Sadion Mane, the Senegalese and Liverpool FC winger, this night sealed the hope of the Egyptians towards capturing the 2021 editions of the African Nations Trophy called the 2021 African Cup of Nations AFCON 2021, the 33rd edition in African soccer.
His goal via penalty shootout after both Senegal and Egypt ended their contest for two hours Sunday night on a barren draw, match the end of the tournament that began on January 9, 2022. The match at the finals held in Cameroon, was explosive as both teams slugged it out at the all imposing Olembe Stadium in the Cameroonian capital Yaoundé.
Mane’s goal made it four for Senegal while Egypt had 2. His Liverpool teammate, Mohammad Sallah wept uncontrollably as Senegalese lifted the coveted trophy in a finally watched by FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, CAF Patrice Motsepe as well as Paul Biya, the President of Cameroon.
Uche Nwosu is a two time Shell Petroleum PLC award winner in the year 2000;
He won the Shell Award on Investigative Journalism and Environmental Cleanliness.