Senegal falls on penalties

Yamoussoukro (Ivory Coast)Senegal’s dream ends in the round of 16 The reigning champions repeat their success at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Koulibaly and his teammates actually say goodbye to the competition. defeated by Ivory Coast on penalties Host, now waiting for the game between Mali and Burkina Faso to know their opponent in the quarterfinals. In Yamoussoukro, Habib Diallo’s goal, assisted by Sadio Mané, after just four minutes of play was not enough for the Taranga Lions, they were thwarted by the equalizer Kessié from eleven meters in the 86th minutethirteen hand turns later after his entrance. In the penalty shootout, the former Atalanta and Milan player scores the decisive shot. For Les Éléphants, the Roman player Ndicka was on the field for 90 minutes, the “Florentine” Kouamé in the second half and Singo, who belonged to Turin until last summer, in extra time.