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Fairy tales of 2019 AFCON tournament

African Cup of Nations has taken a new shape after Ivory Coast joined other seven teams in the quarterfinals.

Benin was the first team to qualify to play in the quarterfinals after defeating Morocco in a penalty shoot-out after a one-one draw in 90 minutes playoff.

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Senegal followed after booking their place in the quarter-finals by bundling out Uganda Crane 1-0, courtesy of Sadio Mane.

South Africa pulled a shocker against Egypt by beating them one nill to proceed to the quarterfinals.

Madagascar kept their remarkable run going on Sunday with a penalty shootout victory over the Democratic Republic of Congo after a 2-2 draw to secure a place in the quarter-finals.

A 3-0 defeat to the Desert Foxes ended the West Africans’ journey to the quarterfinals.

Ghana’s Cup drought extended after 5-4 defeat on penalties by Tunisia after a 1-1 draw on Monday night.

Super Eagles of Cameroon came from behind and defeated Cameroon 3-2 to cruise into AFCON quarter-finals.

Ivory cost showed their might by sinking the hopes of Mali to play in the quarter-finals after defeating them 1-0

Here is the quarterfinals fixtures

Senegal vs Benin -10/7/2019

Nigeria vs South Africa-10/7/2019

Madagascar vs Tunisia -11/7/2019

Ivory coast vs Algeria-11/7/2019

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