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Senegal Are Champions Of Africa!!

Senegal Are Champions Of Africa!! Following the completion of the African Cup Of Nations Semi-final stage, Senegal was set to face Egypt in the 2022 African Cup Of Nations Final.Senegal had beaten Burkinafaso 1-3 while Egypt knocked tournament’s favorite and host Cameroun out through penalties after a 0-0 draw.The game kicked off in Stade Olembe, and Senegal was off with a good start when they were awarded a penalty by refree, Victor Gomes in the 7th minute.
But Egyptian goalkeeper, Mohamed Abougabal saved it. The game went uneventful until after the Extra time, and was moved to penalties. Mohamed Abdelmonem missed the first penalty to put Senegal in a favorable position but Bayern right back Bouna Sarr’s penalty got saved by Abougabal.That didn’t last though as Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy saved his first penalty of the night. The game was pretty much won as Sadio Mane stepped up to score the final penalty to make Senegal win the 2022 AFCON trophy.Egypt and Zamalek Goalkeeper got the Man Of The Match award but It was a well deserved win for the Senegalese who also reached the last AFCON final but lost to Algeria.
The award presentation came right after as Mendy won the Continental best goalkeeper award, Aboubakar won the golden boot while Mane was the player of the tournament.

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