• They face Senegal at 17:00 BST on Sunday, with Algeria facing Nigeria at 20:00 BST.

Tunisia proved too strong for debutant Madagascar with a 3-0 victory at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo on Thursday night to reached their first Africa Cup of Nations semi-final since 2004.

The Carthage Eagles were impressive and took the lead through led through Ferjani Sassi’s deflected shot from the edge of the box.

Youssef Msakni then doubled their lead after Wahbi Khazri’s shot was parried by Melvin Adrien.

Naim Sliti smartly completed their victory in injury-time third to cap off a counter-attack as Madagascar sent players forward.

Indian Ocean island side Madagascar, ranked 108th in the world, where the story of their debut tournament. They had to start Afcon qualifying in the preliminary round in March 2017, but went on to stun Nigeria in the group stages last month and then DR Congo in the last 16.

Elsewhere, Algeria reached this year’s semis of the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Ivory Coast 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time.

 

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