Experienced striker Wilfried Bony and midfielder Serey Die missed penalties in the shootout as Algeria sealed a 4-3 victory over the Ivory Coast following an entertaining 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final draw on Thursday.
Algeria will now meet Nigeria in the semi-finals at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday as they seek to end their long wait for continental success that stretches back to 1990.
The extra time of the African Cup of Nations Clash between Cote D’Ivoire and Algeria has ended with no team able to break the 1-1 deadlock, as the match is heading towards a penalty shootout.
Algeria was the closest to score at extra time holding the pressure on the Elephants, but failed to forge their possession to a goal. The Ivorians were quick to counter attack but also failed to score.