Algeria beat hosts Cameroon with a clean goal on Friday in the decisive round of the African qualifiers for the World Cup.
Veteran Algerian striker Islam Slimani established himself as the star of the summit by signing the only goal of the meeting in the 40th minute.
Thus, the “Greens” team cut half of the journey to reach the fifth world cup after the years 1982, 1986, 2010, and 2014.
The return match will take place next Tuesday in Algeria.
The match between Ghana and Nigeria ended in a goalless draw (0-0). The second leg will take place next Tuesday in Nigeria.
Tunisia returned with a 1-0 win from Mali
Mali’s Moussa Sissako scored an own goal for Tunisia in the 36th minute, and the same player was sent off in the 40th minute with a direct red card. The second leg will be held next Tuesday in Tunisia