Congo defeated Egypt in the round-of-16 match of the Africa Cup of Nations with an 8-7 win on penalties after a 1-1 draw in extra time. Egypt’s goalkeeper, Mohamed Abou Gabal, missed his spot kick, allowing Congo’s goalkeeper, Lionel Mpasi, to score the winning penalty. Egypt had faced several setbacks in the tournament, including the loss of their star player Mohamed Salah to injury. This was the eighth consecutive Africa Cup match that Egypt failed to win in normal time. Congo will now face Guinea in the quarterfinals.