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AFCON: Senegal beats Egypt to win Africa Cup of Nations trophy

Just a few months later, Senegal became the second African team ever to reach the quarter finals of the FIFA World Cup.

Mane, Mendy, Koulibaly named in Senegal squad for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

Craving even more coverage of the world's game? The duo is joined by fellow Premier League stars including Watford's Ismaila Sarr, Crystal Palace midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate and Leicester City ace Nampalys Mendy.

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Senegal Name Strong Squad Ahead of The 2022 AFCON in Cameroon รข

After another sluggish first half against Cape Verde in the Round of 16, they ultimately ran out 2-0 winners despite losing Mane to a head injury.

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AFCON 2022 results, scores: Senegal defeat Egypt in final for first championship

Their achievement has brought smiles to the faces of thousands of Senegalese fans, with President Macky Sall declaring Monday a public holiday so that celebrations could continue. The Liverpool striker had also missed a seventh-minute penalty. In the latter stages, they've been more expansive, beating Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso 3-1 thanks to strong second-half performances.

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Senegal vs. Egypt: 2022 AFCON final live stream, TV channel, how to watch online, news, odds

Congratulations to our heroes! Senegal are pooled alongside Guinea, Malawi and Zimbabwe in Group B.

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Overnight celebrations in Senegal after AFCON win

Obviously, this match pits the continent's top most prominent players today against one another for Africa's grandest prize -- arguably the first time this has happened, at least since 1980 -- as Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane prepare to go toe to toe at the Stade d'Olembe. Any legends on show at the AFCON? Coupe bi nieuw na! The keeper is now a Champions League and AFCON winner and was congratulated by a host of past and present Chelsea stars. The AFCON tournament was scheduled in the middle of European club season, sparking uproar as hundreds of players departed their clubs to represent their countries on the continent.

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2021 AFCON final: How Senegal, Egypt made it to Sunday's showdown

It's to Egypt's credit that their manager's bellicose behaviour hasn't transferred to his players.

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Mane, Mendy, Koulibaly named in Senegal squad for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

Egypt: While Salah has struggled to score during AFCON so far, he has put half of Egypt's goals into the back of the net.

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