U-20 AfconQ: Algeria eliminate Tunisia, set up Ghana battle [+VIDEO]

Algeria have set up a date with Ghana in the second round of the 2019 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying after impressively dispatching Tunisia 5-2 on aggregate.

The Algerians confirmed supremacy over their North African neighbours in both legs – beating them 3-1 at home and then travelling to secure another win, 2-1 in the second leg at the Stade Olympique de Radès in Tunis on Saturday.

The visiting Greens scored first in the 15th minute through Belaid but Yousri equalized for the young Carthage Eagles just before the break.

Algeria however snatched the successive victory through 19-year-old Inter Milan striker Mohamed Belkheir in the 83rd minute.

Ghana’s Black Satellites, who were to the second round of the qualifiers, now get to kick-start their journey for a slot at Niger 2019 against the Algerians.

Coach Jimmy Korblah’s side will travel to Algiers for the first leg scheduled for Friday May 11 with the reverse slated for the Cape Coast Stadium on May 19.

The aggregate winner of the Ghana-Algeria tie then advances to the final lap of the qualifiers to Niger 2019.

The first leg games have been fixed to come of between 13, 14 and 15 of July while the second leg games will be played between 20, 21, and 22 of July this year.

Ghana missed out on the last Under-20 Afcon held in Zambia.





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