Egypt 2-1 Morocco: Salah fires Egypt into AFCON semi final

Salah also had a hand in the winning goal scored by Trezeguet in the 100th minute.

BREAKING: Salah fires Egypt into AFCON semi final

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The Pharaohs of Egypt have overcome their slow start at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon and are now through to the semi-final stage of the tournament.

 

Inspired by their fantastic captain, Mohamed Salah, Egypt has beaten fierce Northern rivals, Morocco to the semi-final ticket in dramatic fashion

 

Though they started on the back foot after they conceded an early goal from the penalty spot, Mohamed Salah got the equaliser for Egypt in the second half before the seven-time African kings went on to win the game in extra time.

 

Salah also had a hand in the winning goal scored by Trezeguet in the 100th minute.

 

The Liverpool man got the better of Naif Aguerd before sending the ball across the six-yard box for Trezeguet to slot home into an empty net at the far post.

 

The Pharaohs will now be battling against hosts, Cameroon for a place in the final on Thursday, February 3, 2022.

 

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