Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez has admitted that the Super Eagles made things difficult for his team in their 2-1 AFCON 2019 semifinal win at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday,withinnigeria reports.
The Manchester City winger scored the winning goal with his last-minute free-kick after Odion Ighalo’s spot-kick had cancelled out William Troost-Ekong’s own goal.
Mahrez was also voted man of the match for his impressive performance in the game.
“It was a tough game for us against a quality side. Nigeria made things difficult for us in the game,” Mahrez told reporters after receiving his man of the match award.
“They scored a penalty with decision of the VAR, but we still come back to win the game .To be in the final is unbelievable for us.”