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UPDATED: Algeria, Zimbabwe crash out of AFCON 2017

UPDATED: Algeria, Zimbabwe crash out of AFCON 2017

Pre-tournament favorites Algeria have crashed out of AFCON 2017 at the group stage after a 2 - 2 draw with Group B winners Senegal on Monday night.

Islam Slimani scored both their goals, a two-yard volley from a Yacine Brahimi cross and a scuffed effort that wrong-footed Senegal's goalkeeper.

BREAKING: Algeria, Zimbabwe crash out of AFCON 2017

Algeria defender Liassine Cadamuro-Bentaiba challeges Senegal goalscorer Papakouli Diop

But Senegal twice equalised, Papakouly Diop and then Moussa Sow both firing in efforts from the edge of the area.

Zimbabwe who came last in Group B crashed out of the tournament after a 4 - 2 loss to second place Tunisia.

Naim Sliti's deflected shot put Tunisia ahead before Youssef Msakni and Taha Khenissi extended the lead.

Knowledge Musona grabbed one back but a Wahbi Khazri penalty restored Tunisia's three-goal cushion by the break.

Tendai Ndoro scored from a wonderful counter-attacking move by Zimbabwe counter.

Tunisia and Senegal join Burkina Faso and Cameroon in the next round while Algeria and Zimbabwe join Gabon and Guinea-Bissau in exiting the tournament.

Ghana, with a game in hand have also qualified for the quarter-final of AFCON 2017.

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