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AFCON: Senagal defeat Burkina Faso, qualify for final

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Cameroon: Senegal have qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final after beating Burkina Faso 3-1 on Wednesday night.

The match which ended in a 0-0 draw at half-time after both teams failed to score, resumed in the second half with many goals.

Consequently, goals from Abdou Diallo, Idrissa Gueye and Sadio Mane saw the Senegalese proceeding to the final at the expense of Burkina Faso.

An 82 minutes consolation goal from Blati Toure could not change the game for Burkina Faso.

Senegal are now waiting for the winner between Cameroon and Egypt to know their opponents in the final which will hold this weekend.

Cameroon and Egypt will confront each other in the second AFCON semi-final tie today.

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