Afcon 2021: Egypt defeats hosts Cameroon on penalties to reach the AFCON Final.

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Egypt defeats hosts Cameroon on penalties to reach the AFCON Final, Cameroon dominated the first half but was not able to convert their chances.

Afcon 2021: Egypt defeats hosts Cameroon on penalties to reach the Afcon Final
Afcon 2021: Egypt celebrates as the defeated Cameroon on penalties.

The win means Egypt has won a third consecutive extra-time match.

Going into the Semi-Final Cameroon were considered favorites as they were the hosts of the tournament.

Egypt goalkeeper Abou Gabal can be considered the Hero of the game against Cameroon in a successful penalty shootout.

Mohamad Abou Gabal showed his class after 120 minutes of a scoreless match, the Egyptian shot-stopper saved the penalties from the Cameroonian center-back Moukoudi and Lea Siliki then came N’Jie who missed the penalty.

Egypt will take on Senegal on Sunday in a game that will see Africa’s finest wingers clash horns with Salah and Mane of Liverpool.

Egypt Coach Carlos Queriz will be absent in the Afcon 2021 final clash between Egypt and Senegal as he was given a red card.

The best chance of Cameroon came in the 18th minute but Ngadeu-Ngadjui’s header only hit the post.

Egypt also had a chance through the Liverpool man Salah who was given a fantastic back pass from Hongla, but the Chelsea man Onana prevented the danger.

Afcon 2021: key points from Cameroon’s defeats against Egypt on penalties:

  • Egypt Coach Carlos Queriz will be absent in the Afcon 2021 final clash between Egypt and Senegal as he was given a red card.
  • Second-choice goalkeeper Gabaski is the hero of the match as he saved two penalties to help book a place for Egypt against Senegal in the final.
  • Egypt has now won six penalty shout-outs at Afcon 2021 more than any other team in the competition.
  • Egypt will take on Senegal on Sunday, in the Afcon 2021 in Cameroon.
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