Egypt booked their place in the Final of the 2021 African cup of Nations after a 3-1 penalty shootout victory over hosts Cameroon yesterday in Yoaunde.
With nothing to separate Egypt and Cameroon after 120 minutes, the tension soaked Semi Final class proceeded to the lottery of the penalty shootouts. Two saves by Egypt goalkeeper Aboul Gabalski and Clinton Njie’s off target effort were bettered by Egypt who converted all three spot kicks past Andre Onana.
Immediately after Referee Bakary Gassama’s whistle signalled the end of contest, the major talking point switched to the Juicy showdown In Sundays Final between perhaps two of the continents best players at the moment Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
Mo Salah and Sadio Mane teammates at Liverpool will shed off their Jurgen Klopp masterminded partnership agreement to fight for the top price for their respective countries. Expectedly, all news, previews , commentaries and analysis preceding the 2021 African cup of Nations final will hover round this two stars.
An interesting Final awaits at the Olembe stadium on Sunday 6th February 2022. Aside the National pride of lifting the AFCON title. Both players will size each other for individual honours. Whoever carries the day will not only be favorite for the Tournaments best player award but also possibly clinch the Continents player of the year award.