The 33rd Edition of the 2021 Africa Nations Cup is scheduled to take place in January 2022

Sadio Mane goal earns Senegal qualification for 2022 Africa Cup of Nations finals

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Egypt 2019 first runner-up, Senegal became the first country to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals after a late goal from Sadio Mane secured a 1-0 victory away at Guinea Bissau on Sunday.

 

The victory earns the West Africa nation 12 points from four games, six ahead of second-placed Congo and nine ahead of Guinea Bissau in third spot.

 

In the reverse game on Wednesday in Senegal, Sadio Mane scored a goal and made an assist in his team 2-0-win victory.

 

The top two teams in each of the 12 qualifying groups advance to the finals except in Group F where the highest finisher besides Cameroon, already in the finals as hosts but also playing in the preliminaries, goes through.

 

The 33rd Edition of the 2021 Africa Nations Cup is scheduled to take place in January 2022



Mudashiru Shittu

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