ANKARA 

Egypt sealed a 3-1 win against Cameroon on penalties Thursday to face Senegal in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final. 

Both sides failed to break the deadlock during the match and extra time at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Cameroon’s capital Yaounde.

Ahmed Sayed, Mohamed Abdelmonem and Mohanad Lasheen converted their spot kicks against hosts Cameroon during the penalty shootout.

Egypt booked their place in the AFCON final for the 10th time with their second final in the last three editions.

Senegal and Egypt will face off to win the trophy at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo on Sunday.

Burkina Faso and Cameroon are set for the third-place playoff at the same stadium on Saturday.

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