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Man City attacker Riyad Mahrez proud firing Algeria into AFCON final

Manchester City attacker Riyad Mahrez is floating after firing Algeria into the final of the African Cup of Nations.

Mahrez struck a superb free-kick to beat Nigeria 2-1 and reach the final last night.

"It was a tough match against a good team from Nigeria," he said.

"We had the opportunity to kill the match, we did not do it. It was a pretty good match .

"It was not easy to create opportunities but I think we were strong. They had this penalty with the VAR but other than that, I think they did not have much. And we had a chance with this free-kick and I took my responsibilities."

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