Zambia’s 2015 Africa Cup Group B opponents Tunisia and Cape Verde wrapped-up their friendly engagements with rallying results in their respectively warmup games over the weekend.
In Dakar, Cape Verde came from 2-0 at the break to beat Congo Brazzaville 3-2 after the Red Devils took the lead through Prince Oniangue and Thievy Bifouma who scored in the 15th and 30th minutes respectively.
The Blue Sharks rally began thanks to an Igor Nganga own goal in the 53rd minute before Jailton ‘Kuka’ Miranda equalised in the 57th minute.
Djaniny Semedo handed Cape Verde the win in the 70th minute.
This was Cape Verde’s second pre-2015 Africa Cup friendly after drawing 1-1 with tournament hosts Equatorial Guinea in their first game on January 7 played in Portugal.
At Rades on Sunday, Tunisia also rallied in their home game against Algeria to draw 1-1.
Algeria took the lead in the 39th minute when defender Liassine Cadamuro broke the deadlock with a header before he was sent off three minutes later.
Tunisia equalised in the 44th minute through a Wahbi Khazri direct free kick.
The friendly was both Tunisia and Algeria’s first pre-tournament buildup game.