Sadio Mane fires in winning penalty in shootout after having early spot-kick saved and attempts to console Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah as Senegal win first ever Africa Cup of Nations

It was penalty redemption for Sadio Mane as his decisive spot-kick saw Senegal win their first ever Africa Cup of Nations title.

Mane slotted the ball home as Senegal got the better of Egypt, who have Mane’s Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah in their ranks.

Mane’s 5th minute penalty was saved by the Egyptian goalkeeper
But he made no mistake during the shoot out

The Lions of Teranga appeared to have thrown away their chance of winning the tournament as Mane had a penalty saved in the early minutes of the final.

But he made no mistake when given his second chance as Senegal won 4-2 in the shootout with neither side finding the net after extra-time.

Mane later tried to console his club teammate, who cut an emotional figure on the pitch.

Despair for the Pharaohs who missed out on their 8th AFCON title
But it’s party in Senegal
The African Champions for the first time


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