Catch up with the highlights and reactions from a frantic night of World Cup playoff action which saw Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco and Algeria book their places at the finals.
Liverpool star Sadio Mane converted the winning penalty on Tuesday to take African champions Senegal to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at the expense of Egypt, while Ghana, Tunisia and Morocco also booked their places in the finals on a frantic night of play-off action.
Prolific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah was the architect of the only goal as Egypt edged Senegal 1-0 in Cairo on Friday in a high-profile World Cup play-off first leg.
Watch as Egypt assistant coach Roger de Sa praised Mohamed Salah ahead of their crucial Fifa World Cup qualifier first leg clash against Senegal on Friday evening.
Egypt captain Mohamed Salah has vowed to avenge an Africa Cup of Nations final loss last month to Sadio Mane-inspired Senegal when they clash again on Friday in a 2022 World Cup play-off.
Sadio Mane trumped Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah in the Africa Cup of Nations final, but the Egyptian will soon have a chance to even the score in a World Cup play-off.
Sadio Mane made up for a first-half penalty miss by converting the winning spot-kick in a shoot-out as Senegal defeated Egypt to win a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title on Sunday, catch the highlights here.
Senegal captain Sadio Mane, who scored the decisive shootout penalty in the Africa Cup of Nations final triumph over Egypt, was named player of the tournament in Yaounde on Sunday.
Sadio Mane made up for missing from the spot in normal time to score the decisive penalty as Senegal overcame Mohamed Salah’s Egypt 4-2 in a shoot-out to win their first Africa Cup of Nations title after Sunday’s final finished goalless at the end of extra time.
Record seven-time champions Egypt and a Senegal side who have never lifted the trophy clash in the Africa Cup of Nations final in Yaounde on Sunday as superstar club colleagues Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane go head to head.