Africa: Football and Politics - When Algeria Won the 2019 Africa Cup o – AuthenticAfrican

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[The Conversation Africa] With African football on hold and the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's plenty of nostalgia to go around. But memories of the Algeria's biggest football wins can offer more than just nostalgia. The 2019 Afcon win in Egypt also offers insights into how governments co-opt the game.