Senegal wins maiden Africa Cup of Nation 2021

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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.

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