AFCON Cup 2021 Results

The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is the first major sporting tournament in 2022 and is being hosted by Cameroon. The tournament has lived up to its billings as of now. A total of four were played on the second day of the much-awaited tournament. It has been quite low-scoring affairs in the tournament.

Senegal defeated Zimbabwe in the dying minutes of the game. Sadio Mane kept his cool and converted the penalty to win it for Senegal. Senegal are one of the top contenders to win the AFCON after being runner-ups in 2019.

In the second game, Guinea were up against Malawi. Issiaga Sylla scored the only goal to win it for Guinea. Naby Keita was awarded the Man of the Match award for controlling the game quite handsomely.

Morocco faced Ghana in a Group C game. Morocco created chances but was unable to score a goal until Sofiane Boufal scored the winner to grab all the three point. Boufal was presented with the Man of the Match award for his amazing effort.

Gabons defeated Comoros 1-0. Aaron Boupendza scored the winner in the 16th minute to fire Gabon ahead.

The Heavyweights will play their first game, as Egypt takes on Nigeria and Algeria takes on Sierre Leone. Algeria is reigning champion.