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Senegal 0-0 Egypt (Senegal win 4-2 on penalties)


Match report and free match highlights as Senegal secured AFCON glory for the first time; Sadio Mane scored the winning penalty to secure a shootout win over Mohamed Salah’s Egypt; Mane missed an early penalty but his redemption was complete as Senegal secured 4-2 win on penalties

Sadio Mane put an early penalty miss behind him to score the winning spot kick as Senegal won the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time ever following a 4-2 penalty shootout victory.

Mane blew an early chance to fire Senegal into the lead when his seventh-minute penalty was saved by Gabaski, who had taken some advice from Mane’s Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah before the spot kick.

Meanwhile, Salah, who was consoled by his Liverpool team-mate Mane, missed out on the chance of leading Egypt to an eighth AFCON title after penalty heartbreak.The Liverpool star was left in tears at the end, having also lost the 2017 final to Cameroon.

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