Senegal, Guinea clash with last 16 ticket at stake

Sadio Mane

Senegal's forward Sadio Mane (left) shoots and fails to score as Zimbabwe's goalkeeper Petros Mhari (right) prepares to make a save during their Group B 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) match at Stade de Kouekong in Bafoussam on January 10, 2022.

Photo credit: Pius Utomi Ekepei | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Both sides won their opening group fixtures, Senegal edging Zimbabwe 1-0 while Guinea posted a similar result against Malawi
  • On paper, it looks like a David v Goliath encounter, but Mane and teammates will have to improve on their opening day performance to top the group
  • Meanwhile, there will also be action in Group 'C' at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium with Gabon, who won their opening game against newcomers Comoros seeking to also beat Ghana who lost 1-0 to Morocco

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