Historic Win As Senegal beat Egypt to win Africa Cup of Nations trophy
After two hours of efforts and goal-scoring opportunities, Senegal won the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations for the first time on penalty kicks at Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
AFCON 2022 Winners List And Awards: Player Of The Tournament, Golden Glove, Golden Boot
Sadio Mane, a Senegalese legend, has been crowned Player of the Tournament. Because of his pivotal part in the Lions of Teranga’s victory, the Liverpool star was awarded the best player in the competition with three goals and two assists.
Edouard Mendy was named the Goalkeeper of the Tournament as he beat Egypt’s Mohamed Abou Gabal.
Vincent Aboubakar was the Golden Boot winner with eight goals for the hosts.
Prize Money Pool Distribution AFCON 2022
The champions will get $5 million (£3.7 million), up from $4.5 million (£3.3 million), with the runners-up receiving $2.75 million (£2 million).
Each of the losing semi-finalists will receive $2.2 million (£1.6 million), while those who were eliminated in the quarter-finals will receive $1.8 million (£1.3 million).