Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time on Friday the last time was in year 199 they did well to hold out when a second-minute goal scored by Baghdad Bounedjah gave them a 1-0 win over Senegal in the final

Bounedjah shot took a deflection off Salif Sane and went over the head of Senegal goalkeeper Alfred Gomis and into the net.

Algeria, who committed 32 fouls according to official match statistics, sat back after that and had to scrap for their win in a match that was certainly not a classic but was tense and gripping throughout.

Senegal, were awarded a penalty for handball in the second half but the decision was revoked following a VAR review.

The final whistle provoked wild celebrations among the large contingent of travelling Algeria fans.

Algerians went to the streets celebrating in their homeland as well as France and in Finsbury Park London

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