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African Cup of Nations,2022-Senegal vs Egypt: Sadio Mane faces Mohamed Salah

Cameroon-2022-Senegal and Egypt will compete in the final of The Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

Mane's Senegal came through a tough semi-final clash to beat Burkina Faso 3-1 on Wednesday and Salah's Egypt once again triumphed on penalties against hosts Cameroon after the match ended 0-0 after extra time on Thursday.

The clash sees two Liverpool legends face each other to be crowned AFCON champions as Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah face off against each other.

The tournament favourites Senegal, captained by Mane, are back in the final for a second time in a row, but will be looking to go one step further than they did in 2019 when Riyad Mahrez's Algeria were victorious in Egypt.

Senegal have reached the final twice, but never won the tournament. Head coach Aliou Cisse was in charge in 2019 and played in the 2002 final defeat to Cameroon, missing a penalty in the shoot-out.

Seven-time winners Egypt, meanwhile, are the most successful nation in AFCON history, last lif

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