Mali advanced to the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations as Group E winners after beating Angola 1-
Amadou Haidara scored the game's only goal, finding the net with a fierce drive from outside the area.
Mohamed Magassouba's side will face Group D runners-up Ivory Coast in the last 16 on Monday.
Angola, who finish third in Group E, miss out on a place in the knockout stages.
Mali made eight changes to the side that drew 1-1 with Tunisia on Friday and they rode their luck early on, Gelson shooting straight at goalkeeper Djigui Diarra before Mateus dragged another effort wide of the near post.
A draw would have been enough for Angola to advance, but they fell behind when Haidara fired an unstoppable shot past Tony Cabaca eight minutes before half-time.
Second-half substitute Moussa Marega missed the chance to double Mali's lead late on, blazing over the crossbar from an acute angle. Read more...