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Senegal beat Egypt on penalties to win Africa Cup of Nations final

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SENEGAL WIN AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS!

Sadio Mane! That man! Misses a penalty in the seventh minute, converts a penalty after the 120th.

Senegal are African champions for the first time after twice losing in the final.

Egypt’s wait for a record-extending eighth crown continues.

Sadio Mane netted the winning spot-kick as Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to clinch their first-ever Africa Cup of Nations after a 0-0 draw.

The Liverpool forward had seen a seventh-minute penalty saved by Egypt keeper Gabaski but Mane held his nerve when he returned in the shootout.

Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy denied Mohanad Lasheen to give Mane the chance to win it in Yaounde’s Olembe Stadium.

Gabaski had made three good saves from Senegal’s Bamba Dieng in extra time.

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