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Afcon 2019: Africa reacts to Madagascar's dramatic progress to the quarter-final

22:10 GMT+3 07/07/2019
Madagascar players celebrate after scoring a goal against Senegal during their Africa Cup of Nations 2019 qualifier
The favourites keep tumbling out of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Round of 16 in Egypt

The fairytale continues for Madagascar who are now through to the quarter-finals of Egypt 2019.

This is after beating DR Congo 4-2 in a penalty shootout, following their 2-2 scoreline after extra-time.

Even though DR Congo came into this game as the fancied team, it is Madagascar who won their group and maintained their excellent Afcon form.

We can read how Africa congratulated the Indian Ocean island nation on social media here.