Senegal defeated Egypt in a penalty shoot-out to win its first Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021 on 7 February 2022.
The score in the final match was 0-0 even after extra time. The result was decided by a penalty shoot out which was won by Senegal 4-2 .
The final was played in the Cameroon capital . Yaounde’s Olembé stadium.
The 31st Africa Cup of Nation football tournament was held in Cameroon from 9 January to 7 February 2022.
The Africa Cup of Nations football tournament is held every two years and the first tournament was held in 1957 in Sudan.
Egypt has won the cup a maximum of 7 times .
It is located in Western Africa and is also called the “Gateway of Africa" .
Capital of Senegal : Dakar
Currency of Senegal : West African CFA franc . The West African franc is the common currency of eight African countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea- Bissau ,Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo.
England football club Chelsea, won its first FIFA Club World Cup when it defeated Brazilian football club Palmeiras 2-1 in the final held at Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi ,United Arab Emirates on 12 February 2022.
FIFA Club World Cup
It is an international club football championship where the continental club champions participate every year.
The club champions of Asian AFC Championships League, African CAF Championships League, North American CONCACAF Championships League, South America Copa Libertadores, Oceanian OFC Champions League, European UEFA Champions League and the club champion of the host team participates in the tournament.
The first club world cup was held in 2000 at Brazil which was won by Corinthians Paulista of Brazil.
Real Madrid football club of Spain has won the cup for the maximum 4 times.
The Spanish football clubs (Real Madrid 4 times and Barcelona 3 times ) have won it a maximum of 7 times.
India lifted a record fifth International Cricket Council Under -19 (ICC U19) World Cup title after defeating England by 4 wickets in the final at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua, played on 5 February 2022..
The 14th Edition of the ICC U19 World Cup was held in the West Indies from 14 January to 5 February 2022 in a 50 -50 overs format. 16 countries participated in the tournament.
The Indian team captained by Yash Dhull became the fifth Indian captain after Mohammad Kaif(2000), Virat Kohli(2008), Unmukt Chand(2012) and Prithvi Shaw(2018), to hold the winner’s trophy.
The captain of the England team is Tom Prest.
The coach of the Indian team is Hemant Kanitkar.
The player of the final was the India all rounder ,Raj Angad Bawa and The Player of the series was Dewald Brevis of South Africa .
The first U19 World Cup was played in 1988 as McDonald's Bicentennial Youth World Cup, It was hosted by Australia and 8 teams competed in the event . It was won by Australia.
The second world cup was held in South Africa in 1998, under the name of the ICC-U19 world cup. 16 teams participated in the event.
Since then the ICC U-19 world cup is held every two years with 16 teams.
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Inaugural World Legends Cricket League won by World Giants
The inaugural World Legends League was organised for the retired cricketers of the world who were grouped in 3 teams. The Indian player played under the Indian Maharaja team and there were Asian Lions and World Giants teams.
Muhammad Kaif was the captain of Indian Maharaja team.
The matches were played in the T 20 format from 20 to 29 January 2022 at the Al Amerat Cricket stadium in Muscat, in Oman.
The final was played on 29 January 2022 and World Giants defeated Asain Lions by 25 runs
Morne Morkel of World Giants was declared as the Player of the series and Corey Anderson of World Giants was declared the Man of the Match of the final.