African Cup of Nations Photos: Malawi 3-0 Algeria – England, please ignore this result

Ollie Irish

12th, January 2010


By Ollie Irish

In front of, er, not very many fans at all, Malawi recorded their first ever win in the African Cup of Nations. And utterly deserved it was too, as Algeria one of England’s group rivals at the 2010 World Cup were worse than rubbish, particularly at the back.

This result has sent the English press into a frenzy of ill-judged, pre-World Cup confidence. For example, the Mail thinks that “awful” Algeria offer “no World Cup threat to Fabio Capello and England”, whilst even the mild-mannered Independent suggests that “Capello will find no reason

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