Africa Cup of Nations

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Africa Cup of Nations review: sorrow, anger and Mané’s redemption
Our writers relive their highs and lows of a tournament completely overshadowed by the Olembe Stadium tragedy

Nick Ames and Jonathan Wilson in Yaoundé

07, Feb, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Mohamed Salah ready to return for Liverpool after Afcon heartbreak
The Egypt forward could be available to play against Leicester on Thursday but Sadio Mané’s return has been delayed by Senegal’s celebrations.

Andy Hunter

07, Feb, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Senegal beat Egypt on penalties to win Africa Cup of Nations final – as it happened!
Sadio Mané scored the decisive penalty in the shootout to win Senegal’s first-ever Africa Cup of Nations

Will Unwin

06, Feb, 2022 @10:17 PM

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Mané scores decisive penalty as Senegal beat Egypt to win Africa Cup of Nations
Sadio Mané scored the winning kick as Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties after a 0-0 draw to win the Africa Cup of Nations

Jonathan Wilson at the Olembe Stadium, Yaounde

06, Feb, 2022 @10:15 PM

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Querulous Queiroz and his histrionic Egypt have the smarts to outwit Senegal | Jonathan Wilson
Billing Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations final as a clash of Salah and Mané misses the wider point in a shambolic tournament

Jonathan Wilson

05, Feb, 2022 @8:00 PM

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‘We play to forget what happened’: football’s refuge for girls who fled atrocities
In Cameroon’s Minawao refugee camp, young Nigerians use the game to help rebuild lives put in danger by Boko Haram

Nick Ames in Minawao

05, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Salah’s Egypt to face Mané’s Senegal in final after shootout win over Cameroon
Egypt beat Cameroon 3-1 in a penalty shoot-out to set up a final with Senegal and end the host nation’s hopes

Nick Ames at Stade Olembé

03, Feb, 2022 @9:58 PM

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Cameroon 0-0 Egypt (aet; 1-3 pens): Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – as it happened
Minute-by-minute report: Egypt avenged their defeat by Cameroon in the 2017 final, knocking out the hosts on penalties to set up a Sunday showdown with Senegal. Scott Murray was watching.

Scott Murray

03, Feb, 2022 @9:53 PM

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Burkina Faso 1-3 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – as it happened
Sadio Mané capped a Senegalese win to send his team into their second Afcon final in two tournaments

Paul Doyle

02, Feb, 2022 @9:17 PM

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Sadio Mané seals Senegal’s passage to Afcon final as Burkina Faso blown away
Burkina Faso were powerless to stop a late onslaught as Sadio Mané sealed Senegal’s place in the Africa Cup of Nations final with a 3-1 win

Jonathan Wilson at Stade Omnisport Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaounde

02, Feb, 2022 @9:10 PM

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Senegal 3-1 Equatorial Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations 2022 quarter-final – as it happened
Second-half goals from the substitutes Cheikhou Kouyate and Ismaila Sarr sent Senegal into the semi-finals at the expense of Equatorial Guinea

Luke McLaughlin

30, Jan, 2022 @9:26 PM

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Egypt 2-1 Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2022 quarter-final – as it happened
Mohamed Salah scored one and set up Trèzeguet’s winner in a comeback win that sets up a semi-final with hosts Cameroon

John Brewin

30, Jan, 2022 @5:53 PM

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