Senegal Reach AFCON Semi-finals, to Face Burkina Faso Wednesday

Senegal beat Equatorial Guinea 3-1 to advance to the semi-finals of the AFCONS

Senegal surged to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 victory over Equatorial Guinea on Sunday night.

Famara Diedhiou opened the scoring for Senegal and in the second half, goals from the substitutes Cheikhou Kouyate and Ismaila Sarr were the ultimate to send the Lions of Teranga into the semi-finals. They will face Burkina Faso on Wednesday.

On Sunday in the first of two matches at the Ahmadou Ahidjou Stadium, Egypt edged Morocco 2-1 after extra time and will play host nation Cameroon in the other semi-final on Thursday.

AFCON 2021 quarter-final results

Saturday, January 29

Quarter-final 1: Gambia 0-2 Cameroon

Quarter-final 2: Burkina Faso 1-0 Tunisia


Sunday, January 30

Quarter-final 3: Egypt 2-1 Morocco (AET)

Quarter-final 4: Senegal 3-1 Equatorial Guinea

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AFCON 2021 semi-final fixtures

Wednesday, February 2

Semi-final 1: Burkina Faso vs Senegal, 7 pm (Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde)

Thursday, February 3

Semi-final 2: Cameroon vs Egypt, 7 pm (Olembe Stadium, Yaounde) 

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