Egypt Beat Morocco To Reach Africa Cup Of Nations Semi-Finals

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Egypt’s players celebrate their second goal during the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2021 quarter-final football match between Egypt and Morocco at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde on January 30, 2022. (Photo by Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP)

 

Mohamed Salah inspired Egypt to a place in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals on Sunday as the record seven-time champions came from behind to defeat Morocco 2-1 in extra time in Yaounde.

Sofiane Boufal’s early penalty put Morocco in front in the last-eight tie but skipper Salah equalised for Egypt early in the second half and then made the winner for Mahmoud Trezeguet 10 minutes into extra time.

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Egypt will play hosts Cameroon in the semi-finals in Yaounde on Thursday.

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