Majestic Mahrez fires Algeria past Nigeria into AFCON Final

Riyad Mahrez scored a sublime 95th freekick to send Algeria into the Africa Cup of Nations final at the expense of Nigeria. The Fennecs took the lead thanks to a William Troost-Ekong own-goal but an Odion Ighalo penalty brought the Super Eagles back into the game.

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Tunisia own-goal sees Senegal into final of Africa Cup of Nations

Senegal progressed to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Algeria. An own-goal in the first half of extra-time from Dylan Bronn downed the Eagles of Carthage as The Lions of Teranga look to claim their first title.

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Barcelona sign Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann for €120m

FC Barcelona have signed French striker Antoine Griezmann for €120m from Atletico Madrid. Atletico have voiced objection to the fee paid demanding they receive €200m.

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