Senegal’s Sadio Mane (right) vies for the ball with Congo players during their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Wednesday. Reuters
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.
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This is the region’s first tournament of the quick-fire tennis format, which will see some of the world’s finest players go head-to-head in a series of fast-paced knock-out matches to see who gets the championship title and Dhs500,000 prize.
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Chasing, Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock gave Mumbai an explosive start with a blistering fifty-run partnership for the first wicket. After the departure of the openers Mumbai lost wickets in bulk as Bangalore bowlers ripped through their middle and lower order.