Sadio Mane has guided Senegal to the Cup of Nations final with three goals and an assist. File / Reuters
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.
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.
Led by Liverpool star Sadio Mane, Senegal overcame Mohamed Salah's Egypt 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out at Sunday's final in Cameroon. The game had finished goalless after extra time.
Sheikh Mohammed said in a welcoming speech to the official booklet of the tournament: We are pleased to welcome our honorable guests participating in the twenty-seventh launch of the Dubai World Cup, this global event that embodies within it the noble values of equestrian and its knights who come from all countries of the world to compete for the precious titles in the evening.
A confident Afghanistan will fancy their chances of a series victory against a depleted Pakistan in the three-match T20 series, which gets under way at the iconic Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.
Pakistan's captain in all formats of cricket, was given the award by Governor of Pakistan's Punjab state Muhammad Baligh.