The Senegal national team has emerged Champions of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021 as they defeated Egypt in the final game that took place on Sunday, February 6, 2022, in Cameroon.

AFCON 2021: Senegal Emerged Champions as They Defeated Egypt in the Final

No goals were scored by both teams throughout the 90 minutes of play and extra time. The game was decided by a penalty shootout in which Senegal came victorious by scoring 4 goals, while Egypt scored only 2.

History was made today, as it marked the first time the African Cup of Nations will be lifted by Senegal.