NewsMohamed Salah reaches AFCON last 16 with Egypt

Published 19th January 2022

Mohamed Salah played the full match as Egypt confirmed their place in the Africa Cup of Nations last 16 with a 1-0 win over Sudan.

A 35th-minute goal from Mohamed Abdelmonem separated the sides in Yaounde on Wednesday evening as the seven-time champions finished second in Group D.

Salah was involved throughout and will now progress with his country to a knockout clash against the winners of Group E – to be decided on Thursday – on Wednesday January 26.

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Published 19th January 2022