AFCON 2022: Mane, Salah in testy face-off
By Tasie Theodore
As the ongoing African Cup of Nations tournament, AFCON 2022 gets to its final encounter Sunday, all eyes are on Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah to lead their respective teams across the victory post.
Colleagues in the attacking lines of leading English Premiership side, Liverpool FC, their lot on Sunday however is to put either Senegal or Egypt ahead of each other in a tournament that has kept bookmakers on their feet since the first round of play.
The tournament is taking place in Cameroun and to get to the finals, Senegal had beaten Burkina Faso while Egypt stopped host at the crucial semi-finals stage.
All things considered thereafter, both Mane and Salah are expected back in England to play together in Liverpool’s testy Premiership clash with Leicester FC next weekend.
Sadio Mane, Senegal’s leading hope