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Algeria's run may not end with Egypt

Updated: December 7, 2009, 8:23 AM ET
By Mark Young | Special to ESPN.com

After surviving a tense last-week doubleheader (including a playoff) with archrival Egypt that was laced with venom (on and off the field), Algeria heads to South Africa riding a tidal wave of emotion.

On the last day of qualifying, Algeria faced Egypt with a three-point lead in Group C and a better goal differential. But the Algeria-Egypt rivalry is one of the most intense in soccer, its history laced with violence, and all concerned knew anything could happen.

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