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Afcon 2017: Mane Misses Penalty as Cameroon Edge Senegal in Quarters

Siani and Fai dispossess senegal's Keita Balde

Cameroon’s Indomitable lions roared into the semifinals of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after edging out tournament favorites Senegal after post match penalty shoot outs.

Liverpool star Sadio Mane watched in agony as he watched Fabrice Ondoa block his decisive penalty.

Coulibally, cialis 40mg http://cprescue.com/wp-content/plugins/events-manager/admin/em-admin.php Mboji, visit this http://datedgear.com/wp-content/plugins/fusion-builder/shortcodes/fusion-post-slider.php Moussa Sow and Saivet made no mistake for the Lions of Teranga in the first four kicks but Mane let the team down when needed most.

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Mane stepped up for the penalty and shot to the middle but Ondoa, viagra buy who was initially flying right, blocked with his left hand to maintain it at 4-4.

Aboubakar powered to the top corner to send the Cameroon fans and bench into frenzy.

Senegal wasted several clear cut chances throughout the 120 minutes which later turned costly in what seemed like a repeat of the 2002 quarter finals between the two sides where Cameroon won 3-2 after shootouts.

Moukandjo, Bitolo, Taikeu and Zoua scored the others for Cameroon.

Balde, Mame Diouf, Mboji and Mane all saw their efforts fail during normal time with Ondoa doing well in his goal though the four time champions maintained a high defensive line in most parts of the game.

Cameroon will face the stronger side between DR Congo and Ghana in the second semifinal. Burkina Faso also progressed at the expense of Tunisia in the earlier game.

Senegal: Abdoulaye Diallo, Kara Mbodji, Kalidou Koulibaly, Cheikh Mbengue (86′ Saliou Ciss), Idrissa Gana Gueye, Cheikhou Kouyate (109′ Badou Ndiaye), Sadio Mane, Balde Diao Keita, Lamine Gassama, Henri Saivet

Cameroon: Fabrice Ondoa, Adolphe Teikeu, Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui, Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo, Benjamin Moukandjo, Christian Bassogog, Mame Biram Diouf (64′ Moussa Sow), Sebastien Siani, Arnaud Sutchuin Djoum (102′ Georges Mandjeck, Ndip Tambe (102′ Vincent Aboubakar), Collins Fai, Karl Toko Ekambi (46′ Jacques Zoua Daogari)

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