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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Tunisia Tops Shootout

JOHANNESBURG () -- Goalie Chokri el Ouaer stopped two penalty shots and then stepped up to score himself, leading Tunisia into the semifinals of the African Nations' Cup with a 4-1 shoot-out victory over Ghana.


The tense shoot-out came after the score stood at 1-1 after an exhausting, close-fought 120 minutes of play Sunday.


Favorite Ghana also advanced with a 1-0 victory over Zaire in the other quarterfinal Sunday. Zambia and South Africa are the other teams still alive.


(For other results, see Scorecard.)