Ismaila Sarr Scores as Senegal Destroy Equatorial Guinea to Reach AFCON 2021 Semifinal
- Ismaila Sarr on Sunday night, January 30, scored for Senegal in their perfect 3-1 win over Equatorial Guinea at AFCON
- The Senegalese national team have now zoomed to the semifinal of the 2021 AFCON and will meet Burkina Faso
- Egypt who are also in the semifinal of the African Cup of Nations will face Cameroon in the second clash
Senegal have booked their place in the semifinal of the ongoing 2021 African Cup of Nations after beating Equatorial Guinea 3-1 on Sunday night, January 30, in which Ismaila Sarr scored.
Having gotten to the final at the last edition of the AFCON in Egypt losing against Algeria, Senegal have been rated as one of the favorite teams to win the title and they have been superb.
Famara Diedhiou’s first-half strike and goals from Cheikhou Kouyate and Ismaila Sarr in the second half steered the Teranga Lions past the National Thunder in Sunday’s quarter-final clash.
Salah makes stunning statement about the Super Eagles after reaching AFCON 2021 semifinal with Egypt
Who will Senegal face in the semifinal?
Senegal will face Burkina Faso in the 2021 African Cup of Nations semifinal which is expected to be a tough battle between these two nations.
How did Burkina Faso get to the AFCON 2021 semifinal?
After beating the Super Eagles of Nigeria 1-0 in the knockout of the AFCON, Tunisia were tiped to go far in this competition, but they were stopped by Burkina Faso.
Salah makes stunning statement about the Super Eagles after reaching AFCON 2021 semifinal With Egypt
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Mohamed Salah explained that the ongoing 2021 African Cup of Nations is very tough and cannot be predicted considering how the Super Eagles of Nigeria crashed out.
The Liverpool striker led his national team against the Super Eagles in their first game at the ongoing AFCON in Cameroon as they suffered a 1-0 defeat against the Nigerians.
Salah tried all his best to make sure that his nation get a draw against the Super Eagles, but the Egyptians were unable to break the defense of the Nigerians.
Nigerian players went on to win their next two games at the African Cup of Nations before suffering a defeat in the round of 16 against Tunisia.
Egypt put the defeat against Nigeria behind them and they have landed in the semifinal of the AFCON where they will face host nation Cameroon.
Source: Sports Brief News