Sadio Mane participated in the entire match and missed a penalty kick in the first half, and executed the penalty kick that gave Senegal the victory, in light of the brilliance of Mohamed Abu Jabal, the Pharaohs goalkeeper, who was crowned with the Man of the Match award.
Liverpool wrote on its official account on Twitter: “The Teranga Lion imposes its sway over Africa. Congratulations to Sadio Mane on his victory, with the Senegalese team, in the African Nations Cup.”
The English club was also keen to send a message to Mohamed Salah: “We wish Mohamed Salah the best in what is to come.”
And later, Liverpool published another tweet, in which he said: “You should be proud of the wonderful performance you gave throughout this tournament, Mohamed Salah.”
The Egyptian team lost the championship title to Senegal in a match that witnessed the brilliance of the goalkeeper of the Pharaohs, Mohamed Abu Jabal, to crown the fantastic performance he presented during the final match, the result of which was decided by the Senegalese team 4-2 on penalties, with the Man of the Match award.
The Senegalese team won the African Nations Championship for the first time in its history, after a strong performance against the Egyptian national team, which played 4 matches against the giants of the continent, during which they all reached the extra time, after a strong physical effort by the men of the Egyptian team.