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Factfiles of Afcon finalists Algeria, Senegal

Thursday July 18 2019

Algeria's forward Riyad Mahrez celebrates his winning goal during their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final match against Nigeria at the Cairo International stadium in Cairo on July 14, 2019. PHOTO | JAVIER SORIANO |

Algeria's forward Riyad Mahrez celebrates his winning goal during their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final match against Nigeria at the Cairo International stadium in Cairo on July 14, 2019. PHOTO | JAVIER SORIANO |  AFP

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CAIRO, EGYPT

Factfiles of Africa Cup of Nations finalists Algeria and Senegal:

Goalkeepers: Izzeddine Doukha (Al Raed/KSA), Rais Mbolhi (Al Ettifaq/KSA), Alexandre Oukidja (Metz/FRA)

Defenders: Ramy Bensebaini, Mehdi Zeffane (both Rennes/FRA), Djamel Benlamri (Al Shabab/KSA), Mohamed Fares (SPAL/ITA), Rafik Halliche (Moreirense/POR), Aissa Mandi (Real Betis/ESP), Mehdi Tahrat (Lens/FRA)

Midfielders: Mehdi Abeid (Dijon/FRA), Ismael Bennacer (Empoli/ITA), Hicham Boudaoui (Paradou), Yacine Brahimi (Porto/POR), Sofiane Feghouli (Galatasaray/TUR), Adlene Guedioura (Nottingham Forest/ENG), Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City/ENG), Adam Ounas (Napoli/ITA)

Forwards: Youcef Belaili (Esperance/TUN), Baghdad Bounedjah (Al Sadd/QAT), Andy Delort (Montpellier/FRA), Islam Slimani (Fenerbahce/TUR)
Injured: Youcef Atal (DF, Nice/FRA)

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Captain: Riyad Mahrez

Coach: Djamel Belmadi (ALG)

Africa/world rankings: 12/68

Previous appearances: 17

Best placing: champions (1990)

Path to final: Group C - Kenya 2-0, Senegal 1-0, Tanzania 3-0; second round - Guinea 3-0; quarter-final - Ivory Coast 1-1 (4-3 penalties); semi-final - Nigeria 2-1

Scorers: 3 - Mahrez, Ounas; 2 - Belaili; 1 - Bounedjah, Feghouli, Slimani, Troost-Ekong (NGR) og

Goalkeepers: Abdoulaye Diallo (Rennes/FRA), Alfred Gomis (SPAL/ITA)

Defenders: Saliou Ciss (Valenciennes/FRA), Pape Abou Cisse (Olympiakos/GRE), Lamine Gassama (Goztepe/TUR), Cheikhou Kouyate (Crystal Palace/ENG), Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux/FRA), Salif Sane (Schalke/GER), Moussa Wague (Barcelona/ESP)

Midfielders: Krepin Diatta (Club Brugge/BEL), Idrissa Gueye (Everton/ENG), Alfred Ndiaye (Malaga/ESP), Papa Ndiaye (Galatasaray/TUR), Henri Saivet (Bursaspor/TUR)

Forwards: Mbaye Niang, Ismaila Sarr (both Rennes/FRA), Keita Balde (Inter Milan/ITA), Mbaye Diagne (Galatasaray/TUR), Moussa Konate (Amiens/FRA), Sadio Mane (Liverpool/ENG), Sada Thioub (Nimes/FRA)

Injured: Edouard Mendy (GK, Reims/FRA)

Suspended: Kalidou Koulibaly (DF, Napoli/ITA)

Captain: Cheikhou Kouyate

Coach: Aliou Cisse (SEN)

Africa/world rankings: 1/22

Previous appearances: 14

Best placing: runners-up (2002)

Path to final: Group C - Tanzania 2-0, Algeria 0-1, Kenya 3-0; second round - Uganda 1-0; quarter-final - Benin 1-0; semi-final - Tunisia 1-0
Scorers: 3 - Mane; 1 - Balde, Diatta, Gueye, Sarr, Bronn (TUN) og

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