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AFCON FINAL: Senegal defeats Egypt as it clings the first position for the first time ever

Senegal has won their first African Cup of Nations (AFCON) title after defeating Egypt in a penalty shootout after extra minutes of the final match.

Live updates from the Africa Cup of Nations final which took place in Cameroon showed that Sadio Mane missed a penalty in the seventh minute and later converted a penalty after the 120th.

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Senegal is African champions for the first time after losing two finals.

Egypt’s wait for a record-extending eighth crown continues.

MO Salah was inconsolable after his Liverpool clubmate Sadio Mane converted the last penalty kick that won the title for Senegal.

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