Reports coming from Senegal are that the nation has exploded in wild celebration as thousands trooped out to welcome back home their national team player after winning the just concluded African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon.
Mane, the Star of the tournament was in company with all the other players as they returned to a stunning and amazing reception from Senegalese citizens.
Senegal on Sunday, February 6, were crowned champions of Africa after beating Egypt at AFCON 2021 final.
Sadio Mane scored the decisive penalty that gave Senegal the win and he also consoled Mohamed Salah of Egypt after final whistle.
A local online medium reported that fans in Senegal were happy with the victory over Egypt and stormed the streets of Dakar to welcome the players.
” There were thousands of football fans on the streets of Dakar on Monday evening, February 7, when the Senegalese national team players arrived after winning the 2021 AFCON title. Sadio Mane and his teammates at the Senegalese national team fought well at the just concluded 2021 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon where they defeated Egypt in the final. Thousands storm streets of Dakar to welcome Senegal national team after winning AFCON 2021″ the online medium reported.