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newsfootball3 months ago

2019 AFCON final was difficult match but it encourages us to take our revenge, proclaims Kalidou Koulibaly

Senegal captain Kalidou Koulibaly has admitted that his team does have the 2019 AFCON final on their mind ahead of a clash against Egypt and they’re keen to take their revenge. The Lions of Teranga will play at the venue they lost the 2019 AFCON final for the first time in three years.
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newsfootball5 months ago

We’ll see how Mohamed Salah feels and go from there, reveals Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Mohamed Salah is already back and has told him that he’s raring to go but the German added that the team will assess him and then decide. He also revealed that Sadio Mane won’t be back in time for the Leicester City game as he is still with Senegal.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Its the best day of my life and the best trophy of my life, reveals Sadio Mane

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane has revealed that winning the Africa Cup of Nations trophy with his homeland is the most meaningful day in his life and the best trophy he has won throughout his playing career. Senegal beat Egypt in the finals on Sunday, via penalties, to win their first AFCON trophy.
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newsfootball5 months ago

We will approach this final with determination against a great Egyptian team, proclaims Aliou Cisse

Ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations final against Egypt, Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse has stated that his side are determined to beat the Egyptians even though they face a great Pharaohs' side. The Lions of Teranga face Egypt in their second straight AFCON final, after losing in 2019 to Algeria.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Mohamed Salah is a good player but not at the level of someone like Kylian Mbappe, asserts Vincent Aboubakar

Cameroon captain Vincent Aboubakar has insisted that World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe is on a different level to Mohamed Salah and admitted that he doesn't rate the Egyptian forward much. Cameroon faces Egypt in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Thursday to determine the finalist.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Knew it was not easy to get to two straight finals but important to win it now, admits Sadio Mane

Senegal winger Sadio Mane has revealed that it was a crucial achievement to get to two straight Afcon finals although admitted that the most important thing now is to go all the way and win it. The Liverpool winger was on target to help his homeland secure victory over Burkina Faso on Wednesday.
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newsfootball5 months ago

We’re expecting difficult game against Burkina Faso but we’re ready, claims Aliou Cisse

Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse has asserted that his side are still confident of reaching the Africa Cup of Nations final even though they face a tough side in Burkina Faso. The Lions of Teranga beat Equatorial Guinea in the quarter-finals of the tournament to set up a clash against Burkina Faso.
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newsfootball5 months ago

We want to give our people bit of happiness, admits Kamou Malo

Burkina Faso head coach Kamou Malo has revealed that they want to win the AFCON trophy for the people but also admitted that they have no plans of changing their identity against Senegal. The Stallions face Senegal in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations, after a 1-0 win over Tunisia.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Really important to make sure we win and so you have to do everything, claims Sadio Mane

Senegal’s Sadio Mane has admitted that he is willing to do everything and play wherever the team needs him to in order for them to win. The Lions of Teranga cruised to a 3-1 win over Equatorial Guinea despite the latter putting up a tough fight in the AFCON quarter-finals and face Burkina Faso next.
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newsfootball5 months ago

We’re fine physically but we have to fight with our mind, asserts Mohamed Salah

Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah believes that his side’s mentality needs to be at their best if they are to beat hosts Cameroon in the African Cup of Nations semi-finals. The Pharaohs beat Morocco in the quarter-finals with Salah scoring once and assisting the extra-time winner for a 2-1 win.
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