Algeria shared the points with Zimbabwe on Monday in the CAN 2022 qualifiers (2-2). A match that saw Riyad Mahrez score a truly exceptional goal!
Reigning African champion, Algeria could not be better off to defend its trophy in Cameroon in 2022. This Monday, during the fourth act of the qualifiers for the next African continental event, the Greens obtained a draw in Zimbabwe ( 2-2), thus keeping the leadership of their group with five units in advance while awaiting the match between Zambia and Botswana at the end of the day. A positive result in Zambia on March 22, 2021 and the Fennecs will certainly be in CAN 2022.
2-2 away, the result is quite good in the perspective of qualification, but it is also frustrating given the scenario of the meeting. The Algerians having completely mastered their subject in the first period, until the 43rd minute and this reduction of the gap signed Knowledge Musona while they were leading 0-2. Andy Delort opened the scoring in the 34th minute, with a powerful header after a cross from Mohamed Halaimia. This four minutes before the entry on the scene of the artist Riyad Mahrez …
Because this Zimbabwe-Algeria sealed in the 82nd minute by the equalizer of Prince Dube especially allowed the Manchester City player to score one of the most spectacular goals of the year. Controlling a pigeon’s wing in the middle of the race, slalom in the opponent’s area and a sharp shot to finish, Riyad Mahrez showed all his talent on this single action. A simply sublime achievement.