Cairo: After a Champions League title with Liverpool, Sadio Mane is out to conquer a second continent in as many months as Senegal attempt to capture a first Africa Cup of Nations title against Algeria in Friday’s final in Cairo. A calf injury ruined Mane’s 2015 Cup of Nations, while his missed penalty knocked the team out in a quarter-final shootout
Sadio Mane’s Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday’s final in Cairo.
Africa Cup of Nations champions Algeria arrived home on Saturday to a hero's welcome from a huge crowd of joyful supporters and a "water salute" for their plane at Algiers airport.
Bounedjah gave Algeria a dream start in the second minute when his deflected shot looped over Senegal goalkeeper Alfred Gomis, and it proved enough for the 1990 champions to lift the trophy on foreign soil for the first time.
Hussain Jasim Al Nowais, Chairman, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, KFED, has laid the foundation stone for what will soon become the Mohamed bin Zayed Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The new facility will be located in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, with the aim to promote innovation and entrepreneurship among local businesses, particularly small and medium enterprises, SMEs.
A Senegalese woman television presenter was in custody after her allegations of rape against minority Fulanis sparked protests outside her studio, her employers and police said.
Five towering wooden figures dwarf visitors to the "Lend Me Your Dream" exhibition at Dakar's Museum of Black Civilisations. The sculptures of fire-darkened cedar stand in a circle, as if deep in conversation.
Neymar became the youngest player to make 100 appearances for Brazil on Thursday but the Paris Saint-Germain forward had to settle for a 1-1 draw as he failed to score in a friendly
Senegal cruised to a facile 2-0 win against Congo Brazzavill despite Liverpool star Sadio Mane failed to score at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Wednesday.