January 26, 2010

And then there were four

The African Cup of Nations semifinal field is set.

Egypt was the first team of the day to clinch, beating Cameroon 3-1. Though it should've been 2-1, as another ghost goal was allowed to stand.

Nigeria finalized the round with a shootout win against Zambia after a scoreless bout of regulation and overtime.

Here are the semifinal matchups: Ghana/Nigeria and Egypt/Algeria (the latter of which should be a testy one, considering the rivalry and the recent history).