For the first time in its History, Senegal has won the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, 2021 after the Teranga Lions defeated Pharaoh 4-2 during penalties.

Senegal became African champions for the first time after losing two finals.

Egypt’s wait for a record-extending eighth crown continues as it looses AFCON 2021 during penalties

Senegal have won 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, beating Egypt through penalty shootout in the final played on Sunday evening.

The Teranga Lions defeated the Pharaoh of Egypt 4-2 on penalties after extra time.

Sadio Mane converted the decisive penalty kick that won the West African nation their first taste of victory in Africa football.