Watch The “Olympic Stadium” in Yaounde will host the final match of the 2021 African Nations Cup hosted by Cameroon, and Egypt and Senegal will meet today (Sunday), with equal chances for the two teams to win the title.
Senegal, led by its brilliant star Sado Mane, seeks to crown the title for the first time in its history, despite reaching the final three times and reaching the finals 16 times. to hold her cup.
Egypt And Senegal Match Card
Senegal and Egypt
Date: February 6, 2022
Time: (19:00 GMT).
Venue: Olympic Stadium, Yaounde
Queiroz: I feel proud.. and we will support ourselves with the spider strategy
The Portuguese coach, Carlos Queiroz, the coach of the Egyptian national team, commented on the punishment issued against him by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
Kef decided to suspend Queiroz for two matches and fined him $10,000, after he was expelled in the match between Egypt and Cameroon, in the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup, which ended yesterday with a final confrontation between the Pharaohs and Senegal.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final.
“Guys, road to dreamland, I am ready to pay the price for this violent and unjust punishment that will result in missing out on the final,” Queiroz said on Twitter. And he continued, “I feel proud and honored because I pay the price of fighting to protect you and our team from this arrogant behavior, and what I expected and wished was only incompetence, nothing more. We will support ourselves with the spider strategy that was established with your efforts and sacrifices, and develop the mentality of winning and the team.” And the Gambian referee, Bacari Gassama, issued two yellow cards to Kierouche, and then expelled him for objecting to his decisions. On Thursday, Egypt defeated Cameroon 3-1 on penalties, after a 0-0 tie.
Egypt in the final of the African Nations.. Record numbers and many gains
The Egyptian national team set a number of records after reaching the final of the African Nations Cup, which is currently being held in Cameroon, and achieved many gains that raise the expectations of fans in the coming period.
The Egyptian team qualified for the final of the 33rd edition of the African Nations Cup after defeating Cameroon – the host of the tournament – on penalties, 3-1, in the meeting that was held at the “Olympic” stadium in the Cameroonian capital, Yaounde.
The “Pharaohs” will play the final match in the same stadium against Senegal, who qualified for the final after defeating Burkina Faso 3-1. The Egyptian team will have an opportunity to enhance its record number of times crowning the African Nations Cup, and it currently has 7 titles, surpassing Cameroon, which won the tournament 5 times, and then the Ghanaian team, which won the African Championship 4 times.
The team set a new record after its victory over Cameroon, as it qualified for the final for the tenth time in history, to break the partnership with Ghana, which was equal with Egypt in the number of times to reach the final match of the Cannes with 9 times each. In 9 continental finals that the Egyptian national team participated in, the Pharaohs won the title 7 times, in 1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008 and 2010. He lost the championship final twice, in 1962 against Ethiopia, and in 2017 against Cameroon.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final.
Among the gains made by the Pharaohs by reaching the final match of the Cannes, the financial prize that will be harvested by the two parties to the continental final, after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided before the start of the tournament to increase the financial prizes for the competition, where the team crowned with the title will receive 5 million dollars, an increase of half a million dollars Compared to the previous tournament, the runner-up will win $2,750,000. The performance of the Egyptian team improved with the success of matches in the tournament, and on its way to the final, it succeeded in eliminating 3 teams that were candidates for the title, namely the Ivory Coast, Morocco and Cameroon.
The distinguished performance of the comrades of the leader, Mohamed Salah, raises the ceiling of the expectations of the Egyptian fans, who hope to achieve the continental title and cross to the Qatar World Cup 2022. After the final of the African Nations, the Egyptian team will face its Senegalese counterpart again in March to resolve the passage to the World Cup.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final.
Klopp on Salah and Mane meeting: The loser will come back first.
Jurgen Klopp, coach of the Liverpool team, commented on the upcoming meeting between the two Reds, Mohamed Salah, captain of the Egyptian national team, and Sadio Mane, the star of the Senegal team, in the final of the African Nations Cup.
