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Senegal beat Equatorial Guinea to book Afcon semis spot

Senegal beat Equatorial Guinea 3-1 in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) quarterfinals encounter at the Ahmadou Ahidjou in Yaoundé on Sunday evening.

Sadio Mane provided two assists to help Senegal reach the semifinals.

Famara Diedhiou broke the deadlock for the Lions of Teranga in the 28th minute before Jannick Buyla scored the equaliser for the National Thunder early in the second half.

Cheikhou Kouyaté restored Senegal’s lead with a close-range finish in the 68th minute with Ismaïla Sarr sealing the deal with the third goal in the 78th minute.

Senegal will face Burkina Faso in the semifinals on Wednesday.

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