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FIFA Arab Cup: Algeria, Egypt draw 1-1

The national football team drew with their Egyptian counterparts 1-1 (half-time: 1-0), in a match played Tuesday evening at Al-Janoub Stadium, in Doha, as part of the 3rd and last day of the FIFA Arab Cup, held in Qatar (30 November -18 December).

Algeria’s goal was scored by Mohamed Amine Togai in the 19th minute, while Amro El-Soulia adjusted the result for Egypt in the 60th minute through a penalty kick.

In the other match of the same group, Lebanon defeated Sudan (1-0) after a goal from goalkeeper Ali Abo Eshrein (76th d) against his own goal.

As a result, the “Greens” finish the first round in second place with 6 points, behind Egypt (6 points).

Algeria will meet Morocco in the quarter-finals, the leader of Group C, on Saturday at Al Thumama Stadium at (20:00 Algeria time).

For its part, Egypt will face Jordan, second in Group C, also on Saturday at Al-Janoub Stadium (16:00).

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