“It will not be easy, because one of them will be happy, while the other will be sad,” Klopp said in a press conference on Friday. The German coach added, “Salah and Mane qualified for the Nations Cup final, a great achievement for them. Naby Keita also played an exceptional tournament with the Guinea national team. Our players performed a successful tournament, and it will be exciting.”Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final
And on the possibility of Salah and Mane catching up against Leicester City, next Thursday, in the English Premier League, the coach explained to Liverpool, “I think they will be available, but I will talk to them first.” Jurgen Klopp concluded, “Maybe they will return on Tuesday or Wednesday.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final.
The night of dreams absent from Salah and Mane
A night awaits between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, the captains of Egypt and Senegal in the African Nations Cup final, due to the strong friendship between them and fellowship in Liverpool and the struggle in recent years over the title of best in the African continent alongside Algerian Riyad Mahrez.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final
Mohamed Salah has suffered over the past years from not winning any major continental title with the Egyptian national team, after he won everything at the club level, specifically with Liverpool, whether the English Premier League, Champions League, European Super and Club World Cup.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final.
The companions of Vincent Abu Bakr, the current Saudi club Al-Nasr striker, denied Mohamed Salah his first title with the Egyptian national team in 2017, by losing the African Cup of Nations final from the Lions of Cameroon with two goals to one.
But Mohamed Salah was able to avenge the Cameroonian lions in the midst of his den by ousting them outside the African Nations Cup on penalties 3-1, after a goalless draw during the original and extra time.
The only smile of Mohamed Salah over the past years in the Egyptian national team shirt was his scoring the decisive penalty against Congo, which granted the Pharaohs a visa to go to the World Cup Russia 2018 for the first time since the 1990 World Cup.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final
Mohamed Salah has repeatedly stressed in the last period that he wants to achieve a great title with the Egyptian national team and more than that by declaring that winning the African Cup of Nations during the current version in the Pharaohs shirt is the most important thing for him and his absent goal that he will strive to achieve, although his country is not the candidate the first.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final
Sadio Mane and the same dream of Salah
On the other hand, Sadio Mane, like Mohamed Salah, has not won any major continental title with the Senegal national team during the past years, despite his brilliance with Liverpool.
Riyad Mahrez‘s colleagues, Sadio Mane, were stripped of the dream of winning his first title with Senegal and leading the Teranga Lions to the first title in the African Cup of Nations in Cairo 2019, losing with a clean goal, although Senegal was the best throughout the match.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final.
Sadio Mane got the second chance in a row to win the African Cup of Nations against his Liverpool colleague, Mohamed Salah, next Sunday.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final.
And winning the African Cup of Nations is a joint struggle between Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah over the first title with Egypt and Senegal, as well as the award for the best in the African continent for 2022.
Mohamed Salah was crowned the best player in Africa in 2017 and 2018, respectively, while Sadio Mane stripped him of the title in 2019, which is the first crowning of the Senegalese with the award.
Mohamed Salah wants to win the African Cup of Nations title in order to achieve the award for the best in the African continent for the year 2022 for the third time in his career, equaling George Weah and Obaid Pele and approaching Yaya Toure and Samuel Eto’o.
Mohamed Salah’s victory in the African Cup of Nations with Egypt is very important to him in order to achieve his great dream of winning the Golden Ball awarded by the French magazine France Football and the best award by FIFA, if he continues at his fantastic level this season in the Liverpool shirt, leading the Premier League’s top scorer with 16 a target.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final.
Mohamed Salah’s chances of winning the Ballon d’Or this year will increase if he wins the African Nations Cup with Egypt next Sunday and helps the Pharaohs reach the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, if they overcome Senegal’s obstacle next March and win a major title, whether the English Premier League or the Champions League. with Liverpool.Live Egypt And Senegal AFCON 2022 Final.