AFCON 2021: Senegal Historic Win against Egypt in Finals!

Senegal have won their first ever Africa Cup of Nations title after defeating Egypt in a penalty shoot out at the AFCON 2021 Finals played at Olembe Stadium in Cameroon.

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By HOMELAND MEDIA NEWSROOM

After two hours of efforts and goal-scoring opportunities, Senegal won the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in the Olembé stadium of Yaoundé. As they face 7-time champion Egypt, the Teranga Lions didn’t surrender.

The men of Aliou Cissé beat Egypt on Sunday, February 6 with a 4-2 win in the penalty shoot-out. In the Olembé stadium of Yaoundé, the Teranga Lions gained the upper hand on the Pharaohs of Mo Salah.

Senegal have won their first ever Africa Cup of Nations title after defeating Egypt in a penalty shoot out at the AFCON 2021 Finals played at Olembe Stadium in Cameroon. COURTESY/PHOTO

This victory crowns an entire tournament for Mané’s teammates. Starting in the 4th minute, Mohamed Abou Gabal, the Egyptian goalkeeper, made a save. This missed penalty did not get the fingers of the Senegalese burnt. Despite a 57% ball possession Senegalese faced a phenomenal Egyptian goalkeeper.

Senegal beats Egypt in penalty shootout to win AFCON cup finals. Sadio Mane scores winner. Senegal 4:2 Egypt.

Tied 0-0 by the end of the second half, the two teams had to come back on the pitch. During extra-time goal-scoring chances on both sides didn’t turned into actual goals.

The penalty shoot-out eventually settled the squads. With two miss from the penalty spot, Egypt lost to the Senegal.

Sadio Mané and his team offer the 16 million Senegalese their very first African Cup of Nations title.

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