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AFCON 2021: In pains, Sadio Mané leads Senegal to quarter finals

By Bakah Derick  The Teranga Lions if Senegal have secured a quarter finals place in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Cameroon 2021. Team Captain Sadio Mané though in pains after a dangerous head clash with Cape Verde shot stopper Josimar Dias, scored the opener for his team at the 63rd minute. His side will get The second through substitute Seny Dieng two minutes into additional time.  Cape Verde finished the game with nine men after midfielder Erickson Patrick Correia Andrade and goal keeper Josimar Dias were shown red cards at the 21st and 57th minutes reapectively.  Both sides have never won the trophy. A defeat ends the road for for Cape Verde as Aliuo Cisse and his men continue their search for a title after finishing as runners up in 2019.  Senegal will play against winner of the game Mali versus Equatorial Guinea. 

AFCON 2021: Cape Verde beats Ethiopia with first tournament goal since 2015

By Bakah Derick  Cape Verde has beaten Ethiopia in the second fixture of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021. Julio Tavares scored the lone goal of the fixture at the Olembe ensure his team clinch the very important victory.  With one man down, the Ethiopians failed to pull back the goal or grab a win.  Cape Verde scored their last goal in an AFCON tournament in Tunisia in 2015 via Heldon Ramos.  Cape will face the stallions of Brkina Faso on January 13, 2022 in Olembe.  The man of the hour 😎 Kenny Snatos emrged TotalEnergies Man of the Match  #TotalEnergiesAFCON2021 | #AFCON2021