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AFCON2021: Senegal eye place in Final

Senegal will take on Burkina Faso in the first semi final of the Africa Cup of Nations at Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium today by 8pm (Nigerian time).

After their 2019 AFCON final loss to Algeria, the Lions of Teranga have arrived in yet another crucial stage in their search for a first-ever Afcon title at the 33rd edition in Cameroon after 16 appearances.

A tricky tie against a Burkina Faso side hoping to better their 2013 AFCON final loss to Nigeria awaits Aliou Cisse’s men. Senegal will file out as favourites as a result of their growing reputation , quality of playing personnel and a superior head to head record vs Burkina Faso.A

After struggling for goals in the group stage of the 2021 AFCON, Sadio Mane and his teammates have hit their stride at the business end of the tournament putting 3 past Equatorial Guinea in the Quarter final and will now feel confident in their chances of going all the way this year and ending their wait for continental glory.

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