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Heartbreak for Cameroon as Egypt advance to Afcon final

Egypt ended Cameroon’s dream of winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on home soil.

A number of Cameroon players collapsed in tears after the shootout with Samuel Eto’o and the fans left pondering how their hopes had been dashed.

After 180 minutes of goalless football at Olembe Stadium on Thursday evening, the semifinal clash went to penalties with the Pharaohs winning 3-1 to set up a final date with Senegal on Sunday.

Egypt goalkeeper, Goalkeeper Mohamed Abou-Gabal was the hero for the North African giants during the shout-out as he saved two kicks to ensure his nation reach their 10th Afcon final.

The Indomitable Lions will now fight for the bronze medal when they take on Burkina Faso in the third-place playoff match on Saturday.

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