Mahrez goal was a surprise for the Nigeria Super Eagles which left them an unbelievable AFCON exit.Nigeria will battle Senegal for the third place while Tunisia will play against Senegal in final.

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