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Egypt 1-0 Sudan: Mo Salah and Co advance to the AFCON knockout stages

Egypt 1-0 Sudan: Mo Salah and Co advance to the AFCON knockout stages after Mohamed Abdelmonem’s first-half header helps Pharaohs see off stubborn opponents

  • The deadlock was broken by Mohamed Abdelmonem following a superb corner 
  • Pharaoh’s dominated proceedings in the first half to go into the break one up 
  • Nigeria topped the group with Egypt going through in second place 


Egypt have qualified for the knockout stages of AFCON after a comfortable victory over Sudan. 

The Pharaohs took the lead through Mohamed Abdelmonem after he flicked a corner into the net to give his side the lead they deserved. 

Mo Salah and Co go through in second place in the group behind Nigeria. 

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Mohamed Abdelmonem celebrates scoring for Egypt in their final group game

The favourites went ahead in the 25th minute following a corner that was flicked in

The favourites went ahead in the 25th minute following a corner that was flicked in 

Mo Salah showed glimpses of brilliance for his side, who have advanced to the next round

Mo Salah showed glimpses of brilliance for his side, who have advanced to the next round

Sudan's Dhiya Mahjoub challenges Egypt's Omar Marmoush for possession

Sudan’s Dhiya Mahjoub challenges Egypt’s Omar Marmoush for possession 

Salah was angry about a hard challenge on him but fortunately he shook it off

Salah was angry about a hard challenge on him but fortunately he shook it off 

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