Defending champion Algeria eliminated from AFCON 2022
Algeria finish bottom of Group E after loss to Ivory Coast 3-1
The defending champions Algeria have been eliminated from the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) as they finished bottom of Group E without winning any game.
Algeria lost to Ivory Coast 3-1, while Equatorial Guinea defeated Sierra Leone 1-0 in the last games of Group E of the AFCON 2022.
Algeria only had one point.
Meanwhile, leaders Ivory Coast and runners-up Equatorial Guinea have four and three points, respectively, and they reached the round of 16.
Reigning champions Algeria bagged the title twice, in 1990 and 2019.