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Senegal crowned African Champions

Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to be crowned the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Champions.

The clash at Olembe Stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon ended 0-0 after extra-time.

It is the first Afcon title for the Lions of Teranga, who have lost two finals previously (2002 and 2019).

The Egyptians, seven times winner of the competition (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008 and 2010) were hoping of an eighth star on their jersey.

Sadio Mane walked away with the Best player of the tournament award while Edouard Mendy was voted goalkeeper of the tournament.

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