Sadio Mane scored the winning goal in the penultimate penalty shootout that led Senegal to win 2021 Africa Cup of Nations against Egypt after extra time play inside Olembe stadium Cameroon.
• Sadio Mane… Senegalese AFCON hero
The first victory for the Lions of Senegal in the continental tournament.
After four weeks of competition, the final saw the continent’s two best players in Senegal’s Sadio Mane and Egypt’s Mohamed Salah compete for a first international honour, with both star forwards having played integral roles in their respective nation’s run to the final.
An intense contest went all the way to penalty, and the Red striker made no mistake from 12 yards a second time around to secure a 4-2 victory and give his country a first-ever victory in the tournament.