Yannick Bolasie missed from the spot as Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar beat DR Congo in a dramatic penalty shoot-out to reach the quarter-finals.
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Nigeria produced a second-half comeback to beat Cameroon 3-2 and book their place in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Madagascar are intent on keeping a lid on expectations as they bid to extend their dream debut in the Africa Cup of Nations in Alexandria on Sunday.
Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf insists neither he nor his players are feeling the pressure of defending their Africa Cup of Nations title.
Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar stunned Nigeria by beating the three-time champions 2-0 to confirm their place in the last-16 by surprisingly topping Group B.
Madagascar won their first ever Africa Cup of Nations match by beating Group B rivals Burundi 1-0 in Alexandria.
Nigeria became the first team to reach the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Guinea 1-0 in Alexandria.
Gael Bigirimana has admitted he never dreamt of representing Burundi at the Africa Cup of Nations after leaving the war-torn country for England as a schoolboy.
Samuel Kalu has been declared fit for Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations clash with Guinea on Wednesday.
Guinea needed a Francois Kamano penalty to rescue a 2-2 draw in their Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener against Madagascar.
Guinea return to the Africa Cup of Nations finals after missing out on the last edition in Gabon in 2017.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo says his country can win the Africa Cup of Nations as they prepare to kick-off their campaign against Burundi.